Tag: talent management

Training Need Not Fall Off a Cliff As It Did In 1986!

It has often been said that a CEO can quickly increase margins and the bottom line by slashing two divisions of a company: Product Development and Training & Development.  This essentially sacrifices the future for the present, but the demands

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Launching a New Industry Standard: The SPE Competency Management Tool

The oil and gas industry has focused on building and implementing competency management systems and processes for decades – most notably, following

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Project Management or Change Management?

The objective of most businesses is to deliver a service or produce a product to make a  profit. As competition and the market pressures increase, businesses need to transform and adapt to stay competitive  and continue to operate profitably. The

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Changing Nature and Use of Workforce Competence in the Oil and Gas Industry

Recently I was privileged to represent IHRDC at the International Petroleum Technology Conference in Kuala Lumpur as a co-author of a paper on this topic. “Competence” is the combination of awareness, knowledge, skills, and attitude that an individual must

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