This week’s HR Highlights – 4th July 2018
This week’s HR Highlights tackle some of the most topical People priorities, from getting the best out of your team and empowering employee happiness through to identifying workplace bullying and the impact of flexible working.
The skills that make you into a great boss are the same ones that facilitate an engaging culture.
HBR authors Annie McKee and Amy Gallo discussed HR’s role in helping employees manage conflict and define happiness.
Workplace cultures are currently experiencing unprecedented scrutiny in the wake of movements such as #MeToo and the gender pay gap reporting. Organisations could be at serious legal risk if they fail to address bullying in the workplace.
Many flexible workers feel their career progression has been limited as a result of their working patterns, according to research. A Manifesto for Change: A Modern Workplace for a Flexible Workforce, by Deloitte and Timewise, explored how working practices could be used to improve gender parity.
Employees form high-achieving teams when organisations create conditions where helpfulness is possible. KPIs and targets can create “perverse outcomes” in teams and organisations, according to management expert, entrepreneur and author Margaret Heffernan.