Seven Elements of Sustainable Success

June 19th, 2018

What if every business performed optimally. Their customers loved products and services as offered. Orders were delivered on time, every time. People were highly engaged and motivated. Processes, infrastructure and working practices supported high quality outcomes consistently. Partners and suppliers were exceptional and the service received first class. And all of this is achieved over and over again as the company responds to ever changing environments. ‘Impossible’ you may say and you […]

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Culture as a competitive differentiator

March 5th, 2018

By corporate culture, we mean ‘how do we do things around here?’ This refers to the language used, the way decisions are made, how work is planned and undertaken, even how people dress and deal with conflict.  Primarily, it relates to the patterns of behaviours people display that represent the way people in the organisation ‘think’ and ‘feel’. Organisational culture […]

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ACCELERATING TALENT SUCCESS – A growing demand for a different type of conversation

February 28th, 2017

We recognise that young people starting out on their working lives want to make a difference; they also want to feel valued and to be recognised for their contribution. Beyond that people have different career motivators, from developing deep technical skills to enjoying the social environment at work (source Edgar Schein, Career Anchors).     At a recent gathering of HR […]

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