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.
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’
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’
Chief People Officer was one of the top ten fastest-growing job titles over the past five years, according to LinkedIn research as reported on by HR magazine last year. A changing workforce and the need for increased learning and development opportunities for employees are two developments to which the increase has been attributed. More widescale… Continue reading Why more organizations are hiring CPOs
This month, Patrick Hynes, the global leader for Spencer Stuart’s leadership advisory services and Deborah Warburton, who leads Spencer Stuart’s human resources practice, discuss the growth in prominence of Chief People Officers… How can a high-profile Chief People Officer or similar role improve upon how HR matters were managed within organisations previously? Patrick: Well, I… Continue reading ‘Bringing in a higher powered, more strategic Chief People Officer is one of the most transforming things a CEO could do’
Micah Alpern, Senior Managing Director within Teneo‘s people advisory team, writes how Chief People Officers ought to drive employee experience and higher performance with the backing of data. As companies determine what the future of work looks like, battle a tight talent market and adjust to increasing economic pressures, the Chief People Officer’s (CPO) role continues to evolve. The CPO… Continue reading The evolving role of the Chief People Officer
A new survey by PwC has revealed the apprehension many chief executives feel about the future of their organizations. Factors such as rising inflation, skills shortages, and changing customer attitudes are encouraging leaders to focus on reinventing their business to face these challenges. The survey asked how the over 4,000 CEOs who responded to the… Continue reading Assessing senior leadership teams