Human Aspects

Human Aspects · 14. December 2018
According to a study from the Institute for Corporate Productivity, only 8 percent of HR executives thought performance management made a significant contribution to performance. Employees blame unfair compensation systems and managers are frustrated. What can we do?

Human Aspects · 08. December 2018
When I recently read in a blog article from Bernd Slaghuis that almost every third employee wishes to slow down in his professional life, I questioned this–namely why this then happens so rarely? Aren’t we missing a big opportunity here?

Human Aspects · 12. October 2018
"Myth of Motivation" from Reinhard K. Sprenger has changed management. Thus, have bonus and incentive systems died or does Sprenger err when he refers to them as “governance cynicisms”?

Human Aspects · 02. October 2018
As Michael Porter said, “The essence of strategy is choosing what not to do”, and consequently that means that the essence is truly not doing it. In transformation processes, we see that too many projects are launched at the same time. How can we deal with this overload?

Human Aspects · 05. September 2018
We are demanding more and more from our employees these days–that everything needs to go faster and, optimally, at the same time. We are bringing our organizations into a constant state of stress. However, constant stress is harmful and can result in organizational burnout.

Human Aspects · 29. July 2018
Many managers have given up a lot over the years during their career in order to move up the career ladder. But when they have attained all this, they fear losing it all again. Can our careers make us sick?

Human Aspects · 02. July 2018
These days, the matches of the FIFA World Cup (soccer world championship of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA)) in Russia are fascinating many of us. What can we learn from these best coaches in the world for our transitional processes?

Human Aspects · 01. June 2018
Transformation processes are very often associated with the announcement of serious and painful information. It’s no wonder then that people do not have any motivation for change. Do we have enough creativity in our change communication?

Human Aspects · 02. May 2018
Following a blog conversation on LinkedIn regarding this question, I was thinking about my top performers on my team: What are the key factors that were critical for them?

Human Aspects · 07. April 2018
Organizational designs are dramatically changing this basic logic to agile principles. New protagonists are coming into the system who follow these principles with enthusiasm. But how does leadership need to change to lead and not just to lag behind this transformation?

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