LeaderShift® Insights Blog

Can We Really Trust Performance Management?

By Jennifer Eggers ~ Aug 14, 2012

One of my smaller clients recently asked me if they should consider an automated performance management system. You know the type – for a huge investment, employees can enter their objectives, managers approve them, and then self appraisals and manager performance appraisals are done right in the system. The same system can be used to…

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Building Career Paths…Without Breaking The Bank

By Jennifer Eggers ~ Jul 3, 2012

Are your people asking for a career path? Many companies are trying to build career paths because people are crying for them. It’s usually in response to an engagement survey and done with a fair amount of urgency because employees are upset that they don’t have a proverbial career path. Some have spent millions of…

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Simplify The Science: Removing The Complications Behind Org. Design

By Jennifer Eggers ~ Jun 12, 2012

It’s hard to find anyone who hasn’t had the wind knocked out of them by it: the ‘ole reengineering, right sizing, restructuring, downsizing, reorganization or transformation. I could hold a contest for the best name for it, but HR/OD folks know it as organization restructuring. In itself, there’s nothing wrong with it. Organizations outlive their…

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What’s So Global About Global Leadership?

By Jennifer Eggers ~ May 8, 2012

I was recently approached by a friend doing an executive search for a Global Organization Development/Leadership Development role. He knows a lot about this field and has done a ton of recruiting, and he called to ask me what makes a candidate ‘global.’ What is the difference between a regular OD/LD person and a ‘global’…

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