Last week, my colleague Sameer Patel put out a blog on a topic that’s been lingering in my “there’s got to be a better way to do this” pile for quite a while. The topic: Rethinking Performance Reviews. Patel’s blog, titled “Why Performance Management needs to be disrupted. Pronto”, describes what both managers and employees […]Read more "Rethinking Performance Reviews"
An organization’s greatest asset is it’s people. We’ve heard that line before. When it comes to assets, over the years organizations have refined the craft of optimizing for efficiency and effectiveness. We’ve learned to optimize production lines, supply chains, finance, and other functions so that every bit of productivity and scale can be squeezed out. […]Read more "To Improve Employee Engagement, Let’s Fix this One Thing"
Almost every company as we know it has specialist organizations to support its business priorities. Organizations such as Finance, HR, IT and Marketing have been in existence for as long as we can remember. In most companies, domain expertise, efficiency and process execution dominate the agenda for these organizations. You get hired, promoted and measured […]Read more "New Problems, New Approaches: The Rise of the Generalist"