Driving Human Capital Innovation: Dale Carnegie of Georgia Organizational Effectiveness Briefing Results

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Dale Carnegie of Georgia releases the results of their inaugural Organizational Effectiveness (OE) Briefing held on April 8, 2015. A distinguished panel engaged 30 Human Resource, Senior Operations and Organization Development leaders in an exploratory dialog to identify macro trends that impact business results.

Dale Carnegie of Georgia releases the results of their inaugural Organizational Effectiveness (OE) Briefing held on April 8, 2015. A distinguished panel engaged 30 Human Resource, Senior Operations and Organization Development leaders in an exploratory dialog to identify macro trends that impact business results. Attending the briefing were a wide range companies including Fortune 500, prestigious healthcare systems, and mid-sized firms with a history of fiscal growth. The panel of experts that shared their OE best practices and techniques included: Dr. Tim Goodly, PhD, President at Goodly Consulting Group Inc.; Mr. Larry Mohl, CEO and Founder at Jubi, Inc .; Ms. Maureen Whatley, VP of Global Talent Management & Acquisition at Alere, Inc.; and Mr. Dan Kurber, Director of Learning & Organizational Development at Moxie. The briefing was facilitated by Dr. Tiffany Yates, VP of Human Capital Strategy at Dale Carnegie of Georgia, an expert in leading forward-thinking programs within complex people systems.

OE Briefing participants described innovative approaches to improve strategic talent management, organizational culture, and leadership competencies to exceed future business results. Theses human capital managers prioritized themes based upon their experiences in the workplace. Each participant listed and prioritized their focal points for actions resulting in over 60 unique OE themes. Dr. Yates leveraged the focal points in an inductive coding process to categorize the following core themes:

Revolutionary Human Resources

  • Change Readiness
  • Creditably of HR
  • Engagement Management
  • Globalization
  • Innovation
  • Culture Connections

World-Class Talent Management

  • Competency Readiness
  • Talent Architecture
  • Generational Awareness
  • Strong Top Leadership

Business Impact

  • Training Program Design
  • ROI on OE Efforts
  • Strategic Alliances

Fostering Employee Engagement

  • Career Path
  • Succession Planning
  • Work on Demand

To add a visual dimension, Jeffrey Hollington, Dale Carnegie Business Consultant and Illustrator, developed an Interactive Idea Map that depicted the conversation. All OE Briefing participants contributed to this visual blueprint that recapped the valued information exchange. The Interactive Idea Map sequenced the innovative dialog by offering captions and caricatures of the breakthrough ideas.

Highlight inquires illustrated on this storyboard included:
1. What will be our talent gap in 5 years?
2. How can we develop a talent pathway for all employees, not just the top level executives?
3. Can our team to change the way they see learning and development?
4. Why is building a better culture crucial to millennial workforce engagement?
5. How can we articulate a differentiating employee brand?
6. What is the ROI components when making the decision to buy or build talent?
7. What tools do we need to drive succession planning?
8. How can we incorporate a strategic vision within all job functions?

As a result of this ground breaking briefing, the OE panel and participants agreed that they seek future collaboration with one another to enhance ideation to find commonalities in OE macro trends.

About Dale Carnegie
Dale Carnegie is recognized as the premier provider of professional development for many of the world's most successful organizations. Operating on six continents and in more than 90 countries, Dale Carnegie has enjoyed over 8 million graduates from its library of public and custom designed programs. Our programs provide solutions in every area of professional development including but not limited to leadership, communications, presentation skills, self-confidence, sales, customer service, team building, coaching, and mentoring. In conjunction with our product development staff, we also offer targeted customized programs to address any professional development need an organization may have regardless of size or industry focus.

To be included in future collaboration with this elite group of OE leaders and Human Resource professionals, contact:
Tiffany Yates, PhD, PMP - Vice President of Human Capital Strategy
Dale Carnegie of Georgia, 4151 Ashford Dunwoody Rd Suite 140, Atlanta, GA 30319
Office: 404.471.1345, Email: tiffany.yates(at)dalecarnegie(dot)com

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