Archive for the 'Talent Management' Category

How Do I Unlock The Knowledge Of A Few For The Benefit Of The Masses?

» Posted by Jeanne Meister  » Posted on 06|13|o  » 1 Comment

Unlocking the knowledge of your “stars” for the purpose of building collective intelligence seems to be the goal of a growing number of learning and talent management professionals. Here’s one direct question from the head of learning of a FORTUNE 500 firm:
“How do I identify the stars within the enterprise, motivate them to share their […]

Online Games: Ready For Prime Time Leadership Development?

» Posted by Jeanne Meister  » Posted on 06|04|o  » 3 Comments

The May issue of Harvard Business Review is now off the shelves but the cover story, entitled, “Leadership’s Online Labs,” by Bryon Reeves, Thomas Malone and Tony O-Driscoll has become a buzz among Chief Talent Officers and Chief Learning Officers.
If you are like me and did not grow up playing multiplayer online games also […]

Performance Management 2.0

» Posted by Jeanne Meister  » Posted on 05|23|o  » 4 Comments

Managers frequently cite completing performance appraisals as one of their least favorite tasks and that is often an understatement. But quietly there is a movement afoot to “consumerize” business software. This means that software is being designed and tested by “user experience teams” with the goal of making software “intuitive,” engaging and, importantly, free […]

Jet Blue University Uses Own Faculty To Test Social Media Tools

» Posted by Jeanne Meister  » Posted on 05|13|o  » 10 Comments

I have been giving seminars this past month on how companies are experimenting with social media to maximize knowledge sharing and collaboration and one theme is consistent across companies of various sizes and locations: they are turning to their training departments to be the test beds for using new social media tools like blogs and […]

Wearable Learning Via Your Blackberry

» Posted by Jeanne Meister  » Posted on 04|28|o  » 0 Comments

I am always on the “hunt” for interesting dialogues happening on the Web and the following one about Blackberry caught my eye. It starts out with a request for using a Blackberry for purposes of training a population of Attorneys and focuses on the tools that will allow this to happen seamlessly.
I am looking […]

Facebook for the FORTUNE 500 Firm?

» Posted by Jeanne Meister  » Posted on 04|13|o  » 6 Comments

This week, I spoke and attended the CLO conference entitled “Orchestrating Change: Leading Organizations with Learning.” My presentation focused on Brave New Learners: Millennials and Beyond.
The presentation addressed such issues as:

What impact will all of this have on the four generations currently in the workforce?
Do Millennials really learn differently?
Will FORTUNE 500 companies ever create […]

Talent Management: What Is Your CEO’s Involvement and Engagement in Growing Global Talent?

» Posted by Jeanne Meister  » Posted on 03|28|o  » 2 Comments

The demand to grow the best breed of talent is on the CEO agenda but still many CEO’s struggle to resolve the talent shortage for their businesses. There is a fundamental disconnect between how executives value the importance of talent management versus the amount of involvement and rigor they have in the talent management […]

Is Your Company On FORTUNE’s Most Admired Company List?

» Posted by Jeanne Meister  » Posted on 03|20|o  » 0 Comments

Every year I wait to see which companies made FORTUNE’s list of America’s Most Admired Companies. This year, Apple is not only ranked #1 in America, but also #1 Globally and in the category of Most Innovative Company. Apple has not only created successful new products but it has disrupted three different industries […]

Managing Talent Across Generations

» Posted by Jeanne Meister  » Posted on 03|13|o  » 2 Comments

This week I participated in an interesting panel at the 2008 National Human Capital Institute entitled, Attracting and Retaining the New Economy Workforce: Generation X and Y.
After a brief discussion of how generational differences can impact behavior in the workplace (see below), the focus of the panel was on what talent management executives can do […]




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