It’s understandable: completely revamping a decades-old practice like the annual review sounds daunting. Organizations worry that new methods won’t be effective, they might be just as time-consuming and perhaps most importantly, ...Read more
An evolution is taking place in corporate training and learning today. Corporate universities and talent development models must adapt to the challenges faced by companies and employees in an environment of constant transformation.
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In our technology-driven lives, we are unaccustomed to sitting at a desk for prolonged periods of time consuming content – unless the material is compelling. Even with a strong desire to learn, information presented statically will cause ...Read more
In the last decade, new organizational models with greater geographical distribution, more matrixed structures, and increased diversity, as well as accelerated technology innovation, have made the way we work more interconnected than ever. “Sixty-seven percent of employees report an increase in work requiring active collaboration,”4 according to CEB. In the same study, general managers and senior executives reported needing a 20 percent improvement in employee performance.
The longtime implications of data in recruiting reach even deeper than just leadership assessment; leadership development and talent management have also benefited from modern psychometric techniques. Not to mention the explosion of ...Read more
Regardless of industry or function, managers are key influencers of employee productivity and engagement. Studies have shown that manager effectiveness accounts for more than 70% of variance in employee engagement scores across business ...Read more
For the past 10 years, the world of work has struggled to make sense of the Millennial generation. Recruiting, retaining and managing Millennials continues to be a challenge for most Baby Boomer and Generation X managers. But what happens when Millennials are the managers, responsible for hiring and supervising older generations?
Past performance does not necessarily indicate high potential, particularly if that future is in a significantly different role. The capabilities required to be a good engineer, analyst or researcher are quite different from those ...Read more
How does a company of GE’s size – with more than 300,000 employees – keep pace with change, harness complexity and continue to deliver results? It requires a constant reengineering of business portfolios, operating models, ...Read more