Chances are we’ve all heard the quote from Albert Einstein: Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. Except some days I’m less convinced it’s insanity and more just a part of human nature.
When we separate ourselves from the outcome, when we don’t see the part we play, when we don’t ask questions (What could I do different?) we see no reason to do anything different. So we don’t. After all, it’s someone else’s…Continue
Added by Broc Edwards on May 8, 2013 at 12:56 — No Comments
Uncomfortable reading for HR people this week in the shape of new research which shows they are largely viewed as ineffective and not fast or flexible enough to adapt their strategies to the changing world of work.
This serious ‘image’ problem is revealed in the KPMG/Economist Intelligence Unit report …Continue
Added by Sue Lingard on October 19, 2012 at 9:30 — No Comments
If the latest research is to be believed, companies are still struggling with two of the most fundamental people management issues – keeping employee absence under control and getting the best from their teams.
Added by Sue Lingard on October 9, 2012 at 11:52 — No Comments
Your best people jumping ship and going to a competitor is every company’s worst nightmare. But in the rush to get a key person replaced, how often do we pay any attention to finding out why a particular employee has chosen to head for the hills?
A series of recent …Continue
Added by Sue Lingard on October 5, 2012 at 12:36 — No Comments
In February I was lucky enough to attend an event called Unconventional Strategies, one of a series of events organised by …Continue
Added by Gareth Jones on May 21, 2012 at 21:17 — No Comments
The concept of "intention and perception" and the related issue of "context" is one which has been brought to the forefront of debate recently by the Luis Suarez affair. For those who missed it, Suarez is a Uruguayan footballer playing for Liverpool, who was accused of racially abusing Patrice Evra, a French player for Manchester United. Suarez admitted describing Evra as a "negrito" but argued unsuccessfully that in Uruguay the term did not carry the racially charged overtones that it does…Continue
Added by Simon Jones on January 16, 2012 at 15:51 — No Comments
You may have heard of Engage for Success, a government backed and Industry led initiative led by David MacLeod and Nita Clark to look at how we can improve overall levels of engagement within organisations and turn…Continue