GC28: Gamification in Human Resources | with Mario Herger

Engaging Leader

The new book Gamification in Human Resources highlights several dozen examples of how organizations are using gamification throughout the employee life cycle to recruit, develop and evaluate talent – and it gives you the tools necessary to begin or expand your own gamification programs. Mario Herger is the author of several books on gamification, including Gamification in Human Resources and Gamification at Work.

Top 16 Books for Human Resource and Talent Management Executives

Chart Your Course

The essence of the book is captured in the quote by Robert Eckert, former Mattel CEO: “As you go to work, your top responsibility should be to build trust.” It is one of the top selling business books of all time and a favourite among CEOs. The book involves a fictional tale that centres on Kathryn Petersen, Decision Tech’s newly appointed CEO. Human Resource Champions (1996).

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The Danger of Success: CEO Syndrome

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The biggest danger facing an accomplished CEO isn’t another lockdown, competition or technological obsolescence. License and Republishing: The views expressed in this article The Danger of Success: CEO Syndrome are those of the author Marina Hatsopoulos alone and not the CEOWORLD magazine.

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CEOs: Difficult customers can improve your business

CEO Insider

Most CEOs recognize the need for their firms to be customer-focused. License and Republishing: The views expressed in this article CEOs: Difficult customers can improve your business are those of the author Chris L. A focus on customers is a business truism.

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2020 Top CHRO List – The People Leaders To Watch

N2Growth Blog

These Human Resource leaders represent the top 25 human resources leaders shaping careers, culture, and talent at the world’s most innovative people driven companies. Second, they must become a trusted consigliere to the CEO.

Who is the 21st Century CEO?

In the CEO Afterlife

Great CEOs will deal with the challenges of these ever-changing environments and continue to lead the march forward with compelling visions, insightful strategies and flawless execution. Prudent 21 st century CEOs will not only stick-handle through the environment of the day; they will incisively pinpoint, and fervently leverage the critical success factors of the company and industry in which they operate.

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Do You Want A Thought Leader’s Perspective on Vision?

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Culture Makes the Difference

Leading Blog

People are inherently great by virtue of their common humanity. This is the traditional model of business—and government—leadership and, during a period of time in human history, this may have been optimal. That higher calling is the celebration of the human spirit and human capacity.

How to Align Yourself (And Others) Up, Down, Sideways, And Diagonally on the Chain of Command to Improve Outcomes

Leading Blog

The key is, no matter what option Aisha had chosen, being in alignment with her boss ensured she would have the support and resources she needed to get the work done and be appropriately rewarded and recognized for her efforts. Human Resources

The World of the 21st Century CEO

In the CEO Afterlife

Last week I identified the successful 21 st century CEO as someone who is constantly thinking about the future. I also made the point that the 21 st century CEOs will not allow the changing business, social, economic or technological environments to negatively impact the performance of their enterprise. At this point I will gaze into my crystal ball and prophesize the environments in which 21 st century CEOs will operate, a decade from now. CEOs will be time-starved.

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Why Uncontrollable Factors are Norm to Great CEOs

In the CEO Afterlife

But in the context of taking charge and leading human beings during major or minor crises, every chief executive is blessed with the luxuries of time, subordinate counsel, years of related experience, and knowhow imparted by pundits in thousands of books, journals and case studies. So, why do 21 st century CEOs continue to struggle in their roles as leaders of a business enterprise? Consider this: The Conference Board reports that the average tenure of a CEO in America is 8.4

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Win the Heart: The Four Cornerstones You Need to Build Engagement

Leading Blog

In this business fable, CEO Blake Brown senses his company has an engagement problem. Human ResourcesE NGAGEMENT HAS BECOME the Holy Grail of business—highly desired but hard to get. There are a number of moving parts, and it’s hard to get them all aligned. Mark Miller says that “for many organizations, engagement is the final battle to becoming a high-performance organization.” In Win the Heart , Mark Miller lays out the four cornerstones that engagement is built on.

How to Choose a Reliable Partner for Offshoring

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Leadership Interview: Connecting With People is The Key Competency

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I recently sat down with Dudu Hlatshwayo , CEO and founder of Change EQ Corporate Advisors in Johannesburg. With this dynamic, we need to understand that human connection will be more important than ever to lead effectively. Take the time to understand that your coworkers are human.

Minimalism: Doing More, with Less

In the CEO Afterlife

As human beings in a society obsessed with consumerism, our options for nearly everything in life are limited. Leadership Life Strategy Uncategorized books CEO Culture Entrepreneurship Human Resources In the CEO Afterlife Innovation Jacobs Suchard John Richard Bell Mentoring The Circumstantial Enemy VisionI recently read this editorial by Jacob Carey in The Concordian. As a proponent of ‘do less, better’ the piece struck a chord.

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Cultivate Evergreen Talent in Your Workforce

Skip Prichard

In Evergreen Talent , Roberta Matuson, CEO of Matuson Consulting, shares strategies for attracting and keeping talent in a sustainable, long-term way. . Cultivate a Sustainable Workforce. Not many people think that finding and keeping the very best talent is easy.

The Essence of Strategy (Part 2) | In the CEO Afterlife

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In the CEO Afterlife. by John • October 30, 2011 • Human Resources , Leadership , Marketing , Strategy • 4 Comments. The CEO said, “We’re in the peace-of-mind-business.” After that, you migrate to tactics – which battles to wage, when, how and with what resources. Formerlife: CEO of Jacobs Suchard (Nabob, Kraft), Strategy/Branding Consultant. Human Resources. © 2011 In the CEO Afterlife.

Bring It All Together

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If you do it right, that will take years and any amount of investment, both time and money, placed on each human being in your […]. CEO Insider Executive Onboarding Executive Recruitment Human Resource Executives

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The New Definition of CEO Chief

Lead Change Blog

Read more… Author information JoAnn Corley JoAnn is the CEO & Founder of The Human Sphere, a holistic talent management consultancy. She considers herself a champion of human potential and deeply believes we need to put the human back in human resource. If emotional intelligence is not part of your training and development portfolio – please add it.

Leading Without Direct Reports

In the CEO Afterlife

When I was a CEO, I had the pleasure of working with such an individual, an ambitious purchasing agent who I’ll call Walter. Branding Human Resources Leadership Life Marketing Strategy Business CEO Crisis Management Culture In the CEO Afterlife John Richard Bell Mentoring Purchasing Purpose Supply Chain Management VisionLeadership does not begin the when you step upon the first rung of the management ladder.

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Can a CEO be brutally honest?

Women on Business

Can a CEO be brutally honest? Everyone from sales clerks to CEO’s have been talking about the ‘burning platform memo’ from Nokia’s CEO Stephen Elop. Elop is candid about his frustrations with getting innovative new products to market and that frustration can show his employees a passionate CEO. All too often we view CEOs as part of the corporate beast ,only available when absolutely necessary and only to a select few.

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Three Strategies to Encourage Good Mental Health in the Workplace

Leading Blog

L ET’S FACE IT: emotions are an inescapable element of the human experience. For over 20 years, Kellerer worked in the European fashion industry as the founder and CEO of the German clothing line, Faro Fashion, which had the distribution rights for the brand CLOSED (the leading European fashion company for women’s and men’s sportswear) in Bavaria – south Germany. Human Resources

Why Great Brands Lose Their Way

In the CEO Afterlife

I am making the case for CMOs and CEOs to recognize the necessity of their own direct and passionate involvement as chief brand custodians. Kaz Hirai , Sony’s new CEO, thinks his strategy to rebuild the electronics business is clear – concentrate on gaming, digital imaging and mobile devices. I searched the information network, but came up empty-handed with regard to this CEO’s views on what the brand stands for in the consumer’s mind.

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Talent Wins: The New Playbook for Putting People First

Leading Blog

This is a group that consists of the CEO, the CFO, and the CHRO (Chief Human Resources Officer). Of course, for most organizations, this means greatly expanding the role of human resources. The success of the G3 is up to the CEO, but the CFO and the CHRO “must be star performers who can learn from each other’s language and dive into each other’s business.”. Driving a talent-first reorganization is the job of the CEO. Human Resources

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Knowledge Is Power. Data Isn’t.

In the CEO Afterlife

When I was a CMO and CEO, I operated with an entrepreneurial mindset that required taking decisions as early as possible. Branding Human Resources Leadership Marketing Strategy Apple Business CEO Culture Entrepreneurship In the CEO Afterlife information Innovation IT Mentoring technology VisionHow many times have you heard that “knowledge is power?” I’m guessing that without much thought, you readily nod your head in agreement.

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How to Create a Personal Brand Strategy Statement

In the CEO Afterlife

This is one I helped create for an individual who was looking for a CEO position. Whether you are a CEO or a payroll clerk the format and the approach is the same. Branding Human Resources Leadership Marketing Strategy Uncategorized Business CEO Culture In the CEO Afterlife Mentoring Personal Branding Personal Brands Vision

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Why Directors Should Give a Damn About Culture

In the CEO Afterlife

During my tenure as a CEO, my Board of Directors never challenged me with questions pertaining to the corporate culture. And when they are long gone, the culture is left to the CEO to nurture. Human Resources Leadership Strategy Apple Business CEO corporate culture Culture Entrepreneurship In the CEO Afterlife Innovation Jacobs Suchard John Richard Bell Nike P&G Procter & Gamble The CEO Afterlife Vision Whole Foods Zappos

Will Aetna CEO Transform Healthcare (and CEO Leadership While He’s at it)?

Michael Lee Stallard

At the 2015 World Business Forum in New York City, Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini laid out the most important vision at the conference: a vision to save healthcare. Bertolini’s dedication to the cause of reforming healthcare and actions as CEO make him a clear example of a servant leader. Bertolini asked human resources to look into it. Mark Bertolini is a CEO to watch. The post Will Aetna CEO Transform Healthcare (and CEO Leadership While He’s at it)?

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Why Boards Should Give a Damn About Culture

In the CEO Afterlife

During my tenure as a CEO, my Board of Directors never challenged me with questions pertaining to corporate culture. And when they are gone, the culture is left to the CEO to nurture. Human Resources Leadership Strategy Apple Branding Business CEO corporate culture Corporate Governance Entrepreneurship In the CEO Afterlife Jacobs Suchard John Richard Bell Procter & Gamble Starbucks Whole Foods Zappos

Don’t Leave Workplace Civility to Chance

Leading Blog

Chris Edmonds is a sought-after speaker, author, and executive consultant who is the founder and CEO of The Purposeful Culture Group. Human ResourcesW E'RE FACING a respect crisis. Civility and respect are not the norm in daily workplace interactions. They’re not the norm in our communities, either. Our own observations make us keenly aware of these dynamics. Now there is research to - unfortunately - support our observations.

In Praise of Average Joes

In the CEO Afterlife

But the resource that continues to be overlooked by CEOs and Boards is the organization’s Average Joe. Bruce, a Marketing Manager who struggled with detail, flourished as a creative resource. A CEO couldn’t ask for a better soldier in the battlefield. Human Resources Leadership Life Strategy Business CEO Creativity Culture In the CEO Afterlife Innovation Jacobs Suchard John Richard Bell Kraft Foods Lindt Mentoring Nabob Coffee Vision

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What Connects Coca-Cola, Lego, In-N-Out, Intuit, and Nike? Focus.

In the CEO Afterlife

CEOs talk focus all the time and nod to its importance, but few take the necessary measures to cut through complexity and clear a path to clarity and coherence. A workforce of 8,000 led by a transformational CEO, seemingly knows how to deal with the ever-changing digital world. Branding Human Resources Leadership Marketing Strategy CEO Coca-Cola Culture Entrepreneurship In-N-Out Burger Intuit Lego MacDonald's Nike PepsiCo

Why Leaders Believe that Tomorrow is a Better Place

In the CEO Afterlife

Or could it be something more, something about the human spirit that has us looking ahead to a better future for ourselves, our families, and every living thing on the planet. Branding Human Resources Leadership Life Marketing Strategy CEO Culture Doctors Without Borders Elon Musk Entrepreneurship Gene Rodenberry In the CEO Afterlife Innovation John Richard Bell Star Trek Tesla VisionTo every one of us, the future is important.

Talent without Leadership doesn’t count for Diddly-Squat

In the CEO Afterlife

Human Resources Leadership Life Business Crisis Management East York In the CEO Afterlife John Richard Bell Mentoring orchestra St. Every company wants TALENT. But not every company is bestowed with the LEADERSHIP that unleashes talent’s power. Talent without leadership is as good as spitting into a gale-force wind. . I learned that lesson growing up in a working-class district of Toronto in the 1950s.

Five Ways Leaders Turns Doubters into Doers

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s fledgling CEO Marissa Mayer made her first misstep. It’s human nature to resist new responsibilities or rules. Case Studies/White Papers Employee Turnover Free Business Articles Good Places to Work Human Resource Management Job Satisfaction Leadership Talent Management The Navigator Newsletter employee engagement employee motivation employee retention employee turnover human resource management leadership development leadership training management skills

Talent Magnet: How to Get and Keep Top Talent

Leading Blog

It is the story of CEO Blake Brown who finds that they have a talent crisis and begins a journey to discover what it takes to find and keep top talent. Human ResourcesI S YOUR ORGANIZATION a Talent Magnet ? An organization so attractive that top talent will be standing in line to work there? Too many organizations find themselves in the positon of not being able to find enough qualified people to meet their growth goals.

10 Ways to Slay Goliath

In the CEO Afterlife

When you know you will never be the low-cost producer nor will you ever have the resources to outspend the big cat, you find other ways to skin it – okay, that’s a bit of an overstatement. They leverage their financial resources. Achieving the right culture is possible, but it seldom happens unless the organization is blessed with a strong and tenacious CEO who passionately practices the tenets of entrepreneurial leadership.

Work That Matters starts with Matters that Work

In the CEO Afterlife

Bean , the idea of selling really good merchandise at a reasonable profit and treating customers like human beings is worth the effort. That said, for those keen to realize a more human way to do business, the starting place is rather simple. Branding Human Resources Leadership Life Marketing Strategy Business CEO Culture excellence Focus In the CEO Afterlife Innovation John Richard Bell Mentoring Teamwork Vision

Why HR Needs to Be a Marketer

In the CEO Afterlife

HR’s product is the corporation’s human resource , the people required to build the product, produce it, sell it, ship it, invoice it and service it. HR brings human capital to life. Nothing is more important to the corporate brand than its human capital. That’s why HR, the CEO, and the CMO should be joined at the hip. Branding Human Resources Leadership Marketing Strategy Business CEO Culture In the CEO Afterlife John Richard Bell Red Bull Vision Wal-mart

Do Vulture Cultures still prevail in Business? | In the CEO Afterlife

In the CEO Afterlife

In the CEO Afterlife. by John • May 2, 2011 • Human Resources , Leadership • 1 Comment. The most blatant was the Boards of Scott Paper and Sunbeam hiring ‘Chainsaw Al Dunlap’ as their CEO despite his reputation as a corporate sociopath. Formerlife: CEO of Jacobs Suchard (Nabob, Kraft), Strategy/Branding Consultant. Human Resources. © 2011 In the CEO Afterlife. Main menu Home. Leadership. Branding.

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What Not to Do When Business Sours

In the CEO Afterlife

Sure, it isn’t business as usual, and yes, every CEO has to make some moves to shore up sales and profits. CEO’s justify across-the-board cuts because they think it is fair. When it comes to belt-tightening, the astute CEO will target those areas or projects that don’t detract from the vision/strategy or the company’s competitive differentiation. When I was a CEO, I managed to squirrel away a “rainy day” fund for nasty business blips.

Who Makes Resolutions Come True? YOU

In the CEO Afterlife

Branding Human Resources Leadership Life Marketing Strategy Uncategorized Do Less Better In the CEO Afterlife Vision The approaching New Year invites the contemplation of resolutions. Before setting them, I’d like to suggest that you consider a fundamental question before setting goals and objectives for your personal life and your professional life. The question is this: What’s holding you back?

The Difference between Strategists and Strategic Planners

In the CEO Afterlife

An organization’s best strategists are in the C-Suite, and the CEO is usually the catalyst. Human Resources Leadership Strategy BC Hydro BCLC Business CEO consulting Crisis Management Crown Corporations ICBC In the CEO Afterlife John Richard Bell Leaderhip Strategic PlanningI’ve met both over my long career as an executive, a consultant, and a board member.