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Discover how workplace trends are remaking the roles of managers, why the manager/employee relationship is where engagement is built and strengthened, and hear transformation stories from leading HR organizations.
Develop an understanding and raise awareness of unconscious bias and its impact on business practice, examine connections between unconscious bias and empathy, and much more.
When I led the Global Internal Communications team at Avaya a decade ago, I had the opportunity and privilege to serve on the Human Resources (HR) Leadership Team. During my tenure, the Team would regularly talk about the fact that they did not feel like HR was a respected business unit, which had a seat at the table alongside the CEO and other C-Suite leaders.
It was common knowledge that the path there was to transition from a tactical function to a strategic function, which added significant value by adding to the company’s bottom line. However, the Team struggled with how to do this.
There is a practical approach and sequence to alignment when implementing organizational change. It may be tempting to zero in where a problem is surfacing, but by following these steps you can ensure that you align everything from top to ...Read more
We tend to believe that we are seeing everything in its complete form, however, it’s not possible for us to see the world as it is. Instead, we see the world through the lens of our experiences, biases and various identity factors. As a result, the assumptions we hold shape the decisions that we make, but these decisions may be creating unequal outcomes for our employees.
Today, top level executives have more pressure than ever to deliver differentiated products and winning strategies to the marketplace. Much of the overall design vision and ability to give clients what they need before they themselves know it, ...Read more
I always saw complexity as my nemesis throughout my career. Whether in product, strategy, or operations, complexity always found a way to creep in and undermine strategies we put in place. Our devised strategy just didn't matter unless we could breach through the high wall of complexity the organization had built over the years.
Unfortunately, it is difficult to achieve perfect organization alignment; however, the better aligned the organization the more you can realize the benefits above. Sure, alignment is an investment of time and money, but in today’s ...Read more