January 2023 Newsletter

Happy New Year! We are excited to see what 2023 holds for HRComputers and for HR technology.

How Financial Accounting Screws Up HR

Current U.S. financial reporting standards view employees as expenses or liabilities for a company, making them look less valuable to investors. Employee wages, benefits, training, and other employment costs are not categorized as assets or an investment, but rather as an expense and a fixed cost for a business. Harvard Business Review dives into all the negative consequences that result from this practice, and how it hurts both employees and employers.

Technology Is Empowering Employees to Make Their Own Decisions. Organizational Structures Need to Catch Up

Through the continued growth of digital technology, decision-making ability is pushed to the edges of organizations, giving businesses an opportunity to adopt organizational structures that are flatter and more streamlined. Learn from Harvard Business Review about how AI and other digital software make information transparent for all decision-makers, removing managerial filters and creating a “permissionless corporation.”

15 Best Diversity and Inclusion Books

Looking to improve and expand yourself in 2023? TeamBuilding came up with the 15 best books about diversity and inclusion from last year to teach professionals how to navigate race, gender, age, physical ability, religion, and sexual orientation in the workplace. These guides will help create an inclusive work environment through respect, compassion, and dignity.

Driving Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion by Kristina Kohl

The managing principal of HRComputes, Kristina Kohl published this book last year aimed to help professionals navigate the volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity (VUCA) characterizing the business world. This new paradigm focuses on an integrated bottom line – planet, people, and profit.


Navigating the JEDI Journey | Live Webinar Registration

Kristina has an upcoming webinar on March 16, 2023, 11:00am.

Navigating the volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity (VUCA) characterizing the business world in the 21st century requires a new paradigm, the JEDI North Star Vision, focused on an integrated bottom line – planet, people, and profit. Join us to learn about creating a JEDI North Star Vision for your organization to initiate transformative change.

Winter Thought Leadership Experience | Philadelphia Society of People & Strategy

On February 9, 2023, join Morris and fellow panelists for a lively discussion on EX with the Philadelphia Society for People and Strategy Panel.

Morris Departs from the Beacon Board of Directors

After serving for 3 years, including several as Treasurer, Morris is stepping down from the Beacon Board of Directors. Morris extends his thanks to his fellow board members and club volunteers.