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Workplace trends: 4 myths about how work gets done and what we should be doing instead

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Dr. Anna Akbari, a sociologist contests that not all workplace trends improve performance. From co-working spaces to collaboration, the “best work” environment is contested, along with the eight-hour workday, the 9-to-5 time frame, the one-hour lunch, the 15-minute break — these being merely social constructs, and not “natural” operational modes …

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New global study: Mobility, Performance and Engagement: MOBILE IS NOT JUST FOR MILLENIALS | Economist Intelligent Unit (EIU)

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A new global study, ‘Mobility, Performance and Engagement’ sponsored by Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company,and executed by the Economist Intelligent Unit (EIU) has established a measurable link between ‘more mobile-first’ working environments, and an increase in employee engagement, proving that CIOs can drive increased business performance through well developed …

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New research reveals conflicting views of HR priorities and processes | IDC | Cornerstone OnDemand

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 IDC research sponsored by talent management software provider Cornerstone OnDemand  looked into the new world of work and the perceptions and expectations of HR leaders and business managers across 16 European countries regarding employee management and development. According to   Nathan Kitto of Recruitment Buzz, the findings not only reveal …

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Business Books: The Secret of TeamWork | BBS library | Bizsum

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When Teams Collide In his book When Teams Collide, cross-cultural expert Richard D. Lewis offers pragmatic advice for assembling, blending, and strengthening international teams. An advocate for the frank discussion of the differing attitudes and values of different cultures, Lewis presents a guide to building and caring for these teams. Millions …

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Business Books: The New Workforce Challenge | BBS library | Bizsum

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The New Workforce Challenge In The New Workforce Challenge, Andrés Hatum aims to help companies meet the challenge of absorbing the technologically savvy millennial generation into the workforce at the very time that organizations are changing faster than ever before in response to the turbulence they face worldwide. Hatum examines how …

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