The New Normal: Reaction, Recovery and Resilience

Cultural change normally happens gradually as new ideas take hold and gain gradual adoption and acceptance. Covid-19 social distancing rules have forced cultural change overnight and they may be in place - in some form - for many months to come. When this crisis is over our expectations as employees and consumers, and how [...]

Employee Communications in M&A (Part 3)

In this part 3 of Employee Communications in M&A, I'm going to cover four enablers for effective Employee engagement. Disengaged employees are one of the main causes of M&A failures The success of the integration and achievement of the objectives behind the corporate deal also depends on the commitment of the workforce and its involvement [...]

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Employee Communications in M&A (Part 2)

In this second part of Employee Communications in M&A, I explain what the Integration Lifecycle is, give you examples of what to avoid and share some case studies. Integration lifecycle Drawing a geometric representation, the integration lifecycle is a ray made up of a sequence of line segments with a given starting point – the [...]

By |2020-02-25T14:22:26+00:00Tuesday, February 4, 2020|Blog, Digital Culture, People & Organisations|0 Comments

Employee Communications in M&A (Part 1)

Employee communications in M&A (Merger and Acquisition) is one of the most important factors to ensure the successful integration of the organisations coming together to join forces. When an internal communications plan is comprehensively developed to cover all aspects and stages of the M&A journey it helps to minimise undue employee concern and friction, [...]

By |2020-02-25T14:23:52+00:00Monday, February 3, 2020|Blog, Digital Culture, People & Organisations|0 Comments

What HR professionals can learn from a Talent and People Analytics Accelerator workshop

Recently we were delighted to run a stimulating Talent and People Analytics Workshop event and meet many passionate HR leaders. The 3-hour event was co-sponsored and hosted by our friends at IBM talent analytics team at the IBM Client Centre in London. I facilitated, supported by Alex Gibson (Solutions Consultant – People Analytics [...]

Making the HR department relevant to the CEO with analytics

The HR department is poised to be a force of change. A real transformational management consultancy, and a winning centre of excellence to support organisational revolution from the 20th to the 21st century way of working and producing. Industry 4.0: A new approach to building an organisation Up until about five years ago, [...]

Video: New breed of HR analytics tools provide big opportunities

In this video, produced by Annapurna Recruitment for their HR Transformation Network, Jeff Wellstead - Digital People expert - looks at the types of HR analytics tools the HR teams of the future will have at their disposal. These HR analytics tools will have the power to make a significant difference to [...]

By |2017-09-26T14:16:04+00:00Wednesday, April 20, 2016|Digital Culture, People & Organisations, News|0 Comments

7 Digital Imperatives That Should be Driving HR Now

The world is rapidly changing in the wake of digital disruption. Accelerated adoption of new technologies combined with an increasing digitally enabled and connected society will have huge impact on organisations and the people who shape them, and ultimately make them a success. If you look at the top 7 digital imperatives that are driving [...]

The new employee: the shifting attitudes and culture in organisations

  Employees are changing...Radically.   Starting during the dot.com boom back in 1996 to 2002, and most recently in the last three years as the latest tech revolution has taken hold, a genuine resurgence of human potential-centred demand came coursing back into the working world. The intellectual power of the human being was recognised as [...]

By |2017-02-24T17:11:20+00:00Wednesday, February 24, 2016|Digital Culture, People & Organisations|2 Comments

The impact of digital disruption on people, culture and organisations

  Jeff Wellstead has recently joined Digital Works Consulting to lead our ‘Digital People’ practice. As a global expert in all aspects of talent, management, leadership and process life cycle phases, Jeff is helping organisations provide actionable strategies to grow people, process and technology, building highly effective innovation cultures to support the revolutionary pace of [...]

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