- Friday, July 29th, 2011
- POSTED BY Justin Albertson
Recently another client asked about “trainability” of certain competencies as it relates to moving a group of their workforce into newly defined job roles. So I thought it would make sense to write a follow-up to my earlier blog on trainability of competencies. The specific question asked was around what competencies are easiest or easier to learn, develop or improve in, and conversely, which are most difficult. Through our research over the years, we have found that. . .
- Friday, July 22nd, 2011
- POSTED BY Alberto Arroyo
Winter has passed, spring has done its work to bloom and refresh the earth, and summer is here (such is the excitement in the Midwest)! It is time to buy that new grill; meaning that there first needs to be a CIA-type of investigation, analysis and inquiry on which grill is the best (can you relate?). The research includes consumer reports, customer reviews and exhaustive internet searches. Friends and family are also often . . .
- Friday, July 15th, 2011
- POSTED BY Elizabeth Allen
Recently, I attended the Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology’s annual conference. Among the litany of interesting and impactful sessions, one that really caught my eye was an all day “track” that discussed data analytics. Now, before your eyes glaze over and you start to close out this window, rest assured, my objective is not to have an in-depth discussion about data analytics in this post today.
A consistent theme throughout the sessions was. . .
- Friday, July 1st, 2011
- POSTED BY Sandy Ruffalo
Your organization is the civilization. Your spoken and unspoken values, standards, and what the organization holds dear are together your culture. Because so many aspects of a culture are unspoken, it is easy to get the message confused by stating standards that are not followed. “We believe our people come first” may be the spoken value, while focus on numbers and the bottom line results are. . .