7. Relating (Team thinking)
Key Practice Specialties and Communities for Adaptive Foresight
- Human Resources & Performance Management – Society for Human Resource Mgmt (SHRM). Since 1948. Promotes HR (people ops, analytics, labor mgmt.) as a field, via education, certification, lobbying, and networking. 275K members. HR Magazine, others. Annual conference; Performance management is a specialty of HR and organizational development that focuses on firm, team, and employee performance. The KPI Institute (KPII) is a leading practitioner community. They offer certifications in many management practices, including Benchmarking (best practices), Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), a subset of benchmarking focused on firm performance, and Objectives and Key Results (OKRs), which empower employees to set their own performance objectives, in a bottom-up manner, and help each other achieve them.
Key Relating-Associated Practitioner Methods
Normative (values, aspiration-driven) strategies and descriptive research to improve business conduct.
Monitoring and improving employees’ physical/cognitive/emotional satisfaction, and motivation.
Enterprise Relationship Management
Mgmt. of industry alliances, suppliers, investors, acquisitions, customers, and other business actors.
A planned, organization-wide effort to measurably increase an organization’s effectiveness or efficiency.
Managed information and communications activities to advance objectives and plans of the organization.
Development of primary and alternate leadership succession chains in critical business functions.