Tag Archives: HR

Interviewing senior business leaders for e-learning

I spent much of May and June either pointing video cameras at senior executives or huddling over an editing suite to enhance their ruminations on career management. We’ve collected stories we’ll share through an internal on-line elearning tool whose goal is to encourage people to take responsibility for managing their own career. Coming from the knowledge management angle, I couldn’t help slipping in the odd … Continue reading Interviewing senior business leaders for e-learning »

Ticking the KPI boxes for all the wrong reasons

Reading Tony Quinlan’s observation about how organisations need diversity while managers actively seek to stifle it, I thought perhaps we should start collecting management sins. There are similar problems with the setting of conflicting KPIs (Key Performance Indicators). Some managers who are rewarded for reusing existing ideas which save effort, a typical organisational approach aimed at improving the flow of ideas – but it doesn’t … Continue reading Ticking the KPI boxes for all the wrong reasons »

Shooting the Global Employer Brand

Sandwiched between the Thames Flood Barrier and The Valley – home of Charlton Athletic and once London’s largest football ground – is a nondescript trading estate full of run-down buildings, breaker’s yards and workers’ cafés. Among the semi-derelict buildings sporting broken windows, Building 24 has been stripped of the light industrial machinery which once populated it. The walls have been painted white and the huge … Continue reading Shooting the Global Employer Brand »