Category Archives: Professional HR standards

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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MI Reconnecting Performance Management to Total Stakeholder Value

It seems everyone is finally in agreement – the type of performance management that we have all learned to live with is dead. When I Googled the statement ‘performance management isn’t working’ the top four hits were – No. 1 … Continue reading

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Human Governance: the ‘why’, the ‘what’, the ‘how’ & the ‘who’

The Why? The Maturity Institute (MI) was formed for a number of very sound reasons. One is recognition, shared with many other impartial observers, that there is something rotten in the state of capitalism.  That does not mean capitalism is … 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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Maturity in practice: the State Water experience

TMI’s council member Rob Scott has led a team of maturity analysts to help State Water in Australia. This is HR Magazine’s piece on the results so far: HR Magazine: Taking a Mature Approach

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IHRM is now the Maturity Institute

IHRM’s Council today announces a change in the institute’s name to the Maturity Institute, with immediate effect. Paul Kearns, Chair of the Council, explains the thinking behind this change. “The concept of management maturity can be traced back at least … Continue reading

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MI launches its first major project – ‘Reward & Value’

MI is very pleased to announce its first major project – ‘Reward and value – individual, organizational, shareholder, societal. Developing a mature (MI) approach.’ – which is being led by MI Associate Matt Sinnott. Background The mounting dissatisfaction with reward … 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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