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Investigating Organisational Problems with Many Possible Causes - Central E...
Mon 23 January 2017, 18:30 – 20:30 GMT
John Toplis will discuss the times when HR Professionals are asked to investigate and resolve problems such as high labour turnover, high absenteeism or low morale which can have many possible causes.
Not only is there little guidance in the academic and professional literature about how to do this, but a recent television programme warned of the dangers of seeking the opinion of some consultants whose aim would be to ‘land and expand’ by exaggerating any problems found.
Essex and Ipswich Branch Chairman John Toplis first grappled with these issues when, early in his career, he was Head of Diagnostic Studies at a Research Institute. Recently he discovered that Professor Gerry Randell shared these interests and together they wrote ‘Towards Organisational Fitness’ which has received positive reviews.
To help attendees to address the issues involved, those attending will be asked to work in groups to consider a series of scenarios involving labour turnover and similar issues. Group views will then be shared and discussed. Emerging ideas may find their way (with acknowledgements) into a second edition of the book which is now being planned.
There will be an opportunity for networking on arrival and the presentation will start at 7.15 pm and refreshments will be available.
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Although free to attend please only book if you will be attending or cancel your booking as soon as possible. Refreshments are bought based on the number of attendees and money is wasted by non-attendance.