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Using existing data to assess the current culture of the company.
Determining what the culture and vision of the company should be.
Performing a gap analysis between the current culture and the vision.
Identifying priorities and setting measurable goals for implementing the vision.
Recognising that global companies will face local issues which will require adaptation and compromise, but retaining the direction of travel.
Identifying the practical and testable applications of each value.
Ensuring that data will be gathered which is sufficient and appropriate to test performance against the identified metrics.
As the vision develops, recognising and celebrating areas where progress is made, and identifying areas where further work is required or where priorities have changed.
2 July 2020
In this webinar, Sarah Wiggins and Rachel Barrett, Corporate Partners, are joined by guest speakers Alex Edmans, Professor of Finance at the London Business School, and Hazel McLaughlin, President of the British Psychological Society.
2 July 2020
Today marks one year since we held our Culture Conference. Whilst an auditorium packed full of people and networking drinks on a sunny roof terrace feel like a distant memory, hopefully your organisation’s culture is not as far from your mind. As organisations continue to deal with the impact of Covid-19, now, perhaps more than ever, it is important for organisations to pay attention to their culture.
10 March 2020
Purpose, culture and values have become a key focus for business strategy over the last few years. However, these issues can be seen as “soft” or as difficult to define and can be extremely difficult to meaningfully separate, identify and measure. How can companies effectively measure and manage progress in achieving their chosen corporate culture?
4 December 2019
Continuing our vlog series focussing on effective whistleblowing arrangements, we focus on what it means to have a healthy culture, why it is important, and how to establish a healthy culture.
14 August 2019
Continuing our vlog series focussing on effective whistleblowing arrangements, I met with Jo Wren, Principal Regional Liaison Adviser of the General Medical Council (GMC).
18 July 2019
Pay can play an important part in establishing and reinforcing a company’s values and ethics amongst the workforce and demonstrating them to the outside world: Linking bonuses and other incentives to the company’s values and culture are a powerful way to promote them.
15 July 2019
There can be no mistaking the damage that a bad culture or a perceived bad culture can have on a business. Numerous businesses have found themselves in the headlines not because of profit warnings but rather because of the alleged poor behaviours of their executives or employees.
21 January 2019
Linklaters has recently completed the pilot of its reverse mentoring scheme. Nick Marshall, a Managing Associate in the Employment team, talks about the benefits to business of reverse mentoring, and his experiences of mentoring a member of Linklaters’ Partnership Board as part of the pilot.
2 January 2019
As an intangible concept, ‘culture’ has historically been considered as a softer, HR or personnel issue – something that other people could manage. But societal expectations have changed. Public interest is more important than ever and how a business behaves is key. With an increased regulatory and governance focus, culture is now firmly a board issue and leaders all have to own the cultures that they create.