September, 2006

Knowledge-at-work: Understanding knowledge

Knowledge-at-work

to my way of thinking there is a continuum between highly tacit stuff and clearly explicit knowledge. tacit knowledge is closely related to intuition, gut feelings, compiled experiences and skills. this tacit stuff is very hard to

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HR in Fiction

Nobscot

There aren''t too many novels with HR Managers as main characters. I just ran across a new work of fiction, called A Woman in Jerusalem by A.B. Yehoshua which stars an unnamed Human Resources manager. Apparently the HR Manager is called in by the boss to help solve the mystery surrounding an employee''s death.According to this review on AmazonIn A. Yehoshua''s "A Woman in Jerusalem," a local

Loyalty is fragile

SuccessFactors

A colleague sent me this article from the Studer Group called “The Long Goodbye” It caught my eye because it formalized something I’d been considering for a long time: When someone decides to leave his or her company, it’s rarely an immediate reaction to a shockingly negative experience. On the contrary - it’s often the delayed result […]. Strategic HR Talent Management Employee Engagement Talent in Healthcare Thinking About HR Workforce Performance Managemen

Knowledge-at-work: Knowing Knowledge

Knowledge-at-work

i've been given the opportunity to review george siemens new book knowingknowledge this last month and have found new inspiration with every reading. this is a very different book - it will be available on-line for download

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Compliance Continuity: Monthly Guidance to Sustain Your Organization's Wellbeing

Natural disasters can result in evacuations, work stoppages, and other disruptions for your employees. With advanced planning, employee benefits can help sustain the overall wellbeing of your workforce before, during, and after a natural disaster.

How Would You Rate Your Cell Mates?

Nobscot

Here''s an unusual use of exit interviews that even Nobscot Corporation never dreamed of. According to this article, The Sedgwick County Jail in Wichita has begun conducting exit interviews with prisoners a few weeks prior to their release. The goal of the program according to Captain Glenn Kurtz is to assess the prisoner''s needs. I''m not sure if they are talking about their needs while they are

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Creatively retaining talent

SuccessFactors

GigaOm highlights Yahoo’s new attempt at retaining top talent. Called Brickhouse, the project is essentially an in-house incubator meant to give it’s entrepreneurial employees another reason to stick with the company. Not altogether different from the Google 20% – wherein Googlers get to spend 20% of their time on a project of their choosing – […]. Strategic HR Talent Management Talent in High Tech Thinking About HR Workforce Performance Management

Joe Torre on management

SuccessFactors

I was sent this article written by Joe Torre, the manager of the New York Yankees, that was recently published in BusinessWeek. Now, regardless of what you think of the team, you have to admire Joe. Just being able to remain the manager of the Yankees for this long while working for George Steinbrenner has to give […]. Strategic HR Talent Management Employee Engagement Employee Performance Management Thinking About HR Workforce Performance Management

Die necktie, die!

SuccessFactors

A rather illuminating rant on the state of tie-wearing ensues over at the UK’s guardian. Apparently, the number of professional men wearing ties has dropped 14% over the last 10 years to 56%. This still seems too high to me. If get a vote on the topic, I say die tie, die. All ties. No exceptions. I […

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The future

SuccessFactors

Another post from a few days back on SystematicHR (I just can’t keep up with the guy) in which Dubs hopes that the future of SaaS is a world in which vendors can use abstracted data from their systems to help customers learn what’s working and what’s not for others in their business / industry. […]. Strategic HR SuccessFactors Research SaaS Software as a Service Thinking About HR

Implementing Technology in TA for the Win: An Agile Approach

Speaker: Denise Dresler, Director of Talent Acquisition, Avature

What was once traditionally used only in the software industry is making its way to the recruiting and talent acquisition space: agile methodologies. Join Denise Dresler, Talent Acquisition Director at Avature, where she will be discussing how to take this nontraditional approach of agile talent acquisition and effectively incorporate it into your hiring processes.