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Today’s work environments are very different from those of a few decades ago. Open floor plans are the norm, and physical doors are often reserved only for senior executives and meeting spaces. Technology has made it possible for professionals to work from anywhere and anytime. Smartphones are never far away and wearable technology makes people …

If someone had told me 10 years ago that all of my corporate emails would now be searchable and searchable by anyone in the company, I would have eaten my Blackberry. Fast forward to today and we have Slack, a tool the next generation can’t live without that has made just about all business correspondence …

Culture. It is the great indefinable of management. As more and more aspects of business life can be measured and tracked, the culture is murky and elusive. You recognize good (and bad) organizational cultures when you meet them – the joint parliamentary committee that examined the Carillion collapse forcefully described the service company’s culture of …

Climate change, sustainability, social responsibility and going green are concepts that seem to resonate more locally than in big governments or big companies. But some small companies, like Taos Ski Valley, and a few big ones, like Patagonia, New Belgium Brewing and Ben & Jerry’s, have come together to try to change the world under …

The modern obsession with corporate culture dates back to the 1980s when two former McKinsey consultants – Tom Peters and Robert Waterman – wrote a bestseller called In search of excellence. Strong cultures, they argued, could explain the long-term performance of the company. The success of Japanese companies could be explained by their culture – …

CHICAGO, July 16, 2019 / PRNewswire / – Infusion, the leading provider of innovative cloud-based investment management software, outsourced services, middle & back office and data analytics, today announces two awards for excellence in corporate culture and employee satisfaction. Enfusion won places on Crain’s Business in Chicago “Better places to work” and the Integrated “100 …

WASHINGTON DC : Working four days a week sounds too good to be true, right? Well, here’s salt for your injuries – there are companies that offer four-day work weeks to attract workers looking for a better work-life balance. In the corporate world, where weekends are a luxury, there are employees who only have to …

More importantly, APRA’s paper will likely include a discussion of what factors to consider when it comes to handing out short and long term bonuses. In particular, APRA should lobby to limit the importance given to financial parameters – such as total returns to shareholders – in calculating the compensation of top bankers. Non-financial risks …

The misconduct of directors and CEOs has resulted in a change in Australian corporate culture, writes Dr Kim Sawyer. ON DECEMBER 8, 2016, Greg Medcraft, the president of ASIC at the time, Gave a speech on the importance of corporate culture. Medcraft said culture is important because it can be the engine of bad behavior. …

Is the corporate culture of banks important? A lot of people think so. Several commentators attribute the recent scandal To “toxic” culture. Various regulators, including the United Kingdom Financial conduct authority, From the Nederlandsche Bank, and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York have increasingly emphasized that improving the culture of banks is the key …