Organisation development

Organisational development is the systematic approach to improving an employer’s organisational effectiveness, by aligning strategy, employees and processes.


Embracing organisational agility as a CHRO: five key behaviours

Mark Judd examines how HR teams became used to operating in a climate of continuous and unprecedented change.

Personnel Today Awards 2021 opens for entries

31 Mar 2021

HR and L&D teams wishing to celebrate the successes of the past year can begin their journey towards receiving the recognition they deserve from today.

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How to be a great employer in challenging times (webinar)

30 Mar 2021

ON-DEMAND | Sinead Sharpe and Ben Thompson join Rob Moss to look at how positive workplace culture can effect change.

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Performance: Why ‘rank and yank’ fell out of favour

26 Feb 2021

KPMG has been using a ‘set distribution’ or ranking approach to assessing employees’ performance. Like annual appraisals, this strategy has fallen out of favour in recent years, but why? 

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HR is not about HR: Dave Ulrich talks to Oven-Ready HR

19 Jan 2021

Beginning a new series of interviews with prominent HR leaders, prominent HR thinker Professor Dave Ulrich talks to the Oven-Ready...

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Will Covid spell the end of hierarchy? 

2 Dec 2020

In sectors steeped in the value of hierarchy, will we see a more fluid approach in the post-Covid world?

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Remote working could lead to jobs being pushed offshore

23 Nov 2020

Remote working is damaging productivity and could even lead to jobs being moved abroad, a member of the Bank of...

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Personnel Today Awards 2020: Change Management Award shortlist

28 Oct 2020

The Personnel Today Awards take place in just a few weeks. As part of our ongoing coverage of the shortlisted...

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Testing times for workplaces

15 Sep 2020

PROMOTED | It is well known that substance abuse in the workplace can damage your business. It can result in accidents, a loss in productivity, absenteeism and days off due to ill health...

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Redundancies vs reduced hours: Juggling workloads through coronavirus

30 Jul 2020

As furlough fades and redundancies rise, Jonny Gifford examines how workloads differ across the labour market and suggests how reducing...

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HR in a pandemic: How three companies dealt with a surge in demand

2 Jul 2020

For organisations up and down the country, Covid-19 has put considerable strain on HR. Many in the profession are facing...

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The emerging people strategy and what it means for HR (webinar)

24 Jun 2020

ON-DEMAND | This webinar, in association with Sage People looks at how HR leaders are adapting in this new world. What does it mean for managing workforces today?

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Strategies for upskilling your workforce in a changing world (webinar)

3 Jun 2020

ON-DEMAND | This Personnel Today webinar in association with Degreed ...

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Personnel Today Awards 2020: entry deadline extension available

29 May 2020

With just one week left until the original deadline, we announce that organisations can apply for a two-week extension to...

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Post-coronavirus: How companies can learn from blockchain

27 May 2020

Tamara Haasen describes how blockchain influences the peer-to-peer structure of technology company IOHK and how all employers could apply it...

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