“Culture eats strategy for breakfast,” a famous quote attributed to Peter Drucker, is one of many maxims tightly linking corporate culture and business strategy. The sentiment has been expressed in numerous ways: “culture beats strategy,” culture trumps strategy, and the more explicit, “culture determines and limits strategy,” referenced in Organizational Culture and Leadership by E.Schein. The implication is clear: a strong culture is greater than an organization’s business strategy. But weighing them against each other to see which one is greater is an unnecessary exercise. What’s clear is that culture is critical to achieving an organization’s vision and mission.
We had a great time meeting everyone at SHRM17 in New Orleans this year!
We hope you had time to drop by for a quick demo of our product at SHRM, but we know how crazy conference schedules can be!
We will be exhibiting at the SHRM17 Annual Conference and Exposition in New Orleans from June 18 to June 21! Be sure to visit us at booth #240 to learn how EmployeeChannel improves employee communications and creates a differentiated employee experience!
Over the years, marketing has evolved from a list of the ‘best’ prices and giving consumers what they need to offering them a personal experience.
As the producer of many beloved fairytales and the creator of the ‘happiest place on Earth,’ Walt Disney made our lives a little more magical -- and still does with multi-channel marketing.
Meet Alison. Alison is the head of human resources at a fast-growing company. Now, meet Kara. Kara is a marketing communications manager for a Fortune-500 company.
What do these two employees have in common? A lot more than you may think.
Contributor -- that’s what 47 percent of companies and 57 percent of workers said will be the best term to describe employees by 2025, according to a recent Randstad study. While this change in title may seem small, employers need to approach the employee experience in a new and improved manner.
After years of seeing game rooms and coffee shops pop up on large company campuses, the employee experience is evolving into a complete understanding of employees’ needs. HR’s role of embracing those needs requires a 360-degree view into what’s necessary for your team to reach their best at work.
“Engagement is an experience to be lived, not a problem to solve.”
David Zinger, Founder of the Employee Engagement Network, wrapped engagement and experience up into this perfectly explained motto. He makes it clear that employees can’t have engagement without experience and vice versa.
Traditionally, employees spent hours shuffling through endless corporate intranets to find important benefit information. For many, this maze of information created a lack of personalization, and employees quickly grew disinterested.