There Is Nothing Wrong With The Term ‘Company Culture’

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I nearly choked to death this morning, while chomping away on my cereal. The headline from Harvard Business Review read, Why “Company Culture” Is a Misleading Term. While wiping off the milk from my iPad, I began to read on. “Organizational culture is assumed to be important to making sure that employees are happy and productivity is good. […]

Alarming Trends in CIPD Employee Outlook Survey

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Truth be told, I’m a bit of a research wonk. Some may look at that honest admission as a cry for help. Others steer clear of me when I ingest new data because it allegedly makes me more likely to furl a brow as I further scorn the lack of leadership advancement in today’s organizations. This ‘feedback’ may or may not […]

When Euan and Dan Keynote Together at #HRtecheurope

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The very talented Frédéric Williquet sketched both my keynote and good friend Euan Semple’s from our time at HR Tech Europe … and the result is fabulous. Thanks Frédéric. Dan’s Related Posts:Flat Army CSTD Keynote as ArtTerry Fox, My HeroFavourite Posts and Articles of 2013 That I ReadInternet Activities Do NOT Affect Adolescence DevelopmentBook Review of WORK […]

Try Implementing Flexible Work Options to Increase Employee Engagement

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We are in the midst of one of the greatest eras of technological, social and cultural change. Today, mobile and other technologies keep us constantly connected, and this shift has affected how we interact with our families, how we spend our leisure time, and naturally, how we work. This change is creating an opportunity for […]

Docking Employee Pay to Improve Their Skills is Dubious if not Dumb

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I read with disdain about IBM’s dubious plan to reduce the pay of some of its workers by 10 percent in order for them to improve their skills. Patrick Thibodeau of Computerworld reported the finding on September 15, 2014. He asked IBM spokeswoman Trink Guarino about the initiative: “IBM is implementing a skills development program […]