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Change leadership: How to make it work (12/1/2020) by - “Change … requires creating a new system, which in turn always demands leadership (Kotter, 1995).” In today’s workplace change is almost unavoidable and certain, and achieving successful change is one of the biggest problems that modern organizations face. Change has become a major strategic obligating and it is clear that without doing things differently, companies

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Organizational structures; The benchmark indicators you cannot ignore (12/1/2020) by - Organizational Strucuture Definition An organizational structure is the hierarchy of an organization and how the components of this hierarchy work together to achieve the strategic objectives of the company (Ahmadya, Mehrpourb & Nikooravesh 2016). If the structure of the organization and the underlying design principles that construct it are not in alignment with the core

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Organisational Culture and Why You Should Never Ignore It (11/16/2020) by - What is Organisational Culture? Edgar Schein (2004) describes organizational culture as “the pattern of shared basic assumptions – invented, discovered, or developed by a given group as it learns to cope with its problems of external adaptation and internal integration – that has worked well enough to be considered valid and, therefore, to be taught

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Digital Communication; What every organisation need to know (11/16/2020) by - Digital communication involves an organization’s online communication efforts. Most organizations today use a wide range of online channels from their website to mobile chat to blogs to connect with current and prospective customers, employees, and other stakeholders. They need digital marketing professionals who have a keen understanding of how to leverage this convergence of technology

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All You Need To Know About Career Choices (10/12/2020) by - WHAT IS A CAREER? According to Arnold (1997:21), a career is a sequence of employment-related positions, roles, actions, and experiences. A career defines how one sees oneself in the context of one’s social environment, in terms of one’s plans, one’s past accomplishments or failures and one’s present competencies and attributes (Raynor & Entin, 1982:262). UNESCO

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Are Property Professionals the new corporate magicians (10/8/2020) by - In my varied career as a culture change professional, I’ve had the great pleasure of being involved in several large scale property projects.  The idea that property projects and culture change are somehow linked would have once surprised me – perhaps it surprises you. But it doesn’t surprise me any more.   Designing and moving

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11 things you need to know about generational differences in the workplace (9/14/2020) by - Workplaces have never been this diverse. We are witnessing about five different generations in the workplace today. These are: Traditionalists—born 1925 to 1945 Baby Boomers—born 1946 to 1964 Generation X—born 1965 to 1980 Millennials—born 1981 to 2000 Generation Z—born 2001 to 2020 This presents new challenges in terms of managing people, communicating and collaborating. How

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What You Need to Know About Employee Financial Wellness (9/9/2020) by - Introduction Financial wellness is something that everyone strives to achieve. Being in a position close to financial freedom can alleviate many stresses that may come tied with financial burdens. With the growing need for everyday living, financial wellness is not as easy as it was before. Student debt is growing and the cost of living

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Everything you need to know about the Peter Principle (9/9/2020) by - In behavioral psychology, positive reinforcement is when good behavior is rewarded by a reinforcing stimulus. This concept has been applied in numerous organizations, where, the better you perform, the more likely you are to be rewarded accordingly, in most instances this reward comes in the form of a promotion to a higher ranking position. Most

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Everything you need to know about employee self-service platforms (9/1/2020) by - Most modern companies operate on self-service. Cloud technology provides a more convenient, consistent, and safe experience for this. This is good and it opens the reigns of the workforce – workers and managers alike, and leaves more time to concentrate on strategic initiatives. Employee self-service which is abbreviated as ESS is a commonly used Human

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