The 5 Steps for Agility Fitness in the Gig Economy

The 5 Steps for Agility Fitness in the Gig Economy

Introduction

The volume, velocity and intensity of “noise” encountered in the Gig Economy requires the Human Resources function demonstrate agility in its policies, processes and practices to enable the organization to transform to be more Gig Economy capable. The secret to becoming more agile as an HR Team is to demonstrate that you can be focused, fast and flexible, even in the turbulent circumstances.   

The AGILE Model® offers the framework that will help you attain and sustain your HR agility fitness target as well as serve as an Agility Fitness Coach for others in the organization (Horney, Eckenrod, McKinney & Prescott, 2014).  But it takes work to achieve this agility, just like it takes work to achieve your personal physical fitness goal. 

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The AGILE Model®: A Change Agility Framework for CHROs

CHROs' Critical Role: Preparing the Organization for Change

How well organizations are prepared to survive in this turbulent business climate is becoming a fundamental issue and challenge for CHROs.  Organizations that are agile are the ones that quickly see opportunities, are shrewd in rapidly fine-tuning strategies, are able to meet customers’ individual needs, develop capable, flexible and project-based processes, and are fast at learning and unlearning. What is the role of the CHRO in equipping organizations to meet the challenge of the accelerating pace, volume, diversity, and scope of change?  Now, more than ever, CEOs and boards will demand that their CHROs become strategic partners in equipping their organizations to be change-ready (agile) to adapt and thrive to the challenge of the turbulent 21st century.

The practice of change management has been radically impacted by the continuing turbulent business environment characterized by 

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Time to Pivot to Agility

Time to Pivot to Agility

It’s been over 10 years now since Hurricane Katrina pummeled New Orleans and surrounding area with devastating floods, winds and destruction delivered by a prolonged LEVEL FIVE pounding from Mother Nature.  Last week, our Agility Consulting team of practice leaders and affiliates met in New Orleans to co-sponsor and participate in the 2016 HUMAN CAPITAL INSTITUTE SUMMIT.  We were there along with about 300 business and HR leaders from large and small organizations seeking new insights and success stories for how to navigate in the LEVEL FIVE VUCA we all fight each day.

Just as powerful as the forces of nature found in New Orleans ten years ago,

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