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. It was a challenging year for many, bringing issues of diversity and inclusion to light with unprecedented urgency.

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. Personality and Thought Diversity.

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

Bersin with Deloitte

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.

European Data Protection and the Path to GDPR Compliance


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.

Transforming performance management? Start with the end in mind

Bersin with Deloitte

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. Question 1: What is the purpose of performance management at our organization?

3 Ways To Increase Workplace Safety Using Workforce Intelligence


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. Using Data to Find the Root Causes of Safety Incidents.

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

Jeff Waldman

Further, without minimizing the importance of “diversity”, the real impact is felt when organizations design and implement inclusive business practices. A great quote from leading diversity and inclusion expert, Verna Myers. You manage people to your values.

#Movethedial: Steps to Boost Female Representation in Tech


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 ? is that true innovation can’t happen without a diverse group of people at the table providing input.

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


Libby Stewart: Welcome all to our discussion today around How to Grow Diverse and Inclusive Teams with Evidence Based Performance Management. I am a Behavior Change Specialist and Evidence-Based Consultant and Researcher in Organizational Psychology as Libby had said.

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.

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?

The Data-Driven Approach to Culture Change


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.

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How to Get Buy-in from Your Team


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. Remember, sustainable, effective change takes time. Change Management

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.

Does Crowdsourcing Really Surface the Best Insights in an Organization?


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.

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. engagement and culture, says that the feedback from employee engagement surveys can drive positive change.

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. The knowledge management task is to bring together the collective knowledge of the organization to bear on complex issues.

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


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. Experts Explore Best Practices for HR Data Analytics. Change management.

Understanding the Future of Work with Alec Bashinsky


Read on to learn Bashinsky’s perspective on shaping a work environment we can thrive in, from creating high-performance leaders to effectively guiding organizational change and integrating technology into HR practices. How do we bring more diversity of thought into our businesses?

Case Studies: How Companies Use People Analytics to Achieve Results


These stories: Show a specific challenge such as, how do we make a difference with diversity and inclusion? Often, the data will drive the need for more analysis. Digging deeper into the data reveals the best actions to take. Talent Acquisition Talent Management

Strength in Numbers

HRO Today

Cigna’s CHRO John Murabito leverages a data-rich people strategy to drive proactive business decisions. So it’s not surprising that one of the business’ top priorities is navigating the change that comes with more than doubling its workforce. The cultural change is also a factor.

R-E-S-P-E-C-T is the Key to the Future of Work

Future of Work

Among other data points, the survey highlighted how often workers check work-related emails and voice messages at home and on nights and weekends – a habit that clearly detracts from wellbeing and work-life balance. With a bow to Aretha Franklin, our focus this week is on the central role that Respect will play in the future of work.

Top 18 People Analytics Articles of 2018: Great Power, Great Responsibility


These tools enable businesses to track and analyze employee data from a variety of sources, including sensors and the IoT. How People Analytics Can Help You Change Process, Culture, and Strategy. How People Analytics Supports Change Management. Why Data Culture Matters.

Kellogg Company’s Melissa Howell on The Value of Recruiting Veteran Talent

HR Digest

"Presence in the Present" As a branded company whose success depends on change management, Kellogg Company puts a premium on its internal culture. From the vantage point of a lifelong career in human resources, Melissa Howell talked with The HR Digest about the various Diversity & Inclusion programs which have put Kellogg on the global map as one of the top companies for veterans, LGBT employees, and executive women.

Organizational Studies that Don't Just Sit on the Shelf: Participatory Action Research

Conversation Matters

In most situations in which an organization asks or is required to take an in-depth, objective look at an issue, the study report is more likely to be the end rather than the beginning of change. take verbatim notes to reduce interviewer bias in the data.

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5 Tips for Removing Unconscious Bias Towards Female Assignees

HR Daily Advisor

We cannot change what we are not aware of, and once we are aware, we cannot help but change.” – Sheryl Sandberg, COO, Facebook. In order to end the unconscious bias towards female assignees in the workplace, changes need to be put into action. Use Your Data.

How Bosch Used Gamification to Build People Analytics Skills


While leadership was eager to bring data analytics into the day-to-day work of HR, we knew that simply introducing an IT tool would not be enough to achieve the desired results. All three pillars played an equally important role in this critical organizational change. Making Data Fun.

How Four Companies Enable their HRBPs with People Analytics


Many organizations want to enable their HRBPs to adopt a data-driven approach and be the ambassadors for people analytics while providing consultative support to the business on talent strategy. The answer was a resounding yes and the numbers on the data savvy aspect were even lower for some.

Future of Work Agenda Newsletter: January 2010

Future of Work

As we suggest below, 2010 is going to be a year of massive change for just about every sector of the economy and every business. Predicting those changes with any degree of certainty takes more nerve than we can muster at the moment. However, in 2010 we are going to create change of our own by abandoning several of our basic traditions. Data, detailed analysis, and action recommendations will be reserved for members of our private network and actively engaged clients.

Secure the Right HR Business Partner Manager for the Future


This week, I do the same for the strategic and data-driven HR Business Partner Manager ( template available here ). The key to transforming the role of HRBPs is putting the right HRBP Manager in charge of this team. Download the HRBP Manager job description here.

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Rewriting The Book On HR Intensifies The Potency Of Digital Transformation


The workforce is changing in ways that are challenging every business imaginable. With every new hire, it’s becoming increasingly digital, global, and diverse. Part 2 of “ HR-Driven Digital Transformation ” series.

How Bosch Uses Gamification to Build HR Analytics Skills (Case Study)

Digital HR Tech

While leadership was eager to bring data analytics into the day-to-day work of HR, we knew that simply introducing an IT tool would not be enough to achieve the desired results. All three pillars played an equally important role in this critical organizational change.

How Agile Leadership Can Improve Board Governance

Business2Community Leadership

Modern board governance is a far more proactive undertaking, and many organizations are taking steps to change the composition of their boards to encourage a greater diversity of thought and promote the agile leadership qualities necessary to compete in a business environment beset by disruption.

Organizational Network Analysis—Cracking The Code for HR

HR Daily Advisor

Organizational network analysis (ONA) is a diagnostic method for collecting and analyzing data about the patterns of relationships among people in groups. His HR manager worked with an ONA consultant. Strategic HR data innovationby Patti Anklam, principal consultant, Net Work.

Merging Performance Management and People Analytics

Bersin with Deloitte

Performance management—or the abandonment of it—is a hot topic. We just launched the results of a new High-Impact Performance Management study—the results of surveying over 1,000 organizations globally, across all industries, geographies, and sizes.

Steal this People Analytics Leader Job Description!


This person is the key evangelist and visionary for data-driven decision making, and ensures the use of people analytics always delivers values to the business. In emerging organizations (those just starting their people analytics journey), they may be a manager or sometimes an analyst.

The Adaptable Organization Series

Bersin with Deloitte

2 And today, just 14 percent of CxOs report a high degree of confidence in their ability to make the changes that the digital revolution requires. Diversity of Thinking Mindset: Looking for and leveraging different perspectives and approaches to solve problems and seize opportunities.