Commemorating Labor Day 2023, I take a look at some key trends and challenges that have emerged over the past 30 years.
Research and Insights Archive
Research and Insights from the Center for Effective Organizations
March 8, 2023
With John Boudreau and Alec Levenson (Host)
Many of us have conducted at least one experiment, asking ChatGPT a question. You can try it here. HR discussions about generative AI often focus on how it will change HR systems, such as offering answers to employee benefit questions by reading the company employee...
Last updated June 1, 2023 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...
October 28, 2022
with Alec Levenson and Dave Millner
Even before the Delta variant of Covid-19 swept across the globe, there already were clear signs that the economic disruptions that set in a year and a half ago were still going strong. Adding in Delta further increases uncertainty, pushing back any new equilibrium well into 2022 at the earliest, and likely well beyond
To operate their organizations effectively across the globe, leaders need to rethink how and where work gets done.
The Center for Effective Organizations is thrilled to welcome Jennifer Deal as a Senior Research Scientist. Her research statement follows: Overall Research Program My research is focused on addressing key issues leaders are facing by advancing theory and developing...
As organizations plan for a future where COVID-19 is no longer a health threat, leaders are setting the stage for what is sometimes called “return to work.” Leaders are tempted to pronounce broad policies, that are often inconsistent from one organization to...
Integrating Analytics and OD for Deeper Impact Webinar
with Alec Levenson and Maura Stevenson
Intelligent Automation (IA) to Accelerate Human Potential (Human Element Unplugged Webinar)
with John Boudreau and Ben Schneider
My previous blog described how COVID has accelerated the melting of traditional jobs into more fluid work elements (such as tasks) and melting traditional job holders into more fluid worker capabilities (such as skills). Fluid work can empower or exploit workers, and...