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Using Corporate Sustainability as an Integration Vehicle

In their final report of their 8-year study of how corporations address sustainability, MIT Sloan Management Review and The Boston Consulting Group examined the crossroads at which sustainability finds itself in 2017. At this time, despite the sociopolitical upheaval that threatens to reverse key gains, their research showed that companies can develop workable [...]

Sources, References and Selected Bibliographic Information

1. “The Progress Principle: Using Small Wins to Ignite Joy, Engagement, and Creativity at Work”, by Teresa M Amabile and Steven Kramer, Brilliance Audio, July 2011.2. “Creativity In Context: Update To The Social Psychology Of Creativity”, by Teresa M Amabile, Westview Press, June 1996.3. “Executive Leadership: A Practical Guide to Managing Complexity”, by [...]

Appendix 1. 78 KEYS Questions for Measuring Motivation

The following questions are answered multiple choice with one of four responses: Never: never almost never true of your current work environmentSometimes: sometimes true of your current work environmentOften, often true of your current work environmentAlways: always or almost always true of your current work environment 1. I have the freedom to decide [...]

Overall Human Capital Capability

Organization and individual performance is only as strong as its weakest link. As such it’s important to measure the overall skills, motivation and capability present over time. It makes sense that a person with very high technical skills but is not motivated is not likely to generate a commercial success from a project [...]

Time Span and the Measured Level of Work in a Role

A double-check in defining the work to be done at each level of complexity in a company can be done by looking at “the target completion time of the longest task, project or program assigned to that role.” At stratum 1, the production line or the data entry operation, it might take a [...]

Elements Human Capital Planning

People have defined and segmented Human Capital / Resources / Capabilities in many different ways. Of these myriad of approaches, the best approach for managing innovation and commercialization of sustainable businesses is to simplify Human Capital / Resources / Capabilities to three basic parameters. These are the skills of the individuals and organization, [...]

Overview of Human Capital Planning

Behavioral Organization Chart An innovative culture embodies key contradictions. What Is an Innovative Culture It pretty much goes without saying that in order to have a high-performing innovative organization you need to have the right people working together in an innovative culture. The “What Is an Innovative Culture” figure highlights the dichotomy that [...]

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