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The ‘BAFTH’ Framework for Aligning an Organisation’s Strategic Focus with the Demands of the Digital Age?

The word ‘Disruptive’ has come to signify the kind of transformative change that uproots existing norms of competitive economies and forges a path of its own by rewriting the ‘rule book’ while relegating complacent titans of industry to the annals of history. It’s the kind of trailblazing that is majestic in nature and game-changing in practice.

Article by 6 June 2019

Chris Furnell
   

We’re serious: the end of dating

“We’re serious: this is the end of dating” As I sat calculating my route on the London Underground, an advert caught my eye. eHarmony were making a statement more of us need to consider. And I’m serious. Imagine it really was the end? What would eHarmony become? With this context in mind, I’ll pose a question. It’s a sensitive one, particularly in an age where few people seem to know what’s next, but stick with me for a few minutes:

Article by 6 November 2018

Cinthya Quijano
   

Going Back to Basics

March to April seems to be my conference period, that time I take to re-energise, see what the latest thinking is and hang out with my tribe. This year I attended the Engage for Success Conference and the Organisation Development Network Europe Conference. I am not going to talk about highlights as I’ve done that through my various social media channels already. Instead thinking about all the HR Directors that are reading this, thought I’d share what keeps coming back up in my mind; this is a reflective piece rather than a tip and hints one.

Article by 4 June 2018

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The Precarious Journey of Vital Business Information Through the Corporate Labyrinth

Business information permeates in every functional aspect of an organization.  It is the primary driver of decision making and enables vibrant actions that are the harbingers of progressive/regressive corporate strides.  Organizations have a penchant for hastening the process of their blossoming/fading based upon their ability/inability to strengthen the foundational elements of managing information that can be encapsulated in the 5Ps, i.e., Produce, Polish, Propagate, Process and Preserve.

Article by 14 February 2018

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The stifling impact of ‘mirandization’ on organizational culture

Progressive organizations are continuously looking for ways to improve their operational efficiencies under clearly defined, easily understood and widely embraced strategic imperatives.  A common thread that can facilitate such dynamic initiatives is the presence of a healthy cohesive culture.  However, it remains a formidable challenge for organizations, especially, in high growth sectors, e.g., IT, to sustain a set of cherished principles/values/behaviors/norms that can enable effective coalescing of an increasingly diverse workforce towards a common purpose.

Article by 20 October 2017

Jane Sparrow
   

Why HR needs to both become and spot change agents

2016 was only the pebble dropping into the pond. 2017...18...19 will be the ripples that we need to contend with, with much yet unknown and no doubt, many more surprises to come. All we know is that change is constant.

Article by 8 June 2017

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The 15 Keys to Successful Organizational Development (A Humanistic Perspective)

Organizational Development has come a long way from languishing in the shadows of HR to being widely recognized as the primary driver of core organizational competencies through targeted interventions. It traverses the delicate path of progressive transition to a better state by employing the services of Change Management that embodies the systematic approach to managing risk in reaching desired goals and objectives.

Article by 27 April 2017