Top 2017 Workplace Trends: Employee Diversity, Change Management, and Self-Directed Learning

HR Daily Advisor

Strong leaders are needed now to successfully manage these evolving demands and make the connection to improved results when investment in areas like these are made. As key members work together this year to address the most pressing issues within their organizations, here’s what we can expect: Diversity and Inclusion Efforts Will Be a Top Priority. It was a challenging year for many, bringing issues of diversity and inclusion to light with unprecedented urgency.

4 Best Practices for IT Change Management

Culture Counts

As a business consultant for multiple large-scale digital initiatives, I have found that there are few high-performing companies that do not understand the value of IT change management at an enterprise level. Numbers: Translate Change into Business Terms.

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What Are the Seven Steps to Succession Planning?

Intoo USA

Succession planning—a process for creating and maintaining a talent pipeline —is a necessary part of talent management, and is something you’ll appreciate having done especially when faced with a sudden, unexpected event.

Not Enough: Diversity and Inclusion and Why It’s Falling Short Right Now

Flimp Communications

They are highlighting additional changes that need to happen. Over the last decade, there have been a flurry of HR initiatives to increase diversity and inclusion. The response, in a lot of cases, was for HR to organize training and seminars around diversity and inclusion.

Cultural Change: An Update on Workforce Diversity

Inpower Coaching

As I’ve begun to explore the interpersonal dynamics of workplace discrimination more closely, I have gone back to update my own understanding of workforce diversity data and what it tells us about the the demographic makeup of the modern workforce. However, it’s interesting to me that even though the numbers haven’t changed significantly, the discussion about diversity in the workforce has evolved pretty significantly. Personality and Thought Diversity.

European Data Protection and the Path to GDPR Compliance

Workday

While most organizations have some awareness of the European Union’s passage of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), many more are still figuring out how to prepare for these new rules. As a quick refresh, GDPR is a legal mandate that affects the way companies store and manage EU-based individuals’ personal data, including basic identity information, racial and ethnic origin, genetic and biometric information, and even their political opinions.

Women in the Workplace vs. COVID-19: A Pandemic’s Impact on Equality

Flimp Communications

The New York Times concluded, from data and analysis cultivated by the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention , that men are more at risk than women when it comes to the current pandemic.

3 Ways To Increase Workplace Safety Using Workforce Intelligence

Visier

Whether you work in a factory or an office, occupational hazards exist across all sectors of the economy — making the prevention of safety incidents a key strategic imperative for a diverse array of organizations. Human beings are unpredictable and their behavior can change in an instant, which is why human error is a frequent explanation for workforce injuries: as many as 90% of industrial accident reports indicate a failure on the part of the injured person or a co-worker.

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John Pierson Of Winshuttle: “Leverage a diverse and global workforce”

Thrive Global

Leverage a diverse and global workforce. John has held senior leadership positions in several notable industry-leading companies like SAP, Hyperion, Global 360, and most recently at Nuance Communications where he was VP and General Manager of Proactive Engagement Solutions.

True Diversity Is Much More Than A Drive By

TalentCulture

Admirable and exciting not only for how this may impact Salesforce.com’s overall employee and business performance, but also how it may help spur further change at other companies. What’s the motivation that shot past Benioff and other progressive business leaders doing similar change management initiatives around gender diversity and performance? The post True Diversity Is Much More Than A Drive By appeared first on TalentCulture.

COVID19, Black Lives Matter, and the Future of the Workplace

Culture Counts

The ability to change and adapt quickly to rapidly changing market conditions and requirements – reprioritizing initiatives and budgets and aligning quickly on new strategies. . Fostering a systems perspective by including diverse perspectives and viewpoints.

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COVID19, George Floyd, and the Future of Work

Culture Counts

The ability to change and adapt quickly to rapidly changing market conditions and requirements – reprioritizing initiatives and budgets and aligning quickly on new strategies. Fostering a systems perspective by including diverse perspectives and viewpoints.

COVID19, Black Lives Matter, and the Future of Work

Culture Counts

The ability to change and adapt quickly to rapidly changing market conditions and requirements – reprioritizing initiatives and budgets and aligning the business quickly on new strategies using real-time data. . Fostering a systems perspective by including diverse perspectives and viewpoints. How change is managed. Customers and employees are changing and demanding more from their leaders and organizations.

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Getting it Right – Diversity & Inclusion at Work (Part 2)

Jeff Waldman

In the introductory post, “ Current State on Diversity & Inclusion at Work ” I introduced a fantastic report commissioned by Culture Amp and Paradigm called, “ New Technology Industry Diversity & Inclusion Report 2017 “ The main point of this post was, through the report findings, that the sense of belonging is critical to diversity and inclusion program success. A great quote from leading diversity and inclusion expert, Verna Myers.

#Movethedial: Steps to Boost Female Representation in Tech

Ceridian

Leadership is a key driver to change. It is crucial for leadership teams to support diversity and inclusion awareness – a point that stood out to me when reviewing Where’s the Dial Now ? At our recent Ceridian Women’s Network Summit during INSIGHTS 2017, I had several conversations in which people shared that they felt their management teams would not necessarily support diversity and inclusion initiatives in the workplace.

Can Employees Really Bring Their Whole Selves to Work During Polarizing Times?

Ultimate Software

In recent years, there’s been a public push for employers to foster more diverse and accepting workplaces by inviting people to “bring their whole selves” to work. Encouraging people to “bring their whole selves” is a foundational move towards more diverse and equitable workplaces.

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3 Reasons Physical Offices & Face-to-Face Meetings Are Not Going Away

Workplace Psychology

At a company level: Only 30% of senior managers feel their organization is well prepared for the rise of remote work (Future Positive Report). Managers might recognize that teleworkers are productive, but they are still accustomed toward face-to-face interactions.

COVID19, Black Lives Matter, and the Future of the Workplace

Culture Counts

The ability to change and adapt quickly to rapidly changing market conditions and requirements – reprioritizing initiatives and budgets and aligning quickly on new strategies. . Fostering a systems perspective by including diverse perspectives and viewpoints. How change is managed. Customers and employees are changing and demanding more from their leaders and organizations. The Business Case for Diversity and Inclusion at this Moment.

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Changing Organizational Culture

Culture Counts

Do you need to look at changing your organizational culture? . Too much change all at once? Diversity and inclusion not really celebrated? Here are a few small ways to make a BIG change in your organizational culture through your leadership style: Ask Questions and Empathize.

Using Collective Sensemaking to Put Caring Back in Health Care

Conversation Matters

Equally important they talk about the way each team continuously learns, a necessity for the transformative change in healthcare that collaborative care engenders. Collaborative care requires ongoing team learning, system changes, and monitoring to continually improve. The following examples are just a few of the many changes a team struggles with when it begins the challenge of being more collaborative and more caring.

Getting Inside the Mind of the Millennial Manager

TLNT: The Business of HR

In my research, I polled the same group of Millennials as in my previous articles on the following topics: What attributes make a strong manager, what skills do Millennials possess, and how do they feel they relate with their teams. What makes a strong manager in the eyes of these Millennials? Key attributes for Millennial managers. The data is clear: Millennials know what they want from a leader, and they also just happen to think that they possess those skills themselves.

The Data-Driven Approach to Culture Change

Saba

In this post I want to concentrate on how to change a culture using a data-driven approach. In a current project, I am working with a global technology firm that is substantially changing the way it does business and its current business model. These changes, if successful, will catapult this company into the stratosphere way above its competitors. How to change a #culture using a data-driven approach: @cathymissildine.

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Does Crowdsourcing Really Surface the Best Insights in an Organization?

Waggl

Our team consists of world-class talent, like Christine Mele, our Technical Delivery Lead and Data Scientist. As a social scientist she has specialized in mathematical modeling, game theory/data analysis and statistics, and econometrics. We’ve built a tool that allows a diverse set of employee insights to be rapidly prioritized for leaders. The employee may be willing to change the ranking of his preferences in order to maximize his chance of winning.

Prediction: Organizational network analysis will expand from examining current networks to architecting new ones

HR Times

Gone are the old “predict-and-control” models of organizational leadership and people management—relics of a time when hierarchy reigned supreme and five-year plans rarely changed. For example, while 53 percent of companies with cross-functional teams reported an increase in organizational performance, only 6 percent rated themselves as very effective in managing those teams. Easing the Pain of Change. Nobody likes change—but this difficulty presents an opportunity.

Transforming performance management? Start with the end in mind

HR Times

This can be especially true for performance management transformations – sometimes organizations are so eager for change that they jump right in and fail to consider what they are truly hoping to achieve. The first part of this series describes common pitfalls of performance management transformations. Question 1: What is the purpose of performance management at our organization? A culture of diversity and inclusivity ? Continuous innovation and change agility

AI will make traditional HR extinct; How to prepare for what’s next

HRExecutive

A hybrid workforce , virtual recruitment and a heightened focus on diversity and inclusion have introduced new dynamics and intensified existing ones. Real-time data. Advertisement New Approaches to Old Challenges AI also supports other positive changes across HR functions.

Using adaptable organization network analysis to reveal patterns that drive inclusion

HR Times

Posted by Tiffany McDowell , Maya Bodan , India Mullady , and Devon Dickau on April 21, 2020 Amid efforts to emphasize inclusion in addition to diversity, many corporations have struggled to accurately track and measure the sometimes-ambiguous concept of “inclusion.”

How to Get Buy-in from Your Team

Unipos

We get it, change can be a difficult pill to swallow and some level of resistance is to be expected. Adaptability is an absolute necessity in the rapidly changing context of our current work climate. As a curator of company culture, it’s your responsibility to facilitate employee engagement and shepherd your team through necessary changes by actively communicating a clear vision for the future. Remember, sustainable, effective change takes time. Change Management

Transforming performance management? Start with the end in mind

Bersin

This can be especially true for performance management transformations – sometimes organizations are so eager for change that they jump right in and fail to consider what they are truly hoping to achieve. The first part of this series describes common pitfalls of performance management transformations. Question 1: What is the purpose of performance management at our organization? A culture of diversity and inclusivity ? Continuous innovation and change agility

Prediction: Organizational network analysis will expand from examining current networks to architecting new ones

Bersin

Gone are the old “predict-and-control” models of organizational leadership and people management—relics of a time when hierarchy reigned supreme and five-year plans rarely changed. Easing the Pain of Change. Nobody likes change—but this difficulty presents an opportunity.

Equality, Diversity, and the Gender Pay Gap in Tech: 5 Suggestions to Help You Pay Fairly

Compensation Today

Suggestion #1: Don’t fear diversity! The truth is that the workforce is becoming larger and more diverse every year, so ignoring diversity isn’t really an option anymore. In fact, ignoring diversity is actually doing companies more harm than good. As a woman of color, I could say a bunch of warm and fuzzy things about diversity here, but when it comes right down to it the bottom line is: diverse teams lead to better business outcomes.

How to Grow a Diverse and Inclusive Team with Evidence-Based Performance Management

7geese

Libby Stewart: Welcome all to our discussion today around How to Grow Diverse and Inclusive Teams with Evidence Based Performance Management. Libby Stewart: Natasha and I connected earlier this year to chat all things performance management and nerd out on organizational psychology as this is what we’ve both done. I am a Behavior Change Specialist and Evidence-Based Consultant and Researcher in Organizational Psychology as Libby had said.

Why Knowledge Management Didn’t Save General Motors: Addressing Complex Issues By Convening Conversation

Conversation Matters

But between 2000 and 2008 knowledge management did not help GM bring that organizational knowledge together in a way that could have saved it from bankruptcy. Knowledge Management has the capability to address an organization’s very difficult and complex issues, for example how to merge two cultures or how to refocus an organization from selling products to selling service. To date, Knowledge Management has primarily been in the service of cost cutting or its twin, time saving.

Survey Says…

HRO Today

Culling data from employee engagement surveys can drive strategic business decisions. One problem holding companies back is the ineffective collection and use of engagement data. By examining data and the drivers of employee engagement like recognition and communication, companies gain valuable, actionable insight,” says Theresa C. The biggest takeaway that our team of experts has witnessed when it comes to employee engagement data is that it’s the little things that matter.

Top People Analytics Articles for Spring 2018: A Fresh Take on Actionable People Data

Visier

The data must be actionable, driving better decisions that lead to definitive results, whether it’s increased productivity, more innovation, improved diversity, or better customer satisfaction. For this season’s collection of top people analytics articles, we look at what analytics teams must do to link people data with business outcomes. Experts Explore Best Practices for HR Data Analytics. You Don’t Have to Be a Data Scientist to Fill This Must-Have Analytics Role.