A report on social technology at work and its impact on employee behaviour, performance and fulfilment

By |2017-07-10T13:29:24+01:00June 19th, 2017|

Throughout 2016, John Smythe of Engage for Change and Bonnie Carlo of Carlo Communications conducted a study in Europe, USA and Australasia around workplace technology/ESNs and its effect on employee engagement, behaviours and perceived performance. Part one of the study was debated at Engage for Change's networking and learning breakfasts at the Groucho Club, and we [...]

Engage for Change mini case studies

By |2017-04-01T20:22:26+01:00April 1st, 2017|

A series of bite-sized case studies from the Engage for Change archives DLA Piper: vision to reality 2019 to 2014 Our partnership continued with the Finance and Projects practice which in 2009 embarked on devising a refreshed business vision and strategy around the idea of relevance. We designed and facilitated the engagement of the practice [...]

Case study: Action for Recovery

By |2017-04-01T20:14:51+01:00April 1st, 2017|

In 2009 T1UK was in the eye of a storm afflicting the global economy. T1UK has been a citizen of the UK oil industry for many years and a part of the community in its many locations around the UK. The perfect storm amounted to losses in its operating units, an experience being repeated across [...]

Case study: Thomas Cook

By |2017-03-30T15:00:45+01:00March 30th, 2017|

Thomas Cook leads the travel industry when it comes to customer service, but as part of the introduction of a new strategy to all 17,000 staff in the UK and Ireland, it intended to differentiate itself even more through outstanding customer service and service innovation to drive operational cost savings and efficiencies. Engage for Change designed [...]

Case study: Zurich Financial Services – ‘Profitable Growth Powered by You’

By |2017-03-30T14:57:11+01:00March 30th, 2017|

You may be familiar with Zurich’s advertising line: ‘Because change happenz’. It’s much more than an external brand image. The company has itself gone through a major transformation under the leadership of Jim Schiro. Change is definitely happening within Zurich. Having engineered the financial turn around of the corporation over the last four years, the leadership [...]

Case study: Rockwell Collins

By |2017-03-29T19:57:15+01:00March 29th, 2017|

Rockwell Collins Inc. is a pioneer in the development and deployment of innovative avionics, communications and electronics solutions for commercial and government applications, headquartered in Cedar Rapids Iowa USA. The company’s expertise in avionics, electronics, communications, information management and simulation and training is delivered by more than 20,000 employees, and a global service and support [...]

Case study: Stewarts Law past, Present, Future

By |2017-03-29T19:43:45+01:00March 29th, 2017|

For the second year running Stewarts Law, the international litigation practice, invited John Smythe to design and facilitate their business strategy meeting attended by the top 50 or so lawyers. The meeting had to meet two objectives; provide robust solutions to deliver the near term business strategy and think out to 2025 to frame the [...]

‘Dark side of Engagement’ – March networking breakfast video and review

By |2017-03-11T14:44:22+00:00March 11th, 2017|

This month’s Engage for Change networking and learning breakfast at the Groucho Club was nine months in the making; it took that long to track down a suitable speaker for one of our most controversial topics – the dark side of engagement. And it was well worth the wait. Charlie Winter, Senior Research Fellow at [...]

Two Tales of Participative Strategy: #2 Blue Cross

By |2016-07-20T15:01:52+01:00May 23rd, 2016|

Two Tales of Participative Strategy Changing the story for the Blue Cross Animal lovers will all know Blue Cross. Sameer Pathak, Head of Internal Communication and Engagement, invited Engage for Change to design their Leadership Conference 2016, an off site for 80 leaders. The theme was Changing the story for Blue Cross and the aim [...]

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