Monthly Archives: January 2011

Situational Notion of Uncertainty and Risk

In an earlier BLOG post I explored my growth towards an OD centric view of uncertainty & risk (U&R). In this post I want to expand on the notion of the “situational” concept in U&R. In that post I described … Continue reading

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Uncertainty to Risk: Is the Math Worth it?

We are a business culture that tends to appreciate putting quantized values on things. In the area of uncertainty, by putting a value on probability or likelihood we move from uncertainty to risk. I would like to explore the limits … Continue reading

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Talent Management, Values & Ethical Behaviour

In today’s (25, January, 2011, page FP12) National Post and article titled “Good values good for the bottom line”  (by Mary Teresa Bitti) caught my interest. The following points were raised: People in organizations seem to fit a bell curve … Continue reading

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Talent Management: Leadership Performance Management Issues

This post explores a number of issues concerning leadership performance from a TM perspective. Although leadership and management are often viewed as related and distinct roles, in this post they will be considered as a single entity (leadership). Leadership in … Continue reading

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Talent Management: Roles vs. Jobs

Readers of this BLOG have heard me go on about the importance of roles in the management of talent issues. In this posting I will be elaborating somewhat on what I mean regarding roles especially in the context of of … Continue reading

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Talent Management Uncertainties & Risks

This post explores the implications of uncertainty & risk (U&R) in talent management (TM). Several themes will be explored including ones touched on in earlier posts. I use the classical concept of U&R: Uncertainty is when we do not comprehend … Continue reading

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Talent Management: Critical Often Omitted/Masked System Attribute

Conventional TM descriptions describe the process as one of talent attraction,  retention and effective use. This has two fundamental problems. It is employee centric means that the strategy and the objective are wrapped up together. Consequence? It draws attention away … Continue reading

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