Will the Gig Economy be the Death of HR? – HRZone

HRZone have just published an article I wrote for them on the HR and organisational dimension of the increased use of sovereign professionals: interims, freelancers and contractors. The piece was enhanced by some insightful observations from my IIM colleague, Ad van der Rest.  As both co-Chair of the Institute of Interim Management and a practicing […]

Rise of the COO?–HBR

The HBR blog has an interesting debate on the role of the COO.  Overall, I think that the scope of the COO role (and also the need for that role to exist) depends very much on the CEO.  From past personal experience, the operations role necessarily moulds itself to reflect and support the CEO. I […]

Rise of the COO?–HBR

The HBR blog has an interesting debate on the role of the COO.  Overall, I think that the scope of the COO role (and also the need for that role to exist) depends very much on the CEO.  From past personal experience, the operations role necessarily moulds itself to reflect and support the CEO. I […]

The Future of Work–Lynda Gratton on HRZone

As I’ve probably said before, I highly recommend Lynda Gratton’s book, The Shift: The Future of Work is Already Here which came out earlier this year.  It comprehensively embraces all the current trends impacting the idea of work and projects them rather persuasively out to 2025. On HRZone this week, Gratton posts a useful summary […]

The Future of Work–Lynda Gratton on HRZone

As I’ve probably said before, I highly recommend Lynda Gratton’s book, The Shift: The Future of Work is Already Here which came out earlier this year.  It comprehensively embraces all the current trends impacting the idea of work and projects them rather persuasively out to 2025. On HRZone this week, Gratton posts a useful summary […]

Brave New World of Business–Recruiter

A rich piece about changes in the work place from Recruiter.  Particularly insightful are quotes from Lynda Gratton (author of The Shift: The Future of Work is Already Here) and TomorrowToday’s Dean van Leeuwen. Technorati Tags: New World of Work,Recruiter,Lynda Gratton,The Shift,Dean van Leeuwen,TomorrowToday

Brave New World of Business–Recruiter

A rich piece about changes in the work place from Recruiter.  Particularly insightful are quotes from Lynda Gratton (author of The Shift: The Future of Work is Already Here) and TomorrowToday’s Dean van Leeuwen. Technorati Tags: New World of Work,Recruiter,Lynda Gratton,The Shift,Dean van Leeuwen,TomorrowToday

How Great Companies Think–Rosabeth Moss Kanter

Harvard Business Review’s Spotlight this month is on “The Good Company”.  If, like me, you have been a little cautious of past attempts to define a mission or purpose for managers that reaches beyond their increasing value for shareholders (i.e. the owners) then Rosabeth Moss Kanter’s article, How Great Companies Think Differently is a must-read.  […]

How Great Companies Think–Rosabeth Moss Kanter

Harvard Business Review’s Spotlight this month is on “The Good Company”.  If, like me, you have been a little cautious of past attempts to define a mission or purpose for managers that reaches beyond their increasing value for shareholders (i.e. the owners) then Rosabeth Moss Kanter’s article, How Great Companies Think Differently is a must-read.  […]

Dell–The Evolving Workforce

Dell’s new report, The Evolving Workplace, brings together a number of trends to provide an insightful view of the future. The report, co-sponsored by Intel and researched by TNS includes a contribution from TomorrowToday’s Dean van Leeuwen, whose blog lists the main findings. Technology, though not necessarily the driver of evolution in work, is certainly […]

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