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“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....
In this podcast, CEO’s Alec Levenson discusses why organizations struggle to derive value from their HR analytics efforts and offers useful suggestions for improvement. He offers ideas that are non-intuitive but have demonstrated results. For example, start with the right questions and the data you have, do not fall into the trap of doing fancy analytics when sometimes simple descriptives are all you need and having analytics-driven insights does not guarantee accurate interpretation. Anyone struggling to get the buy-in for investing in analytics efforts or looking to tighten the link between data-based insights and HR decision making will find value in this podcast.
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.
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.
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.
LOS ANGELES – June 3, 2019 – The latest edition of the Leadership Pulse™ survey of 200 leaders from firms around the world suggests widespread misalignment between how the top executives view the drivers of their companies performance and what their direct reports are seeing.
PARTICIPATE IN THE ERG LEADERSHIP SUMMIT SURVEY We invite you and your employees to take the survey Take the Survey WHAT IS THE ERG LEADERSHIP SURVEY? Since 2012, the USC Marshall School of Business Center for Effective Organizations has been tracking Employee...
In his Forbes article, “Why We Need to Rethink Jobs to Get the Most from AI,” Adi Gaskell references the four steps to successfully apply automation to the workplace in “Revinventing Jobs,” written by CEO’s John Boudreau and Ravin Jesuthasan.
We are delighted to announce that Ben Schneider of the Center for Effective Organizations has been selected as the winner of the 2017 Walker Prize (honoring the best paper) for his article “How Companies Can Really Impact Service Quality” in the SHRM publication called People + Strategy.
Is turnover such a bad thing? Ed Lawler discusses the benefits of turnover using methods incorporated by Zappos as an example.
The Susan G. Cohen Research Award in Organization Design, Effectiveness, and Change, jointly given by CEO and the Organization Development and Change (ODC) division of the Academy of Management, is offered in remembrance of Dr. Susan Cohen, who was a research scientist at CEO, in the Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California, from 1988-2006.