Monthly Archives: October 2013

Getting Average Work Performance: a Performance Management Platinum Rule?

I think it might have been Peter Drucker who said: The purpose of management is to get great results out of ordinary people. The mantra, in OD, compensation experts, HR, etc. is to elevate this thought into a sacred mission. … Continue reading

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Uncertainty, Strategy, and Wisdom: Making do with the best you have

Nassim Taleb is purportedly not a big fan of strategy, because of the implications of uncertainty on long term plans. Yet, organizations that are in businesses where significant capital and infrastructure like investments are necessary need to do long term … Continue reading

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Uncertainty, Gene Kelly and the chance of rain today

If you have seen the great Gene Kelly movie “Singing in the Rain” you intuitively get what it means to be anti-fragile. Just watch the song and dance with the same name as the movie. Nassim Taleb suggests that there … Continue reading

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Talent management: Using technology to mitigate talent issues and risks

This post is inspired by a Jonathan Low Linkedin Blog:┬áThere are many tasks humans perform better than machines. Helping organizations figure that out, is a significant challenge. Jonathan raises the very interesting question on where we should draw the line … Continue reading

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