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BlogMoms at Work

Bringing “Mom” to Work

May 8, 2013 | Lexy Thompson | HCI

We’ve all heard the criticism of “hard” women in leadership roles- the infamous diva stereotype many women feel they have to play to in order to flourish in a “man’s world”. If every coin has two sides, the other end of this spectrum is showing up to work as a maternal leader.

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Gen X Bosses vs. Millennial Workers – The Contentious Divide

April 24, 2013 | Amy Hirsh Robinson | HCI

A lively panel, “Millennials Speak Out: How to Manage the Gen X Boss” at last month’s SXSW conference exposed the antagonistic attitudes between Gen X bosses and their Millennial direct reports.

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Developing Leaders on the Cheap

March 6, 2013 | Bill Catlette | HCI

Entering the fifth year of diminished emphasis (aka budgets) on leader development, many organizations are running dangerously close to the trip wire where bad things start to happen as a result of having a less aware, less skilled management team.

 

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Ditch Your Performance Reviews

February 27, 2013 | Amy Hirsh Robinson | HCI

Last year Adobe Systems’ SVP of HR, Donna Morris, announced that the company was abolishing performance reviews. Employee complaints about the existing appraisal process coupled with Adobe’s need to retool its talent management practices to compete in the digital marketing space were reasons given for this bold move.

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When Your Incentive System Backfires

February 25, 2013 | Harvard Business Review

How many times have you seen an incentive system produce the exact opposite of the desired behavior? Why is that? And why can't organizations see, let alone fix, the problem?

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HCI Summit Spotlight: Liz Wiseman

February 6, 2013 | Katherine Ratkiewicz | HCI

In just under two months, we’ll ditch this winter snow and bask in the warm sunshine of Orlando, FL for HCI’s annual Human Capital Summit. By now you’ve probably heard about the Summit theme: Building Successful and Adaptive Talent Management in a VUCA Environment (VUCA – describes an environment characterized by: Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, and Ambiguity); and you’ve also started monitoring the list of rock-star keynotes as it continues to grow each week. 

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Performance support “hearts” training and vice versa

January 29, 2013 | Allison Rossett

In September I attended the eLearning Guild’s new conference, Performance Support Symposium. Ontuitive’s Bob Mosher kicked it off with a mighty bang, offering the jaw-dropping suggestion that we cast off training in favor of ...

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How to Design and Build Top-Notch Succession Plans

March 21, 2013 | Terrie Szucs

Every company looking to survive the long haul understands the critical need to find and develop their future leaders – but since that’s much easier said than done, this best practices webinar where Terrie Szucs, Sr. OD Consultant from Moen, shares firsthand tips for building & improving your succession process.

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Succession Planning Tips Podcast

April 4, 2012

Based on the March 15, 2012 HCI Webcast, "Developing First-Class Succession Plans," Elizabeth Hall, Succession Planning Program Manager, at Microsoft Corporation discusses the myths and challenges of succession planning and the ...

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