THE CULTURE ISSUE: PUT HAPPINESS AT THE CENTRE OF YOUR STRATEGY

The Culture Issue

Culture is a uniting force that brings people together under a common identity through visible and invisible social norms. These forces are not limited...

CEMS events around the globe

Annual Events This is the biggest CEMS gathering of the year, taking place annually at the end of November, and is hosted by a different...

Turning east

Australia has christened this the Asian Century and Australians are very much aware of the region’s enormous economic power, but this Asian economic juggernaut...

Creating a living corporate culture

Corporate culture at Hilti is not a theoretical definition, but a practical activation of expected behaviour. We define it as a unique combination of...

The essential role of HR in corporate culture and strategy

The attention given to human resource management has been changing over the past 20 years. HRM used to be considered as a secondary support...

The shifting landscape in China

Chinese workplace culture has been evolving, as in many parts of the world. One area in which there has been a unique growth is...

Managing culture in times of growth

Uniplaces was started in 2011 by three former international students who met whilst studying at university. Their idea was to help other students going abroad...

Culture is the secret sauce in the recipe for a successful post merger integration

Leaders often prioritise the practical aspects of integration, such as financial reporting, shaping new organisation structures and aligning customer segments and markets. But what really happens after...

The importance of cultural fit

In many cases (or oftentimes), the tasks of a particular position within competing companies are very similar. What is different, is the way employees...

The intricacies of a multicultural experience

Third culture kids are people who spent a large part of their childhood outside their parents’ culture, typically having led a globally nomadic lifestyle. Children...

Put happiness at the centre of your strategy

The importance of happiness in creating a positive organisational culture is often overlooked by accountants and business strategists. The traditional wisdom espoused by senior managers is that...

Too much of a good thing: Is there a risk of having too much diversity?

CEMS, like many other organisations these days, understands the value of cultural diversity. The business case is clear: greater diversity means an increased pool of...

Revolutionising the banking industry

In our global world, international collaboration is developing very fast. Understanding national cultures in business is a key success factor in building international alliances....