organizational agility

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Post date: October 15, 2019
Authors Leo M. Tilman and General Charles Jacoby share their expertise in building agility throughout the organization. Working from a shared understanding of agility, leaders must cultivate the right mindset, empower employees, and recognize the right risks to take.  HRPS: How would you define...
Post date: March 24, 2016
We are living in a chaotic swirl of social, technological, economic, ethical, political, legal, environmental, and demographic conditions. In this networked age, success is determined more by an organization’s ability to function as part of the larger system than by what it does on its own. Join us...
Post date: March 8, 2016
This is the era of Uber, Airbnb, TaskRabbit, and Handy. All of these firms are examples of the “gig economy,” and human resources professionals are being pressed to update their approach to talent management as a result.  The gig economy will continue placing pressure on HR leaders, HR policies and...
Post date: March 29, 2016
There is a fatigue setting in among management literature readers with the “future of work” prophesies. The topic, along with “generations at work” and the elusive “employee engagement,” is the ever-moving target for HR.  What we need most is  as a practical guide to the brave new world of work,...
Post date: May 2, 2017
A century ago, the nature of industrial work necessitated a top-down structure that persisted for generations, but the days of corporate hierarchy are numbered. It used to be that jobs were mechanical. People took whatever job was available, often without any previous training let alone specialized...
Post date: February 16, 2016
Most business leaders are fairly competent and enjoy developing strategy. It is fun to discuss external trends, environmental factors, competitive movements, new market or product opportunities, and identify initiatives to grab your unfair share of the customer's wallet. I have been on leadership...
Post date: July 19, 2016
The world’s innovators are calling for reinvention and transformation of HR departments. Given that the majority of hiring responsibilities fall within HR, and it is—in most cases—the point of entry into a company, reinventing HR must start with transforming the way leaders think about and act when...
Post date: March 22, 2016
Articles about the gig economy have been written during the past 18 months with the focus technology-enabled on-demand work opportunities with Uber, Airbnb, TaskRabbit, to name a few.  However, little has been written about the impact of the gig economy on human resources professionals as it...
Post date: January 21, 2016
No one would expect sluggish companies to thrive. It’s equally reasonable to assume that success achieved through breakneck speed, without stabilizing processes and structures underfoot, will be hard to sustain over the long term. Yet some executives might not only reasonably maintain that speed...
Post date: May 31, 2016
Here’s a sobering fact: More than 70 percent of all businesses fail within the first 10 years[i] Those are tough odds to beat, and even if your organization is one that has endured well past the 10-year mark—or even 100-year mark—threats from competitors, new technologies, and other market changes...