Monthly Archives: July 2012

Five minutes on … Strategy, what strategy?

Do you have an approach that puts your people at the heart of the strategic intent? the pitfalls of strategic planning process as you may know it … underlying view that systems think, not people; that strategy can be programmed … Continue reading

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Five minutes on …Why change fails

For organisations which manage change skilfully, it can become the driving force that perpetuates success and growth, with every change presenting a new opportunity to increase efficiency or to build the business. But all too often, change fails, as companies … Continue reading

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Five minutes on…Managing meetings

They say a meeting is a gathering of people who singly can do nothing, but together can decide that nothing can be done Recognise yours? Here’s how to improve their (and your) reputation … method in the meeting Guidelines for … Continue reading

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Introduction to the Leadership Toolbox

The Leadership Toolbox provides the link between the /develop elements of the PeopleMAX index and a wide variety of accredited learning & development sources. We include a few of our own insights. Some of the modules can be found on … Continue reading

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Can you measure creativity?

It’s been suggested that to survive in the modern economy we need to be creative. Have you ever tried to measure it? If it gets measured does it get done? Maybe part of the problem is that creativity is a … Continue reading

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The squeezed middle?

Some anecdotal evidence suggests that the oversupply of qualified graduates in high skill industries is adding to the pressures on the experienced well qualified professional, especially those in the 35 – 55 age range. They are relatively expensive, harder to manage, … Continue reading

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CIPD Resourcing and Talent Planning Survey 2012

The 2012 Resourcing and talent planning survey report, produced in partnership with Hays, examines organisations’ resourcing and talent planning strategies and practices, and the key challenges and issues they face. This sixteenth edition of our annual benchmarking survey is based on 522 respondent … Continue reading

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