The human factor will always eat automation for breakfast, lunch and dinner (....and morning and aft
I read an article the other day about a robot recently introduced at a large mining company to assist with: “the unpleasant, the untimely, the dangerous and the downright boring work….”* Robots are amongst a myriad of other emerging innovations designed to make our workplaces more productive in this globally connected, rapidly changing world. Does our workforce need to be worried about their own sustainability as we move through the 21st century? You need not start freaking o
Poor leadership communication: The elephant in the room trampling on culture.
I ran into an old friend the other week who I hadn't seen for awhile. A highly regarded Partnership Manager working in a challenging industry, she has seen and "lived" many changes over time. As many large organisations do, her organisation is in the middle of a major restructure. I asked her how it was all going. Frustrated, she said morale was poor amongst the teams, and she feared many good employees would "walk" after the dust settled. What factors drove this comment? Co