A series on the role of corporate culture in the evolution towards a more digital workplace. Catch up on part 1 and part 2 on our feed.
In the last post I placed firm statements such as technology is the fool’s panacea. We’ve all observed the frustration of leaders who have invested heavily in ‘things’ without fully grasping the most important investment; the culture to leverage the power of tools.
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In a list of 10 below, this post paints a picture of the future organisation; the digital first workplace. Fewer and more efficient meetings, greater transparency, more accountable deliveries, increased knowledge transfer, mistakes caught and rectified in real time, talent responding to customer needs, new systems and tools adopted quickly - everybody knows what they are doing and why. No, not an HR director’s fantasy, this is reality at a range of businesses today. And they are mopping up in the talent war.
The modern and digitally enabled workplace is one of physical ambivalence, where employee engagement delivers real advocacy, ideas come from anywhere and where collaboration, communication and innovation are the lifeblood of the organisation. This is a compelling and sustainable place for the future organisation in a knowledge based economy, with the added requirement of purpose, and increasing demand for flexibility. The product is the unlocking of step changes in efficiency that further drive the bottom line and ability to deliver value for the customer; a culture of efficiency, performance and innovation where people are proud to be a part of it.
The superstars have been doing this for a decade; it’s already here and happening. Let me share what they do, why you need to know, and how you can apply the lessons in your workplace.
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All of this can be achieved by leveraging digital and analogue tools (ideally a measured blend of the two) on the path towards real and sustained culture change.
Will your business be ahead of the curve or are you settling to play catch up amongst the middle?
Caution: Standing room only in the middle.
Love meetings? In the following post we take a deep dive into a place where meetings are revered as the most precious part of working amongst a network of high performing teams. Of course, it would be nothing more than crystal ball gazing if it were not in fact:
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