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17 October 2014

Organisational Change and Implementation: Support for a National Media Company

Challenge and Objectives Our client is a government owned public broadcaster, working in multi-media channel communications. With rapid technology development being seen as a key enabler to expand its reach... Read more...

9 October 2014

Become an HR Master – Six Reasons to come to The HR Mastery Program

The HR Mastery Program November 3rd to 7th 2014 Jonah’s Sydney Prospectus & Registration Form You might have noticed we’ve been writing a lot about the HR function recently, providing... Read more...

2 October 2014

Thinking About the Craft of HR

  Back in the day – the medieval day – there was both Merchant Guilds and Craft Guilds and they were equally important to civic life. Merchant Guilds were probably... Read more...

26 September 2014

What’s Your HR Leadership ‘Persona’?

A word that you don’t see much in common use these days, persona evolved from an ancient Greek term to describe the masks actors used in plays.  Short of talent,... Read more...

19 September 2014

Fixing the HR Function. 1986 in Vermont holds the key…

We’ve been reading and discussing the recent blogs on the apparently ailing HR function.  In his usual style, Ram Charam threw the first hand-grenade in the room by suggesting the... Read more...

8 September 2014

Are You Wasting Your Time on Talent Management?

Before You Have a Talent Discussion First Have a Benchmark Discussion Too often we’ve seen executives waste time in talent meetings, performance discussions, recruitment profiling and other talent exercises simply... Read more...

29 August 2014

Organisational Design: Building a New Operating Model

At Generator Consulting (Generator Talent Group’s Consulting business), we have noticed an increase in demand for help with work around organisational design and operating models. Do you think this is... Read more...

25 July 2014

The Intoxicating Power of Contrast

When I left my last corporate role in 2003, I’d spent 25 years or more in big organisations, from role to role and company to company, ever on and upwards.... Read more...

10 July 2014

Another Uneasy Look at Performance Appraisal

The May-June 1957 issue of Harvard Business Review (HBR) included an article by Douglas Macgregor entitled An Uneasy Look at Performance Appraisal.  Macgregor identified issues in the practice of performance... Read more...

17 June 2014

How Amazon introduced me to the Stoics

I first discovered the ancient Roman Emperor and philosopher Marcus Aurelius a few years ago now. Browsing at Unity Books, (Auckland’s best book-shop), with time to kill and a mind... Read more...

Recent Posts

A Re-think on the Great Resignation

In November 2021 in the US, something like 4.5 million employees... Read More

04th February 2022

Talent budgets are tight. Lets get back to basics.

Many HR teams are winning high praise for the role they... Read More

26th October 2021

In Defence of HR

We truly believe that great HR people play an important role... Read More

07th June 2021

When (and how) to use Talent Assessment

Talent Assessment is often used as the first phase of the development... Read More

28th May 2021

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