Globalization, talent constraints and new technology pose significant opportunities for material change in human resources (HR), according to new research from audit, tax and advisory firm KPMG LLP, which found rising skepticism in the executive suite about the overall effectiveness of today's HR function.
The "science of happiness at work" is not soft new age touchy-feely nonsense says the iOpener Institute. Their research shows that it is a key element within successful firms. Take their survey to see how happy you are at work.
There are leaders who engage naturally with people, and leaders who are simply uncomfortable with engagement at a human level. The former have an advantage over the latter, clearly. Engaged leaders work with employees; those who shun engagement have employees who work for them, not necessarily with them. It’s a distinction with a difference.