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Why Reward for Performance Fails to Deliver

September 13, 2017 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Talent Management, Finance & EconomicsComments (0)

By Jonathan Trevor Blind conformity can be very dangerous especially when it comes to managing your company’s talent. In this article, the author elaborates on why and how reward for performance fails to deliver its objectives, how there is no one size fits all when it comes to employee reward, and why alignment to strategic …

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GLOOM vs. BLOOM OF THE FUTURE OF WORK: Can We Chart A Positive Roadmap?

August 2, 2017 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, INNOVATION, Global Business, Talent Management, Editors' Pick, Emerging IdeasComments (0)

By Mario Raich, Simon Dolan, Dave Ulrich, and Claudio Cisullo As the digital era is continuously in its process to ripen, discussions of destructive unforeseen scenarios are always on the picture especially in the aspect of work. In this article, the authors

The Art and Science of Negotiating a Job Offer

July 4, 2017 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Talent Management, Team ManagmentComments (0)

By Guido Stein and Kandarp Mehta In every professional’s journey, there are those defining moments which can change one’s entire career. In this article, the authors elaborate not only the strategies involved in job offer negotiations, but more

The Happiness Conundrum

June 20, 2017 • SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, Coaching, Talent ManagementComments (0)

By Manfred F. R. Kets de Vries Based on a case example of a deeply unhappy person, this article examines the elusive topic of happiness, paying special attention to the Big Five theory of personality, the interface between health, resilience, and happiness,

The Business of People: Effective Strategies to Drive Success in Global Business

June 19, 2017 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Global Business, Talent ManagementComments (0)

By Sharon Schweitzer In this article, Sharon M. Schweitzer delves into the intricacies of the global marketplace. She shares an eight-point introduction in cultivating communication skills and developing self-awareness to gain the cultural intelligence to

Extrapreneurs: A More Sensible Form of Entrepreneurship?

June 19, 2017 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Talent Management, Emerging IdeasComments (2)

By Maurits van Rooijen Being an entrepreneur is exciting with greater control over one’s destiny and a more direct link between work and rewards. But with start-up failure rates of up to 90 percent, both the economic and personal price is high. The

The Five Fundamentals of Effective Performance Management

May 31, 2017 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Talent Management, Team ManagmentComments (0)

By David G. Collings and John McMackin In this article the authors present the five issues that any organisation must tackle in order to design a performance management process that will prove effective for their organisation.    Performance management

The Three Traits that are A Magic Formula for Workplace Success

March 2, 2017 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Talent Management, Team ManagmentComments (0)

By James A. Runde  The Magic Formula of Ability, Opportunity, and Courage result in countless examples of successful careers. These three attributes can make such a big difference in the performance of employees. Why are Ability, Opportunity and Courage the

Managing Difficult Personalities

January 24, 2017 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Talent Management, Strategic Spotlight, Team ManagmentComments (0)

By Zahir Irani and Amir Sharif Taking a lead in handling difficult situations and difficult people can be the hardest part of any management role. In this article, the authors outline ways in which to handle such people and situations to ensure a better

The Global Talent Management Challenge

September 16, 2016 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Talent ManagementComments (0)

By David G. Collings David G. Collings outlines key factors which can effectively develop global talent management systems to drive sustainable performance based on his own experience with multinational organisations.   Introduction Talent management is