Category: Human Resources

Scenario Planning for Human Resources: Key to Agility and Anticipation up at People Matters

Scenario Planning for Human Resources Proud to have an article on scenario planning published in India’s premier HR publication. If we all knew exactly how the future would turn out, there would be no need to negotiate plans. We would simply accept the future and decide how best to provide for the needs of our.

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17 Uncertainties that will Define (or Redefine) Your 2014

Download the entire paper here. 1. Workforce Dynamics Key Dynamic: Will the workforce effectively integrate, or will generational issues result in bifurcation? What skill gaps and needs for knowledge will emerge as each generation seeks to define its future? 2. Globalization Key Dynamic: Will the global economy march to ever more ubiquity, or will it.

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‘The Future of Work and the Millennial Takeover [Infographic]’ by GraphicDesignNYC

Enjoy this well constructed view of the Millennials massing at the gates of the future… This makes certain things about the Millennials seem, well, certain, but just because we can count them, and we know them as children and young people, doesn’t mean we know either how they will really change the workplace, or how.

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How to Design Conflict Out of Your Organization

My book, Management by Design, offers readers a methodology that creates purposeful engagement in the design of work experiences. Too often, we just let work happen to us, as managers and employees. In the daily rush to accomplish and fulfill, to satisfy and delight, we rarely take the time to consider why we do the.

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New Fast Company Blog Post: Redefining Diversity For The New Global Workforce

Our views of diversity in America are changing, but they aren’t keeping up with the global reality that now faces American companies. Traditionally, diversity focused on the integration of people from racial, gender, physical ability and religious perspectives inside of large corporations motivated by political or operational imperative, or social good. The idea was to.

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Flying in the face of advice. My 2012 blogging intensions

I do many things. Strategy. Navigating change. Innovation. Tech industry analysis. Management advice.  Education. Collaboration. Knowledge management. The future of the organization. Software reviews. etc. This blog is going to cover all of those things this year. A good blog, I have read, is focused. This blog will be focused on a lot of things—but.

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What is Emotional Infrastructure?

What is Emotional Infrastructure? Historically, organizations were either small, tight-knit communities or they were larger amalgams of communities more or less designed to achieve an organization’s goals. Although organizations may be divided into functions or lines of business, the association of employment and brand offered common ground. Even in the most dysfunctional organizations, there was little.

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Visual Notes from my stop on the Podio World Tour

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Organization Next Workshop Follow-up. The Nikita Persona. #e2conf #organizationnext

Nikita Freelance Planet It’s the buzz, it’s the buzz it’s the buzz. That’s Nikita’s job. To figure out the buzz. As the Director of Conversational Analytics Nikita needs to tell her clients what their people are talking about. She works for a number of companies, but insists on the same title everywhere. It’s in the.

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Organization Next Workshop Follow-up. The Inca Persona. #e2conf #organizationnext

Inca Trial Separation The phone rings. Inca answers it. It is her boss. This time of morning it always her boss. Inca works for BankChina. She is the human resources manager, reporting to the Vice President of Operations. Inca and her boss take their jobs very seriously. She wants to work at the bank for.

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