Guiding Change – Does HR Add Value?

By Chris Edgelow What human resources professional isn’t involved with change? HR work lies at the critical intersection of business and people - and that intersection is a very turbulent place these days. Building competency with guiding change is...

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Change Management? Think ‘Loss’ Management

By Bree Groff I have always identified as a change junkie. It’s why I’m in the business of change management. Why I’ve lived in five different cities in the past ten years. And yet, I make my coffee the exact same...

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Cyber Security as a Test for Proactive HR

By David Creelman Imagine your CEO has heard the stories about ransomware and other cyber-threats; do they look for help from the CIO or do they ask the CHRO? We can let that question hang there for a moment because two...

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Do You Want to Remain Professionally Relevant in the Digital World?

By Murad Salman Mirza There was a time when graduating from a reputable academic institution led to a warm welcome on a safe professional journey, beginning with a steady climb up the corporate ladder and ending in a respectable retirement...

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Putting the “I” in Change

By Alex Wray Knowing that half of all acquisitions fail didn’t help Jack get back to sleep. After all, he was CEO. The buck stopped with him—and one year after his tech company had acquired another, things were going from...

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Changing From the Inside Out: From PowderKeg to Powerhouse

By Alex Wray Improvement is at the top of every organization’s agenda. Collectively, organizations spend billions of dollars and enormous amounts of time on change. Unfortunately, the return on that investment is paltry compared to what it could be. A study...

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Meditation, Mindfulness and Healthy Change Management: A Case Study of Pacific Blue Cross (Part Two)

By Wendy Quan In this, the second of a two-part series, we explore the quantifiable value of workplace meditation and mindfulness as illustrated by the survey results through Pacific Blue Cross’ large transformation project. Read Part One now. The Vision: Calm...

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Meditation, Mindfulness and Healthy Change Management: A Case Study of Pacific Blue Cross (Part One)

By Wendy Quan Pacific Blue Cross recently underwent the largest technology and business transformation in the history of the organization—and tapped into a powerful change management tool in the process. Big Change Meets Fresh Perspective Implemented in April 2014, this seven year...

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