Monthly Archives: March 2012

My idea is great (if we ignore the unintended consequences)

A recent article by Paul Kershaw in 7 february, 2012 Vancouver Sun titled ‘The case for shorter work years and longer work lives” exemplifies the worst trait in public policy proponents: they pay no attention to the unintended consequences of … Continue reading

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Talent Management: Uncertainty & Risk Perspectives

How do uncertainties and risks (U&R) show up in talent management (TM) endeavours? This post outlines several forms that U&R show themselves in an organization’s management of talent efforts and a general principle for managing exposure such U&R. We observe … Continue reading

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Talent Management: A series of Aggregation/Disaggregation Decisions

Talent Management (TM) can be described various ways. In today’s post I will explore one way we can think about it and see how this might help us be more effective and efficient at doing this process. We will explore … Continue reading

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Success or Failure is just a Ratio

Today’s post explores a perspective on success and failure (S&F) that is a bit different. How is it different? We often think of S&F as the achievement or lack of achievement of some goal, value, objective, etc. Today we will … Continue reading

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