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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 is a very hot topic. Unusually for an HR topic, coverage of developments in performance management

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Space, but not as we know it: Notes on the future workplace

March 14, 2017 • INNOVATION, MacGregor on Executive Health, Team ManagmentComments (0)

By Steven P. MacGregor Apple Park opens in a few weeks time. The new headquarters of one of the world’s most innovative companies, referred to by many as “spaceship campus” due to its flying saucer-like design, was one of the final acts from Steve Jobs

Crossing Cultural Barriers to Achieve Superior Team Results

March 10, 2017 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Global Business, Team ManagmentComments (0)

Interview with Bhaskar Pant Executive Director, MIT Professional Education   Culturally diverse teams produce more creative, innovative group results, compared to those in more culturally homogenous groups. In this interview with Bhaskar Pant, the Executive

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

Organisational Identity as the Touchstone for Strategic Decision Making

December 7, 2016 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Strategic Spotlight, Team ManagmentComments (1)

By John C. Camillus   A firm’s Identity – its core values, enduring aspirations and distinctive competencies – is intended to guide management’s decision making. This article discusses the effective methodologies for translating the values,

Creating Effective Organisational Systems through Experimenting with Human Nature

October 18, 2016 • LEADERSHIP, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, David De Cremer on Management, Team ManagmentComments (0)

By David De Cremer and Tian Tao If organisations are serious in building cultures that can translate the desire to create joint value into a competitive advantage, it is needed that they become architects of systems that account for the human nature of its

Creating a One-Company Culture: Internal Strategy for External Success

September 29, 2016 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Team Managment, TransformationComments (0)

By Paul Argenti In the last century, large corporations have expanded in size, reach, and complexity. To keep employees aligned strategically, management must dedicate resources to creating a One-Company culture, one in which employee self-interest and

Leading Enterprise Wide Transformation and the Change Leader’s Job

September 26, 2016 • LEADERSHIP, Team Managment, TransformationComments (1)

By Douglas Ready Implementing Enterprise-Wide Transformation has proven to be troubling – well-regarded consultancies’ research can back this up. In this article, Doug Ready discusses the five embedded tensions that cause transformation difficulties and

Managing People in Mergers and Acquisitions Part 2: Integration and Survival

May 24, 2016 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, OPERATION, Corporate Governance, Global Business, Talent Management, Business Process, Team ManagmentComments (1)

By Guido Stein and Marta Cuadrado In Part One, we addressed the key reasons why companies decide to pursue merger, the reasons why many of them fail, and the realities of mergers. In Part Two of this article, we will discuss human due diligence in Section 1.