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January 6, 2015 — Employers will be challenged to re-engineer the workplace,
rethink jobs and reshape the way to attract, engage and manage people if they
are to drive business performance amidst a growing global economy in 2015.
Those are among the top new predictions for the year ahead from Bersin by Deloitte, Deloitte Consulting LLP.
should focus on bold, innovative strategies to develop leaders, engage employees
and foster a healthy workplace culture if they want to succeed in a global
environment where competition for talent will be fierce, according to the new
insights in “Predictions for 2015: Redesigning the Organization for a Rapidly Changing World.” Available both to Bersin WhatWorks® members and on a
complimentary basis to non-members, the new Predictions report provides an
annual review of the key business, training and talent management imperatives
and trends HR and business leaders should consider in strategic planning and
budgeting to drive their business forward in the year ahead.
economic recovery, rapid growth of millennials in the global workforce, a 24/7
work environment, and technology-driven transparency everywhere are redefining the
entire nature of work,” said Josh Bersin, principal, Bersin by Deloitte,
Deloitte Consulting LLP. “Amidst these new challenges, many traditional
challenges remain. Eighty-three percent1 of companies are seriously worried
about their leadership pipelines. In fact, Deloitte’s recent ‘Business Confidence Report 2014’ indicates that 50 percent of leaders who have expressed
ambition to become part of the C-suite cite ‘little or no access to leadership
training’ as one of the main obstacles to assuming greater leadership roles.”
engagement remain the No. 2 issue2 around the world, creating a whole new focus
on employee wellness and happiness as an HR strategy. A healthy workplace
culture is equally important. “If we measure and understand our organization’s
culture well, we can then hire and develop as leaders those people who fit and
use our culture to drive performance and alignment,” Bersin said.
includes 10 predictions that highlight many of the enormous changes underway in
the workplace. In addition to predicting that companies will focus on global
leadership development, engagement and culture, directions for 2015 include the
To learn more
about these trends, download a complimentary copy of "Predictions for 2015:Redesigning the Organization for a Rapidly Changing World.”
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