Global Human Capital Trends 2016

On Demand Economy

Published By : Deloitte University Press | Deloitte

This fourth annual survey of more than 7,000 HR and business leaders globally ranks 10 key trends and companies’ readiness to respond to them. The report also includes both country and industry analyses, as well as an interactive dashboard and mobile app to explore the survey results

Organizational design: The rise of teams
Hierarchical organizational models aren’t just being turned upside down — they’re being deconstructed from the inside out. Businesses are reinventing themselves to operate as networks of teams to keep pace with the challenges of a fluid, unpredictable world.

Leadership awakened: Generations, teams, science
Leaders of all ages, genders, and cultures are now poised to take the reins at organizations around the world. How ready will these future business leaders be to take charge in an increasingly complex global marketplace?

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  • Introduction: The new organization
  • Organizational design: The rise of teams
  • Leadership awakened: Generations, teams, science
  • Shape culture: Drive strategy
  • Engagement: Always on
  • Learning: Employees take charge
  • Design thinking: Crafting the employee experience
  • HR: Growing momentum toward a new mandate
  • People analytics: Gaining speed
  • Digital HR: Revolution, not evolution
  • The gig economy: Distraction or disruption?

Learning: Employees take charge

Corporate learning departments are changing from education providers to content curators and experience facilitators, developing innovative platforms that turn employee learning and development into a self-driven pursuit

Shape culture: Drive strategy
The impact of culture on business is hard to overstate: 82 percent of respondents to the 2016 Global Human Capital Trends survey believe that culture is a potential competitive advantage. Today, new tools can help leaders measure and manage culture towards alignment with business goals.

Engagement: Always on Employee engagement and retention today means understanding an empowered workforce’s desire for flexibility, creativity, and purpose. Under the evolving social contract between employer and employee, workers become “volunteers” to be reengaged and re-recruited each day

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