Artificial Intelligence: The Key Unifier Between the CIO and CHRO
September 24 | Amy Lui Abel, Ph.D., Managing Director, Human Capital, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
Current debates regarding the future of AI often center around its impact on front-line workers and business operations. But companies should place more priority on the role AI will have on the C-Suite. Both now and even more so down the road, the implications of AI will warrant unprecedented collaboration between two key roles: the Chief Human Resource Officer (CHRO) and Chief Information Officer (CIO).
Where Employee Surveys on Burnout and Engagement Go Wrong
December 22 | Jennnifer Cullen | Comments (0)
To tackle employee burnout, companies need to assess just how burned out their staff members are—and why. Many organizations conduct surveys to gain this sort of insight, but serious flaws in how those surveys are designed often lead to bad results. Well-intentioned leaders, following an inaccurate roadmap of where the problems lie, end up wasting time, energy, and resources on the wrong things.
Should Small to Mid-Sized Companies Be Measuring Engagement?
December 13 | Adam Pressman, Global Director, Client Partnerships , Sirota | Comments (0)
Most organizations with headcounts of over 2,000 employees measure engagement in one form or another. In fact, according to a study by The Engagement Institute, 8 of 10 HR executives say that their organization has a formal engagement program. What about smaller organizations?
Understanding Customers by Blending Human Insight and Machine Learning
November 01 | Julie Wittes Schlack | Comments (0)
How can companies use machine learning to efficiently understand the needs and wants of their customers, without sacrificing the insights that come from employees’ intuition and empathy?
Research: Objective Performance Metrics Are Not Enough to Overcome Gender Bias
October 29 | Tristan L. Botelho | Comments (0)
Imagine that you are choosing between two similar mutual funds, one managed by Marcus and the other by Tanya. Without additional differentiating information, there is no obvious reason to have a strong preference for one over the other. Yet in various contexts, such as entrepreneurship and hiring, people often exhibit a preference for men over women when information about an individual’s quality (for example, their expected performance) is unavailable or unclear
A Study Used Sensors to Show That Men and Women Are Treated Differently at Work
October 28 | Ben Waber, President and CEO , Sociometric Solutions | Comments (0)
Gender equality remains frustratingly elusive. Women are underrepresented in the C-suite, receive lower salaries, and are less likely to receive a critical first promotion to manager than men. Numerous causes have been suggested, but one argument that persists points to differences in men and women’s behavior.