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Developing your people plan – a Systems Thinking approach

‘You (HR) represent the ultimate in the culture of a company that is intellectually honest and treats human beings with respect. Your authenticity is on the line. Don’t let it be tainted.’ – Ram Charan, noted Business Author and Management Consultant: Leadership In The New Era of Economic Uncertainty.

Over the past 10–15 years, the practice of creating a corporate strategic plan for an organisation has become fairly common for most business entities. This was not always the case. For a period of time in the 1980s there was not a lot of support for undertaking a strategic planning project. The discipline had fallen into disrepute because of the many examples of detailed, long-range ...

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