• The Leadership Accountability Gap

    New research explores the real state of leadership in organizations today and reveals practical ways that organizations can develop leadership accountability and tighten the gap in their own teams.

  • Beyond the CEO - The role of the board in ensuring organizations have the talent to thrive

    Beyond the CEO, examined directors' opinions about the ideal role and current level of oversight in the following five areas:
    Strategic HR Planning
    Culture and Employee Engagement
    Executive Compensation and Performance Management
    Succession Planning
    Learning and Development

  • Building Leadership Accountability

    Leaders lead. It's a simple statement, but it raises more issues than one would expect from the average twoword sentence. Why? Because—given the research this report will present—leaders do not always lead. Indeed, in many cases and with increasing and alarming frequency, the claim that "leaders lead" is simply not true.

  • The New Organizational Currency - Designing Effective Teams

    Teams are essential for accomplishing business goals in today’s work environment. Businesses are becoming increasingly reliant upon teams for solution finding and production. Additionally, virtual teams are increasing in acceptance and popularity, as five million employees are projected to work remotely by 2016.1 Based on these trends, research is warranted in exploring teams. What are the characteristics of effective work teams? What challenges are teams faced with today? Are there uniquely important aspects which distinguish effective virtual teams from effective face-to-face teams?

  • Talk with Me - Galvanizing Career Management with Career Coaching Conversations

    Organizational models today are shifting from hierarchical to flat. Careers are no longer an upward trajectory, but more likely to be a series of experiences, projects and development opportunities. But, a lack of awareness around the new flat organization dynamics is resulting in a perceived lack of opportunities for career movement within companies, and frustration among employees and leaders.