Quantum Business Insights with Olivia Parr-Rud

Quantum Business Insights with Olivia Parr-Rud

In today’s fast-paced, high-tech, global economy, the business landscape is constantly changing. The confluence of big data, emerging technologies, and global connectivity puts unprecedented pressure on companies to become more innovative and agile. To maintain a competitive edge, companies must constantly adapt while continuing to identify and exploit new opportunities. Interestingly, new models are emerging from science and nature that offer a unique perspective – one that sees our global economy as a highly interconnected, continually evolving complex adaptive system. These models unveil powerful insights for optimizing our business strategies and processes. Each week on Quantum Business Insights, Olivia explores these concepts with thought leaders from around the globe. We look for ways to leverage their insights to ignite innovation, inspire our workforce, and create positive outcomes for our companies, our communities, and the planet.... Show More
September 12, 2014 53 min
Did you know that a company with an engaged workforce has a higher likelihood of being profitable? This presents an unprecedented opportunity and challenge for managers and HR professionals. With a wide variety of tools and methodologies at your fingertips, you can manage the entire employee lifecycle−from your approach to recruiting, hiring, and onboarding to investments in employee performance, retention, and preserving institutional knowledge. Tune in and learn new ways to collect and analyze qualitative and quantitative data about your workforce. Gain insights into two approaches to employee engagement and training: Workforce Planning and Workforce Optimization. Understand how they differ from each other and yet are both so critical to your success. Learn how big data is becoming a central driver of workforce optimization.
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