“#1 trend: HR embraces agile" | HR Trend Institute

"HR drives the agile organization" | HRO Today

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Agile HR is a hot topic. But what does it really mean: Is it about implementing Scrum in your HR teams? Is it about eliminating annual employee appraisals? Or is it more than that?

Bringing your HR into the 21st Century with Lean | Agile values, principles, and practices starts by understanding the various aspects of Agile HR.

 
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Outline/structure of the Session

Part I: Check-In [5mins]

– Quick Introduction

– The Importance of HR to Enterprise Agility

 

Part II: Agile HR [20mins]

– The 3 Parts of Agile HR

– Being Agile through People Solutions

– Doing Agile by Changing the Way HR Works

– Supporting the Agile Organization as Key HR Mandate

 

Part III: Agile HR Journey [10mins]

– The Agile HR Journey

– Lessons to Be Learned

 

Part IV: Check-Out [10mins]

– Closing Note and Q&A

Learning Outcome

This session is especially valuable for HR professionals and People Champions, as well as managers and senior professionals in a leadership role, who are experienced in people matters (like Recruitment, Talent Development, Performance Management, and Compensation) and are familiar with the challenges associated with employing traditional HR instruments in an Agile setting.

Target Audience

This session is especially valuable for HR professionals and People Champions, as well as managers and senior professionals in a leadership role, who are experienced in people matters (like Recruitment, Talent Development, Performance Management, and Comp

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  • Rahul Ganjoo
    By Rahul Ganjoo  ~  10 months ago
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    This is definitely an interesting topic - I'd additionally want to hear about approaches that have worked for stoking intrinsic motivation in teams/individuals and how Agile HR can help with that. 

    • Fabiola Eyholzer
      By Fabiola Eyholzer  ~  10 months ago
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      Thanks, Rahul. Yes, I will talk about the importance of tapping into the intrinsic motivation and share examples to that effect. Best, Fabiola

      • Rahul Ganjoo
        By Rahul Ganjoo  ~  10 months ago
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        To clarify further,  What interested me in this topic is that I thought we are going to learn about how agile HR can help agile teams become more successful - how do (decently large) organizations design incentives/rewards and influence culture at large by approaches that are in line with the day-to-day philosophy of agile that these teams live everyday. Often times those are not aligned.

        I went through the attached deck, it had some ideas but it'd be great to have some more concrete examples of how and where these are being used and benefiting teams/orgs.

  • Srinath Chandrasekharan
    By Srinath Chandrasekharan  ~  10 months ago
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    Hi Fabiola,

    In my interactions with people as an Agile Coach , one of the questions I keep getting asked is "IF Agile is all about Team, how are individual aspects handled in HR , especially when it comes to compensation" 

    Even I do not have a clear answer for this. Would this be covered in your session . 

     

    Regards,

    Srinath

    • Fabiola Eyholzer
      By Fabiola Eyholzer  ~  10 months ago
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      Hey Srinath

      You are right, compensation and bonuses are still used as predominant way to incentivize and recognize people. However, Agile Enterprises avoid individual cash incentives that are so toxic for their teams and instead move to more meaningful ways of reward and appreciation, that acknowledge the fact that people are driven by mastery, autonomy, and purpose. They also bring more flexibility and transparency to their Reward solutions and invest in the health and wellbeing of their people.

      I will talk about a different total reward and recognition approach in my sessions and share examples from different companies.

      Please feel free to reach out if you want to know more. Fabiola

      • Deepti Jain
        By Deepti Jain  ~  10 months ago
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        Hello Fabiola,

        I was there in our talk last year and it was nice to hear somebody finally talking about Agile HR. I hope this year we get an upgraded version of that talk. I am curious to know how this year's talk is going to be different/better than last year. 


        I have a question on the same lines as @Srinath. Will you talking about 360 degree feedback, and how Agile Appraisals can be done. Also, if we talk about team performance, what about individuals who are the best and way above the rest. How do we ensure that they are rewarded well for their outstanding contribution to team.

        Thanks,
        Deepti

  • Madhavi Ledalla
    By Madhavi Ledalla  ~  10 months ago
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    Hi Foboila, Many thanks for your interest in Agile India 2017. Can you please help us understand if you would be sharing any specific benefits that organizations have seen by adapting to the Agile HR mind-set that you would be talking about in this session? Thank you.

    • Fabiola Eyholzer
      By Fabiola Eyholzer  ~  10 months ago
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      Hi Madhavi, yes, I will share insights into the importance of Agile HR and provide data regarding the benefits of adopting Agile HR, as well as the risk and lost opportunities of not doing so. Please feel free to reach out if you want to know more. Fabiola


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