Category Archives: HR surveys

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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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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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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Executive HR surveys reveal more about executives than HR

Anyone who has worked in HR for more than twenty years or so will have become used to seeing regular surveys of executives expressing their views on HR. Two recent surveys that fall into this category are from the Economist … Continue reading

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