In the July/August edition of Harvard Business Review, Adi Ignatius and the HBR editorial team challenged HR leaders to “blow up” HR and build something new. That’s a bold assertion. And it’s raising the eyebrows of even the most progressive HR thought leaders. HBR’s Rethinking Human Resources SPOTLIGHT prompts forward-looking CEOs, CFOs, and CHROs to ask: Is our workforce consistently realizing its economic potential? Have we fully accounted for the importance of people in our strategy? Is HR playing a lead role on our executive leadership team? Are our HR programs achieving higher levels of corporate performance? Opportunities borne from Overlooked Problems … Continue reading #AlignedValue: How to put #HumanCapital squarely on the #CEO’s Agenda // Is it time to blow up #HR? @adiman
LONDON, NEW YORK, 27 April 2015 Financial Highlights * Transaction valued at £42 million * CY15 revenues from Saville expected to be in excess of £10 million * More than 2 million individuals used Saville’s online tools in the last 12 months * The transaction does not change Towers Watson’s financial expectations for FY15 * Saville will operate its business as usual for the foreseeable future to preserve continuity of client teams and services Capabilities Saville was founded in 2004 by Peter Saville, Fellow of the British Psychological Society (BPS) a distinction shared with Carl Jung and Sigmund Freud. Saville’s integrated suite of … Continue reading #AlignedValue @TowersWatson acquires @SavilleConsult to add Psychometric #HCM Solutions for #HR #TalentMgmt #Leadership
A response to: Is There a Stanford-Google-Silicon Valley School of Management? http://hbswk.hbs.edu/item/7455.html My grandfather Dennis Hunter loved to proclaim: “Necessity is the mother of invention.” He was an Englishman from Barnsley, South Yorkshire, UK. That’s a completely different continent – and more than 5000 miles from Silicon Valley. Throughout history many individuals, societies, and firms have learned to adapt and thrive using the same fundamental principle. Commerce, environment, and business problems inevitably evolve. Until evolution stops (and I am not betting on that), management will evolve too. I respect Silicon Valley’s heritage for challenging management norms, breaking convention, and inventing … Continue reading Management #Innovation is a platform for #AlignedValue // Why isn’t there more of it?