July 16, 2018

 Will robots care about corporate culture?

Few HR managers are giving a lot of thought as to how they’re going to deal with robots. But the march of robotic workers is relentless and recent developments in voice-activated assistants should give us all pause. If you fo...

July 16, 2018

 What are “crucial conversations” and why do they matter so much?

Crucial conversations can be turning points in an organisation and they’re particularly relevant where the corporate culture is involved. Also known, perhaps more bluntly, as difficult conversations, th...

July 16, 2018

Why is cultural change the key factor in corporate success?

Corporate culture is the sum total of all the values expressed in the workplace, along with the systems and behaviours that are present. It’s something you can’t touch or feel, yet it permeates every aspect o...

July 16, 2018

Project managers - what capabilities will you need in the 2020s?

The demand for project managers is rising constantly, particularly as companies adopt project-based delivery for more and more corporate objectives. And the project delivery model is increasingly being a...

July 16, 2018

 How to change your project management culture - part 1

The sad truth is that far too many projects fail. Those that do succeed, that is, those that deliver on time and within budget, have sometimes done so by drastically slashing their scope or quality targets along...

July 16, 2018

How does culture affect project success?

Culture is like the air people breathe at work. It informs the way the organisation behaves towards its employees and the way they behave towards each other. It sets the tone for the organisation’s interactions with the public,...

July 16, 2018

Recently, we’ve been considering project management and whether it’s been left out in the cold in the current corporate push to build a more inclusive and people-centred culture within businesses. Part of the cultural change that has been taking place is a focus on eng...

July 16, 2018

Can project managers cope with cultural change?

There’s a huge amount of cultural change under way at the moment, in both businesses and the public sector. The verdict is in on the effect of diversity and treating people as individuals - and it shows strong productivi...

July 16, 2018

How HR became a project-based activity

For many organisations, the project is now the basic unit of business operation. There used to be a strong division between BAU (Business as Usual) and project activities. The vast majority of time and effort in the organisation...

June 20, 2018

What’s the relationship between strategy and capability?
 

We frequently see discussions of the relationship between culture and strategy, including observations that if strategy is about capability, culture is about suitability. But the relationship between capability...

Please reload

Recent Posts
Please reload

Follow Us
  • LinkedIn Social Icon
Archive
Please reload

© 2019 Ravelston Clark Ltd. Company number 09765788.

  • LinkedIn Basic Black
  • Twitter Basic Black