This series examines today’s most pressing business issues from many angles. The Debates offer a healthy discussion of options, immediate impacts and long-term consequences. The following Debates address some of your people-related concerns.
While businesses struggle to stay competitive in an increasingly difficult environment, employees yearn for work-life balance. Are flexible work arrangements a win-win that serves both interests? Explore the debate.
Today, many talent professionals are facing a tough decision: should we invest in programs and tools targeting a small pool of high-potential talent, or is it smarter to focus on developing leadership at every level?
In-person training is no longer the only way to go, but it hasn’t died out. Why do people who use e-mail, text and the web for daily business still gather in one room when it’s time to learn? Should clicks replace bricks?
When designing an organization structure, you can focus on the people you already have, and then figure out how to organize them; or you can design the organization around your business strategy. Both approaches have their supporters and detractors.