About Mike Morrison

Mike Morrison is a consultant and change agent specialising in developing skills in senior people to increase organizational performance.
Mike is also founder & director of RapidBI, an organizational effectiveness consultancy.

Gamification – #oneword #CIPD #HR

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In 2015 100s of HR professionals were asked a simple question in a survey… in one word describe…GAMIFICATION Participants were invited from the CIPD Members LinkedIn group, the CIPD communities, and the CIPD Facebook group. 613 participated. Of those, over 70% have been in HR for more than 11 years. Not all questions were mandatory The demographics for this were: Processing of one word data. During data analysis, spellings were corrected, and capitalisation resolved. No words were … [Read more...]

Fun Friday Office Cartoon #250

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Change Management – #oneword #CIPD #HR

Chaneg Management - what does it mean

In 2015 100s of HR professionals were asked a simple question in a survey… in one word describe…CHANGE MANAGEMENT Participants were invited from the CIPD Members LinkedIn group, the CIPD communities, and the CIPD Facebook group. 613 participated. Of those, over 70% have been in HR for more than 11 years. Not all questions were mandatory The demographics for this were: Processing of one word data. During data analysis, spellings were corrected, and capitalisation resolved. No words … [Read more...]

Learning & Development – #oneword #CIPD #HR

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In 2015 100s of HR professionals were asked a simple question in a survey… in one word describe…LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT Participants were invited from the CIPD Members LinkedIn group, the CIPD communities, and the CIPD Facebook group. 613 participated. Of those, over 70% have been in HR for more than 11 years. Not all questions were mandatory The demographics for this were: Processing of one word data. During data analysis, spellings were corrected, and capitalisation resolved. No … [Read more...]

Talent Management – #oneword #HR #CIPD

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In 2015 100s of HR professionals were asked a simple question in a survey… in one word describe…TALENT MANAGEMENT Participants were invited from the CIPD Members LinkedIn group, the CIPD communities, and the CIPD Facebook group. 613 participated. Of those, over 70% have been in HR for more than 11 years. Not all questions were mandatory The demographics for this were: Processing of one word data. During data analysis, spellings were corrected, and capitalisation resolved. No words … [Read more...]

Organisational Development – #oneword #HR #CIPD

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In 2015 100s of HR professionals were asked a simple question in a survey… in one word describe…ORGANISATIONAL DEVELOPMENT Participants were invited from the CIPD Members LinkedIn group, the CIPD communities, and the CIPD Facebook group. 613 participated. Of those, over 70% have been in HR for more than 11 years. Not all questions were mandatory The demographics for this were: Processing of one word data. During data analysis, spellings were corrected, and capitalisation resolved. No … [Read more...]

Training – #oneword #HR #CIPD

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In 2015 100s of HR professionals were asked a simple question in a survey… in one word describe…TRAINING Participants were invited from the CIPD Members LinkedIn group, the CIPD communities, and the CIPD Facebook group. 613 participated. Of those, over 70% have been in HR for more than 11 years. Not all questions were mandatory The demographics for this were:   Processing of one word data. During data analysis, spellings were corrected, and capitalisation resolved. No words … [Read more...]

Leadership – #oneword #HR #CIPD

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In 2015 100s of HR professionals were asked a simple question in a survey… in one word describe…LEADERSHIP Participants were invited from the CIPD Members LinkedIn group, the CIPD communities, and the CIPD Facebook group. 616 participated. Of those, over 70% have been in HR for more than 11 years. Not all questions were mandatory. The demographics for this were: Processing of one word data. During data analysis, spellings were corrected, and capitalisation resolved. No words were … [Read more...]

Win Friends and Customers by Lawrence Bookbinder – Book Review

Book Cover Win friends and customers by Lawrence Bookbinder

Win friends and customers by Lawrence Bookbinder This is a small pocket size book great to read on the commute or when traveling. It helps the reader to see below the surface of everyday conversations. The author takes us on a journey through what appear to be everyday interactions and shows us where we may be missing some fundamental opportunities to talk more effectively. this in turn can lead to better customers and repeat business! The book is broken into the following … [Read more...]

Management #oneword #HR #CIPD

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One word 2015 In 2015 100s of HR professionals were asked a simple question in a survey… in one word describe…Management Participants were invited from the CIPD Members LinkedIn group, the CIPD communities, and the CIPD Facebook group. 616 participated. Of those, over 70% have been in HR for more than 11 years. Not all questions were mandatory. The response rate for this question was 616 out of the 616 participants. The demographics for this were: Processing of one word data During … [Read more...]

Human Resources #oneword #HR #CIPD

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In 2015 100s of HR professionals were asked a simple question in a survey… in one word describe…Human Resources Participants were invited from the CIPD Members LinkedIn group, the CIPD communities, and the CIPD Facebook group. 613 participated. Of those, over 70% have been in HR for more than 11 years. Not all questions were mandatory. The response rate for this question was 614 out of the 616 participants. The demographics for this were: Processing the Survey Data During data analysis, … [Read more...]

Leadership in the Crucible of Work – by Sandy Shugart – Book Review

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Leadership in the Crucible of Work by Sandy Shugart Discovering the interior life of an authentic leader In this 233 page book, Shugart takes a different approach to many other leadership authors. “Leadership in the Crucible of Work” neatly houses a collection of essays with thought provoking reflections and questions, all from a real journey of leadership. Who is the author Sandy Shugart? According to the publishers site, Sanford C. “Sandy” Shugart, PhD, stumbled into senior leadership at a … [Read more...]

Leaders Eat Last – an #infographic

Leaders Eat Last - an #infographic

Some weeks ago I had an email asking if I would share an infographic on this blog. To be honest I was too preoccupied with moving countries to properly consider the request. Today whilst looking through some messages I tagged I found the emails, and you know what...? The graphic contained some really interesting stuff. Below is the infographic on leadership Written by the team at Thales, they have published this informative infographic on leadership. They say they have gathered most of our … [Read more...]

Give and Take #cipd14

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#cipd14 Give and take

#cipd14 Give and take

A revolutionary approach to success Adam Grant - University of Pennsylvania Author of Give and Take The book on Amazon This is types live, please excuse any typos! chaired by Peter Cheese this is an opportunity for us to reflect as individuals and in our organisations.   Adam - why is there paranoia in our organisations. Reciprocity Styles Takers..... Givers.... givers provide their knowledge. we want to add value most of us reserve giving as we know … [Read more...]

#cipd14 Curing business complacency

#cipd14 Curing business complacency

Creating hunger in paradise with Rasmus Ankersen story - he went for dinner with 3 nokia employees - but each had iphones in their pockets...not nokia phones how could the same people that took nokia to success, be the same people that took the company to failure The e-test - draw an E on your forehead   tracking talent is hard - we think success is a direct line, it is not, it is messy and unpredictable. what is a winner... "a loser who has evaluated himself" when you … [Read more...]

#cipd14 The science of happiness

#cipd14 The science of happiness

Motivating and inspiring teams and organisations This session ia led by Stephanie Davies of Laughology This blog is types live, please excuse any errors or typos!   Stephanie has lit the room with an energy level of 11 out of 10! but the participants are still in sleep mode!... but they are slowly waking up how do we help ourselves in difficult situations? positive psychology is a tool set to enable us to be proactive rather than reactive. what is laughter... what is … [Read more...]

Future of work #cipd14

Future of work #cipd14

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Gaining greater impact by understanding behavioural science #cipd14

Gaining greater impact by understanding behavioural science #cipd14

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Reframing HR – changing the game of HR #cipd14

Reframing HR - changing the game of HR #cipd14

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