Source | icubem.com
HR Must Reinvent the Employee Experience to Drive Agility
Organizational agility is in short supply
HR should quicken its adoption of agile practices
The employee experience is ripe for HR-led agile transformation
“It’s time to blow up HR and build something new.”
While this headline from the July/August 2015 edition of the Harvard Business Review was met with disapproval, anger and mild contempt from the HR community at large, the article’s message was straightforward. In short, HR needs to get with the times and be more user-centric, accountable, and oriented toward business outcomes.
Fast forward to 2019, and our new expectation for HR: Be agile.
Agility — a concept that originated in software development — is now being used (and perhaps misused) for all manner of concepts, systems and processes in the business world. At Gallup, we measure workplace agility by asking workers for their level of agreement with two general statements about their organizations:
In my company, we have the right mindset to respond quickly to business needs.
In my company, we have the right tools and processes to respond quickly to business needs.