Category Archives: Organisation
September 1, 2014 by Neil
True choice is about making selections and accepting sacrifices. Yet our organisational history is of pretending we are offering choice, whilst really disempowering the individual by not letting them take responsibility for their selections. Instead we have tried to pretend that everything is possible and achievable. It isn’t. We can’t be and we can’t have everything. We will always have to choose.
August 4, 2014 by Neil
If the world of work is changing, and I think we all need to accept that it is, and if the employment relationship is changing. Then why are we still managing the employee life cycle in the way that we’ve been doing for decades? What’s wrong with choice? What’s wrong with freedom? And why can’t we design the organisation to provide it?
July 21, 2014 by Neil
How would the HR function better if it was a profit centre? Would it focus the mind? Would it make the function add more value and focus more on organisational needs? And could all these things be achieved anyway, without changing the cost model?
June 9, 2014 by Neil
When we talk about organisational fit, people get excited about the pros and cons. Is fit ever a fair reason for assessment? I think it is. And this is why.