A company I worked with launched a new customer relationship management system. The business invested large amounts of time and money into producing and launching it, but only 20 per cent of staff used it. Why was this? While attempting culture change, the company hadn’t taken staff behaviours into account.
There is no denying that flexible working has grown enormously over the last few years. It used to be viewed as a slight oddity for people to be working out of coffee shops or from home but now it is very much the norm in modern society.
Paul Kenyon, EVP at endpoint security software firm Avecto, shares his insight on how digital security should be dealt with in the modern age – laying out a four-point plan as a guide.
With £500m having been spent during the summer transfer window for the English Premier League, and more expected before it closes at the end of August, clubs have been warned about the problems associated with culture shock.
Some 22 years after being commended by a member of the media for her lack of penis but “great big balls” after masterminding the takeover of Birmingham Football Club, Karren Brady believes that the industry has changed for the better.
In our fast-paced business world, successful companies are realising that they need to introduce a new culture of change and innovation. Central to this transformation is the CFO, who must work closely with his or her CEO to develop and implement strategic changes that will deliver sustainable growth.
Business chiefs need to break a "culture of acceptance" amongst their employees to curb expenses fraud and save over £100m a year.
Boardrooms are the places decisions get made, deals hammered out and careers often made. However, the behaviour and macho nature of some in this environment can often be toxic to business development.