Category Archives: HR metrics & analytics

Strategic insights from mature research into global mobility of talent

At two recent events, I spoke to international assignment program managers about the need for firms to become strategically focused and more mature in managing their global talent. I recalled to them my experience of carrying out an extensive review … Continue reading

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‘Time to compromise’ (TTC): a very telling HR metric

Back in the 1980’s, before a slew of new UK employment legislation really took hold, life in HR was much simpler. Industrial tribunals, set up for very good reasons to provide workers with protection against unfair dismissal, were never meant … Continue reading

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Employee engagement & the emperor’s new clothes

After a long absence, I was recently lured back into reading one of the popular HR trade magazines on the basis that it urged readers to learn from a particular firm’s prizewinning HR team. Under the heading “What you can … Continue reading

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Maturity analysis is an accurate predictor of organizational value

Analysing and assessing the maturity of an organization, particularly from a people or human capital perspective, might sound more art than science and IHRM is only too happy to admit that it requires both: along with a great deal of … Continue reading

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“Give me HR metrics – any metrics!” – said the desperate HR Director

Describing maturity is actually quite difficult.  How would you describe your own level of maturity?  Sometimes it is just easier to highlight immaturity in an attempt to make someone more mature. Some years ago a company secretary was put in … Continue reading

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