The challenge culture presents is that it is the behavioural equivalent of the water in a goldfish bowl. We mostly don't know that it's there but it, nevertheless, sustains life. The tools that TRANSEARCH International (powered by Orxestra®) uses provide a unique perspective regarding culture, performance, leadership and team 'fit'.
Grant White, Director at TRANSEARCH International Australia, provides key takeouts from a survey of 200 global physical security leaders conducted by Microsoft and Accenture.
Our highly successful client was struggling to continue its expansion and had stagnated at $800 million in annual revenue. The company was having difficulty attracting new customers despite having a superior business approach and commitment that outperformed large, publicly-traded competitors and which was far more sophisticated and more consistently delivering elegant solutions than its privately-held competitors.
The challenge was to sort and answer the question of whether a new leader of marketing and communications could develop and then execute the kind of market-focused strategy that could help pull the company forward. The following case study explains how we tackled that challenge.
Howard Pezim shares questions to ask executive search consultants to help you decide which consultant and firm to work with. The questions invite a response that will inform you of their experience and challenges faced in the past and the solutions they've implemented to excel in executive search.
Team building can be a way to accelerate the team through the learning curve. However, it doesn't matter how fast you appear to move ahead if at the end of the day you are still lost. The following is an extract from the book Team: Align, Build, Connect & Develop, by John Burdett (PDF document) and available to purchase from Amazon https://www.amazon.com/Team-Align-Build-Connect-Develop/dp/096872339X/
For a great organisation, culture isn't an abstract or vague concept … it's real … it speaks to people. It's not a competitive advantage … it's a competitive imperative.
To survive is to adapt. "Are you managing your culture?" If any of the seven questions that follow receives a negative response, the answer is, almost certainly, "not so much."