Category Archives: Employee engagement

Google, its true value and spirit – a maturity analysis and assessment

Before you read the analysis and assessment below please view the video – it only takes 9 minutes.   Analysing the evidence – does Google manage its human resources professionally? First, the video itself; what is its purpose?  Obviously Boston … Continue reading

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Toward Mature Talent Management: Beyond Shareholder Value

MI’s Professor David Collings explains how Talent Management must be addressed in a much wider context of Value in the latest edition of the HRDQ journal: Abstract: Talent management has become one of the most prevalent topics in the field … Continue reading

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Human solidarity – capitalists, workers, citizens and shoppers of the world – unite!

In April, over 1000 garment workers died in the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh.  The right wing Daily Telegraph reported that “many saw Rana Plaza as the moment fashion shoppers would realise cheap prices had consequences further up the … Continue reading

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Humanity finally arrives in the workplace – A book review of ‘Beyond the Corporation’ by David Erdal

‘Beyond the corporation – Humanity Working’ (Bodley Head 2011) by David Erdal is written so lucidly and with such passionate argument that it should leave you in a state of euphoria if you share his ideals.  This will not be … Continue reading

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Only authentic leaders convince management of their values

In the last few weeks, I have been reminded several times of how an organization needs to be a whole and truly interconnected system, and particularly how leadership relates and integrates through to the rest of an organization. Firstly, a … Continue reading

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The 7th Pillar – The philosophy of never-ending improvement (NEI)

One unintended joke, often heard during the total quality ‘revolution’ of the 1980’s/90’s, was the statement – ‘Oh yeh, we did TQM some years ago’.  Another was the widespread belief that a revolution in management culture had actually taken place. … Continue reading

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