If people are an organization’s greatest asset, why do so many businesses still treat them as a liability? When faced with business downturn or disruption, workforce cuts are wide, deep, and often feel indiscriminate to those left to deal with collateral damage. No wonder the term “Human Capital” is associated with an interchangeable cog in…
This year marked the 25th Anniversary of Michigan’s Annual SHRM Conference – appropriately themed HR: Creating our Legacy. Check out this blog post for some of the salient findings I took from the conference.
As a frequent business traveler, it has become apparent to me that managing the flow of customers has burdened an already struggling airline industry as it attempts to find ways to “turn things around” with a variety of systems and processes that are clearly broken.
I took my two dogs to the veterinarian for their annual heartworm tests and preventative maintenance this past weekend. Both canines were poked and prodded, and samples of various origin were left behind for analysis.
In my last post, Appreciative Inquiry in Practical Terms, I provided an overview of Appreciative Inquiry (AI), a positive approach to major organizational change. Appreciative Inquiry practitioners follow a four step exploration process they call the “4-D Cycle:”
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss it you will land among the stars. – Les Brown