Lectures and Workshops
Dr. Ravit Oren lectures on a variety of topics aimed at leveraging Human Capital to a competitive advantage. Her lectures and experiential workshops access managers and organizations to innovative and relevant theoretical knowledge, case-studies and practical solutions for immediate implementation.
Innovation in Organizational Talent Management
Two-thirds of the world's organizations admit that they do not have a Human-Capital strategy. Studies show that 40 of the world's leading companies admit that they lack organizational talents. Organizational growth is a result of talent growth. What are Organizational Talents, how do you recruit and retain them and how do they align with your organization's goals? The lecture offers theoretical knowledge along with practical examples and analysis of turnover data in companies along with simple and applicable action items.
From Human Capital to Competitive Advantage
A Complete Guide
21st century organizations are required to adapt to the ever-changing, fast and disruptive job market. To remain relevant in this competitive and uncertain economy, resources must be invested in their most important component - Human Capital. The lecture provides theoretical knowledge, practical tools and systematic strategies for identifying and empowering Human Capital that stimulate better business results and higher profit margins.
Leadership is a thought-provoking phenomenon for both academic researchers and the Business Industry. However, the attempt to define leadership leaves most of us confused and challenged. What transforms managers into leaders? What is the difference between leadership and authority? What are the necessary daily balances needed to become a leader? The lecture reviews the eight guidelines of leadership and organizational leaders, analyzes relevant case studies and provides practical tools for transforming managers into leaders.
What Makes a Leader
Performance Assessments and Compensation Plans
Our rapidly changing labor market requires organizations not only to encourage their employees to be creative and innovative, but also to appreciate and reward them in an innovative and creative way. Innovation involves high uncertainty as well as errors and failures on the way to success. Therefore, in addition to correct strategy and implementation, performance evaluation systems must take into account both outcomes and future initiative. The lecture provides constructive tools for innovative performance assessment systems and corresponding reward scheme, while revealing current test cases, models, exercises, discussions and professional feedback
Workplace Abuse: a toxic organizational disease
In the 21st century, abuse in the workplace is still widespread. Studies show that abusive managers are driven by egocentricity, insecurity and need for control while behaving manipulatively, vengefully, and violently towards their employee victims. If not treated correctly, workplace abuse has a toxic and damaging effect: employees suffer severe mental, physical and emotional damage, while organization suffer image and culture destruction. The lecture surveys the characteristics of the abusive manager, the perception of abuse in the eyes of the law and how to construct and enforce a no-abuse workplace.
Cracking the Genetic Code for Effective Negotiation
Can every work dispute be resolved through dialogue? Labor relations are a triangular relationship between the state, the employers and the employees. Each of the three has different goals and needs, some of which are opposed to each other. Rupturing the delicate balance between the parties is likely to create conflicts and labor disputes. The lecture surveys effective negotiation procedures while presenting case studies of the conflicts resolved between employees and management and between labor unions and organizations