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19 Tips To Develop Stronger Leaders And Transform Company Culture

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Develop Stronger Leaders and Transform Company Culture

Employers today are faced with the challenge of nurturing leaders, managing change and fostering a culture that aligns with their vision and values. These practices have become paramount for organizations striving to thrive and adapt.

Here, 19 Forbes Human Resources Council members share some of the best practices employers can implement to tackle these critical areas. From leveraging the power of coaching to navigating change with finesse and instigating a culture shift that resonates, these experts explore actionable strategies that can pave the way for organizational success.

1. Have A Clear Set Of Corporate Values

Good leadership is underpinned by a fact-based objective and constructive communication style. Having a clear set of corporate values around interpersonal discussion—for instance, highlighting the need to get to facts before judgment, to value accountability over “rightness” and to stay constructive—can help with all three of the above demands. – Eric Friedman, eSkill Read more

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How 4 leading CHROs are turning to generative AI to boost HR efficiency

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Human Resource Executive

By Dawn Kawamoto

October 16, 2023

A hybrid workforce typically refers to the blend of in-person and remote work, but the concept is also increasingly evolving to include the fusion of humans and non-humans—digital assistants fueled by generative AI—in the workplace.

And it’s largely HR leaders who are navigating these changes, according to a panel of chief HR officers who spoke last week during the HR Technology Conference & Exposition in Las Vegas.

Despite the challenges this new responsibility is bringing to HR—from developing guidelines for the usage of the technology in the workplace to helping leaders retain the “human element” as they tap the tech—the leaders agreed generative AI is introducing new efficiencies to their role so they can focus on more high-value work.

“The intersection between AI and HR is having an impact on the workplace,” says Archana Arcot, a panelist and chief people officer of Unifi. “The revolution is happening so fast.”

Ways CHROs are using generative AI

Lani Montoya, CHRO of Pernod Ricard’s North America operations, relies on generative AI to reduce administrative tasks that do not contribute significant value to her role, such as delivering information to employees and assisting with compliance issues.

This enables her and her team to be more efficient, she says.

“We started to look into AI four or five years ago, but only in the last year it’s come into HR,” Montoya says, adding that generative AI is helping HR accomplish more work with less reliance on consultants. “It’s changed the way we work.”

Efficiency has also been a payoff for Tracie Sponenberg, chief people officer of The Granite Group. She uses ChatGPT as a thought partner to help get a jump start on writing complex emails or developing survey questions. She has even embedded it into her Google Docs and Google Sheets.

“I love bright, shiny things,” says Sponenberg, who puts ChatGPT into that category. Read more