The Future of Work - HR disrupted

schedule Jul 19th 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM place EN 205 (C40) people 31 Interested

It’s 2018 and Agile working has become the new Way of Working. Once considered the territory of the reckless and sloppy, now most of the free world is considering how they can implement these better ways of working into their teams and orgs.

We've spent many years helping teams move with agility and learn to adapt, to lose low value processes and amplify their performance through these ways of working.

A constant thorn in the side of teams transitioning to these ways of working, is the baggage of OLD ways of working, in particular in Traditional HR processes that plague many teams. Through frustration, we started blogging about the Future of Work where we could ditch concepts like Performance Management Reviews and boxing people into rigid Job Descriptions. We wanted to see if we could spark some interest in trying different approaches that were more aligned to our 'Agile mindset'. For organisational agility can only really be achieved if we truly value individuals and interactions over HR processes and tools.

Our blogs garnered much interest and had companies like REA Group and MYOB reaching out to get involved in How Might We reinvent traditional HR approaches for a workplace of the Future. We even inspired the formation of a Meet-Up in the Netherlands!

Join with us at LAST conf where together we will design a new experiment to Unbox people from the Job Descriptions, and to Free People from the inhumanity of Performance Management reviews.

 
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Outline/Structure of the Workshop

10 mins background on the reasoning behind the session, the disruption of HR process, then intent to start some experimentation in the workplace. Talk through the principles and ideas in the blogs.

15 mins to co-design some tests with hypothesis to trial on the topic of Performance Management

15 mins to co-design some test with hypothesis to trial on the topic of Job Descriptions

5 wrap it up and call to action

It's a workshop but heavily facilitated given the time available

Learning Outcome


It is my intention that at the end of this session we will have some concrete experiments that can be trialed, in teams and organisations that we will assist to track, ie we intend for participants to be sparked with some of their own ideas and that we can set these ideas and experiments free in the world.

We will provide a follow up survey to find out how they've gone and track some progress, and share back with the community, through this work we hope to embed much better ideas of People processes, and make them commonplace in our workplaces.

Ideally this sharing will help us all 'Level Up' our ways of working beyond our delivery teams and help us approach all areas of working with a Lean Agile and Systems Thinking mindset.

Target Audience

Leaders, HR professionals, Coaches

Prerequisite

Participants should have an inherent distain for burdensome processes that are wasteful of their time and add nothing to the value of their work in their current organisation.

Or

Just a wish to have better 'people' processes at work

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