Category Archives: HR metrics & analytics

Company reporting: our response to the SEC petition on human capital management

The Maturity Institute recently responded to a petition submitted by the Human Capital Management Coalition, a collaboration of 25 pension funds representing over $2.8Trillion in pension assets. Meredith Miller, Chief Corporate Governance Officer for the UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust, … Continue reading

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Reporting on the value of people – the SSE Report

On 31st March 2015 the Global Index of Human Capital Management (OMINDEX) was launched with an overview guide  of the findings from its research.  Included in the Index was the Scottish energy company SSE, which had been awarded a BB- … Continue reading

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World’s first Organization Maturity Index to be released Spring 2015

London – 3 February 2015: The Maturity Institute in partnership with OMS LLP and supported by Long Finance will release the first Organization Maturity Index in Spring 2015. The OMI: UK150 will be the world’s first index that identifies the … Continue reading

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Moving the performance paradigm: getting beyond ‘‘best practice’’

“That’s the state of play in human resources today – mindless imitation of what others are doing, little to no systematic evaluation of the effectiveness of management practices and programs, infrequent data-driven diagnoses of the problems HR is expected to … Continue reading

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How do we measure the value of our culture?

“Art is about learning to see and to observe. And the sciences are about seeing and observing.” – Ed Catmull, Co-founder & President, Pixar Animation (2014) So much talk about how big data is transforming our lives. Many believe it … Continue reading

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ESG investing: human capital, value creation & risk

MI’s Stuart Woollard presented an introduction to Maturity and Organization Maturity Ratings (OMR) to pension funds and the City analyst community at an event in London sponsored by the CFA and Railpen on 3 June 2014. Click here for event … Continue reading

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Does HR need professional standards?

IHRM council members Paul Kearns, Stuart Woollard and Rob Scott provide their perspective in this in-depth feature in HR Magazine:  

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Talent stats – A book review of ‘Moneyball’ by Michael Lewis

Update for ‘Football Manager’ fans. It probably tells me something about the state of the talent management ‘profession’ when a book on baseball proves to be the best source I could find on how to use statistical evidence to identify … Continue reading

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Google – saints or sinners?

In the capitalist system large corporations can sometimes develop dual ‘personalities’.  Bill Gates’ Microsoft is both an exploitative monopoly and the provider of funds for his ‘philanthropy’.  An interesting piece in the Financial Times today – “Google is the General … Continue reading

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Mercer must like taking candy off HR babies

It would be really good to say that MI’s notion of HR maturity is rapidly catching on but, as with all brilliantly simple ideas, you need to be able to distinguish between the authentic version and the counterfeit. On the … Continue reading

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