organizational effectiveness

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Post date: December 13, 2016
Our recent presidential election in the United States has stirred many emotions and raised eyebrows across our great country. It is hard to be reminded that we are not perfect and harder still to face that we are not able to fully control our personal circumstances. In a moment that was remarkable...
Post date: May 9, 2017
Succeeding in an IoT World: 5 Essential Leader Characteristics “Technology is nothing. What’s important is that you have a faith in people, that they’re basically good and smart, and if you give them tools, they’ll do wonderful things with them.” –Steve Jobs The Internet of Things (IoT) is...
Post date: December 8, 2015
From strengthening company culture to retaining employees, the emergence of ethics programs in the workplace has led to several positive outcomes. According to the Ethics Research Center's 2015 report "The State of Ethics in Large Companies," companies with effective programs saw a decrease in both...
Post date: November 29, 2018
What does it mean when “culture” is a part of your job title or role description? Can one person (or even a whole functional area) alone be totally in charge of and wield its power?  Culture is not about amenities, employee appreciation days, company picnics, or community service events. It is “a...
Post date: May 8, 2019
Organizational charts, titles, and job descriptions serve important purposes. Use them to do the right thing. Don’t let them get in the way of doing the right thing. Set up strategies to counterbalance organizational structures. What is Amazon’s senior leadership’s biggest concern for their...
Post date: December 15, 2015
As a not-for-profit health system that is constantly looking to gain savings to support our charitable mission, CHRISTUS Health must ensure that we are operating as efficiently and effectively as possible. But as our system continued to grow, so did our HR department's struggle to maintain its...
Post date: May 5, 2016
With today’s global ability to produce carbon copy technology and business models, people truly are a company’s real competitive advantage. Businesses that want to accentuate and optimize their competitive talent advantage focus on employee engagement strategies that improve overall workforce...
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: March 13, 2017
If the HR profession coheres around an accepted purpose, it can become more aggressive, proactive, and bold. A shared sense of purpose enables faster decision-making, less confusion and realistic expectations. The bottom line for HR is that it must be more about the bottom line. Simply stated: HR’s...
Post date: August 14, 2017
In her bestselling book, Mindset: The New Psychology of Success, Stanford University Professor of Psychology Dr. Carol S. Dweck introduces the idea of a “growth mindset” vs. a “fixed mindset.” People operating from a fixed mindset believe that basic qualities like intelligence and talent are inborn...