Tags: Culture

Nicola O’Donnell: How to protect your company culture

Cultivating and maintaining a quality company culture requires constant effort and conscientious decision-making. It starts with the example of leadership and extends all the way down to the type of training that new hires receive. Company culture is built upon every document your company produces, every client you decide to take on, and every new…

Anthony Cooper: Olympic legacy: UK corporate culture’s clean bill of health

Anthony Cooper, managing director of business intelligence company Pearlfinders, discusses how the Olympics has left UK corporate culture at its fittest There has been a great deal of recent speculation surrounding what the Olympics would leave behind for UK business in its monumental wake. Despite sceptics predicting a city-wide public transport Armageddon and only temporary…

Study reveals negative impact of bullying culture

Working in an environment where bullying goes on is enough to make many employees think about quitting, a new study suggests. Canadian researchers writing in the journal Human Relations, published by SAGE, have found that nurses not bullied directly, but who worked in an environment where workplace bullying occurred, felt a stronger urge to quit…

The seven realms of cultural change

Using new research, Jack Wiley of the Kenexa High Performance Institute explains how HR can help organisations make the cultural transformation to become more dynamic. HR practitioners are always looking for ways to increase employee engagement, encourage innovation, drive individual performance and enhance the bottom-line. One way to achieve all of these things is to…