“Cream will rise” – how not to manage a merger

The old adage that ‘Cream rises to the top’ is absolutely correct but some organisations stretch this too far and expect this natural biological process to work as a metaphor within their business whilst providing no catalyst or enabling framework.…

The essential elements of a performance culture

  There is an increasing focus on corporate culture across contemporary organisations, and a growing recognition of its value and importance.  Indeed a recent global survey by Booz & Co reported that 84% of people in business (at all levels)…