Adapting to digitalization and to the COVID-19 pandemic has stoked interest in the design and operation of agile organizations. But what gets lost in the search for the right structure or the best work methods is how agile organizations change. Agile organizations are...
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This article originally appeared on Visier.com New research on workplace climate offers important insights for measuring, facilitating and enhancing successful work automation. John Boudreau and Benjamin Schneider share why workforce automation readiness requires more than just enhanced worker capabilities. When it comes to preparing for future work automation, the dominant focus is on upskilling worker capability, […]
Research conducted by CEO’s Dr. Chris Worley at USC’s Marshall School of Business, in partnership with goetzpartners – a German advisory firm – and the NEOMA Business School in France, offers insights into the movement of companies’ agility levels. (A full version of...
“What’s My Energy?” Take a test drive to learn more about the daily energy pulsing initiative designed to help you learn and improve your personal energy while coping with the challenges of a pandemic. The new What’s My Energy platform, developed by Dr....
Last updated July 8, 2020 As we continue to adjust to a “new normal”, we would like to remind you of the resources available to help you and your organization. Most businesses have been transitioning to increased remote work, and have moved events and learning onto...
With wide-spread work from home directives for those whose jobs allow, millions of workers are at risk of losing a key piece of their social safety nets: The connection they feel to their co-workers. The coronavirus, also known as COVID-19 may force us into prolonged...
The latest edition of the Leadership Pulse™ survey of 200 leaders from firms around the world suggests clear links between executives who optimize their energy, leadership support for diversity, and how teams view their organizations’ diversity initiatives.
Collision and Reflecting: Why Employee Resource Groups Make Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives Work
Diversity and inclusion (D&I) is a hot topic today. It was always important, but now it’s ‘hot’ – that means people are paying attention to it like never before. Senior executives are looking to diversify their teams and boards while D&I professionals are striving to find the best way to engage employees, educate them and […]
Click here for the PowerPoint slides (in PDF format). People Analytics has made great strides in the world of HR, rapidly becoming a core capability that most CHROs feel they cannot do without. Yet even as organizations continue to build greater people analytics capability, the field struggles to find the best ways to engage with […]
During the development of the modern HR function over the past half century, four disciplines emerged that define the essential expertise for strategic HR: business strategy, organization design, organizational development (OD) and analytics. As Dave Ulrich has often noted, the traditional HR function was very inward looking. In contrast, each of these disciplines requires an […]
Cutting-Edge Performance Management: 244 Organizations Report on Ongoing Feedback, Ratingless Reviews and Crowd-Sourced Feedback
Published by WorldatWork, September 2016
Working for the (three-day) weekend: As more companies experiment with four-day work weeks, could we ever see them in the US?
Alec Levenson, senior research scientist with the Center for Effective Organizations at the Marshall School of Business at USC, discusses on KPCC AirTalk.