Micah Alpern, Senior Managing Director within Teneo‘s people advisory team, writes how Chief People Officers ought to drive employee experience and higher performance with the backing of data. As companies determine what the future of work looks like, battle a tight talent market and adjust to increasing economic pressures, the Chief People Officer’s (CPO) role continues to evolve. The CPO… Continue reading The evolving role of the Chief People Officer
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Instilling purpose in a senior team
Senior Client Partners for Korn Ferry Janet Feldman, who co-developed the firm’s Chief Executive Institute, and Michel Buffet, who works in the Leadership Development practice, write how CEOs should confront the need to change their work and that of their top team. PwC’s annual survey of more than 4,000 global CEOs, on full display at Davos, asked whether they think their company… Continue reading Instilling purpose in a senior team
Does teamwork make the dream work?
Mollie Lombardi, Senior Research Analyst for i4cp, outlines work recently conducted by the institute which found high-performing organisations prioritise team engagement… In all the change and upheaval of the past few years, organisations big and small have hailed their employees for coming together to get thing done. Most leaders know that teams are important to… Continue reading Does teamwork make the dream work?
‘Takeovers are a time to knit people together rather than exclude them’
This month, Karen Thomas-Bland, founder and director of Seven Transformation and a consultant on over 50 mergers and acquisitions, discusses why Musk’s takeover needed to balance change with stability. She recently wrote for Management Today on how to manage personal egos in a takeover, specifically focusing on Musk and Twitter. Elon Musk has wasted no… Continue reading ‘Takeovers are a time to knit people together rather than exclude them’
What business can learn from sports regarding Talent Management
Alexander Thiel, Partner and Leader of McKinsey’s Sporting Goods Practice, discusses the deeper lessons businesses can take away from football clubs’ development and succession practices… I recently had an enlightening conversation about an element of professional sport – in Europe, particularly football – that, in my view, holds significant value for business and is often… Continue reading What business can learn from sports regarding Talent Management
Employers are favouring the carrot over the stick
John Whelan, Director of the Corporate Research Forum and former UK HR Director at BAE Systems, discusses how forum members are operating their hybrid working policies. As we reflect on the experience of the pandemic, it’s an opportunity for business leaders to evaluate the approaches that they have taken. Clearly, remote and flexible working are here… Continue reading Employers are favouring the carrot over the stick
Employee Productivity: Responding to the economic downturn
Peter Cheese sets out how organisations can look to improve their productivity, and how such benefits can bring about both short and long-term improvements.
Who do voters feel is fit to govern the UK?
In July, we unveiled our new leadership survey examining various UK political figures and their ability to govern. Now the results reveal who voters believe is best suited to take their place in 10 Downing Street.
A new way to measure who is fit to govern the UK
As the battle to become the UK’s next Prime Minister intensifies, we have developed a new way of comparing the candidates based on their characters, and not superficial policy promises.
The Resignation shines a light on new, more abstract priorities
Rita Trehan argues that the pandemic exposed deep-rooted flaws in many businesses that, unless dealt with, will continue to drive employees away from their organisations