Human Capital Strategies - June 1
Happy Tuesday and welcome back! I hope you had a wonderful Memorial Day! Here are five great blog posts to kick off this shortened work week. Enjoy!
Daniel Thomas, Personnel Today: Social Media Benefits are not Reaching HR - There is little doubt that the emergence of social media has the opportunity to impact the future of the workplace in deep and powerful ways. However, a research survey by the Melcrum Consultancy reveals that only 11% of respondents felt social media has helped human resources to be more effective. Read the article to find out some possible reasons why...
Frank Roche, Know HR: 10 Things Every HR Practitioner Should Know About Social Media - In light of the report from Personnel Today, Frank has a little straight talk about social media for HR folks. Check out his short and powerful post for 10 things you need to know about using social media. My Favorite: "be prepared to talk to actual employees".
Bob Sutton, Harvard Business Review Blog: 12 Things Good Bosses Believe - If you've ever visited Bob Sutton's Work Matters blog you likely noticed a manifesto of sorts that resides in the left hand column and shares 17 things that he believes about the workplace. In a great post for the HBR blog, Bob puts himself in the shoes of the boss and identifies 12 things good bosses believe.
Evan Carmichael: The Top 50 Human Resources blogs to Watch in 2010 - Evan has put together a great list of HR related blog posts that you should be following in 2010. Check it out to see which of your favorite bloggers made the list and to discover some great writers you may not be aware of.
Dan McCarthy, Great Leadership by Dan: Are "Classic" Management Theories Still Relevant? - The world of management is a fascinating one that never seems to be in short supply of new theories, best practices, and of course the occasional fad. Over the course of time some of these theories have come to be considered "classics", but are they still relevant or just the stuff of management lore? Dan has some great thoughts on this intriguing question.