Tag: Culture change

There are a number of benefits to having an agreed set of standards in your team or organisation. An organisation must work to turn existing values into standards.

How to turn values into standards

Turning your organisation’s values into a set of shared standards can have an immediate and lasting impact on your culture and performance, writes Dr Peter Fuda Every organisation has values. The challenge, however, is that these are usually different from those written on the poster. To cite an infamous example, […]

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 […]

Worried about your culture? Look at your CEO’s habits

It is widely accepted that the CEO sets the culture of an organisation – but can you get your CEO to change their ways? And more importantly, asks Nicholas Barnett, how?   Who is responsible for creating and maintaining a constructive organisational culture providing appropriate leadership and delivering compelling messaging? The […]

3 steps to engineering great engagement

A flat management structure, accessibility to senior leaders and a personable company culture are three keys to the business success of Wood & Grieve Engineers, according to the firm’s CEO, José Granado Despite increasing the size of its workforce and geographic footprint considerably to become a national firm with more […]

3 steps for HR to effective culture change

Many CEOs and HR practitioners lack a thorough understanding of culture, and as a result, attempts to change culture often miss the deeper aspects of cultures such as beliefs, world views and the ethos of employees, according to an expert in the field. CEOs too often assume that they only […]