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Part 3: Manager and consultant… Mind the gap!

2020-07-16T13:02:45+00:00

For more information about Improvid Performance Consulting visit our Human Performance Improvement website. Part 3 of a series of articles on the 10 standards for Performance Improvement. “Mind the gap” is a phrase we all know too well, or rather if you have travelled to London and used the underground rail system.  The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines “gap” as follows: Lack of balance A problem caused by some disparity An incomplete or deficient area A wide difference in character or attitude In our world of Performance Improvement we should “find the gap” and then “mind the gap”!  Sadly, in many organisations today gap [...]

Part 3: Manager and consultant… Mind the gap!2020-07-16T13:02:45+00:00

The series: The 10 standards for Performance Improvement 

2020-07-16T13:10:30+00:00

For more information about Improvid Performance Consulting visit our Human Performance Improvement website. Part 1 of a series of articles on the 10 standards for Performance Improvement. Most of us have a favorite pair of jeans we can slip into without thinking. It is a comfort, a habit, a self-confident feeling when wearing those jeans. Unlike a tangible product like jeans, performance in any organisation is a complex issue, but it need not be uncomfortable; in fact, it should become a habit. Redefining sustainable performance in any organisation is not an easy task. And Levi Strauss & Co. understands this very well. [...]

The series: The 10 standards for Performance Improvement 2020-07-16T13:10:30+00:00

Holistic performance: A systems way to achieve results

2020-07-16T13:11:52+00:00

For more information about Improvid Performance Consulting visit our Human Performance Improvement website. Holistic performance is underwritten by ISPI in its 10 International Standards. In this article, I will show you how - by applying a trusted way of focusing on holistic performance - you can achieve sustainable results and impact. If you want to “dust off” your Human Resources, Learning and Development (L&D) strategy, you need this. The performance landscape is changing so fast that it is almost impossible to keep up with the new models and theories that constantly emerge. Working with clients over a number of years, I have found that a holistic [...]

Holistic performance: A systems way to achieve results2020-07-16T13:11:52+00:00

Change performance and mitigate risk

2020-07-16T13:13:13+00:00

For more information about Improvid Performance Consulting visit our Human Performance Improvement website. In the next decade, more than a third of jobs won’t need a human to do them. As Alan Hosking writes “Unless you’ve just returned from a long stint on Mars, you will be very familiar with all the talk, articles, presentations and workshops that are shouting out the same message: Big changes are coming and they’re unprecedented in terms of their scope, impact and magnitude (read full article here).” The future workplace… The automation of processes will unfortunately mean that the basic tasks people perform will be taken [...]

Change performance and mitigate risk2020-07-16T13:13:13+00:00

What’s your HR carbon footprint?

2020-07-16T12:03:44+00:00

For more information about Improvid Performance Consulting visit our Human Performance Improvement website. “The future of a country is shaped by the way a country invests in the development of its human resources. As in the case of all countries, and especially as a developing country, Bhutan too has grand visions and aspirations. We have therefore, invested heavily in HRD from the early stages of our development process and continue to do so. In turn, we hope to become an IT enabled knowledge based society to build a wholly green and sustainable economy within which pursuit of happiness will be the conscious [...]

What’s your HR carbon footprint?2020-07-16T12:03:44+00:00

How green is your HR strategy?

2020-07-16T12:01:24+00:00

Alec Howe, future forecaster, introduces in a recent article the concepts of “time splintering, work spillover and leisure spillover” and how work-life balance is no longer the topic on the corporate agenda. However, it is more about how a working day will be “chopped up” and how time will be allocated in a “splintered” way to meet the work-life balance. Richard Sandford, a learning researcher, says mid-life drop-outs are cynical about another economic recovery and they are disillusioned with the recession. They are also concerned about career stability and will probably decide to opt out of their corporate careers. Will [...]

How green is your HR strategy?2020-07-16T12:01:24+00:00
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