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  • About the Author: Steve Steckler

    Steve Steckler is currently Head of Transformation Management and Corporate HR M&A Integration at Merck, KGaA, the world’s oldest chemicals and pharmaceuticals company, headquartered in Germ…

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01 Mar. 2017 | Comments (4)
The Acceleration of Disruption
In the field of managing human capital, the corporate track record in navigating change, whether in introducing a new business strategy, a change in l…

03 Jan. 2017 | Comments (8)
Trends versus Disruptive Challenges and Threats
John Naisbitt predicted trends that he felt were changing our society and modern world. In his book, he identified a number of changes including the …

08 Oct. 2013 | Comments (5)
HR As Advocate for National Dialogue and Action
As many HR leaders and career professionals continue to discuss the role of the function and search for clarity of purpose and meaning, there continue…

28 Nov. 2012 | Comments (1)
It’s All About Defining Integrated Talent Management
Today, more than ever, human resources leaders are expected to partner with business leaders on strategic human capital and talent challenges that imp…

19 Nov. 2012 | Comments (3)
Stop Asking For “A Seat” At The Table
Why are so many of us in the field of human resources still asking for the opportunity to contribute, to be valued, and to have our expertise both req…

12 Sep. 2012 | Comments (1)
In Leaders Must We Trust?
How will tomorrow’s employees, citizens and business commentators remember today? While we live in lives filled with progress, renewal and expanded co…

11 Jul. 2012 | Comments (3)
When Leaders Say, “We Need to Change the Culture Here!”
All too often, when leaders talk about culture at their organization, they solely concentrate on what’s wrong with it. But, if you ask how things are …

25 May. 2012 | Comments (8)
Why We Need Just One More “Systems” Model
Systems models – you know the consultant honed graphic collections of boxes or circles, connected by arrows that provide star charts to explain the kn…

27 Apr. 2012 | Comments (4)
Excess: Why We Don’t Need Another Book on Leadership
The news is not good, and seems consistent with current employee engagement research. There is a significant loss of trust in leadership. A large nu…