Understanding the Power of Positive Disharmony in Teams

“A high-performing team is one that sets free the collective genius of its members to create something extraordinary together — and that genius consists of the unique contributions that each team member can bring to the mix,” said Atkins, VP and Leader of the Executive and Team Performance Center of Expertise for BTS. “Sometimes the mixing of individual contributions can feel messy, but that discomfort is necessary for a team to experience positive disharmony. Contrasting views and spirited debate make a team stronger, even while discord is part of the experience.”

Breaking Down the Onboarding Challenge: How Personalized Learning is the Answer

Brandon Hall Group Smartchoice® Preferred Provider Realizeit works with clients to completely transform how they approach onboarding and new hire training. They see it as a critical piece of a much larger, ongoing learning experience. Without that continuity, organizations risk low engagement among employees or even loss through attrition.

Rethinking Your Talent Management Technology Strategy

Once you understand your talent and technology priorities, you can create a strategy for upgrading technology over time to meet future needs. Again, it is helpful if you collaborate across functions to build your talent management technology strategy and have an executive sponsor from the business side. If your organization also needs other types of HCM technologies, you should be working together to create an overall HCM technology strategy. 

Four Ways to Improve Employee Skill Development and Mobility (Strategy Brief)

Both the workforce and workplace have changed drastically in the last few years. Organizations must explore new and sometimes untested ways to allow their employees to advance even in this new environment. Although the fundamental concepts of discovering and assessing skills across the enterprise are still at the core of creating a more capable and mobile workforce, new ways of accelerating skill and competency development are now being used.