Leading companies are changing the way that they are doing things in response to competitive pressures and advances in technology.  Here are some of the areas that are experiencing change. Corporate Culture Less focus on hierarchical reporting, more on teamwork.…

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Today’s pace of doing as much as possible in as little time as possible has robbed us of enjoying life. So often it takes a tragic event in life to get us to stop and really think about what is…

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To effectively measure your organization’s performance you need to eliminate a “silo” approach to measurement and measure the right things.  Measuring performance is a vital part of monitoring an organization’s progress. It comprises measuring the actual performance outcomes or results…

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If you are looking for an engaging and fun way to spark innovation among employees you will like this idea that I call; “Lion’s Den.” This interesting employee event is loosely built on the concept of the television shows, “Shark’s…

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Many of us have had great ideas or visions. But our dilemma is really: What do we do with them? In our HR management role, how do we get more ideas and visions from all employees? And how do we…

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Leading transformational organizational change is a major initiative that requires good planning. Start by creating a business case for the change that illustrated leadership’s commitment and demonstrates the relevance to employees. Change leaders must diagnose the scope of change accurately…

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It’s not enough to engage employees in problem solving; management must be willing to explore their suggestions for improvement and be willing to change. We’ve all read the stories about the demise of Target Canada and all of the reasons…

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The ideal process for managing performance is one that successfully motivates and supports staff to contribute to the achievement of the goals and objectives of the organization.  A continuing process that encourages on-going communication and coaching between managers and their…

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