Metrics & Surveys
Your Employees Are Still In Charge – What Do You Do Now?
With unemployment low, turnover high, and job openings plentiful, what should we be doing to ensure that we have, and keep, the people we need for both operational and strategic activities?
Your Employees Are In Charge – What Do You Do?
[Today’s Tuesday Reading is by Jack Wolfe, MOR Associates Executive Coach and Senior Consultant. Jack may be reached at [email protected].] Today’s employees can leave their job with you and be reemployed in a heartbeat – there has been a major shift in the employer/employee power structure in the last year, and it’s NOT to […]
Tuesday Reading feedback analysis
[This analysis is by Dr. David Sweetman, MOR Associates Leadership Coach and Consultant. David may be reached at [email protected].] In February, 2020, we sought feedback from the audience of MOR Tuesday Readings. It was a time of transition as Jim Bruce began to lessen the frequency of his Tuesday Reading contributions. True to MOR form, […]
Pre-Conference Survey – Organizational Adaptability Assessment
In the weeks leading up to the 2015 MOR Leaders Conference, we invited 2,051 members of the MOR IT Leaders community to participate in a nineteen-question survey designed to gather their impressions of their IT organizations’ current levels of adaptability. We received a total of 589 responses. The survey posed nineteen questions in the form […]
Strategy Without Execution Is Hallucination!
The Tuesday Reading today, “Strategy Without Execution Is Hallucination!” has a title that comes from a presentation to a McGill MBA class by Mike Roach, the CEO of CGI, a 31,000 person IT firm. The essay first appeared in Karl Moore’s Forbes column on Leadership. The author is Rebecca Black, a McGill graduate and now a […]
After Action Reviews
Peter Senge has written that After Action Reviews (AAR), the subject of today’s Tuesday Reading, are “one of the most successful organizational learning methods yet devised.” AARs were designed by the Army as a tool to be used after a project or major activity has been completed. It allows employees and leaders to learn what […]
MOR Learning – Jim Bruce on Results
Watch an online learning module of Jim Bruce on the topic of delivering results. Video of MOR Associates Jim Bruce on Results
The ECAR Study of Undergraduate Students and Information Technology, 2010
Yesterday, EDUCAUSE released its 2010 study of undergraduate students and information technology. The study’s ROADMAP, prepared by Judith Borreson Caruso and Shannon Smith, the study’s authors, can be found on the EDUCAUSE site at <http://www.educause.edu/Resources/TheECARStudyofUndergraduateStu/187215> (click on ROADMAP at the bottom of the page) or downloaded directly from <http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/ECM/ECM0906.pdf>. I believe that this document is must […]
Declining by degree
Today’s reading, suggested by Chris Paquette, Senior Consultant for Survey Services at MOR Associates, comes to us from the September 2, 2010 issue of the Economist – “Declining by degree”. The author is an anonymous Economist consultant, Schumpeter, who generally writes on individuals and ideas behind the latest trends in business and management. (Presumably the pseudonym refers […]
Assessing Transition Readiness
Every time you begin a change endeavor, it’s quite natural to ask “am I prepared and ready?” Is my team/organization prepared and ready? Are the stakeholders ready? Answering these questions on an ad hoc basis is not easy. Several weeks ago in my reading, I came across an instrument to assess transition readiness <http://www.wmbridges.com/articles/assessment_tools.html> on William Bridges’ website. He […]