Leadership is the ability to influence change, and not a question of position in a hierarchy. To drive strategy, create value. To build connections across silos and bring people with shared purpose together.   A shared purpose leadership style transforms it...
George Elton Mayo in the 1920s measured the relationship between working environment and employee productivity, and his findings resulted in managers changing their perspective. 10 years later, the US government passed the Performance Rating Act and the Incentive Awards Act...
Creating a Culture of Flexibility As employers increasingly focus on results rather than time spent at the office, workplace flexibility is replacing the one-size-fits-all, 9-to-5 way of working. Family and personal concerns can be major sources of stress. In...
“Every organization does meaningful work that can be framed and leveraged as a shared purpose.” Dr. Mark Bonchek, founder of , thinkORBIT and the Shift Thinking™ framework and Academy Research indicates that employees regard engaging in a meaningful purpose as being...
According to Professor Øyvind L. Martinsen, head of Leadership and Organisational Behaviour at the BI Norwegian Business School, women are better suited to leadership than their male counterparts in most areas. Martinsen and colleague, Professor Lars Glasø, surveyed the personality traits...
  Can it fundamentally shift the way you work for the better? These questions are at the center of the Cognizant Digital Works Collaboratory, a physical space where experts—designers, strategists, technologists and data scientists—work shoulder to shoulder with industry leaders and...
 Dan Buettner, Fellow at National Geographic, takes the audience on a journey in discovering happiness zones around the world during the World Government Summit 2017. Accodring to Arturo Bris, Professor of Finance at IMD and director the IMD World Competitiveness Center, the modern concept...
  As new technologies cause value chains to rapidly evolve and organizational boundaries to blur, human roles and tasks are also digitizing, as machines alter how knowledge work is performed. In this video, Euan Davis, Senior Director at Cognizant's Center of...
  HR must share organisational insight about how the business works and what it does. About the impact of people, culture and leadership. Understanding the core value drivers, the business financials, gaps in the productivity and connecting the financial performance with employees...
Customer in the Center Identify what’s most important to your customers. Seth Godin is right: You want to focus your energy on pleasing your truly rewarding customers. If it’s not clear exactly who they are, make sure you’re spending enough time on...
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