4 years, 1 month ago

Human Resources?

People are valuable. That’s why they have an established status as human resources in organizations. When they are more valuable, they are even called assets. Assets “People are our greatest asset!” You’ve probably heard that a lot. If not, try “People are our * asset” in Google, and you’ll get over 300 million results. “Greatest” […]

9 years, 4 months ago

Employees as customers of HR

What is the proper – or most effective – relationship between the so-called ‘Human Resources’ department and the employees of an organisation? (Okay, I admit it, I’ve allowed myself to get somewhat distracted from finishing the promised assessment of use

11 years, 10 months ago

People, assets, relationships and responsibility

A great meetup yesterday with Shawn Callahan (@unorder) and Kevin Bishop (@kevinbishop) of Australian consultancy Anecdote, and their upcoming launch of Zahmoo – a new web-based tool to manage stories and narrative-knowledge, for organisations, communities and families.
Over lunch the conversation wandered onto my work on enterprise-architecture and the Enterprise Canvas, and my latest book Mapping […]