Diversity Lessons from Men in Tech

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Much press attention has been given to the experiences of women working in technology companies. Patricia Salgado Ph.D., a fellow at the Institute for Social Innovation at Fielding Graduate University in Santa Barbara California, has uniquely focused on the men working in the tech industry, conducting research into their experiences of gender diversity.

Why It's Time to Digitalize Global Rewards

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Digitalizing HR is a hot topic promising many benefits for employers and employees. In a recent email interview, Stuart Smith of Conduent, explained to me why there’s so much excitement around digitizing rewards. 

Why Digital HR is a Big Deal for All

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On a recent APQC webinar, Georg Lange described his experience digitalizing the HR function at global agribusiness Syngenta. I asked Georg to answer some basic questions on this emerging topic. Following are his answers about why HR digitalization matters to all. 

Changing Times for HR Shared Services

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The focus of HR shared services is changing. Fewer organizations are wrestling with how to implement HR shared services. More are challenged with improving HR shared services performance.   

Rethinking Talent Development

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The 5 W’s of Learning in 2018 Have Employers Asking—How??

Three Questions Every Employer Should Ask in 2018

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It’s that time again—time for the annual flurry of predictions about the world of work in the new year and beyond. The list of trends that are forecasted to change the future of work is long. 

6 Tips for Creating Strategic Plans That Actually Get Implemented

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2017 is quickly coming to a close and business professionals across the globe are engaged in a common annual ritual. They are assessing how well their organization performed over the past year and crafting plans for a more successful 2018.

Give Your Boss What They Really Want

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In honor of boss’s day, we’re taking a look at what employees can do to help their managers. Be sure to also checkout APQC’s research into how people and organizations can improve leadership as well as our advice on what individuals can do to become better people managers.

A Culture Change Success Story

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How Royal Bank of Canada Engaged Employees in Agile

Making organizational change stick is one of the most common and vexing challenges faced by organizations today. In a recent webinar, APQC members heard how Canada’s largest bank, with offices in 37 countries and more than 80,000 employees, got change to stick when it introduced the principles of Agile across the enterprise.

Summer Fridays Are Great, But . . .

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July was an especially great month to be an APQC employee. We met our performance goals in June and earned the coveted reward of half-day Fridays for all of July. As long as we got our work done and made sure members were taken care of, we were free to take Friday afternoons off and head to the pool, take a nap, get an early start on that weekend road trip, etc.