Culture

Garry Adams, leader of Mercer’s talent business, Pacific

5 steps to improving workforce productivity

Productivity metrics don’t feature heavily enough on performance scorecards and many organisations are unable to truly define, measure and track productivity at the individual level, according to a global consulting firm. As such, organisations often find it easier to use traditional outcome based-financial measures as a proxy for workforce productivity, […]

Culture change

4 steps to achieving lasting culture change

Culture is critically important to business success worldwide, however, there is a clear disparity between the way companies view culture and the way they treat it, and many executives believe a major overhaul of their organisational culture is required, according to recent research. While 60 per cent of executives globally […]

LEGO’s 5 keys for improving cultural fit

Culture fit is a critically important element in LEGO’s hiring process, according to its local HR head, who said the company puts final candidates through a “top secret activity” to get them out of their comfort zones and assess their ability to think outside the box. The activity, which involves […]

Why culture matters to business

Paying attention to culture does matter to the business, because it is a company’s culture that fuels the dominant drivers of share price today, writes Dave Hanna Organisational culture is a topic that continues to polarise the corporate world. My definition of culture is very simply “the way we do […]