Increased diversity in the workplace may promise benefits but it brings complex challenges since subtle, unacknowledged prejudice and discrimination are common but hard to manage. The result is ‘emotional labor’ (EL).
Organizations with a strong learning culture feature high up in Bersin By Deloitte’s Talent Management Maturity model. These more mature organizations generate 2.3 times more cash flow per employee and 1.4 times more revenue – and rate themselves 170% better at innovation. But what impact might better communications –both internal communications and external-facing corporate communications– have on global organizations?
There can be few people – except, perhaps the genuinely work-shy – who delight in attending meetings and would choose to be in one rather than being allowed to do anything else, including getting on with their work. Yet meetings continue to litter our diaries. So, who wants them? Do we secretly like them more than we’d be prepared to acknowledge publicly?
Why business language matters - Before moving into new markets, L&D needs to consider whether their staff are equipped to deal with a new set of languages and cultural norms. Modern cities aren’t mono- or even bilingual anymore.