Measurement

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Imagine a stock-exchange-like ticker graph that measures employee engagement all year long—with spikes and dips that can be pegged to specific events.

Or, employee satisfaction surveys so individualized that managers are alerted when high-performing workers are at risk of leaving.

Such are the advances envisioned by a new white paper from the Society for Human Resource Management and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology.

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October 17, 2013
Companies that mobilize their entire workforce to develop new ideas and that measure the performance of innovative initiatives tend to see better returns on their “innovation investment,” a recent Arthur D. Little report found.
 
Getting a Better Return on Your Innovation Investment, the 8th Arthur D. Little Global Innovation Excellence Study, cited a number of practices that stand out as “innovation success” drivers across industries.
 
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June 12, 2013

On April 3, @weknownext chatted with Joey Price (@JVPSaid) about "HR, What's the ROI on your RBI?"

In case you missed it, here are all the great tweets from the chat ...

April 3, 2013

I’ve Gotta Measure It, Too?

March 29, 2013

There was a lot of great conversation happening at TLNT Transform in its inaugural year. There was one conversation, however, which stood out to me as being of particular importance. In a breakout session moderated by John Hollon, Nick Araco--co-founder and CEO of The CFO Alliance--discussed a very interesting trend. In the post-recession C-suite, an increasing number of HR chiefs are now reporting directly to the CFO rather than the CEO.

March 29, 2012
Every performance review I ever had was a colossal waste of time.
 
The dust laying on yours indicates it’s not worth the paper it’s printed on.
 
Performance reviews are like Santa Clause, they don’t really deliver. Yet, organizations are filled with true believers who persist in wasting time, demotivating employees, and creating more paperwork.
 
You’re in the minority if your evaluation produced lasting benefit.
 
5 Reasons Performance Reviews Suck:
January 25, 2012

If you own a small business, where every hire counts, or if you are hiring someone for a key role, don’t get complacent after you’ve interviewed your ideal candidate. Too often, leaders set their minds on a candidate and delegate the rest of the hiring process as a pro forma exercise. Doing so is a mistake no company, these days, can afford.

December 21, 2011

File this one under Idle Curiosity.

CareerBuilder has released a survey noting senior leaders’ workplace habits and personal characteristics. Ever wonder if CEOs go out for lunch or bring a brown bag? What kind of car does the chief finance officer drive? Is the senior vice president of marketing more likely to wear black or red?

Now you know:

 

Typical Office Attire

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December 2, 2011

Billy Beane, chief human resources officer? 

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November 14, 2011

Most HR professionals are stuck in second gear in their use of human capital metrics. They need to rev up their use of numbers to analyze not just what the organization has done but also what it should do to improve.

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September 6, 2011