ISPI Performance Digest
Feb. 5, 2013

The digital employee (and how to reach him)
HRM Asia
The spectacular rise of mobile device users and the corresponding mobile technological advancements have given rise to a new type of worker — the digital employee. This significant development calls for companies to reassess their methods of searching for new employees. Reaching the digital employee through mobile is now not only an option. It is mandatory.More

How to attain measurable bottom-line results by improving performance
Smart Business
Business executives are demanding more than just operational improvement — they want to see profitability results as well. Smart Business spoke with John M. Hurlburt, principal with Crowe Horwath LLP, about spotting operational inefficiencies and how to address them in ways that boost profits.More

A formula for building tomorrow's leaders today: 70-20-10
The Nation
Close your eyes. Go ahead — do it. Now think back over your career to when something happened that gave you a great moment of learning, a moment that helped you become the good manager/leader you are today. Was it in a classroom? We spend so much time and money sending our managers to leadership development training when the research tells us that time represents only 10 percent of the time and activities required to effectively develop a great leader.More

Performance improvement and assessment of collaboration: Starting points for networks and communities of practice
International Institute for Sustainable Development
The International Institute for Sustainable Development's Global Connectivity program has worked for more than a decade on research and capacity building for performance assessment and improvement of collaboration. At the heart of collaborative undertakings are people and institutions choosing to work together for a greater good. The following paper provides preliminary reflections on performance improvement and assessment of groups of individuals working together in networks and communities of practice.More

The evolving capabilities of tomorrow's business leaders
The HR Review
Organizations around the world have an unconventional commonality that transcends their geographical and cultural differences; this commonality is the "complexities" of today's world, which are intensifying tremendously. The pace of such complexities around us, and hence the pace of related change, is sometimes exceeding our capability of proportional evolution. That is why organizational performance is definitely a continuous challenge, and for some organizations, it is becoming a harder target.More

3 PowerPoint shortcuts to keep at your fingertips
The Rapid E-Learning Blog
PowerPoint is a go-to program for learning and development professionals. There are shortcuts in this software that can make your life easier. Learn about three handy shortcuts — and find out how to gain quick access to them.More