“Same procedure as last year? Same procedure as every year…” Who doesn’t know these legendary lines from “Dinner for one”? But they cannot be applied to business models, especially not in such turbulent times as today. [Read more…]
New Work – is this concept still viable for the future in view of the numerous challenges we are currently facing? Do New Work methods succeed in adapting companies to a changed world of work and changed economic conditions? A simple “yes” or “no” is unfortunately not enough here. [Read more…]
Addressing the labour shortage: Making intelligent use of human resources
Wherever we look, we see a shortage of labour. And here I am deliberately not only talking about a shortage of skilled workers in the sense of academically trained specialists. There is also a shortage of workers who have completed vocational training or have been trained for certain jobs.
Almost all branches of industry and commerce as well as the public sector are affected by the labour shortage. But what to do in times of need? Blind actionism is – in my experience – not a solution. But there are various strategic approaches to approaching a solution. Even if the following suggestions and ideas sound as if they are classic HR tasks – in fact they are strategy topics that should fit your company. Therefore, please feel free to arrange a strategy meeting in which we discuss these and possible other approaches. [Read more…]
A shortage of skilled workers and the retirement of the boomers pose new challenges for companies of all sizes. It is becoming increasingly difficult to adequately fill important positions in the company. One solution that has been discussed and practised for about 20 years is talent management.
For successful talent management, it is purposeful to focus not only on “hard” factors such as knowledge, qualifications and skills, but also on “soft” factors such as motivation and personality. Companies that engage in talent management should therefore be prepared to anchor talent management in their corporate culture as a future-oriented strategy for more competitiveness. [Read more…]
According to Wikipedia, “glocalisation” refers to the connection and coexistence of the multidimensional process of globalisation and its local or regional effects and contexts.
The term globalisation refers to the process of increasing worldwide interconnections in many areas (economy, politics, culture, environment, communication), between individuals, societies, institutions and states.
So one might assume that the merging of global and local combines the best of two worlds. But it is not that simple. [Read more…]