In the latest episode of Talent10x, Managing Editor Frank Kalman talks with Alec Levenson, a senior research scientist at the Center for Effective Organizations at the University of Southern California, on the value of high-performance work design and why CEOs need to pay more attention to the value of team, not individual, performance.
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Research and Insights from the Center for Effective Organizations
This webinar with John Boudreau will show how the tools and frameworks of “Strategic Partnership with Impact” offer insights to these vitally important strategic questions.
Millennials are frequently derided as job-hopping slackers who prefer “gigs” to careers and don’t think about job security because they are happy moving from company to company. But Jennifer Deal’s research shows the conventional wisdom is wrong.
Millennials, the single largest demographic in the workplace today, are often derided as lazy, disrespectful, and needy. They’re also criticized as being so addicted to technology that they email and text message information that should be communicated face-to-face to supervisors and coworkers.
John Boudreau explains how the freelance world and the traditional world share similarities: Freelancer movement between similar jobs is still more attractive than erratic movement, and proven experience and a past relationship make erraticism more tolerable.
Listen to CEO’s Alec Levenson on KGNU’s ‘It’s The Economy’ as he talks about who Millennials really are, and offers practical advice to help those who manage, lead, and work with them to improve teamwork, increase productivity, strengthen organizational culture, and build a robust talent pipeline. The podcast is here.
This article by Wayne F. Cascio (University of Colorado Denver) and John W. Boudreau (CEO) describes the evolution of the search for global competence through a fifty-year content analysis and review of published research in the field of International HR Management (IHRM), and more recently, Talent Management (TM), with special emphasis on the Journal of World Business.
Jay A. Conger (CEO and Claremont McKenna College) and Edward E. Lawler III (CEO) – Along with the intellectual and knowledge property they create, human capital has become the most important intangible asset that most corporations possess. Yet surprisingly little corporate boardroom time is spent on human capital issues.
Alec Levenson, CEO Senior Research Scientist, along with CEO Affiliated Researcher Jennifer Deal (of the Center for Creative Leadership), were both cited recently by a New York Times article titled “The Self-Reliant Generation.”
What Millennials Want from Work (Jennifer J. Deal and Alec Levenson (McGraw-Hill Education, 2016)) explains how to design talent, engagement, and retention strategies that will successfully attract, manage, develop, and retain the young workers companies need for sustainable growth.
Wayne F. Cascio (U Colorado Denver) and John W. Boudreau (CEO) discuss how more and more workers are operating outside the traditional confines of regular, full-time employment. They may be “free agents” or “e-lancers” (that is, freelancers in the digital world) who work for themselves, or they may be employees of an organization a firm is allied with, employees of an outsourcing or temporary-help firm, or even volunteers.
Alec and Jennifer sift through the myths and realities about Millennials. Latest article for Strategy+Business by Alec Levenson and Jennifer Deal.