Originally posted in LinkedIn: Part One | Part Two Systems diagnosis tools and techniques – Part One Systems diagnoses and solutions are both the answer to a lot of what is wrong with corporate performance – and a source of the problem at the same time. Most issues...
Research and Insights Archive
Research and Insights from the Center for Effective Organizations
Over the years, data has supported the notion that culture eats strategy for breakfast. But then subsequent studies suggest that strategy is more important — it eats culture. This year is an interesting mix.
by Theresa M. Welbourne
by Alec Levenson, Jennifer Mueller, and Sarah Harvey
Harvard Business Review
The Intersection of HR Business Partnering, Analytics and OD
with Alec Levenson and Maura Stevenson
To operate their organizations effectively across the globe, leaders need to rethink how and where work gets done.
During the COVID-19 crisis, senior leaders must rethink key decision-making processes in order to enhance trust, transparency, and teamwork.
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...
Optimizing the Operating Model and Planning Under Uncertainty Webinar
with Alec Levenson
Leading Transformation: The Role of HR Professionals in Power, Politics and Control Webinar
with Paul Taffinder, Max Blumberg, and Alec Levenson
Last updated January 18, 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...
The Center for Effective Organizations (CEO) has administered surveys of the human resource function in 1995, 1998, 2001, 2004, 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016, and 2019. The results of the surveys yielded important data and publications on how Human Resource departments have operated and changed throughout the years. It is frequently cited and provides valuable information about HR effectiveness. Recently, CEO has completed its ninth study, and fourth global study.
The practitioner-academic gap has been widely discussed for decades along with recommendations for increasing the practical application of management research. We review some of the reasons for this disconnect and argue this has been the norm going back to the beginnings of the field. At the same time contemporary management practice has obviously been greatly […]