Cutting Complicated Corporate Strategies

Advanced Learning Institute

Register Today for the Strategic Corporate Communications: Using Video, Social, Podcasts, and More conference, Feb 25-27 in Scottsdale. With the digital age making its way into the workforce, organizations are taking advantage of technologies to simplify their current strategies.

Mindset Matters: Why Corporate Strategy Needs The New Disability Narrative

Forbes Leadership Strategy

The New Disability Narrative moves beyond the realm of diversity of inclusion but morphs into a business philosophy that espouses leadership principles

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Use Gamification to Enhance Corporate Strategy

Total Employee Recognition

As business leaders, we continuously search for ways to engage our employees. Gone are the days when annual performance reviews, recognition events, and holiday cards were enough to motivate and engage our employees.

Corporate Strategy In Declining Industries: Acquisitions Seldom Work

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Running a business in a declining industry is not easy and seldom fun. Understanding that the industry is declining, and accepting the fact, does not mean sitting still. But wildly spending money on long-shot acquisitions is a bad idea in any industry

Corporate Strategies Were Not Designed For Today’s Age of Personalization

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Today’s age of personalization spooks standardization and when threatened, standardization fights back hard

The Only Corporate Strategy That Matters


Values I realize there are lots of executives talking about culture, but it is rare when they execute on a culture strategy. However, talk is cheap and we''ve all built up a tolerance for the corporate values messaging that bombards us at every turn. Are culture, brand, and developing a revolutionary talent strategy high on that priority list? brand budget commitment corporate culture culture execution human resources investment leadership people success talent

The Rise of the People Strategy Platform


“Now, more than ever, the corporate strategy for large companies hinges on the people strategy.”. HR’s role is not simply to translate business strategy — but to drive it. But… people strategy today involves much tougher choices and tradeoffs.

Mindset Matters: 4 Mental Health Strategies To Increase Organizational Strength During COVID-19

Forbes Leadership Strategy

The column discussed 4 key mental health strategies from Mindfulness, Patience, Gratitude, and Connection to enhance corporate strategy in this changing workforce culture.

Driving Business Strategy With a People Focused Strategy

TLNT: The Business of HR

“Now, more than ever, the corporate strategy for large companies hinges on the people strategy.”. Future of HR HR News HR Trends Strategic HR

Reduce Turnover: Develop an Employee Experience Strategy – #WorkInspired

HR Bartender

Being a great place to work is quite literally one of a small number of high-priority imperatives that are communicated to all employees each year as part of the company’s overall business strategy.

Migration strategy must-haves for Talent Management systems


Review and dissect the current state of corporate talent management requirements. Take the information gathered above to view an optimization strategy of your current Talent Management systems. Network and discuss Talent Management strategies and best practices with other companies.

Four Steps For AI Powered Strategy

Forbes Leadership Strategy

AI will transform corporate strategy, just as it has transformed marketing, customer relationship management, process improvement and more

Competitive People Strategy

Strategic HCM

But the point I most object to is Schuster’s suggestion that: “Don’t whatever you do talk about ‘people strategies’. What you need to have is a corporate strategy. Eg I was really interested in reading Kevin Green’s new book ‘Competitive People Strategy’.

The Chief Strategy Officer of the Future


Over the past 15-plus years, I’ve had the opportunity to work with over 100 Fortune 2000 clients (108 to be exact – yes, I counted), helping them execute their strategies through their people. In layman’s terms, that means we work executives to align on strategy; engage the workforce in the why, what, and how of the strategy; and help build the skills and capabilities required to execute the strategy. The Strategy Function is Changing.

Five Tips For Developing A Culture Of Communication

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Communication, especially through change, is a critical piece of your corporate strategy

Successfully Communicate With a Global Workforce Using an Omni-Channel Strategy With Whirlpool Corporation


Engaging a large, global workforce can be challenging, and Whirlpool Corporation has a staggering 92,000 employees spread across the globe. . Aligning communications with business strategy. 1 Involve your CEO in corporate communications initiatives. .

Focusing on External Threat Helps to Execute Strategies, says Study

HR Daily Advisor

Focusing on a common external threat is often an effective way for a company to execute its business strategy, according to a study, “Executing Corporate Strategy: A Global Study.”

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4 Steps to Align Communications with Leadership and Business Strategy


Corporate communications results are, to a large degree, dependent on the opinions and expectations that leadership holds towards the communications function and its contribution to organizational objectives. Align corporate messaging to business strategy and objectives.

Improving the Employee Experience: Building HR Technology Trust


The employee experience is now critical in HR technology — how can organizations build trust without compromising corporate strategy

Putting Away the Crystal Ball – A Better Method to Plan for the Future


Originally, HR was not seen as an integral part of the business operations, and very often were not included in the corporate strategy or business planning. Here are a few steps to use when assessing your future needs: Understand the HR Strategy. Understand the IT Strategy.

Three Strategies to Help Your Midsize Company Grow, Part One


Large corporations often grab headlines. Increased efficiencies allow mid-market companies to better compete, execute on new and emerging opportunities, and focus on more strategic initiatives linked to their CEO agenda and corporate strategy,” says Bloom. Check out part two of this series, to post on April 13, to learn how to help your midsize company adapt to change as part of its growth strategy.

#WorkTrends: Outsourcing HR: Why and How


Biro and Paychex’s Tom Hammond used this episode of #WorkTrends as an opportunity to look at the best strategies for talent management, such as outsourcing. The global health crisis and its economic repercussions have pushed companies to innovate in new ways — and that includes HR. Meghan M.

HR Analytics – HCI Talent Strategy and Workforce Planning conference

Strategic HCM

As well as the books, I’ve been re-reviewing the Human Capital Institute’s recent Talent Strategy and Workforce Planning conference (which I’ve also already posted on here ).

Caught in the Middle: Three Leading Practices for Effectively Supporting Midlevel Managers

Bersin with Deloitte

Middle managers are those who ”manage managers,” translating corporate strategy into frontline execution. While they play a vital role in increasing productivity and boosting employee engagement, midlevel managers often find themselves in a difficult position. For example, those in midlevel roles report higher rates of depression and anxiety than those in the top and bottom […].

Chico’s FAS Executives Teach Us That Customization Is Superficial And Personalization Is Relational

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Corporate strategies were not designed to serve the mass variances in people. Learn what C-Suite executives at Chico's FAS are doing to lead the organization's growth strategy in today's age of personalization

Intel’s Culture Evolution In A Continually Expanding And Unpredictable Marketplace

Forbes Leadership Strategy

We’re a society with more variance among people than ever before, yet corporate strategies were not designed to serve mass variance. In fact, corporations of the past thrived on standardizing those variations – making them invisible for the sake of efficiency.

How To Avoid Extinction: 3 Ways To “Millennialize” Your Business Strategy And Culture

SAP Innovation

To survive – and thrive – in today’s “new” digital economy, they must adopt the Millennial mindset in their corporate strategy and culture. Digital Economy Future of Work Hyperconnectivity business culture business strategy millennials

Burning Glass Talent™ Mines the Data Employers Need to Match Hiring With Strategy

Burning Glass Technologies

With this information, employers can take effective action to link their hiring with overall corporate strategy, bridging the divide between the workforce they have and the workforce they need. “In

Strategic HR: Visa Empowers a Learning Culture in the Face of Disruption

Bersin with Deloitte

For years, HR has been struggling to gain a proverbial seat at the table in business strategy and organizational leadership. With innovation and talent at the center of many business strategies, HR finds itself not just at the table, but increasingly assuming roles of leadership.

6 CFO leaders impart their most strategic financial advice


Today’s CFO has the financial expertise, leadership abilities, and business acumen to not just implement corporate strategy, but also help define this […].

6 Reasons Your Marketing Strategy Is Failing [And How To Fix It]

SAP Innovation

The report estimated that as many as 71% of marketers were falling short of their revenue targets by adopting the wrong marketing strategies. Lets take a look at the common reasons for failure, starting with the most obvious obstacle: No marketing strategy at all.

Controlling Employer Branding: It May Lead to an HR-CEO Showdown

TLNT: The Business of HR

Universum’s report starts by posing a necessarily blunt question to its readers, “How long have executives argued over the need to make talent attraction a corporate strategy rather than an HR strategy?”

You Are Who You Hire: Using Jobs Data for Competitive Intelligence

Burning Glass Technologies

If a company starts staffing up around a certain role or skill set, that’s an early signal of what their larger strategy or initiative might be. A firm that starts hiring inside sales staffers may have had a rush of turnover, or it may be ramping up a new strategy.

The Future Of The Mill Workforce: Challenge, Crisis, And Revitalization


Executives need to take drastic action to revitalize talent acquisition and retention strategies by focusing on employee behavior beyond the traditional HR function. This transition from an operator to an operator analyst is a strategy that many companies are pursuing.

SocialChorus’ Webinar with New York Times Digital Guru, Cliff Levy


A two-time Pulitzer prize winner, he brought his dynamic insight into creating an internal communications strategy for our new multi-channel world. What if the feedback you get is that the group doesn’t want to hear “corporate” news?