It’s cool to be kind: The value of empathy at work
McKinsey Talks Talent
by McKinsey People & Organizational Performance
3d ago
Empathy: we all aspire to it, but does it really make a performance difference in the workplace? Definitely, according to Jamil Zaki, a research psychologist at Stanford University and author of The War for Kindness: Building Empathy in a Fractured World (Crown, June 2019). In this episode of McKinsey Talks Talent, Jamil joins McKinsey talent leaders Bryan Hancock and Brooke Weddle, with global editorial director Lucia Rahilly, to make the case for investing in empathic behavior—for reasons including higher productivity, a stronger workplace culture, and better organizational health—as well as ..read more
Visit website
The shape of talent in 2023 and 2024
McKinsey Talks Talent
by McKinsey People & Organizational Performance
1M ago
As the impetus of New Year’s resolutions starts to fade, the year’s real work begins. What can the dizzying pace of change in 2023 teach us about what’s next? Join McKinsey partners Bryan Hancock and Brooke Weddle, in conversation with global editorial director Lucia Rahilly, as they speak about the trends that shaped last year’s talent landscape—and those poised to redefine its contours in 2024. See www.mckinsey.com/privacy-policy for privacy information ..read more
Visit website
Human-centered AI: The power of putting people first
McKinsey Talks Talent
by McKinsey People & Organizational Performance
2M ago
‘Humans in the loop’: It’s the angst-ameliorating mantra for the new age of generative AI. But what does it really mean? In this episode of McKinsey Talks Talent, Stanford University professor Melissa Valentine joins McKinsey partners Bryan Hancock and Brooke Weddle, along with global editorial director Lucia Rahilly, to discuss human-centered artificial intelligence: what it is, how it improves performance, and how it can help shift skittish employees’ mindsets from “ugh” to “wow.” See www.mckinsey.com/privacy-policy for privacy information ..read more
Visit website
The future of middle management
McKinsey Talks Talent
by McKinsey People & Organizational Performance
7M ago
Most of us don’t exactly dream about becoming a middle manager. But in fact, middle managers play a pivotal role in organizational success, according to the new book  Power to the Middle: Why Managers Hold the Keys to the Future of Work (Harvard Business Review Press, July 2023). On this episode of McKinsey Talks Talent, authors Emily Field, Bryan Hancock, and Bill Schaninger talk with global editorial director Lucia Rahilly about the benefits the best managers can bring—and about how to rethink middle management roles for maximum ROI. See www.mckinsey.com/privacy-policy for privacy infor ..read more
Visit website
Making sense of generational stereotypes at work
McKinsey Talks Talent
by McKinsey People & Organizational Performance
8M ago
Look around. If you’re like many of us, your workplace comprises members of four, possibly even five, generations—and attention to age-based differences is mounting. On this episode of the McKinsey Talks Talent podcast, talent leaders Bryan Hancock and Bill Schaninger talk to global editorial director Lucia Rahilly about new research on generational preferences at work: what’s myth, what matters, and how to manage the new multigenerational team. See www.mckinsey.com/privacy-policy for privacy information ..read more
Visit website
Generative AI and the future of HR
McKinsey Talks Talent
by McKinsey People & Organizational Performance
9M ago
Generative AI: it’s powerful. It’s accessible. And it’s poised to change the way we work. On this episode of the McKinsey Talks Talent podcast, talent leaders Bryan Hancock and Bill Schaninger talk with McKinsey Technology Council chair Lareina Yee and global editorial director Lucia Rahilly about the promise and pitfalls of using gen AI in HR—from recruiting to performance management to chatbot-enabled professional growth.  See www.mckinsey.com/privacy-policy for privacy information ..read more
Visit website
Workplace rituals: Recapturing the power of what we’ve lost
McKinsey Talks Talent
by McKinsey People & Organizational Performance
1y ago
Office rituals matter—and in a range of ways. But the pandemic has made many rituals moot, at a time when employees need them most. In this episode of the McKinsey Talks Talent podcast, talent leaders Bryan Hancock and Bill Schaninger talk to global editorial director Lucia Rahilly about how to develop rituals for the changing world of work—and what all of us stand to lose unless rituals are revitalized. See www.mckinsey.com/privacy-policy for privacy information ..read more
Visit website
Talent in a changing market: What now?
McKinsey Talks Talent
by McKinsey People & Organizational Performance
1y ago
What should leaders implement to gain traction in a volatile talent landscape? For one–flexibility in all its myriad forms–is key. Talent experts Bonnie Dowling, Bryan Hancock, and Bill Schaninger weigh in with McKinsey global editorial director, Lucia Rahilly. See www.mckinsey.com/privacy-policy for privacy information ..read more
Visit website
Quiet quitting and performance management
McKinsey Talks Talent
by McKinsey People & Organizational Performance
1y ago
Churn is up. Engagement is down. And year-end reviews are here. Are you worried giving feedback will make workers feel worse? See www.mckinsey.com/privacy-policy for privacy information ..read more
Visit website
The office of the future: A whole new (floor) plan
McKinsey Talks Talent
by McKinsey People & Organizational Performance
1y ago
Read more >    Listen to the podcast (duration: 27:06) >  In this episode of the McKinsey Talks Talent podcast, McKinsey talent leaders Bryan Hancock and Bill Schaninger speak with senior expert Phil Kirschner about the office space of the future: what workers want, what employers need, and how workplaces will need to change accordingly. See www.mckinsey.com/privacy-policy for privacy information ..read more
Visit website

Follow McKinsey Talks Talent on FeedSpot

Continue with Google
Continue with Apple
OR