Why Knowledge Transfer Is Neither Arbitrary Nor Academic

Successful knowledge transfer is a process—one with definable steps, practical tools, and measurable outcomes. A new manufacturing client prompted the quick Q&A below that shows why knowledge trans … Read More
By Steve Trautman Jun 05, 2023

Why Competency Models Used for Talent Management Are the Emperor’s New Clothes

Here’s a quick business story illustrating just why HR competency models are inadequate when used to manage talent and guide change within a job role: This month I was at a client site working with two s … Read More
By Steve Trautman May 24, 2023

“Teaching” Innovation on the Job

Knowledge transfer within a workforce isn’t just about a skilled professional teaching an apprentice worker a step-by-step process, like how to build a widget. It also includes getting at some of the mos … Read More
By Steve Trautman May 24, 2023

Tools for Teaching New Roles and Ensuring Accountability

In this final post of my Change Management & Knowledge Transfer Series, I’d like to talk about ways to teach workers how to do their jobs or new functions after a strategic or organizational change a … Read More
By Steve Trautman May 22, 2023

Performance Review Examples & Best Practices for 2020

Over the past five years, I’ve seen a surge of companies trying to improve the effectiveness of their performance reviews. And considering the distaste for traditional performance management methods, it … Read More
By Steve Trautman May 17, 2023

Beyond Competency Models

Competency models have been considered the best way to assess talent risks drive employee development for nearly 20 years. The trouble is that competency models alone do not actually solve talent problems … Read More
By Steve Trautman May 10, 2023
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