Whitepapers

Creativity is Social: The Interpersonal Dynamics of Innovation in the Workplace

Creativity is on the minds of many forward-looking business leaders today since it provides the essential foundation for innovation. Learn what the research says about ways to enhance it and get ideas for inspiring greater creativity in your own organization.

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The Emotional Drivers of Employee Engagement

Emotions and engagement are deeply-interconnected. Every touchpoint of the employee experience can elicit emotions – some of which drive engagement and others that kill it.

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Critical Thinking White Paper

Critical thinking is a disciplined way of thinking that can be applied to any topic or problem. It requires thinkers to actively improve the quality of their own thinking by deliberately managing the process - and it has become a highly valued skill.

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A Blended Approach to Optimizing the Learning Journey

An overview of research combined with expert insights into when blended (digital and traditional face-to-face) training strategies are most effective along the learning journey for the development of interpersonal and other soft skills.

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Achieving Inclusion through Cultural Awareness and Cultural Competency

Genuine inclusiveness is an important mechanism for achieving sustained diversity. Organizations can enhance their inclusiveness by helping people develop their cultural awareness and cultural competency.

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Humble Leaders

Employee engagement, productivity, growth, and commitment all strongly depend on the effectiveness of leadership. Being a humble leader brings the best out of your people and models for them the type of leadership that will help them to succeed throughout their career.

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A relationship-centered approach to engagement

Employee engagement translates to superior performance. Knowing how managers act as the catalyst for engagement provides organizations with further insight on how to move the needle on employment engagement levels - and realize the bottom line benefits.

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Preparing people for success in the era of AI

Artificial Intelligence refers to IT systems that sense, comprehend, learn, and act – and it’s changing the way we live and work. As organizations deploy AI it will have profound impact on jobs, employee engagement and corporate culture. Understanding what that impact will be and how to prepare people for success will be critical.

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Trust is Dead. Long Live Trust!

71% of customers said they would rather buy from a sales professional they completely trusted than one who gave them a lower price.

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Building the Foundation for Organizational Agility

Agility involves seeking out new information and embracing continuous change in a collaborative way – and it promises to become the new competitive advantage.

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Managing Change in the Digital Era

Change management has become more critical than ever to successful leadership, and while the goal remains the same – creating confident, positive and optimistic stakeholders with the skills and commitment to ensure new initiatives succeed – the accelerated pace and purpose of change, along with people’s emotional response to technological advances (especially AI) has added complexity to the challenge.

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Developing a Resilient Workforce: How Organizations Thrive in the Face of Adversity

Resilience refers to people’s ability to “bounce back” from adverse experiences and is characterized by the capacity to cope, recover and learn from them.

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Skifta attityd och beteende: Så påverkar seniora ledare företagskulturen

Du får ökad förståelse för hur företag med framgångsrika kulturer tänker och gör och upptäcker på vilka sätt du tillsammans med andra ledare i organisationen kan skapa en mer engagerande företagskultur.

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Transforming Attitudes and Actions: How Senior Leaders Create Successful Workplace Cultures (in English)

Gain a better understanding of what companies with successful cultures are thinking and doing and discover ways in which you and your leaders can build a more engaging corporate culture.

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