Monthly Archives: March 2011

Talent Management: 6 Ways to Approaching Talent Shortages

This post is inspired by a 30 March, 2011 article in the National Post titled “Tech labour Crunch Looming in Canada” by Jameson Berkow, pages FP1 and 5. The article reviews a study by the Information and communication Technology Council … Continue reading

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Talent Management: Applying the Performance Cube to Sick Leave

“Why workers call in sick” a  27 March, 2011, Vancouver Province article by Derek Abma. Highlighted for me the need for a broad appreciation for what it takes to perform well. The article, which reviewed a recent study by BMC … Continue reading

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Fools are too Smart to be Foolproofed!

Today’s post is inspired by a 16 March, 2011 National Post article titled “Politicians: Don’t just raise taxes”, by Vern Krishna, page FP14. The article discusses how organizations are able to manage their “effective” nominal tax rates by moving their capital … Continue reading

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Talent Management: Balancing Performance Pressures

Today’s post is inspired by a 15 march, 2011 Vancouver Sun Article titled “Digital distractions can drain office productivity”, by Darah Hansen, page C3. I have suggested that role performance is a critical lever for dealing with talent management (TM) … Continue reading

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Talent Management: Talent is not a “Someone” it’s a Delivery Vehicle

Today’s post is inspired by a 14 March Vancouver Sun article titled “Retail jobs evaporate as shoppers adjust to self-service”, by Alan Semuels, page C4. the article prompted me to reflect on what is talent in talent management anyway? I … Continue reading

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My Values have a price, whereupon I will abandon them!

This post is inspired by a 12 March, 2011 National Post article titled “Safe supply in a perilous oil world”, by Claudia Cattaneo, page FP3. It picks up on a semi-implicit notion about values that was discussed in yesterday’s post. … Continue reading

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Decision Dilemmas: How Canadian Mens’ Unwillingness to Donate Sperm Matters

This post explores the implications on decision making that dilemmas have. What spurred this inquiry is a 1 March, 2011t article in the national Post titled “Too few men willing to give away sperm: study”; by Tom Blackwell; pages A1 … Continue reading

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