Learn about the value of employee voice in organisational success. In complex working environments, an active employee voice helps shape organizational strategy and services for the better and raise concerns that might damage the organisation's reputation.
- How can HR practically operate … where people bring their voice and influence … to a world with open and viral social media posts … to tackle a provocative issue in the workplace? … The likelihood of people taking matters … into their own hands is evident in the social media world, … with hashtag-led campaigns like #MeToo, … #BlackLivesMatter and more. … People form into campaigning groups … or even as a courageous individual … to take on establishments, governments … and senior figures. … However unlikely this might seem in the workplace, … people have more options than formal representation … and can form into pressure groups … or even make an individual stand for something … they passionately believe in. … Traditionally, HR is occupied and the negotiation starts … with formal representation, … but it's now being thrust into this arena … of random groups and individual stances on issues … largely as a result of open social technology platforms, … and the damage can happen fast. … Apparent injustice can become public …
Note: This course is the first in a LinkedIn Learning series aligned with the “People Practice” core knowledge area of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).