Archive for the 'Productivity' Category

Driving Business Results with Social Learning

Thursday, November 1st, 2012

“Social Learning” is the latest term used to describe the informal knowledge transfer that happens through conversations, mentoring and website posting. Nurtured properly, it can create a natural learning ecosystem that augments formal training and stimulates productivity and workforce performance. The recent explosion of social media tools such as Facebook, Yammer, Wikis and Blogs has […]

Creating an Effective Social Learning System

Friday, June 8th, 2012

The rise of social media (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, wikis) has enabled us to easily reach out, connect and communicate with friends and acquaintances everywhere. We share aspects of our lives and seek advice on questions such as: “where can I go for…”, “who knows about…”, “where is the best deal on…” When Millennials come to […]

Ignite Business Growth with Productivity

Friday, March 16th, 2012

A top concern of CEOs is business growth and strategies that produce the greatest impact with the least amount of risk and effort.  One of the most overlooked strategies is productivity improvement.  Focusing on processes, enabling technology, employee performance and retention can have a significant impact on growth without the need for significant capital investment. […]

What Keeps Your CEO Awake?

Monday, January 16th, 2012

Annual surveys by The Conference Board (CB) and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) ask hundreds of CEOs to identify their top business priorities. In 2011, both surveys found very similar results. The Conference Board identified and ranked the following priorities: Business growth Talent development Cost optimization Innovation Government regulations It is not surprising that all of the challenges […]