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Welcome to the People Economy

October 9, 2013 | AUSTIN ALLISON | Inc.

There was a time when corporations held significant sway in their respective industries, and newcomers found it nearly impossible to compete. Corporate strength lay in controlling access to something that consumers wanted, brand awareness to sway ...

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WHERE HR AND INNOVATION MEET

October 4, 2013 | Trish McFarlane | HR Ringleader

I recently read Elements of Successful Organizations, a compilation of articles from many of today’s thought leaders in the human resources and leadership space.  The book, put together by Kronos, was one I offered to ...

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The World is Local: A New Model for Human Resources

August 19, 2013 | Josh Bersin | Bersin by Deloitte

The World is Local:  A New Model for Human Resources
Despite continued focus on globalization, new research by DHL shows that the world is not as "flat" as once believed.  While low cost networking has made it easier than ...

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What This Economic Recovery Looks Like for HR

August 19, 2013 | Josh Bersin | Bersin by Deloitte

Last week's unemployment report showed a slow but steady economic recovery taking place. Let's look briefly about how the recovery affects HR.

While the number of people "discouraged from work" did not change, the ...

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Big Data, Trying to Build Better Workers

April 29, 2013 | STEVE LOHR | New York Times

BOSSES, as it turns out, really do matter — perhaps far more than even they realize.
In telephone call centers, for example, where hourly workers handle a steady stream of calls under demanding conditions, the communication skills and ...

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Workplace Flexibility Practices Should Be . . . Flexible

April 29, 2013 | Juanita Phillips | SHRM

 
Workplace flexibility practices should be … flexible. I think it’s a no-brainer.  Right? 
Flexibility in our workplaces is key these days in helping us get and keep great employees.  But those practices have ...

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How Criticizing in Private Undermines Your Team

March 27, 2013 | Roger Schwarz | Harvard Business School Publishing

You are holding your weekly team leadership meeting. You are discussing with your direct reports how to handle the project delays that have caused the team to miss its quarterly numbers. You know that Ted — one of your direct reports ...

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Strategy Is All About Practice

February 25, 2013 | Roger Martin | Harvard Business School Publishing

I have never seen anybody become good at strategy without practice. It may happen, but I have never seen it. I doubt that I will see it, because strategy is a discipline. Like any discipline, you have to believe in it and work at it to become ...

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