In October the Financial Review ran a Financial Times article which was extremely cynical about the real value of having values. It is extracted here: http://www.afr.com/business/hands-up-if-you-can-list-what-your-companys-values-are-20151004-gk164e The premise seemed to be; That most employees have no recall of actual company values, so what’s the point. That values are rarely distinctive but seem to follow a pattern of generic and bland concepts like integrity and respect and innovation. That company’s without […]
“In this place it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place” Artist: Polly Papapetrou – Flying Cards I was recently doing a short course at London Business School and one concept that came up more than once was the need for speed and agility in the modern world. In fact, one lecturer, an internet guru of sorts, described the current environment as ‘a red […]
It is no wonder that the large majority of workers and managers are cynical about traditional performance review processes. More often than not it is a once a year discussion where the focus is on the negatives (what you didn’t do or did wrong) and the end result is that you don’t get the salary raise you expect or were hoping for. One of my first performance – stroke salary […]
Proclaim is proud to announce that we have again been named as one of Australia’s top 50 Best Places to Work as independently rated by the 2015 BRW Great Place to Work Survey. Read more: http://www.proclaim.com.au/?p=2127 If you liked this article it would mean a lot to us if you’d share it!
Seeing Kevin Roberts, worldwide CEO of Saatchi and Saatchi, is quite an experience. He has many fans but just as many in the advertising industry who are rather cynical about Kevin. Whichever way you lean you can’t help but be impressed by his passion for creativity in the workplace. Despite a few flat jokes about Australians we have all heard before (Kevin is a kiwi) I have to say I […]
It is the blog that has to be written. You have probably read the topic and switched off already – compliance tends to have that impact on people. And we understand! Compliance isn’t our favourite concept. But you have to get on the compliance bus as it has well and truly left the station. If you want to be a serious company in the international insurance industry – comply! We […]