Tag: business performance

The chief performance officer is a new and influential position emerging among C-suite ranks

What’s behind the rise of the chief performance officer?

The chief performance officer is a new and influential position emerging among C-suite ranks, in response to increased demands from boards and greater levels of complexity and sophistication in business. The role of the chief performance officer (CPO) is an evolution of the chief financial officer role, which is evolving […]

Which particular aspects of culture drive superior business performance and positive engagement by managers and staff?

10 steps for HR: how to build a strong customer culture

HR professionals understand the impact culture has on employee engagement and business performance. But what is harder to establish, is which particular aspects of culture drive superior business performance and positive engagement by managers and staff – and more importantly how to measure it, writes Linden Brown Research by MarketCulture […]

Bold, innovative, and forward-thinking HR strategies needed to develop leaders, engage employees and improve workplace culture as the global economy starts to grow rapidly

How to re-engineer the workplace for performance

Employers will be challenged to re-engineer the workplace, rethink jobs and reshape the way to attract, engage and manage people if they are to drive business performance amidst a growing global economy in 2015, according to a recent research report. The Bersin by Deloitte report said organisations should focus on […]

HR’s ability to optimise its impact on business performance can be negatively impacted by too much focus on talent

Balancing the HR agendas: talent and organisation

Creating sustained competitive advantage in an organisation requires more than just focusing on the talent you have, it’s what you do with this talent that counts, writes Wayne Brockbank Over the past decade or so, the talent paradigm has gained considerable momentum. Many dozens of books have appeared. Talent management […]

There are many practical applications of big data for HR

How HR can harness big data

There are many practical applications of big data for HR. However, a strong partnership between the business and HR is essential if big data is to yield significant P&L impact, writes Heidi Spirgi Most companies today make hiring, promotion and development decisions based on anecdotal data, a lot of gut […]