Catalyze your HR practices – Part 2

In part 1, I talked about how every human resource management policy and practice could be re-thought using Catalytic Thinking as the basis:  How could our ______________________ policy and practices bring out the best in everyone? Just after I finished writing it, someone on a Linked In group said employees couldn’t be trusted with such … Read more

Can strategies succeed without aligned values?

Discouraged about developing strategies that achieve desired outcomes? I have found that when people tell me their last strategic plan failed, and the plan itself doesn’t look bad (so many do!), there were two main reasons: The plan was developed by a tiny group of leaders with little input from staff and often none (or … Read more

Giving Voice to Values: A Better Way to Look at Ethical Decision-Making

Thanks to the EthicsCentre CA, I had the opportunity to recently hear Mary Gentile speak, and participate in a workshop she led in Toronto. Like many other ethics practitioners, a focus area for me has been helping people, especially people in groups, make good ethical decisions. Naturally, the processes I recommended included consideration of how … Read more

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