The levels of employee engagement have long been linked to productivity levels. A key link that the recent Gallup survey made was that it had a direct impact on how hard senior managers in an organisation had to work. Senior managers find themselves in low engagement environment dealing with: Continuous recruitment and training of new
I recently received word that a long term Strategy Alignment project that we had been involved in with a client had been put on hold. The industry in question had come under pressure from some environmental factors peculiar to that industry, and all “non-essential” expenditure was being shelved for the time. About a month after
As many business and political leaders have experienced and learnt over the last 6 years ,since the 2008 economic crisis, is that it requires real leadership to survive and thrive. Our local South African economy is facing an uncertain year, with potential power outages, labour challenges and a changing political landscape. The ability to continue
A key component of developing and coaching leaders in an organisation’s leadership pipeline is supporting them to develop and manage their internal and at times external brand. Critical is to ensure that they are developing a brand that is aligned with whatever next role they aspire to, or have the potential to grow into. A
Rethinking your Executive Recruitment Strategy: When you don’t have a successor; Slow down to speed up.
The day a senior member of an executive team resigns is always a shock to the system, even when there were a few in the know. It is at this time that the team and organisation tends to react swiftly to close the gap. Speed to close is often the primary indicator of success. The