The crucial element to any organisation; People & Culture Takeover
What is the 'Why' of your organisation? We have witnessed recently a vast number of examples as to what can happen when, in a time of great difficulty, company's get their culture wrong. Were they focusing on their 'Why' and more importantly the people? If you put People & Culture at the centre point of all that you do, you have the opportunity to create an atmosphere and arena for success that will far exceed other organisations in your sector. Robin Ridgley, Head of People and Culture, Helen Cooke and Jade Tipping, Senior Consultants, delve into this topic in our latest team takeover day.
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Continuous improvement: back to the top of the agenda?
‘Continuous improvement, originating from the Kaizen methodology, is the practice of improving processes, streamlining work to reduce waste or improve customer service. It is now being used by thousands of organisations across the world to improve business performance.’ (1) Has there ever been a better time for organisations to develop or reinvigorate their culture of continuous improvement?
How do you embed Human-Centred Design in your organisation?
This article is the last in a three-part series. In Part one, we went over what Creativity is, divergent and convergent thinking, and how to think creatively. In Part two, we delved deeper into how to use Creativity to solve problems and how fun collaboration can help spark innovative ideas. In Part three, we will focus on how Design Thinking can help to tap into Creativity and the importance of Human Centred Design.
Why aren't there more data-driven companies?
‘In God we trust. All others must bring data.’ (W. Edwards Deming) In their book, ‘Competing in the age of AI,’ Harvard Business School professors, Marco Lansiui and Karim Lakhami explain how market leading companies will increasingly use analytics and business intelligence tools to integrate internal and external data - to drive business insights, predictions, and operational actions.