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Solving the Productivity Puzzle

How to Engage, Motivate and Develop Employees to Improve Individual and Business Performance

Boost productivity in your organization by improving employee engagement, motivation and talent development to drive individual and business performance.
EAN: 9781789664744
Edition: 1
Format: 235x157
248 pages

About the book

An engaged and productive workforce is essential for organizational growth and business success.

However, record levels of disengaged staff, a lack of motivation and employees feeling that they lack the necessary skills and support to excel at their jobs is putting this in jeopardy. HR practitioners are ideally placed to address these issues and boost productivity at every stage of the employee lifecycle to improve individual performance and drive business results.

Solving the Productivity Puzzle is a practical guide for all people management professionals to address the challenge of stagnating people productivity. It covers how to embed learning and development activities to ensure that employees feel equipped with the skills they need to meet their goals, motivate a workforce made up of six generations with competing priorities, develop an effective workforce planning strategy to make sure the right people are in the right place at the right time, with the right motivation in the organization to build a company culture that allows people to thrive.

Solving the Productivity Puzzle also includes expert guidance on how implement change to opportunity in the workforce, track and measure productivity and how to leverage new technologies to support employees. Including case studies from global organizations including Accenture, Aetna, Apple, Google, IBM, and SAP. This is essential reading for HR professionals needing to supercharge productivity in their organization for both employee and business success.

About the authors

Tim Ringo

Tim Ringo, Chartered FCIPD, is a senior executive, board advisor, author and popular conference speaker, based in London. Ringo's nearly 30-year career in HR management consulting and HR software gives him a unique perspective on how engaged people harnessing smart technology is transforming the world of work.He is the author of Solving the Productivity Puzzle (Kogan Page, 2020) and the co-author of Calculating Success (Harvard Business Review, 2012). He is currently writing his next book, The Accidental Globalist.Most recently he was Vice President, SAP SuccessFactors. He led SuccessFactors HR Advisory Practice for Europe, Middle East and Africa.Previously he was Vice President and Global Leader of IBM's Human Capital Management (HCM) consulting practice. He led a team of more than 1500 Human Capital consulting professionals around the world. He joined IBM Global Business Services in 2006 after 16 years at Accenture, where he was Executive Partner in Accenture's Human Performance Service Line.He graduated from The Ohio State University, with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, majoring in Finance. He also studied English Literature at Ohio State and New College, Oxford, England.

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Solving the Productivity Puzzle is a very engaging, readable and innovative book in trying to find a solution to a businesses' poor productivity. The book highlights the important role of HR involving the productivity puzzle [...] this is a must read for any HR professional.

Professor Sir Cary Cooper, 50th Anniversary, ALLIANCE Manchester Business School, President of the CIPD