Organizational Culture: The Payoff Is in the Blend
Culture is shrouded in myth and mystery, but as with wine, a blend of cultural varieties rather than a single vintage often creates the best result.
Uber on Trial: New Work Modes Demand Finance-HR Collaboration
The ruling that an Uber driver was entitled to the benefits of employment carries important implications for financial and human capital.
Predictive Analytics for Human Capital: Think Outside the Lines
Big data and predictive analytics are revolutionizing workforce planning, retention, deployment and performance, but leaders' insights must be in the mix.
In a New Era of Work, Skills Are Lost in Translation
New ways of getting work done will require a common language of work, paralleling the common language of accounting and finance.
Lead Workers, Not Just Employees
A leader’s job is to create success through others' work, but if you lead only your employees you’ll miss opportunities and fail to anticipate challenges.
Smart Machines: The New ‘Human’ Capital?
As algorithms and robots get smarter, workforce planning systems need to strike the optimum balance between people and machines.
Trouble with the Curve: Performance-Management ROI
Using “return on improved performance” curves can help you clearly understand and communicate where employees add the most value.
Magic, Science and Art: Should Finance Take Over HR?
Absolutely not, says USC professor John Boudreau. HR has much to learn about finance, but the opposite is true too.
To Optimize Talent, Sweat the Small Stuff
Lots of little changes aimed at enhancing employee engagement and mindfulness can create a big payoff.
Finance Principles Apply to CEO Succession
Counterintuitively, a poorly performing company should look inside for its next CEO, research suggests.
The Cost of Failing to Optimize Your Teams
CFOs should demand HR systems that reflect not only individual positions, but also their potential combinations.