Culture

Top 10 tips for managing a global workforce

Cities beyond the traditional financial and business centres of the world are working to improve their quality of living so they can attract more foreign companies, according to a recent research report, which predicted these emerging cities will become major players that traditional financial centres and capital cities will have […]

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, […]

How to improve passion for diversity in 8 steps

There has been an evolution in how companies view diversity, which has gradually become less an issue of demographics – and more one of values, according to a recent research report There has also been a corresponding shift in how companies are responding to the issue, with a majority of […]

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

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 […]