Argyle Executive Forum held a virtual event on July 27, 2017 to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing finance teams today. Scott Mall, Vice President and North American Leader, Finance, for IBM Cognitive Process Services, was one of three industry experts that took part in the discussion. Topics of discussion included technologies like automation, blockchain, ...(read more)
Kevin Boyd, Chief Information Officer of the University of Chicago Booth School of Business outlines the simple components for retaining employees.
Scott Broomfield, Chief Marketing Officer at Xactly Corp, discussed how digital technology continues to disrupt the business world in a Thought Leadership Spotlight with Argyle's CFO membership at the 2015 Chief Financial Officer Leadership Forum in Chicago on Nov. 18.
Donovan Mattole, Head of People & Organization for Mars Retail Group, shares his insights on associate engagement, how it’s a key to the company’s success, challenges of opening global stores and methods of engaging associates all over the world.
Matt Paese, VP, Executive Solutions, DDI, on fostering developmental growth in organizations with six key imperatives.
Business and life are like sports: it’s the name on the front of the jersey that matters, not the one on the back. It’s the team that will eventually cross the goal line or defeat the other guys. One person cannot do it. And, on top, when one person becomes the story, the rest of the team tends to sit back and watch. It actually decreases the productivity of the rest of the team.
Executive Spotlight: John H. Kahle, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Kimball International, Inc. “Big Data” analysis has become critical for business success. And on a personal level – my work is done almost exclusively electronically and I am wired pretty much 24X7. The key is to know when electronic communication and collaboration is effective, but when the face-to-face personal communication must be used.
Executive Spotlight: Ginger Gregory, Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, Dunkin’ Brands, Inc. The top two areas of business need that we are focusing on are leadership succession and development and on-line learning, specifically looking at new technology and an approach for millenials (improved content, information snacking etc.) Looking at the HR budget for 2014 I would say approximately 15% will be geared towards leadership succession and development and about 25% tackling on-line learning.
"An effective HR leader is someone who has leadership courage. That is so important in our field today because some folks are afraid to say what they really know they need to say, whether it’s to the board, the CEO, or chairman. They know they need to say it but they won’t. For HR leaders to be successful and to truly provide value at the table and be considered a strategic partner, we have to have that courage and find that voice to speak up. We have to have the perseverance that, if at first we don’t succeed, we find another way to influence."