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Organisations aligned with the digital future

When driving the digital transformation in organisations, the first step is to understand the skills the company has to start getting involved in the path towards transformation and, then, begin to plan and carry out actions.  In the annual study Aligning the organisation for its digital future, conducted by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Business School and Deloitte, it is shown that even though over 90% of leaders in companies believe that their industry [...]

By |May 31st, 2020|Categories: ORGANISATIONAL CULTURE|0 Comments

More digitalisation, more collaborative work

Nowadays, the use of information and communications technologies (ICT) for collaborative work, the access to the Internet and the large accessibility to social media have caused a great disruption, offering unlimited access to information through a single click.  In this sense, this reality is also part of organisations and boosts a collaborative working methodology focused on acquiring knowledge beyond individualities, taking into account team diversity.  Collaborative [...]

By |May 31st, 2020|Categories: COLLABORATIVE WORKING|0 Comments

The importance of having the right talent in times of crisis

In Mexico, we have been experiencing for many years now moments of volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity (VUCA); such living conditions have been boosted by the COVID-19 pandemic. This environment has definitely affected our daily lives, our ways of thinking, feeling and acting and has changed our emotional states, interests, needs and values. In many cases, our basic needs have been modified or substituted [...]

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War for talent after COVID-19

Politicians often use “big words” in their speeches. Whenever a change in society requires a bit more efforts, they call it a battle, and in times of emergency, they are immediately at war with something or someone. Well, this very political rhetoric has moved into the business world, so we in HR ended up with the WAR FOR TALENTS!      Wars always have unforeseen consequences, however, this [...]

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Organisations that invest in their employees

The perception of the term “human resources management”, which refers to the corporate practice concerning people in organisations, has evolved from a merely legal fulfilment and an administrative effort to the investment in people. We encourage companies to look beyond the notion of employment costs or considering people as goods. People should be employed to actively contribute to the results of the business, not simply [...]

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Until further notice, testimony of an uncomfortable quarantine

In the few moments we can go out, the view is quite distressing: people wearing masks and strange transparent face shields, long lines to enter a supermarket or a pharmacy, and of course, everyone a metre away from others: welcome to the new normal. That constant contact we used to have, even with strangers – hugging, lending a hand, touching [...]

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