Editor’s note: L&D talks about data and the importance of the insights we can generate from it. But how far do we – or should we – go in collecting data from employees? New tools are allowing employers to collect data on employees at a granular level. Should we be concerned?
Editor’s note: Scientists across a range of disciplines have been studying the science of fake news. This article draws on the research and looks at how fake news affects our behaviours.
Editor’s note: Congratulations to the winners of the Personnel Today Awards. It’s good to see who is doing what and to see NHS agencies receive recognition for their work this year.
Editor’s note: This research of organisational approaches to diversity and inclusion explores whether employers’ current focus on D&I is a momentary thing or something bigger – a movement for change.
Editor’s note: The IHC Network, an international, multidisciplinary group with deep experience in research methods, health services research, medicine, public health, epidemiology, design, education, communication and journalism, has created this site to help people think critically about claims made about management.
Editor’s note: The Learning Guild produces regular, free research reports which I thoroughly recommend. They are compiled by Jane Bozarth and provide a review of the evidence behind a range of approaches to learning. This report explores generational differences and their impact on learning – if any.
Editor’s note: In this article, a professor of psychology explores how implicit and explicit bias works and why anti-bias training fails. To overcome bias in the workplace, there needs to be a more holistic approach that looks at systemic bias too.
Editor’s note: Congratulations to the winners and shortlisted teams in this year’s Learning Technologies Awards. Here you can see all the winners and shortlisted teams across all 26 categories.
Editor’s note: The research discussed in this article explores how NHS workers perceive the idea of speaking up and listening up – who does it based on seniority, for example. The research shows that leaders have blindspots, listening to what they want to hear.
Editor’s note: Just because many of is have been working in virtual teams these past few months doesn’t mean we are good at it. This report from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development looks at what the research has to say about the best ways to run virtual teams.
Editor’s note: Attending the annual CIPD conference can feel like groundhog day – with discussions on similar topics year in year out. Looking at this review of day one suggests that HR is now stepping into different areas that could have a significant – and positive – impact on employees.
Editor’s note: This free 60-page download is a work in progress. It explores how organisational data can be used to improve organisational design. Are we looking at organisation design by numbers or something more nuanced
Editor’s note: This is an interesting report that looks at how employers have been using flexible working through lockdown. It calls out ‘fake flex’ and explores the ways organisations can make flexible stick into the future.
Disagreements between work colleagues can get even more uncomfortable and tricky to navigate when you…