RSS icon

Top Stories

Organizational Culture

Goal for 2013: No Goals

December 19, 2012
Comments (0)
Recent research suggests goals can do more harm than good.
Read More

Delayed Innovation Gratification

November 29, 2012
Comments (0)
The hard truth about innovation is that it generally is not an overnight phenomenon. Try more like 2,000 days and nights.
Read More

The 'Naked Organization' Gets Nakeder

November 20, 2012
Comments (0)
Leaders at Big Blue and elsewhere could blush a deep pink if Tom Vines is correct about where performance management, crowdsourcing and social media are heading.
Read More

How Do We Change the Culture of Our Not-for-Profit?

November 14, 2012
Comments (0)
How could we apply the principles of human resources management to behave and operate just like a for-profit business? —Battling Uphill, HR manager, education, Karlstad, Sweden
Read More

Memorial Hospital of Union County: Optimas Award Winner for Corporate Citizenship

November 1, 2012
Comments (0)
For its new organizational culture and collaborative business efforts, Memorial Hospital of Union County is the 2012 winner of the Optimas Award for Corporate Citizenship.
Read More

ChildNet: Optimas Award Winner for General Excellence

November 1, 2012
Comments (0)
For the way it transformed itself into a top child-welfare agency so quickly, ChildNet is the winner of the 2012 Optimas Award for General Excellence.
Read More

Democrats and Republicans Agree—Workplace Flexibility Key to Job Satisfaction

October 25, 2012
Comments (0)
Congressional staff members and 25 members of Congress participated in a SHRM survey, which found that 55 percent feel that ‘flexibility to balance work and life issues’ is very important, but only 26 percent are very satisfied with the flexibility in their own workplace.
Read More

Popularity Pays

October 24, 2012
Comments (0)
But a deeper lesson of new research is that everyone can be more socially savvy.
Read More

Business Spells COO a New Way: MIA

October 22, 2012
Comments (0)
Across Chicago and the rest of the U.S., chief operating officers are being erased from the org chart. The disappearing act is part of the evolution toward flatter business structures as well as get-lean pressures that have companies looking twice at any personnel expense.
Read More

The Love Connection

October 17, 2012
Comments (0)
In lifting the San Francisco Giants to victory, pitcher Sergio Romo reminded us all about the power of plugging away for something bigger than ourselves.
Read More