Culture

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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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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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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STRATEGY OR CULTURE: WHY YOU DON’T HAVE TO CHOOSE
STRATEGY OR CULTURE: WHY YOU DON’T HAVE TO CHOOSE 790 416 Karl-Heinz Oehler

To state the obvious…Most, if not all, firms face increasing economic and social uncertainty. Despite this “new reality,” all firms still need to achieve and sustain high levels of performance, regardless of whether they are public or private firms. The logical consequence for any organization is, more than ever, the need to create and maintain…

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ARE YOU FOCUSED ON ORGANISATIONAL CLIMATE OR CULTURE?
ARE YOU FOCUSED ON ORGANISATIONAL CLIMATE OR CULTURE? 792 418 Karen Jones

UNDERSTANDING THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN ORGANISATIONAL CULTURE AND CLIMATE. In working with organisations to improve their culture, we often notice confusion about what “culture” means. What many organisations call culture more accurately reflects that of climate: it’s the difference between the practices and routines (the habits) that comprise the how and why for an organisation as…

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