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A new methodology for transformation in people management

Human Capital practitioners are often accused of not playing the strategic role they should; failing to meaningfully contribute to the strategic and operational decision-making which impacts daily business operations and strategy. Human Capital practitioners themselves…

May 31, 2018

Business Focussed HR Strategy

Having a clear direction, business model and strategy is simply not good enough. Taking people along with you in the process is essential.  So, building an HR strategy that translates how we use the processes…

May 31, 2018

Modern Human Capital and Technology

Numerous studies have proven that investment in Human Capital shows significant return over an extended period, often exceeding five years.  Chief Executive Officers in the top 500 global businesses are beginning to agree that the…

May 31, 2018

No dogs or HR people allowed

In my last 12 years in the HR industry I have never seen a boardroom door with a notice that says ”No dogs or HR people allowed”. Yet whenever I go to conferences or speak…

May 31, 2018

Why Organisational Design?

The fundamental question needs to be answered: why organisational design? How will the business or organisations benefit by having a clearly articulated and well defined organisational structure? Does it not create slow and cumbersome work…

May 31, 2018

The Data Centric Model

What Is The Data Centric Model (DCM®)? The Data-centric Model (DCM®) is a conceptual hierarchy or framework that describes, defines and shows the integration of the varying levels of operational complexity within an organisation or…

May 31, 2018

The Business Architecture Model

To be truly effective and contribute as a business partner it is important for Human Capital to understand the layers that exist in any organisation and the inter dependencies. The Business Architecture Model BAM®, as…

May 31, 2018

A Slippery Slope to HC Emasculation

“If you don’t check what you caught, how do you know you’re using the right fishing tackle?” Otto Pretorius, Director Consulting: QBIT looks at how self-serving technology has led to HC losing the plot. The…

May 27, 2014

Work to the Power of People (WP®)

In previous articles I have criticised the catch all statement of “People being at the heart of modern organisations”.  To be fair one should add a caveat to the criticism. People being the heart of…

May 27, 2014

People Management: Art or Science?

Considering the definition of the word “Art” one is confronted with several meanings describing human activities varying from decorative to performance art and from the written word all the way to construction.  What seemed interesting…

May 6, 2014