Human resources classes that foster thriving workplaces
The Essential HR Handbook
Psychological and physical safety are requirements for employees to be at their best in the workplace. In this human resources class, bestselling author and CEO of SHRM – Johnny C. Taylor – discusses how to cultivate these pre-conditions. For example, organizations must design policies that reinforce a culture of dignity, respect, and inclusion.
- Action Steps for Moving Beyond DEIB Compliance
- How Sexual Harassment Damages Organizations — and How to Avoid It
- Creating Inclusive Environments for Male Employees
- A Leader’s Guide to Preventing Hostile Work Environments
- Navigating the Reality of Workplace Romance
- Getting Talent Back to Work (The Case for Hiring Candidates with Criminal Records)
- Address hostile behavior in the workplace.
- Cultivate a culture of inclusion.
- Embrace all people in diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) initiatives.
- Modernize your organization’s approach to workplace romances.
- Identify the benefits of hiring the formerly incarcerated.
How to Build a Talent-First Organization
The difference between organizations that survive turmoil and those that don’t is simple: it comes down to talent. According to business advisor and bestselling author Ram Charan, organizations that know how to acquire, cultivate, and inspire a world-class talent pool are poised for success.
- Put People Before Numbers
- Unlock the 3 Tools of Transformation
- Hold the CHRO Accountable
- Hold Your Board Accountable
- Diversify Your Pipeline to the Board
- Rethink Organizational Structure and Cultural Tone
- Explain the importance of putting people before numbers.
- Develop the tools of a talent-first strategy.
- Leverage your board and CHRO to maximize the acquisition of talent.
- Use organizational structures to hone talent.
- Better find diverse talent.
Developing High-Trust Organizations
Trust is an invaluable resource that bonds employees, leadership, and the mission into a whole greater than the sum of its parts. But this doesn’t come about by accident. In this human resources class, Joel Peterson – Stanford professor and author – explains how to actively nurture a “high-trust organization.”
- An Introduction to Smart Trust
- The 3 Kinds Of Trust
- Five Laws for Leaders Who Want to Build Trust
- Four Principles for Creating a Climate Where Trust Can Thrive
- Six Steps for Dealing with Betrayal
- Be a JetBlue, Not an Enron
- Understand and assess “smart trust” in your organization.
- Cultivate a cultural climate where trust can grow and thrive.
- Utilize the five laws for building trust.
- Create a game plan for overcoming and healing from betrayal.
- Recognize the pitfalls of “low-trust organizations” and how to avoid them.