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Book Review: Awaken, Align, Accelerate by MDA Leadership

Workplace Psychology

Awaken, Align, Accelerate (2011) is a leadership development and coaching guide from MDA Leadership Consulting. The book harnesses “the art and science of developing leaders into a unique collection of self-assessments, development suggestions, case studies, sample leadership development plans, coaching recommendations, and cross-cultural coaching tips” (Nelson & Ortmeier, 2011, p. Developing Leaders (competency). 2011).

Layoffs (Usually) Don’t Work and Why They Harm More Than Help

Workplace Psychology

because of loss of job, new skills are not developed and current skills begin to atrophy. as a result of loss of job, social relations are radically changed. The loss of institutional memory and trust in management. Layoffs are more costly than many organizations realize (Cascio & Boudreau, 2011). Companies that simply reduce headcounts, without making other changes, rarely achieve the long-term success they desire” (p. 2011).

Performance Management, Disrupted: Enabling Performance in the Flow of Work


This sums up the last few years’ heated discussion around reviews, ratings, and performance management (PM). I was excited by the opportunity to lead a broad industry study regarding performance management as my first priority with Bersin. Technology is a key enabler of this change.