Building high-performance cultures through THE science OF total motivation

Insights from IMPACT posted on April 19, 2019

Not many conference keynote sessions begin with a video of a toddler at play, but this was the closing session of IMPACT 2019—the unexpected is to be expected. The speaker, Neel Doshi, used the video to kick off his entertaining and thought-provoking exploration of high-performance cultures, which is the subject of the bestselling book he coauthored with Lindsay McGregor, Primed to Perform: How to Build the Highest Performing Cultures Through the Science of Total Motivation. Doshi and McGregor are also cofounders of Vega Factor, a company that helps organizations build high-performing, adaptive cultures.

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Humans and technology: Not an oxymoron

Insights from IMPACT posted on April 19, 2019

In a Day 2 IMPACT session that tackled the thorny topic of how humans and technology can work together, Pete DeBellis, vice president, total rewards research leader, Bersin™, Deloitte Consulting LLP, started the discussion by talking about the humanistic workplace.  He defined it as one in which workers are appreciated as human beings to be respected, valued, and developed—not resources to be managed and deployed. The humanistic workplace is characterized by respect for the dignity of individuals, a nuanced understanding of the various stakeholders of a modern organization, and acceptance of the organization’s role as a social enterprise.

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Building a humanistic workforce experience

Insights from IMPACT posted on April 18, 2019

More than half of all workers may be thinking about leaving their jobs … and easily can if they have the right capabilities and skills.This alarming statistic opened the Day 2 IMPACT session on building a humanistic workforce experience (WX), laying the groundwork for a discussion of how organizations can put humans back at the center of the workplace.

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Performance management disrupted: Empowering individuals and teams to do their best

Insights from IMPACT posted on April 17, 2019

Over the last 20 years, organizations have redesigned, reworked, and revamped performance management time and time again. They’ve tried different rating models, feedback tools, manager coaching, recognition programs, continuous performance management, and more. But in 2019, the debate about what works best still rages.

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The HR strategy of an 80-year-old startup

Insights from IMPACT posted on April 17, 2019

Tracy Keogh, chief HR officer for HP Inc., closed Day 2 of the 2019 IMPACT conference with a compelling story about the development of an HR strategy for the company—including the elimination of titles, the creation of a growth mindset, and a holistic approach to using tools.

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More than sticks and boxes: The future of the HIHR operating model

Insights from IMPACT posted on April 17, 2019

It’s time to get out of your comfort zone, shed the traditional structures of the past, and reinvent your HR operating model. This was the message—delivered loud and clear—at Tuesday’s IMPACT 2019 session focused on helping HR leaders understand how to transform HR operating models to better fit their organization and its goals.

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Let the reinvention begin

Insights from IMPACT posted on April 16, 2019.

Our 12th annual IMPACT conference—the largest ever, with nearly 680 attendees—kicked off on Monday in Phoenix with the unveiling of Deloitte’s 2019 Global Human Capital Trends report. 

Leading the social enterprise: Reinvent with a human focus comes at an inflection point in the disruptive course of global economic, social, and technological change. And it offers a bold call to action: Organizations must put humans at the center of their business strategies and bring meaning back to the workplace.

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Insights from IMPACT 2018: What Is Talent?

Posted by Bersin insights on April 6, 2018.

The definition of talent is changing in today’s workplace, contributing to a tumultuous shift in how HR professionals manage their talent. This disruptive environment is forcing leaders all over the world to readjust their settings when it comes to attracting and nurturing talent in their organizations.
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