diversity ensures a breadth of thinking styles in an organization to generate alternative approaches and actions, encouraging testing against devil’s advocate alternatives.
This month, Krishna Grenville-Goble, the Inclusion, Diversity and Equity Director of KPMG UK’s Board Leadership Centre spoke to The Loop about the importance of cognitive diversity in the boardroom.
This month, Avadhesh Dixit, the Chief Human Resources Officer of Acuity Knowledge Partners spoke to The Loop about the role of critical feedback in large organizations… What role does critical feedback play in a high-performing organization? The way you give staff feedback about their careers and how they can be successful in their jobs matters… Continue reading ‘That is a very important aspect of culture building, where you expect leaders to walk the talk’
Dr Roger Barker, Director of Policy and Governance for the Institute of Directors, sets out how board directors can benefit from critical feedback, including from external stakeholders… Praise is more effective than criticism, according to Dale Carnegie’s seminal self-help book ‘How To Win Friends And Influence People’, first published in 1936. Carnegie was certainly onto… Continue reading ‘What happens when the praise has run dry and critical feedback must be delivered?’
While the act of giving feedback is important, how that feedback is given is equally crucial
The Loop’s editor Ab Banerjee outlines how ViewsHub’s platform will empower teams in organizations to measure and improve their psychological safety, cognitive diversity, and growth mindset… Our mission at ViewsHub is to empower every team in every organization to become high-performing, and as a consequence, boost productivity and profitability, enhance client service levels, break down organizational silos,… Continue reading ‘If you can’t measure something, you can’t improve it’
The collapse in the US of Silicon Valley Bank and the ongoing problems faced by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) in the UK have occurred for two very different but nonetheless extreme reasons. Yet in the commentary surrounding the two organizations’ failures, a common theme has emerged: Both SVB and the CBI appeared to have… Continue reading Is AI the future of HR?
This month, Sam Burman, global managing partner for specialty practices at Heidrick & Struggles spoke to The Loop about how to balance AI and human insights in hiring practices… What are or what will be the uses for artificial intelligence (AI) in the hiring processes of an organization? It’s difficult to answer this question with any amount of… Continue reading ‘AI cannot determine cultural fit, leadership style, and chemistry’
The collapse of Silicon Valley Bank sent shockwaves across the world and politicians and finance leaders are still anxiously waiting to see what the total damage will be. Aside from the bank’s investments going wrong, commentators have also attributed SVB’s dramatic collapse to the bank’s high levels of groupthink: A small group or groups of very similar people… Continue reading Thinking about cognitive diversity
This month, The Loop’s editor Ab Banerjee sat down with SHRM Chief Human Resources Officer Jim Link to discuss why cognitive diversity has become a hot-button issue and how ViewsHub plans to help organizations measure and improve it… So Jim, the whole concept of diversity has been getting a lot of attention in the last few… Continue reading ‘We knew the diversity of thought was better when people on a team might not appear to have any commonality’