Digital transformation will enhance agility and innovation in your organisation but you need an action plan to get started, says David Barrett.
Tags: Agile working
The world of work is changing and, with it, the need for a more agile approach is growing. Just as there are opportunities associated with this fresh approach to work, there are also a fair number of challenges to consider.
2016 is just around the corner, believe it or not, so what can the HR world anticipate as we enter the latter half of the second decade of the 21st century. Here are some key events to be prepared for:
Businesses are increasingly opting to reduce management in order to become more adaptable and reduce costs. Research carried out by PurpleBeach found that while 51 percent of businesses surveyed had increased headcount in the last five years, only 28 percent had added new management layers.
Introducing initiatives that allow for flexible working and a greater work/life balance could be key to workplace productivity, says Katharine Moxham, spokesperson for Group Risk Development, this Work Wise Week.
An aging population means that for the first time ever we will be seeing five generations within the workplace: traditionalists, baby boomers, generation X, Y and Z. In order to attract new talent while also retaining the old-fashioned wisdom of mature workers, employers will need to turn to ‘outside the box’ thinking to create a…