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Vision, Strategic Direction & Intent – a clear strength on Swiss Boards
Vision, Strategic Direction & Intent – a clear strength on Swiss Boards 1024 536 Anja Fiedler

Based on the results of a research study recently conducted by Denison Consulting amongst Board Members of Swiss companies on „The Role of Corporate Culture on Supervisory Boards“ it is clear that Board Members of Swiss companies see a strength in the way they deal with Vision as well as Strategic Direction & Intent as…

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The importance of Values & Ethical Code for Supervisory Boards
The importance of Values & Ethical Code for Supervisory Boards 1024 536 Anja Fiedler

The pilot research survey recently conducted by Denison Consulting on „The Role of Corporate Culture on Supervisory Boards“ in Switzerland revealed that Board members of swiss companies consider core values as an area that may need more attention. On the question in the survey „There is a clear and consistent set of values that governs…

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Should the Cooperation between Board Members be improved?
Should the Cooperation between Board Members be improved? 1024 536 Anja Fiedler

An area of improvement based on the pilot research study conducted by Denison Consulting on „The Role of Corporate Culture on Supervisory Boards“ in Switzerland is in the area of cooperation amongst Board Members. On the question „Cooperation between different members of the Board is actively encouraged“ the majority of respondents gave a lower score…

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Do Supervisory Boards invest enough in the Skills of their Members?
Do Supervisory Boards invest enough in the Skills of their Members? 1024 536 Anja Fiedler

According to a survey conducted by Denison Consulting amongst Supervisory Board members of Swiss companies, the investment into the skills of the Board Member seems to be an area for improvement. The item „There is continuous investment in the skills of the Board“ scored amongst the 5 lowest items across the 34 questions in the…

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Capability Improvement for Supervisory Boards – a Priority?
Capability Improvement for Supervisory Boards – a Priority? 1024 536 Anja Fiedler

A recent study, conducted by Denison Consulting amongst Swiss Supervisory Board members about „The role of organisational culture on Supervisory Boards“ showed, that Swiss Board members consider capability development as an area for improvement. The question „The “bench strength” (capability of the Board) is constantly improving“ was generally scored lower than other questions, especially by…

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TALENT MANAGEMENT: ATTRACTION AND RETENTION
TALENT MANAGEMENT: ATTRACTION AND RETENTION 789 414 Karl-Heinz Oehler

It’s a given that attraction and retention of talent is critical to the success of every organisation. Talent Management is more than just finding and keeping talented people. It’s finding and keeping people who fit with and contribute to your particular organisation’s culture and business goals—people whose values are aligned with your company’s values so…

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OPTIMIZE PERFORMANCE BY ALIGNING TALENT AND CULTURE
OPTIMIZE PERFORMANCE BY ALIGNING TALENT AND CULTURE 1024 537 Karl-Heinz Oehler

Talent Matters Great strategies make great organisations. But without careful attention to aligning people and strategy, the strategy is just a set of intentions. High performance depends on having talented people to execute the strategy. But having talented people isn’t enough—not if their talents, values, and motivations don’t align with your organisation’s strategic intent and…

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BUILDING TRUST TO BUILD HIGH PERFORMANCE
BUILDING TRUST TO BUILD HIGH PERFORMANCE 1024 534 Karl-Heinz Oehler

The focus on building a high performance culture is increasing at many organizations, and rightly so. But the need for building trust is equally important. This is not solely an ethical issue, isolated from productivity. Trust is a driver of high performance. What’s so important about trust? Trust enables commitments to be undertaken in high-risk…

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THE BOARD’S ROLE IN CORPORATE CULTURE
THE BOARD’S ROLE IN CORPORATE CULTURE 1024 538 Anja Fiedler

Establishing and driving company culture is not only the responsibility of the Executive Management Team. Boards must play an active role in defining the culture, together with the Executive Management team. They must also lead by example to live up to the key pillars of the desired corporate culture. A company’s culture can be geared…

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SIMPLICITY IS POWERFUL
SIMPLICITY IS POWERFUL 791 418 Karl-Heinz Oehler

I am text block. Click edit button to change this text. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, May I invite you to read the following quote: “There is probably no greater waste in industry today than that of willing employees prevented by insensitive leadership from applying their energies and ambitions in the interest of the companies…

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