Tag Archives: CIPD

A clinical analysis & assessment of immature leadership and amateur HR – a fatal combination.

Ten years after the crash of 2008, banks today might be more solvent but we still cannot trust them. Their underlying culture, where profit conflicts with societal value, has not changed. They persist in trying to justify their profit-driven behaviour … Continue reading

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How can SHRM ensure it does not become just another Linkedin group?

There is no easy or gentle way to say this. There are some good people who are members of SHRM but the facts, and SHRM’s own evidence, clearly indicate that not one of its 285,000 members is certified to a … Continue reading

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Pension funds must choose the right investor metrics for human capital

One role of the Maturity Institute is to provide a wide-ranging critique of existing human governance and human capital management practice, based on its global standards, in order to develop professional solutions to meet emerging needs. A looming, global challenge for … Continue reading

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Killing meaningless metrics marks the start for professional management

This is a true story. Many years ago, I was working with the training team at a manufacturing division of Motorola. They had just entered Q4 and I was there to teach them how to measure the value of training – … Continue reading

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How many ‘training hours’ should you have on your CV?

In a former life, as an executive career counsellor, I helped world-weary executives get back on their feet; having been jettisoned by their previous employer. The easiest and quickest ‘pick-me-up’ I could offer was to help them produce a CV … Continue reading

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MI runs ahead of the accounting profession in Integrated Reporting

Anyone, who thinks that because the Maturity Institute is people focused it is aimed at HR people, should look at the ground-breaking work we have been doing over the past three years.  MI is a composite of a range of … 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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