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Karen Arnold Kevin Williams FIRST STEPS
What can get in the way of effective workforce planning <ul><li>Lack of support </li></ul><ul><li>Politics </li></ul><ul><...
Force Field Analysis <ul><li>There are forces that facilitate and forces that can impede workforce planning </li></ul><ul>...
Force Field Analysis Example <ul><li>RESTRAINING FORCES </li></ul><ul><li>Workforce planning is not a top priority </li></...
The Elephant in the Room <ul><ul><li>Major programs often face issues about which we are concerned but not comfortable dis...
Your Force Field Analysis <ul><li>Using the template in the handout, think about what can get in the way and what could as...
Next Steps <ul><li>Have a discussion with your neighbors regarding what next steps  </li></ul><ul><li>Complete the “Next S...
QUESTIONS?
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  1. 1. Karen Arnold Kevin Williams FIRST STEPS
  2. 2. What can get in the way of effective workforce planning <ul><li>Lack of support </li></ul><ul><li>Politics </li></ul><ul><li>Poor understanding of the problem </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of know-how </li></ul><ul><li>Quick-fix attitudes </li></ul><ul><li>Low visibility </li></ul><ul><li>The rapid pace of organizational change </li></ul><ul><li>Requires too much paperwork </li></ul><ul><li>Takes too many meetings </li></ul>
  3. 3. Force Field Analysis <ul><li>There are forces that facilitate and forces that can impede workforce planning </li></ul><ul><li>It is imperative that you determine these forces at the beginning of your plan so that you can leverage the compelling forces and mitigate the restraining forces </li></ul>
  4. 4. Force Field Analysis Example <ul><li>RESTRAINING FORCES </li></ul><ul><li>Workforce planning is not a top priority </li></ul><ul><li>Budget constraints </li></ul><ul><li>Several other major projects occurring at the same time </li></ul><ul><li>COMPELLING FORCES </li></ul><ul><li>30% of workforce can retire in 5 years </li></ul><ul><li>A new department initiative will require additional resources </li></ul><ul><li>Effective training programs that can be used in support of Workforce/Succession Planning </li></ul>
  5. 5. The Elephant in the Room <ul><ul><li>Major programs often face issues about which we are concerned but not comfortable discussing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It is like the elephant in the room, even if you never discuss it, everyone knows it is there </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Your Force Field Analysis <ul><li>Using the template in the handout, think about what can get in the way and what could assist your Workforce Planning Program </li></ul><ul><li>Have a discussion regarding the items that could get in the way of your plan </li></ul><ul><li>We will have a large group discussion to capture this information for the HR Modernization effort </li></ul>
  7. 7. Next Steps <ul><li>Have a discussion with your neighbors regarding what next steps </li></ul><ul><li>Complete the “Next Steps” handout for future use </li></ul>
  8. 8. QUESTIONS?

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