Author: Dave Hanna

The effectiveness and performance of leaders can have a tangible effect on both profitability as well as employee engagement

What 6 leadership behaviours drive commitment & results?

The effectiveness and performance of leaders can have a tangible effect on both profitability as well as employee engagement, and HR needs to focus on six leadership behaviours that drive commitment and results, writes Dave Hanna Occasionally I conduct a very informal “survey.” I ask people, “What were your previous CEO’s […]

There are 5 important steps in becoming a cultural guardian

Whistleblowers: cultural guardians or snitches?

Cultural guardians help protect the magic that launched an enterprise in the first place, and there are 5 important steps in stepping up to be a cultural guardian, writes Dave Hanna What do you do when you see something happening in your organisation that you believe is terribly wrong? For […]

There are three keys to building an adaptive culture and resilient organisation that will help in withstanding the knocks and shocks of economic downturns

How to build a culture that withstands economic downturns

There are three keys to building an adaptive culture and resilient organisation that will help in withstanding the knocks and shocks of economic downturns, writes Dave Hanna An economic downturn inevitably leads to a number of companies scrambling to stay afloat. Many will sink and disappear from view. Even those who survive […]

Integrating local values into your company’s corporate culture is crucial to strategic success in a global marketplace

Where can corporate culture and national cultures meet?

Integrating local values into your company’s corporate culture is crucial to strategic success in a global marketplace, writes Dave Hanna As more and more companies expand their reach across today’s global marketplace, many of them are coming face to face with the differences between their corporate culture (“how we do […]