100112 In The Know v1.02: Five Useful Links
What You Should Be Reading To Keep Your Career Up To Date
- LMS Contracts – What U Must Have, Need 2 Know
This is a good place to start thinking about the contracts in your HR operation. Typically, HR professionals and leaders have little or no tra
ining in contract administration or project management. Start keeping a file of articles that help build a framework for success.
- Should We Fire Everyone Who Is Doing An “Adequate” Job?
Henry Blodget takes on an important new trend in management thinking. Netflix is the most obvious practitioner of the shark tank as business model school of performance management. Netflix insists on having only “A” players on the team and pays its average performers to take a hike. Is it a good approach or something that works only in specific niches? In an alternative model, GE reportedly fires 5% or its team each year just to keep things fresh.
- 2010 Public Relations: Looking at the Past to Succeed in the Future
Mastering public relations is an essential component of developing a leadership profile in the organization. These days, the game feels like its changing pretty rapidly. Journalists are being fired at astonishing rates. The by-the-numbers approach to PR doesn’t work. Turns out that the fundamentals haven’t changed. You get god press by building rapport with people who make the news travel.
- Why Do Big Companies Suck?
Scott Berkun may well be the next Peter Drucker. His books on innovation, project management and his web writings are the motivating force for a significant wedge of next-gen leaders. The bad press given to Big Cos is not one dimensional and unintelligent. With thought leaders like Berkun fueling the crowd, the bigs are painted as virtual penal colonies where creativity is shunned. It’s bad for your employment brand.
- 5 laws of human nature and online collaborative communities
The learning community is trying to make organizational sense of online communities. This piece demonstartes the profession at its best, publicly experimenting with an idea in order to generate some understanding.
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