Bill Kutik’s excellent interview of HP had quite a few excellent insights.  (sorry Bill, I’m a bit behind on listening to my iPod)  One of the insights that I picked

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Simon Baker wrote a piece that was not as inflammatory as the well known “Why We Hate HR” article a couple years ago.  I found it quite entertaining and thought

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Anu posted this image of simplicity for user interface designs.  While it’s a bit of a caricature on how Apple and Google have designed their UI’s, it’s really quite accurate

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I like pictures.  CIPD published a paper that was honestly quite annoying, but contained a couple of little gems.  I was annoyed because the paper was entitled Web 2.0 and

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Serious hat tip to Rob Millard Rob wrote about this over 2 years ago, but the picture still exists and I stumbled upon it months ago, and then had a

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Karen Beaman states that the workforce is changing: Multi-Generational – we are are now seeing up to four generations of workers working simultaneously in the workplace — Veterans, Boomers, X’ers,

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Your technology project is completed.  Your go live date is imminent.  You have committed serious time and effort to changing your processes, and making sure they get implemented in your

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You take on a project to change something in your organization.  If you’re reading this, often you’ll be implementing some sort of technology.  Why do projects fail?  Often, it’s because

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I often think that senior HR practitioners don’t think about sales as often as they should.  Too much of the time, HR thinks that their performance in the delivery of

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When in any project, making sure that change management occurs with the proper focus on strategy, effective communications, and facilitation of behavioral change, is possibly the most critical task outside

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It’s funny to me that these are even called best practices.  First of all, there really are no “best practices”.  Perhaps these should be called “leading practices” or even “common

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I once worked for an organization where feedback was deemed as critical to the success of any project. In this case, these projects were sales cycles, but the general principle

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Speaking about a client who never got anything done, an associate of mine once told me, “they are too in love with the process.”  TOC (the other systematic) stated in

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All too often, change management is thought of as a few communications to announce a change, and the accompanying training to selected end users.  This is not what change management

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This entire year I’ve been talking about topics that most HR people don’t talk about.  Innovation and collaboration are often thought of as the domain of the business side.  It’s

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When we think about the employer brand, we often think about it from the recruiting perspective. A healthy employer brand does indeed make it much easier to attract potential employees,

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ISR (now Towers Perrin) has an interesting case study on the creation of culture.  Specifically in this case study, they focus on building a culture that is focused on quality,

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Just a couple years ago, we always seemed to talk about outsourcing activities, processes and tasks that were administrative in nature.  Part of the boom in Software as a Service

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We’ve all seen it.  A CEO leaves the organization and takes half of the senior management with him/her to their next gig.  Then the new CEO comes in and brings

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You’ll never hear me contesting the idea that Asian talent markets are ripe to be the major force in the world economy.  After all, when you have half the world’s

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