Performance through people: Transforming human capital into competitive advantage
A dual focus on developing people and managing them well gives a select group of companies a long-term performance edge.
Getting tangible about intangibles: The future of growth and productivity?
Companies that master the deployment of intangibles investment will be well positioned to outperform their peers.
Psychological safety and the critical role of leadership development
While the benefits of psychological safety are well established, a new survey suggests how leaders, by developing specific skills, can create a safer and higher-performance work environment.
Three keys to building a more skilled postpandemic workforce
Many companies face large, and growing, skills deficits. A few companies approach skill building in a more integrated way—and are quietly gaining an edge on rivals.
Reviving the art of apprenticeship to unlock continuous skill development
Postpandemic skill gaps need filling, and formal learning alone won’t do the trick. Scaling the lost art of one-on-one learning can make the difference.
How Companies Can Turn the Great Resigntation into the Great Attraction
A record number of employees are quitting or thinking about doing so. Organizations that take the time to learn why—and act thoughtfully—will have an edge in attracting and retaining talent.
Overcoming stigma: Three strategies toward better mental health in the workplace
Employees are worried about their mental health as they return to the workplace after the COVID-19 pandemic. Stigma can exacerbate their concerns, but employers can thwart its impact.
The board’s role during crisis and beyond
Three seasoned board directors discuss the role boards are playing in guiding their companies toward recovery from the COVID-19 crisis.
Purpose, not platitudes: A personal challenge for top executives
To harness the power of corporate purpose, CEOs and other senior executives must pressure-test that purpose with their teams, employees—and themselves.
Overcoming pandemic fatigue: How to reenergize organizations for the long run
Leaders must actively manage the energy of their workforces, cultivate the quality of employee relationships, and demonstrate a capacity for resilience to recharge their organizations during crises.