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Balancing Act: The New Equation in Hybrid Working (Part 1)

The Covid-19 pandemic led to many benefits for workers, one of which is the work-from-home arrangement. As much as it has proven to be cost and time efficient, working remotely has also led to feelings of isolation and burnout for some people as well as issues of visibility for employers. Regardless, the study conducted by …

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Do Start-Ups Need a HRMS?

We don’t need human resources! Structure is the death of good culture! I’m hearing this a lot lately. Particularly from  organisations in start-up stages in the tech space. Whilst these organisations are in the early stages of their evolution, they already have a large number of staff (around 250 or over) and  they do care …

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Transitioning to Hybrid Working

Transitioning to Hybrid Working is not about going back to normal. 2020 was the year the world went remote. Work from home became a daily norm. Two years later, we now see world economies easing into the new normal. However workplaces are anything but ‘back to normal’. Employers want to re-establish normality and employees want …

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The Relationship between Business Strategy and Company Culture

What is the relationship between business strategy and company culture? How does company culture support business strategy? A business strategy provides direction on operations, rules, resources and priorities that guides your organisation towards your desired goals. It also helps you assess your company’s strengths, areas of improvement, external threats and opportunities for growth. It enables …

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The Perfect Organisational Culture

Is there a perfect organisational culture? How does an organisation determine what culture best impacts its strategies, employees, and clients? Organisational Culture is dynamic and continues to evolve along with your organisation. This means that over time, Organisational Culture will change as your strategy and needs develop. It is critical to define strategies and practices …

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The Development of Organisational Culture

How can you engage employees to go the extra mile, execute strategies and advocate for the organisation’s objectives? Many factors contribute to developing organisational culture. These include leadership styles, work environment, mission, vision, and even seemingly ordinary things like communications. Important factors also include values, practices, expectations, and collective behaviors within the organisation. Culture involves …

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Managing Cultural Diversity

How do you achieve cultural diversity? Why is it important to manage the cultural diversity? Cultural Diversity is a growing demand in business and workplaces because of its many benefits. Bringing about cultural diversity requires strong commitment and adjustments in your organisational culture by implementing policies and practices aimed to establish diversity. This can happen …

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My Top 10 Writers on Organisational Culture (Part 2)

# 5 Kim Cameron and Robert Quinn Kim Sterling Cameron, William Russell Kelly Professor of Management and Organisations at the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan and Robert E. Quinn, Margaret Elliot Tracy Professor Emeritus at the University of Michigan, Ross School of Business, are two co-founders of the Center for Positive …

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