Author: Dave Hanna

The key to organisational change

The traditional “inside-out” and “outside-in” approaches to organisational change are still relevant, but connecting them is the key that unlocks true transformation, writes Dave Hanna “Organisational transformation” is the latest term for moving an organisation to better results. Though the term may be new, the dynamics of making change happen […]

Choosing strategy over culture

Understanding how company culture affects strategy implementation, and developing a plan to align them, can be the key to unprecedented success, writes Dave Hanna A global enterprise once surveyed its managers to get their perspectives on success factors in the company. This survey polled managers on what they though it […]

Don’t forget productivity is in the hands of people

Engaging the hearts and minds of your people towards improving productivity enables them to become your invaluable partners in success, writes Dave Hanna Tough financial times call for increases in productivity. This sends managers in a frantic search for the right buttons to push. Budgets? Downsizing? New marketing campaigns? Supply […]

Engagement: the core of a high performance culture

When designing organisational elements to improve performance, a fundamental consideration in this process is how changes impact an individual’s daily work, writes Dave Hanna Many design efforts to shape a high performance culture appropriately scrutinise the values, processes and systems that must be aligned. One aspect of developing a high […]

How HR can build a culture of partnerships

One secret ingredient of high performers is their ability to turn transactional relationships into partnerships, writes Dave Hanna Of all the talent management initiatives you pursue, how many are focused on harnessing the talents of those outside your organisation? One secret ingredient of high performers is their ability to turn […]