HR Management Blog

The blog is a place for short posts on current topics that are driving the world of human resource management. Sometimes it’s insights from practice, sometimes it’s provoked by politicians with some great idea to improve our lives. And sometimes it’s things that are completely off-topic, but I feel like I need to write something about them to get my own thoughts straight.

Some posts are deliberately a bit over the top to spark increased interest in straining the grey matter cortex. There is no need to read the blog at all, it can be boldly skipped.

March 20, 2023

Why do people hate Human Resources?

The Human Resources field has a troubled reputation in the commercial sector, and there are several valid explanations for why so many people despise it.

March 14, 2023

The Dangers of Micromanagement and How to Address Them

The workplace can be a challenging environment, and one of the biggest challenges employees can face is working with a micromanager. Micromanagement is a management style characterized by excessive control and a focus on small details, to the point where it becomes detrimental to employee autonomy and productivity. Micromanagers are known for their lack of trust in their team members and their need for control over every aspect of a project or task.

March 9, 2023

Why is Organizational Effectiveness Important?

Organizational effectiveness is a crucial factor in determining the success of any business, large or small. It encompasses many aspects of an organization’s operations, such as its ability to produce desired results, efficiently and effectively use resources, foster collaboration and innovation, and adapt to change. Achieving organizational effectiveness is essential for any company that hopes to remain competitive in today’s highly competitive business environment.

March 8, 2023

10 Mistakes of New Managers

Being a new manager is exciting and challenging. It’s an opportunity to lead a team and make a positive impact on the organization. However, it can also be a daunting experience, especially if you’re not familiar with the expectations and responsibilities that come with the role.

February 25, 2023

7 Traits of High Performing Managers

Are you looking to increase the performance of your team? One way to do this is by ensuring that your managers are high performers. But what does it take to be a successful manager?