Boom! That’s the sound of performance appraisal processes being blown up across the country. There’s been a collective lightning flash of realization that the old way of doing it just isn’t doing it. But what’s really happening?
As millions of millennials and the even younger GenZers come into the workforce with very different expectations and definitions of loyalty, companies need to shift to make the most of those workers’ energy, skill sets, and incredible potential. Those companies that shift now for the long game of allegiance will have a strategic talent and efficiency advantage over those that don’t.
People power your business — and success can hinge on your hiring, inspiring, and keeping the right ones. As a leader, are you cultivating this vital resource? Is there more you could be doing? Are you just winging it?
Every HR executive has a laundry list of things they wish managers knew: best practices that would enable the entire organization to operate more effectively … transforming those managers into exceptional — and highly promotable — leaders. In his newest playbook, 75 Ways for Managers to Hire, Develop, and Keep Great Employees, HR executive and author Paul Falcone offers readers a hands-on guide for people-strategies in the workplace.
Great leaders don’t innovate products, they innovate the factory.
Through most of the 20th century, great leaders focused on reinventing the factory. From Frederick Taylor to Henry Ford, the industrial age was made by people who could envision the best way to design the organization around the product.
Today, much of the world has moved from the factory floor to the factory of minds. That calls for a reinvention of the factory and a redesign of the way we do business. The best leaders have already started reinventing the factory once more.