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Kick start the new month with these top five stories from Talentmgt.com for the week of Feb. 25.
1. Eight Principles of Inspirational Leadership: Stressing values, earning trust and connecting with others are some of the ways leaders can inspire their organizations to achieve greater success. David C. Forman, the chief learning officer for the Human [...]
CEO Marissa Mayer has certainly created a firestorm of reaction with her decision to require all Yahoo employees to work from the office. Mayer knows infinitely more about IT than I will ever know, but I know a lot more about the laws of behavior than she will probably ever know. While I don’t want [...]
The Death Lizards are back — those soul-sucking 6-Sigmatized cyborgs from the Consultocracy who skip around corporate America turning decent, if middling, workplaces into something out of a hungover Dante dream.
Ron Johnson was named CEO of venerable JCPenney in 2011 with orders to revitalize the aging middlebrow retailer. Fair enough, it could use a [...]
You may have heard that Yahoo Inc.’s president and CEO Marissa Mayer has called for the company’s entire workforce to be physically present in an office space instead of working from home. That’s a pretty bold decision, especially in an era where organizations are commended publicly for making the move toward telecommuting and flextime and [...]
Last week we discussed data from anecdotes and storytelling. This was the beginning of the human capital analytics continuum. This week I want to talk about scorecards and dashboards.
Scorecards, most notably “balanced scorecards,” are a strategic performance management tool that can leverage automated surveys to track how an organization executes strategy and the consequences [...]
The light at the end of the tunnel — March, the end of winter — is in sight. Before the weather turns for the better, enjoy the indoors with these top five stories from Talentmgt.com for the week of Feb. 18.
1. 5 Ways to Get Employees to Love Your Leaders: This Valentine’s Day, [...]
Everybody wants to be happy. Books on happiness sell. CEOs want happy workers (or so they say). Consultants peddle happiness. Scientists research happiness. Academic papers on happiness get published. Governments are starting to use happiness assumptions in policy decisions. Happiness abounds. At least talk about it does.
The problem is that nobody agrees on what [...]
Abraham Lincoln was assassinated 148 years ago, yet millions of Americans honor his memory by visiting his memorial in Washington, D.C., every year. For many, Lincoln, our 16th president, remains an icon of leadership, a leadership that has been continually examined, most recently in Steven Spielberg’s award-winning film “Lincoln.”
In my book, Measure of [...]
While preparing for that big President’s Day party this weekend, catch up with these top five stories from Talentmgt.com for the week of Feb. 11.
1. Ignore Employee Recognition and You’ll Be Sorry: Employee recognition isn’t a fluffy concept. Here are five ways it can actually drive bottom-line results, writes Derek Irvine, vice president, [...]
Last week I presented you with the human capital analytics continuum. This continuum is a look at how organizations collect and report data.
It begins with anecdotes or storytelling. Professor Robert Brinkerhoff has some of the best work in this area, describing a mixture of ethnography and positive psychology in Success Case Methodology. We use [...]
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