Ian MacRae

What six months of remote work has taught us

Six months ago would you have imagined yourself sharing a workspace with your partner? Your kids? Your pets?

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We must focus on individual not national productivity

The UK has a persistent problem with productivity. Recent statistics indicate that productivity is stagnant and its growth has been sluggish for the past decade or more

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What makes a high-potential remote worker?

Remote workers still need traditional HR processes such as performance management to be at their most effective and engaged

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Be mindful to work more effectively

Honest mistakes are often made instinctually, while better decisions are made mindfully

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Getting the most out of generational differences, part two

Knowledge transfer between different generations can help develop talent and boost engagement of both younger and older workers

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Generational stereotypes have no merit

When HR decisions are based on these false generational stereotypes everyone loses out

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Why Cambridge Analytica’s techniques could kill gamification

Could gamification turn out to be an over-hyped, excessively complicated flash in the pan?

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HR mythbusting: Is nine to five the most productive way to work?

Our series by Adrian Furnham and Ian MacRae explores what myths HRDs should be seeking to debunk in 2018

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HR mythbusting: Is there 'hidden' brainpower waiting to be unlocked?

There is huge potential for improving performance, it just won’t come from a magic pill

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The great Millennials myth: The secret to motivating young people

Generational difference models aim to predict overriding characteristics, but lack evidence and lead to poor decision-making

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When motivation turns toxic

What factors make motivation go wrong and what can an organisation do about it?

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How to identify and manage high potentials

Talent

'High potential' is no guarantee of success. Here's how to manage your talent strategies.

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