Leaving a job: Telling people where to stick it and helping them remember where I was in Woolworths the other day and decided to try out an alternative career as a check out chap using their self service system. I came away mystified and marveling - mystified as to how to open those flimsy plastic bags ...
The Change Perception Index is a practical tool that allows HR professionals, Counselors, Coaches and Change agents to engage clients on some of the most relevant dimensions of change, and to gain insights into their client’s preferences, and responses to change.
Another way of looking at this data would be to say, if your path to the CEO route looks to be blocked in one company then moving a couple of times may only delay you by about 12 – 18 months in the worst case scenario that you would have made it to CEO had you stayed put. If, however, you wouldn’t have made it had you stayed put, then moving has probably got you to the CEO role faster than staying put.
Using the rhetoric of mutual responsibility, what may be lurking underneath is a lack of trust in staff to do the right thing. This can amount to little more than blame shifting exercises in the event that something goes wrong.
Mentoring is one of those ideas that seem intuitively sensible and worthy of widespread implementation. But how effective is mentoring? Does it lead to any positive outcomes?
The authors make the point that proactive personalities are more closely associated with supervisor ratings of overall job performance than that reported for any of the Big Five personality factors