Management thought leaders share their ideas on what leadership means in a world that is less hierarchical and more globally interconnected. Featuring: Andrew Pettigrew, Bob Johansen, Barbara Kellerman, Deborah Ancona, Daisy Wademan Dowling, Dr. Ellen Langer, Evan Wittenberg, Gianpiero Petriglieri, Marshall Ganz, and Scott Snook.
Leaders emphasise the health of the organisation: fiscal, competitive and emotional in creating a positive energy level.
A focus on performance and wellbeing are a critical part of HR, talent and leadership. Offering health and wellbeing initiatives that reflect employee lifestyle expectations, are effective means for improving productivity, engagement, recruitment, and retention.
Behavioral insights impact on key business issues, from employee motivation and change management to revenue growth. Concepts of behavioral psychology and neuroscience are enabling leaders to better understand how we interact with key stakeholders, and help improve marketing communications, customer engagement and achieve winning results.
Neuroscientists and psychologists are beginning to learn what happens at moments of choice. How executive decision-makers can use their minds to transform organisations.
Successful leaders know the power of organisational culture.
They unite employees around a set of principles and values that generate business success.
Dr. Sheila Margolis
Dr. Sheila Margolis is a consultant, speaker and author specialising in organisational culture, change management and employee engagement
Dr. Margolis conducts culture and change initiatives with a variety of organisations such as Shaw Industries, Philips Healthcare, UPS, Coca-Cola Refreshments USA, Lotus Cars USA, American College of Rheumatology, Decision Sciences Institute.
Employment care is contributing not only to the health and wellbeing of the workforce, but to the efficiency and productivity of the workplace.
As the world’s population grows, the global workforce is getting younger, older, and more urbanised.
An ageing workforce in the developed world, raises concerns about the future sufficiency of elderly care and pensions. The developing world is seeking to revamp their education systems to prepare a young population for the workplace.
The boundary between work and home life is disappearing as companies assume greater responsibility for the health and wellbeing of their employees in and out of work.
With the pension age increasing and people staying in the workforce for longer, some workplaces have employees across four or five different generations, all with differing working styles, needs and expectations from their employers.
Recruitment and retention will become even more important with demographic changes.
She holds a doctoral degree in Human Resource Development, teaches part-time at the J. Mack Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University, and teaches business writing and presentation skills in the GSU Professional MBA program.
Her speaking topics include defining organisational culture, managing organisational change, increasing employee engagement, recruiting for culture fit, and managing the human side of mergers and acquisitions.
Dr. Margolis is the author of BUILDING A CULTURE OF DISTINCTION-the organisational culture and change management program.
Job Seeker Manual. A guide to help job seekers find a meaningful and fulfilling workplace by screening for culture fit.
Co-author of There Is No Place Like Work: Seven Leadership Insights for Creating a Workplace to Call Home–a business parable on workplace culture.
The principles in these books were derived from Margolis’ groundbreaking qualitative research that earned the Award for Distinguished Contribution to Human Resource Development Research.