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By Sonja Gustafson July 9, 2018

The Lost Piece of Enterprise Risk Management

Successful organizations are almost always led by executives who implement cohesive plans to mitigate possible risk, regardless of how bad or unlikely it may be. Enterprise risk management, also known as...

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By Sonja Gustafson August 29, 2017
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Topics: Knowledge Silo Matrix (KSM), Workforce Risk Management, Knowledge Transfer Planning, Best Practices, Skilled Worker Shortage, Talent Risk Management, knowledge transfer blog, managing talent risk, Leadership and Management, Risk Management, enterprise risk management

By Sonja Gustafson August 29, 2017

A Practical List to Help Measure, Assess, and Manage Talent Risk

One of the most common myths I encounter revolves around the “people part” of business. The misconception is that the risks associated with the biggest investment many companies make every day (headcount)...

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By Steve Trautman June 22, 2017
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Topics: Workforce Risk Management, Talent Risk Management, managing talent risk, talent risk mangement definition, definition of talent risk management, talent risk management process, Risk Management

By Steve Trautman June 22, 2017

Risk Management: The Detail Most Executives Miss

Organizations of all sizes already assess and manage many types of business risk day to day, including legal, operational, financial, and insurance. As a business leader you would never dream of just going...

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By Steve Trautman April 13, 2017
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Topics: Workforce Risk Management, Talent Risk Management, talent risk mangement definition, Risk Management

By Steve Trautman April 13, 2017

Getting Aligned

The Key to Prioritizing and Reducing Talent Risk

When assessing and managing talent risk and preparing for knowledge transfer, we work to uncover data like who’s the expert, how many employees do we have that are capable of that work, how many employees...

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By Steve Trautman March 23, 2016
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Topics: Knowledge Silo Matrix (KSM), Workforce Risk Management, Skill Development Plan (SDP), Skilled Worker Shortage, Talent Risk Management, 3-Step Knowledge Transfer, knowledge transfer

By Steve Trautman March 23, 2016

Beyond Job Shadowing

A Better Way to Replicate Your Top Talent

We at the Steve Trautman Company have long asserted that while traditional job shadowing has been a common practice for transferring skills from the knowledgeable employee to a new hire, there are inherent...

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By Bridget Jennings February 26, 2016
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Topics: Workforce Risk Management, Skilled Worker Shortage, Talent Risk Management, 3-Step Knowledge Transfer, knowledge transfer blog

By Bridget Jennings February 26, 2016

Managing Talent Risks When Executives Transition

Using Knowledge Transfer with Technical/Operational Skills

Our last blog post focused on reducing executive talent risk by modeling how to methodically transfer the “soft skills” necessary for a new job role. When coming to a new organization, executives also face...

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By Steve Trautman December 2, 2015
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Topics: Workforce Risk Management, Consistency in a Workforce, 20 Test Questions

By Steve Trautman December 2, 2015

Can Knowledge Transfer Programs Succeed with Employees Who Bill Hourly?

A Quick Q&A

A structured knowledge transfer program intentionally moves critical knowledge and skills from employee to employee on the job. One marker of a good knowledge transfer program is versatility—the process...

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By Steve Trautman September 26, 2014
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Topics: Peer Mentoring, Workforce Risk Management, Knowledge Transfer Planning, Knowledge Transfer Strategy, Common KT Misconceptions

By Steve Trautman September 26, 2014
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