I am NOT your talent!
‘Talent’ is the HR word of the moment. The many articles, conferences, blog posts, training programs and otherwise-concluded findings tell us that businesses need to prioritise their ability to ‘attract, retain and develop talent’ in order to ‘optimise’ their workforce. Referring to people as ‘talent’, like telling employees they are an ‘asset’, seems complimentary at […]
Making organisations work: Part 2
Perhaps because my first tertiary qualification was in marketing, one question about working in organisation development has continued to nag at me over the years. If the organisation is the most significant contributor to business success then why are the professionals who design, develop and manage them, and those who manage the people who make […]