This Week in Leadership (Nov 22 - Nov 28)
Surging COVID cases have leaders debating their return-to-office plans. Plus, business books for the holidays and tips for launching a second career.
Even as workplace diversity is on the rise, many organizations struggle with a lack of inclusion. These largely self-inflicted organizational wounds are generally caused by some form of bias, pro or con, conscious or unconscious. The cost is not just to the individual, but also to the entire organization: the energy sapped by headwinds should instead be flowing into productivity, engagement, innovation, and exceeding customers’ expectations.
Korn/Ferry's Vectors™ Theory provides business leaders with a way to identify specific forms of bias--called "headwinds"--and articulate how to eliminate them to frontline managers and employees in a constructive and enduring way. In addition, this problem-solving framework:
Breaking through vectors to achieve higher levels of employee engagement includes an overview of the Vectors™ Theory and three case studies examining how particular headwinds might manifest and be remedied.