Corporate Culture

Creating an Organisational Culture of Positive Growth Through Purposeful Practice

David Mochel | Posted 29.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
David Mochel

As a coach and facilitator, I help individuals and organizations realize peak performance and wellbeing. This work centers on the application of an idea known as neuroplasticity. That is, how you respond to your circumstances not only shapes your experience in the present moment, it also builds pathways in the brain that facilitate that response in the future.

Could Buddhism Help Your Business?

Beth Burgess | Posted 05.03.2014 | UK
Beth Burgess

The goal of Buddhism is ultimately to achieve enlightenment, but along the pathway to awakening, there are many useful lessons about how to operate ethically and effectively in the world.

How Businesses Can Motivate Millions to Behave With Sustainability in Mind

John Drummond | Posted 16.12.2013 | UK
John Drummond

Many businesses talk a good game on sustainability, while others admit they are still behind the curve and need to do more. But it continues to be equally important for organisations to pay great heed to how sustainable practice will translate to - and be supported by - their consumers and the public at large.

Captain Kirk and The Crass Interviewer...

James Christie | Posted 13.09.2013 | UK
James Christie

Over nearly thirty years of working life as an adult with autism, I have disobeyed orders, lost respect for my superiors, publicly rebelled against my...

Can You Keep a Secret?

Christian Toon | Posted 14.09.2013 | UK
Christian Toon

Office secrets: when you know they're going around it can be torture not being in on them. Whether it's closed blinds on a managers' meeting, furtive internal emails or hushed whispers in the kitchen, there'll always be someone desperate to know what's going on.

Women Leaders: For Workplace Equality, Engage the Men

Neela Bettridge | Posted 14.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Neela Bettridge

Why should men wish to discuss 'women's issues'? Because they are now everybody's issues. Today, the main workplace debate is often about 'work-life' and family, and these have no gender bias.

Big Business Needs to Help Consumers Change Their Behaviour

John Drummond | Posted 09.06.2013 | UK
John Drummond

So how can consumers be persuaded to act? The first option is to explore generic insight into behaviour change. Unilever, for example, has defined five levers for sustainable living or tips to persuade consumers to act. Make it: understood; easy to act; desirable; rewarding; and habitual.

Build a Rocket, Boys!

John Oswald | Posted 26.05.2013 | UK Tech
John Oswald

So what if you've worked for a major company for a while and that's what's really defined your career? How do you make a difference in the world and do something stimulating when all around you is organisational politics, chains of command and hierarchy?

The Elusive Giant: Company Culture and HR

Russell Ward | Posted 02.02.2013 | UK
Russell Ward

The cultural anthropologist, Mary Douglas once said that "If you want to change the culture, you will have to start by changing the organization". A company culture is more than just the sum of its parts.

Is Success Without Achievement the New Corporate Culture?

Steve McKevitt | Posted 07.09.2012 | UK
Steve McKevitt

In a society that values winning above everything else, we should not be surprised that a culture of cheating has become endemic. So much so in fact that it is now entirely possible to enjoy a successful career without achieving anything at all, without ever being involved with a successful company or project.

A Simple Cure for the Banking System

Margaret Heffernan | Posted 02.09.2012 | UK
Margaret Heffernan

Break the banks up and they won't be too big to fail; they will - finally - be small enough for success.

Keeping Employees 'Appy

Dave Harding | Posted 02.07.2012 | UK Tech
Dave Harding

Work - it's a fact we all need to face. It's an inevitable part of our lives that allows us to enjoy the finer things, such as holidays in the sun and fast cars. So if we have to work, then shouldn't it be as easy for us as possible?