Petter Kleppe is a recognized expert on leadership and performance. He has extensive background serving on and advising leadership teams, lending his expertise on challenging endeavours such as transformation and new digital and business model implementation. He is experienced in assessing, developing and mentoring leaders, as well as building high-performing teams in complex matrix organisations.
In his latest blog post, David Thomas delves into the importance of people and purpose in today's business environment. He highlights how people are a top priority for executives globally and why HR representation at the board level is critical for ensuring people remain at the heart of decision-making.
Saying goodbye is a natural part of the lifecycle of employment and running a business. Whether driven by changes in your business or a difficult economic environment, layoffs are inevitable in the long run. One of your most important responsibilities as a leader is setting the tone around challenging issues, and offboarding employees is a true test of leadership.