human resources

Creating Employee Engagement, Part 2

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 03-03-10

This is Part 2, you can read Part 1 on Creating Employee Engagement. The Role of Culture in Engagement Culture is the set of shared assumptions, beliefs, and principles that a group or organization holds. It is best measured or observed by the shared behaviors or habits that are exhibited.

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Creating Employee Engagement, Part 1

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 03-01-10

Learning happens in the classroom. Coaching happens through a formal mentor often away from our work. At least that’s what we’ve been lead to believe. But that view has many limitations. As it applies to learning, learning is never internalized in the classroom. There is a difference between information, which

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Organizational Design and the Role of HR in Lean

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 02-19-10

This originally appeared on the Lean Career Compass blog. Lean is a human system. And human resources deals with humans, right? So HR should have a pretty active role in lean. In most cases, I see them sitting on the sidelines. This is sad. It’s not that they don’t want

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