Denison Consulting Europe

Stepping into 2021 with Intention
Stepping into 2021 with Intention 900 600 Karen Jones

The world-renowned psychiatrist and trauma expert, Dr Bessel Van Der Kolk, a few years ago asked the audience during a lecture what they noticed about an image of the burning twin towers in New York. The image was of Manhattan city dwellers reacting to the attack on the buildings behind them. What Dr Van Der…

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Bringing the Bottom Line Back to Culture
Bringing the Bottom Line Back to Culture 1024 592 Karen Jones

Part 3: What happens when Leaders find themselves in a crisis that requires more than the traditional neo-cortex, thinking yourself into-the solution approach? Covid-19 confronts every business with uncharted territory and a never before encountered challenge. This is the first time the ‘hard’ side of running a business has been hit so ‘hard’ that the…

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How clear do you as a leader see your post-Covid business delivery connect to your current culture?
How clear do you as a leader see your post-Covid business delivery connect to your current culture? 1024 512 Karen Jones

The 2nd in a three-part series. “whether you are aware of it or not, your culture will and is influencing your bottom line. If you are not managing it, it will be managing you”. This is why business leaders need to understand how and where culture impacts their performance i.e. strategy. Whether we choose to…

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Connecting Company Culture to Business Effectiveness – the First in a three-part series.
Connecting Company Culture to Business Effectiveness – the First in a three-part series. 1024 640 Karen Jones

Part 1: Does Company Culture require ‘soft’ or ‘hard’ skills to drive high performance? Denison Consulting has been running the slogan ‘bringing culture to the bottom line’ since its inception back in 1998. Our experience to date since Covid 19, suggests that perhaps we should turn this sentence around, without altering the intrinsic meaning of…

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Karl-Heinz Oehler 1949-2020
Karl-Heinz Oehler 1949-2020 800 600 Zach Merfert

Karl-Heinz Oehler 8th August 1949 – 19th May 2020 It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our dear friend and colleague, Karl-Heinz Oehler, on May 19, 2020.  We are shocked beyond belief at this personal and professional loss and we extend our heartfelt condolences to his family and to his…

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What do Organisational Culture & Gender have in common?
What do Organisational Culture & Gender have in common? 768 384 Karen Jones

Having always been strong advocates for meritocracy, reviewing the implications on business of not achieving a smart gender-balance from the middle manager to the C-Suite, got us thinking. If men and women leave college and universities as equal achievers, why are women falling well short of gaining 50% of management positions and often earning less…

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Employee Empowerment during COVID-19
Employee Empowerment during COVID-19 768 384 Zach Merfert

Fascinating; According to a new HBR article (summarised in Business Wire) , “…organisations will be more successful when frontline workers are empowered to make important decisions in the moment…” I say fascinating because Denison Consulting proved this through research long ago. In fact, we know that empowerment and employee involvement have measurable impacts on employee…

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2021… Are you ready for an amazing year?
2021… Are you ready for an amazing year? 768 384 Karen Jones

How to see your way to the other side of Corona as a Leader It is extremely easy to watch all the current events pass by and react to them without really stopping to think ‘what does this mean for me?’ and ‘how might my reactions be affecting those around me?’ A few months ago,…

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Supervisory Boards in the D-A-CH Region Controversially Discuss the Code of Conduct and Customer Orientation
Supervisory Boards in the D-A-CH Region Controversially Discuss the Code of Conduct and Customer Orientation 1024 512 Anja Fiedler

A recent study on corporate culture carried out by the global consulting company Denison, in which supervisory boards of listed and unlisted companies in Germany, Switzerland and Austria participated, shows that catching up is needed in the areas of further development, values and customer orientation. Weinfelden Supervisory boards are increasingly turning silently from mere controllers…

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Finding culture that fits
Finding culture that fits 900 600 Karl-Heinz Oehler

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