Monthly Archives: July 2012

Talent Management: Part 2 – Role Design and Performance and their Convergence with Uncertainty and Risk

In Part 1 (Talent Management: Part 1 – Role Design and Performance and their Convergence with Uncertainty and Risk) I explored the implications of role design on role performance. My key thesis was role design establishes a powerful context for role … Continue reading

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Talent Management: Part 1 – Role Design and Performance and their Convergence with Uncertainty and Risk

Sometimes we get a deep insight from a single moment or event. The “aha“? A recent writeup on the tragedy of Air France Flight 447 further clarifies for me what I have been articulating in several Blog posts over the … Continue reading

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The OD Challenge – Make a Difference to the Productivity of Your Clients!

An article in 17 July, 2012 national Post (page FP6) titled “Putting macro challenge under the micro-scope” by Munir Sheikh (Distinguished Fellow at the School of Policy Studies, Queens University) makes a forceful argument that economists (and others) need to … Continue reading

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OD Concept of Uncertainty and Risk – the limits of human understandability

A recent (12 July. 2012) article by Edward J. Waitzer in the National Post (page FP11) titled: “A new threat: Too Complex to understand” explores the perils of trying manage uncertainty and risk (U&R) through sophisticated systems. Witness (N.B. Bold … Continue reading

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Talent Management: How Not to do Performance Management

This post is inspired by a post (Microsoft Was Destroyed By Its ‘Stack Review’ Process, According To New Vanity Fair Expose – Business Insider) in Business Insider about an upcoming article by Vanity Fair Magazine Where part of Microsoft’s business … Continue reading

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