Walking the Talk will be presenting and exhibiting at the forthcoming HRD Summit on 22nd - 23rd May at the RAI in Amsterdam.
I am often asked for a summary of what I find are the 5 factors which most influence culture.
Twenty years ago, branding was still new and organisations were reluctant to spend any money on it. Today, every organisation has a budget for its brand. Everyone is clear that the brand of a business is critical to its success.
Staff turnover is healthy. You want new blood, new thinking, new approaches to make your business better and richer. But at the same time, you don’t want your staff to leave quickly, because this means losing knowledge and experience, without mentioning the pain and the cost of recruiting.
One of the challenges in interpreting engagement data is that results can be influenced by employee reactions to climate factors such as a poor manager, the office environment, and recent organisational changes. Consequently, it can be hard to determine whether results are truly reflective of the organisation’s engagement or if they have been skewed by a recent organisational event, such as downsizing.