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How to apply Design Thinking framework to HR processes?

Ever wondered why most HR initiatives fail or mostly does not deliver the desired outcomes? Do all your (HR) customers – employees, leaders, candidates, and business counterparts’ typical response is “this is not what we expected, we had a completely different expectation.”

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What Makes An Authentic Leader?

The argument over which form of leadership works best seems unending in my opinion. As a L&D consultant, I have been exposed and been privy to various leadership models, however the continuing problems in business leadership over the past years have highlighted the need for a different kind of leadership.

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Part 2 : Building the Right Environment for Design Thinking

Most organisations that wish to champion design thinking in business grapple with the organisational ecosystems, as they are both restrictive and dysfunctional to the very essence and processes of design. The real challenge of the design leader is to reshape the organisation to create en ecosystem that is conducive and opposed to design.

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Part 1: Design Thinking for HR-the new wave

HR has gone through some serious makeovers since a few decades from being called Personal Departments to HR to Talent Management. There has been a constant endeavor to offer afavorable environment for the employees to foster better performance.

Most Businesses spend immense amount of time and efforts in understanding customer needs, segmentations, customer personas etc. But thisis far from being true when it comes to HR,especially, in this present complex, matrix organisations with employees spread across multiple locations, working from remote locations or on the field task.

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Where is the Box? Out of the Box-A myth

Out of the box thinking a clichéd phrase popularized after a Psychologist J P Guildford conducted an experiment on Creativity. Guildford most eminently renowned study was the nine-dot puzzle in the early 1970’s. The task was to connect all the nine dots using only 4 straight lines, without lifting their pen/pencils from the page.

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Demonetization from Change model perspective

Why do we fear change? Or do we really fear change?

The very nature of Human being is change, isn’t it? Our evolution from apes to human is a living testimony. The question still remains unanswered, why do we fear change?

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