The world of business is becoming increasingly complex and as a result businesses themselves are adding complexity to their structures, processes and systems. This can often act as a blocker to the factors of business success like innovation, engagement and ultimately productivity. So how do businesses and their people stay agile in a complicated environment?
Many organisations have taken inspiration from the world of tech and increasingly people professionals are using techniques such as agile working, sprints, and scrum or squad working to achieve their goals and complete projects. But is it for everyone?
In this episode we talk to three HR and L&D specialists about what it means for an organisation to be ‘agile’ in today’s business world. We discuss the increasing complexity of business structures and look at simple steps for empowering employees to work collaboratively.
Learn about the SWOT framework, the process of a SWOT analysis, and its advantages and disadvantages
Explores the purpose and evolution of job design, its role in creating good work, and assessing job quality.
Explores what organisation development is and how it's carried out in today’s organisations
Episode 195: At the crest of change, explore how business leaders and people professionals should prepare their organisations to maximise the opportunities presented by ChatGPT and artificial intelligence technologies
Is environmental sustainability simply a passing trend for the PR-conscious? In this episode, we explore how people professionals can be agents of change for an important issue that has further reaching implications outside of their organisation.
We explore the core skills and qualities needed to be an effective and impactful people professional
Podcast 202: Learning professionals are under constant pressure to demonstrate the value and impact of their interventions. Is there a way for them to bolster their chances of a successful outcome before they dive into planning?
Podcast 201: Listen to our podcast and explore how you can better understand the nuanced wellbeing needs of your people. Fundamentally, how best to address those needs and consider the required support.