11 posts categorised "Organisational culture"

03/22/2017

Is your talent brand fit for the future?

Author: Agnès Hussherr, Global Human Capital Leader These days, news headlines about the workplace of the future are dominated by advancements in technology, automation and robotics. There’s no doubt that it’s an exciting time of transformation, opportunity and change for all of us in Human Resources. Interestingly, at the same...

02/27/2017

Consumers lead the way on digital trust in Central and Eastern Europe – will companies follow?

Author: Olga Grygier-Siddons, Chief Executive, PwC Central & Eastern Europe Businesses in Central and Eastern Europe have been given an enormous credit of digital trust by local consumers. The challenge now is to safeguard it. A recent PwC survey found that about 70% of internet users in Poland are willing...

11/02/2016

Success and succession: addressing strategic planning for family businesses

Authors: Stephanie Hyde, Global Entrepreneurial & Private Business Leader and Peter Bartels, Global Family Business Leader We’re launching our eighth Family Business Survey today – with over 2,800 participants it’s a fascinating and truly global picture of one of the most important and vibrant business sectors. The ambition, resilience, and...

10/10/2016

Pay attention – the banks are getting it right

Author Richard Sexton, Vice Chairman, Global Assurance The more research we undertake and the more research we read, the more we hear that transparency is increasingly important. We hear too that demonstrating trustworthiness is tricky and, as they work in new and increasingly varied ways, companies have to find new...

06/15/2016

Digital natives take an ‘outside in’ approach to leadership

Author: Nora Wu, PwC Vice Chairwoman and Global Human Capital Leader The Annual Global CEO Survey focused on how international business leaders are finding new ways to compete in an era of digital change. This year, in a unique collaboration with AIESEC, a leading international student organization, we compared their...

05/10/2016

Why government and business must tackle big social issues together

Author: Nigel Wilson, CEO, Legal and General Looking at societies across the world, we’re seeing the ongoing homogenisation of customers, coupled with widening differences in how countries are responding to the post-global financial crisis world. That’s creating a lot of political unrest and changes in law and regulation – which...

03/10/2016

Adapting to a brave new world: what PwC’s Annual Global CEO Survey tells us about the private company sector

Author: Henrik Steinbrecher, Network Middle Market Leader PwC’s Annual Global CEO Survey is one of our most important pieces of thought leadership, providing a barometer of how some of the world’s most important executives are reacting to trends in the global economy, from the issues that worry them, to the...

07/13/2015

Time to reward the good behaviour

Author: Jon Terry, Global Financial Services HR Consulting leader In an attempt to change behaviours within the financial services industry, regulators, governments and firms have mostly focused their efforts on deterring the few that might behave inappropriately. Yet the industry continues to be plagued by scandal and foul play. Could...

06/09/2015

Let’s face up to the gender gap

Author: Jon Terry, Global Financial Services HR Consulting leader “Gender needs to be an open and honest conversation…not discussing it isn’t working anymore”, said Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook and author of Lean In, in a webcast conversation with Bob Moritz, Chairman of PwC US. Ms Sandberg is concerned that...

05/14/2014

Ms CEO: increasing the odds that one of your successors is a woman

Authors: Per-Ola Karlsson and Gary L. Neilson, Strategy& Mary Barra, Meg Whitman, Virginia Rometty. Female chief executives are still relatively rare—in 2013, they were only 9 out of 291 incoming CEOs at the world’s largest 2,500 public companies. But the companies they lead are increasingly notable in sheer size, global...