The Culture Web Model

When dealing with organisational change management a useful tool to diagnose the status quo of an organisation’s culture is the Culture Web. It can be defined as a representation of the paradigm of an organisation and how it is manifested in terms of day-to-day behaviour. Basically, the Culture Web refers to the assumptions that are […]
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Every Business Leadership Team Needs a Jobs and a Wozniak?

A business leadership team needs a balance of "how" and "why" types says leadership expert Simon Sinek. The idea being that if, as the senior leader, you recruit members to your business leadership team who are too similar to you, you will clash and / or the tasks that you both find challenging won't get […]
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Working at Amazon: Their Story

It takes just a few minutes for three words to take centre stage when HRmagazine catches up with Tina Oakley, HR director of Amazon UK Operations. These are associates, peak and… fun. First up: ‘associates’, the term Amazon uses to describe the 24,000 individuals working across the UK business, including the thousands Oakley oversees in her […]
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The Rise Of ‘Whole Person’ Management And What It Means For You

Most of us, when we get to work on changing jobs, do it on the sly. We gussy up our CV or LinkedIn profile, make more of an effort to network (possibly the least popular of all career-boosting moves) and scoot off to secret interviews in our lunch break or during pretend doctor's appointments. Then, […]
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Changing Workplaces Call For A New Type of Leader

Developing effective and empowered leaders is one of the most important things an organization can do to ensure the successful accomplishment of its goals, whatever they may be. That’s because leadership influences nearly all aspects of a business, such as the selection, engagement, and retention of talent, customer loyalty, and overall brand perception and influence. […]
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Be Inspired: Nationwide’s Candidate Experience Revamp

The Nationwide Building Society used candidate and new hire feedback to identify areas for improvement and investment. Nationwide is designing a new recruitment plan to improve the experience candidates face during its job application process. The building society sought feedback about its entire application management process from more than 1,000 candidates who applied for jobs with Nationwide […]
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Defining Your Company Aspirations

Put simply, your aspirations are what you aim to be as a company. Aspirations serve as a guide to everyone inside and outside of your organisation for explaining who you are, where you want to go, and how you’re going to get there. But aspirations are a confused idea in most companies. Some think of […]
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