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- Mark A. Griffin

This blog series focuses on nine areas that keep employees committed to your organization. In our opinion, employees stay committed when they are Involved, Paid Well, Asked for Input, Challenged, Empowered, Trusted, Valued, Appreciated, and Mentored. Are Your Employees Involved? In an article in Fortune magazine, Dan Schawbel stated that the primary priority for business […]

- Mark A. Griffin

The #MeToo Movement and a Biblical Approach to HR Practices There’s never been a more urgent time than now to have HR professionals who are grounded in sound biblical principles. With the rise of the #MeToo movement, human resources consultants are in high demand as companies, churches, and organizations ensure best practices and deal with […]

- Mark A. Griffin

No organization, no matter how well run, is immune to employee workplace complaints. Whether you employ fewer than 50 employees or manage thousands, some form of complaint will inevitably be filed at some point in your organizational existence. In our diverse experience with for-profit and nonprofit organizations, including colleges, universities, churches and ministries, we have […]

- Mark A. Griffin

It’s almost impossible to open a news website without seeing a headline regarding sexual harassment or sexual assault in the workplace. Matt Lauer, Harvey Weinstein… They represent organizations that have just gone mad, that have failed to protect their people. The list of organizations and accused persons continues to grow. I find it particularly offensive […]

- Mark A. Griffin

 ABHE Annual Meeting February 20-22, 2019 | Rosen Plaza Hotel, Orlando Florida While never preferred, conflict seems a part of most every organization. What are prudent principles for peacemaking? What do expert HR leaders understand that makes resolution positive and developmental? Participants will learn from a veteran consultant: Principles for positive conflict resolution Insights gained […]

- Mark A. Griffin

Enjoy listening to Guest Mark A. Griffin discuss “Human Resources and Higher Education” with host Drumm McNaughton, PhD. Have iTunes? Podcast available through iTunes. The Change Leader Inc. creates sustainable organizations that meet the needs of the 21st century students andemployers while implementing change in way that enables them to remain true to the history and values […]

- Mark A. Griffin

Poor employee performance hurts an organization. Low productivity, incompetence, and unneeded expenses are the last thing organizations want at any time, particularly in today’s tough economy. After decades of work in the field of business and human resources, I know that few things upgrade and energize an organization like a solid Performance Management System. A performance […]

- Mark A. Griffin

Most employees loath them; many managers avoid them. High Performance Organizations have them, and they do what they’re designed to do—uate precisely the performance of each employee. Feel like you don’t need them? Here are 10 great reasons that should change your mind. Aligning performance to goals and objectives Most organization employees we meet with […]

- Mark A. Griffin

“Job descriptions (JDs) are just so 1980s,” a young HR graduate recently commented to me, He could not be more wrong. Having worked in HR for over 25 years, I can tell you that some things just don’t change—and shouldn’t change.  New technology consistently bombards us; faster, better, and sleeker processes seem to overwhelm us. […]

- Mark A. Griffin

During the past several years many organizations enjoyed what felt like a relatively low turnover rate. Many leaders thought that the reason turnover had decreased was because of the downturn in the economy. That’s not entirely accurate. Long term employees were holding on, but new hires still turned over at an astonishing rate. As the […]