10 posts categorised "People and change"

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...

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...

07/22/2015

Sharing jobs between man and machine

Author: John Sviokla, Head of Global Thought Leadership In our latest CEO pulse, we asked CEOs about the adoption and impact of robotics in their businesses. They told us the role of robotics was set to grow and to infiltrate other functions aside from manufacturing. Business leaders across the globe...

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...

04/15/2014

Why we need adaptable talent

Author: Michael Rendell, Global HR consulting network leader As parts of the global economy start to recover, we find ourselves in a business environment hampered by skills mismatches which are compounded by the multi-speed nature of the recovery. Worldwide unemployment continues to rise while jobs go unfilled and demographic shifts...

03/06/2014

Developing tomorrow’s female leaders

Author: Agnès Hussherr, Global Diversity & Inclusion Leader. PricewaterhouseCoopers International Saturday 8 March marks International Women's Day. As we celebrate the achievements of women in the workforce and beyond, my advice for leaders is don’t limit your focus to the leadership gender gap; organisations also need to focus on developing...

06/11/2013

Forging a high performing culture

Author: Jörg Rüdiger Thews - Director, PwC UK For the past 14 years, I’ve been helping insurers to reshape their cultures as part of their wider change programmes. At the beginning, it was very difficult to get boards interested in culture. It tended to be seen as an afterthought, especially...