A question top executives should be asking is, “Why do my best people stay?” What does it take to keep the best employees engaged, enthused about the work, their individual status in the organisation, and the positive WHY of the organisation? We may all have our personal opinions and guesses about why people stay, but the best source of that information is the employees themselves.
How can leaders translate the complexity of strategy into guidelines that are simple and flexible enough to execute? Rather than trying to boil the strategy down to a pithy statement, it’s better to develop a small set of priorities that everyone gets behind to produce results.Donald Sull, Stefano Turconi, Charles Sull, James Yoder on MIT Sloan Management Review
Strategy Planning Results Strategy, at its heart, is about choice. Few companies succeed by making a single big bet. Most winning strategies are based on a bundle of choices about, among other things... Read »
What does it take to keep the best employees engaged, enthused about the work, their individual status in the organization, and the positive WHY of the organization? Chris Swan explains.
Place the Right Employees in the Right Job Positions to Increase Retention: "Why do my best people stay?"Chris Swan on LinkedIn
What is your strategy for human capital? At some point the conversation always comes back to people. Do you have the right people? Are they in the right roles? Are they energized to be efficient and p... Read »
In 2012, Google’s People Operations department set out to study hundreds of teams to figure out why some stumbled while others soared. Charles Duhigg, Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and senior editor, provides a detailed review of this research and offers thoroughly fascinating insight into the hallmarks of extraordinary teams.Charles Duhigg on The New York Times
ike most 25-year-olds, Julia Rozovsky wasn’t sure what she wanted to do with her life. She had worked at a consulting firm, but it wasn’t a good match. Read »
- Annie McKee on Harvard Business Review
Most of the CEOs I’ve met and worked with had years to prepare for their jobs. As they entered middle management, most of them learned that being a good leader is more important than being a good do... Read »
- Chris Swan on Construction Executive
The first thing that comes to mind about a business’ strategy for human capital is people. Businesses must have the right people in the right roles who are energized to be efficient and profitable. ... Read »
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It's already very likely that he pace of global business change has outpaced your organisation's ability to adapt, flex and remain agile in the face of foundational threats and opportunities. It is fo... Read »