Business Consultant focusing on HR at Nigel Cox Consulting Ltd

Hackathon Public Profile

5 years 2 months ago
I might be repeating myself but here is my response to the challenges from Michele and from Peter Stage 0 - recognise that clients do not all speak with one voice and that any HR response needs to me... More
5 years 2 months ago
OK Paul - here is how I think it works In your example, as a practitioner you have been convinced that Assessment Centres will provide a better approach to recruitment. Best Practice is to use data... More
5 years 3 months ago
Using a technique from a different discipline, let me set up a short thought experiment. Thought Experiment How does the local HR practitioner respond to the business challenge, “customer serv... More
5 years 3 months ago
5 years 3 months ago
Edna, some lessons for the Hack from our joint submission Sometimes it seems that SMEs have few constraints when it comes to embracing new practices, sometimes it seems only the largest businesses ... More
5 years 5 months ago
ok - building on the adaptability theme I'll throw in my efforts on this too. I had some interesting perspectives from HR professionals working in Saudi Arabia during a workshop I ran there last mo... More
5 years 5 months ago
if your vision is for a stand alone HR system then I'd argue that you are not being ambitious enough. The challenge I see is avoiding multiple platforms (it would be great to use the same platforms as... More
5 years 5 months ago
is the focus of the hack on talent acquisition or on experimentation? More
5 years 5 months ago
It will be interesting to explore the concept of value in this context. Is it the most robust return on investment type assessment or are their other criteria that can be defined. In addition, value p... More
5 years 5 months ago
It seems to me that the most interesting interventions have, in the main, appeared to present visions of HR outside the mainstream. Is the implication that those thinking deeply about HR (and its ... More
5 years 5 months ago
Dan Pink made an interesting observation about recognising the split between compliance and administrative activity and what he, loosely, described as Talent. What HR does as a support function or to ... More
5 years 5 months ago
Put HR flavour of the month into reverse. Look at everything you are doing and, unless you have evidence it is working in your organisation, stop doing it.  And by evidence, I mean genuine, stat... More
5 years 5 months ago
Some interesting challenges to our models of employment (and how they are expressed in legal terms) but also a great opportunity for our institutions of learning and business networks to contribute to... More
5 years 5 months ago
What I like about this model is that it is a great way of building cross cultural alignment and of enabling teams in complex organisations add value outside of their own areas of responsibility. Shari... More
5 years 5 months ago
I have long challenged many aspects of the standard model for reward that pervades UK business so was naturally sympathetic to the arguments puts forward in Drive about the counter productive nature o... More
5 years 5 months ago
I am only now catching up with this, so I hope I have not missed some key outputs. However, I am concerned that there is insufficient weight being given to basing what we do on evidence and understand... More
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Put HR flavour of the month into reverse. Look at everything you are doing and, unless you have evidence it is working in your organisation, stop doing it. 

And by evidence, I mean genuine, statistically valid, experimentally tested results. 

Of course, this also means, don't introduce any new initiative until...

By Nigel Cox on June 24, 2013