5 Signs Your Company Has Internal Communication Issues
Change-management

5 Signs Your Company Has Internal Communication Issues

Just like any relationship, poor staff communications can cause an organization to slowly deteriorate. The problem with poor communication is it can be hard to recognize before the damage is done. Tasks start falling through the cracks and blame is then passed around. Without internal communication strategies, goals can come and go without being achieved. […]

Why Employees Don’t Share Knowledge with Each Other
Training, Development, Coaching Work Environment

Do You Share Your Knowledge with Other Employees at Work?

Companies want employees to share what they know. After all, research has found that this leads to greater creativity, more innovation, and better performance, for individuals, teams, and organizations. Yet despite companies’ attempts to encourage knowledge-sharing (think of those open office spaces ), many employees withhold what they know — a phenomenon known as knowledge […]

Why It’s So Hard to Speak Up Against a Toxic Culture
Culture Human Resources Training, Development, Coaching Work Environment

Why It’s So Hard to Speak Up Against a Toxic Culture

Frustrated by the behavior of some men in their workplace, a group of women working at Nike anonymously surveyed other women colleagues a few months ago about their perceptions of sexual harassment and gender discrimination at the company. The results painted a clear picture of a workplace where women often felt marginalized, disrespected, and discriminated […]

Deutsche Bank Layoffs Begin as Workers Feel Turnaround Plan’s Impact First
Layoffs, RIFs, Org Restructuring Work Environment

Deutsche Bank Layoffs Begin as Workers Feel Turnaround Plan’s Impact First

Deutsche Bank began firing thousands of employees in Asia, Europe and the United States on Monday, moving quickly on at least one part of a strategy meant to arrest years of losses, scandal and decline. The job cuts, hours after the bank announced a “radical” turnaround plan , were a show of decisiveness at the […]

Corporate Culture: The Center of Strong Ethics and Compliance
Culture Values, Code of Conduct

Corporate Culture: The Center of Strong Ethics and Compliance

The lessons learned from scandals and organizational crises that trace back to the early 2000s make one thing clear: Without an ethical and compliant culture, organizations will be at risk. More and more, culture is moving from a lofty, “squishy” concept to something that should be defined, measured and improved. For example, culture is referenced […]