January 02, 2012
A few months ago, I was challenged with the task of defining our
companys core beliefsnot the what of what we do, but the
why. I watched a fascinating video on TED.com by Simon
Sinek, How great leaders inspire action.
The lecture discussed the importance of iden...
February 03, 2009
President Obamas drive to overhaul the healthcare industry through
widespread investment in healthcare IT (HIT) systems has tremendous
implications for training and OD professionals. The good news for
us is that the push for HIT will increase the demand for skilled
March 04, 2008
Oscar J. Franco
Jorge worked in South America as a top executive in one of the
branches of an international organization. When his company decided
to downsize personnel, Jorge was offered a transfer to the
companys headquarters in the United States. Jorge and his family
headed to North...
May 10, 2007
While the jump from employee engagement to ROI may be more than an
intuitive leap of faith, little research has been able to draw a
direct link between the two. With the help of a national restaurant
chain, DecisionWise compared engagement measures with performance
March 13, 2007
Jerry W. Gilley
For decades, many human resource development programs have suffered
from a poor image because organizational leaders, managers, and
employees do not view them and their professionals as vital,
contributing members of the organization. Some HRD programs are not perceived...
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