Organizational Culture

Managing different generations at work - Alessandra Piovesana

Alessandra Piovesana Regional managing director - North Asia, Nuance-Watson (HK)


Saturday, 17 April, 2010, 12:00am

Corporate Culture - Stephen Leung

Stephen Leung Country manager, Pfizer Hong Kong

Characteristics of corporate culture

For more than 50 years, Pfizer HK's commitment to our people is without peer. We embrace a special culture of diversity, inclusion and curiosity.

27 Feb 2010 - 12:00am

Ngong Ping 360

Effective human resources practices are an integral part of the management system which enables the award's first runner-up, Ngong Ping 360, to tackle different challenges.

The cable-car incident in 2007, which generated intense media attention, was a very challenging time for the company.

2 Feb 2010 - 12:00am

Firm's corporate goal motivates employees

Despite the challenging economic climate, convention and exhibition venue manager AsiaWorld-Expo Management is confident that its corporate culture - embracing teamwork and positive thinking - motivates its staff to reposition the company for long-term growth. It believes that delegating decision-making authority to its motivated staff helps it meet the ever-changing needs of customers.

18 Jul 2009 - 12:00am

Employee training to give bank the edge

DBS Bank (Hong Kong) believes that whichever way the economic winds are blowing, the implementation of quality staff training and development programmes must continue.

20 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

Commitment key to success at GolinHarris

Global public relations agency GolinHarris believes a people-centred culture is key to winning the loyalty of employees. 'We are proud of ourselves attracting great people and people who stay with us for a long time in this friendly and warm culture,' said Al Golin, the company's founder and chairman.

11 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Winning Ways serves ideal recipe for hotel

One way of ensuring employees generate top quality service and products consistently is to develop happy and engaged staff. In doing so, hotel group InterContinental Hong Kong introduced a training programme, 'The Winning Ways', to all of its 820 staff last year to help employees to change their work behaviour.

10 Jun 2008 - 12:00am

Property developer rises above rest

Ranked eighth overall in the Asia-Pacific category of the Top Companies for Leaders survey by Hewitt Associates, one organisation serves as a beacon for enlightened mainland companies pushing for greater leadership development.

29 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Test the limits to get best from staff

The big question in many organisations these days is what can they do to unleash employees' potential?

How do you integrate innovation into the day-to-day culture, so workers will churn out creative ideas that will become the next big product, or will allow them to do things faster and better?

11 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Sage strategy puts all staff on same page

The Hong Kong Society for the Aged (Sage), which operates six care and attention homes for the elderly, has two key priorities - it must maintain a high level of service quality at all times while meeting the needs of more than 900 frontline staff whose day-to-day duties are sometimes far from easy.

16 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Pfizer pushes 'people culture'

The international pharmaceutical giant goes out of its way to make sure that employees feel valued

AS BUSINESSES remain focused on measurable success and financial performance, they can easily overlook the needs and concerns of the people who make it all happen.

17 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

A top-down approach to keeping promises

MANAGERS NEED to be as committed to building a company's internal brand as they are to nurturing its external image.

The internal brand is a promise that an organisation makes to its employees. It has to be closely aligned with the company's external brand and supported by relevant HR policies to be effective.

18 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Oracle sees wisdom in corporate culture club

WHEN FACED WITH the prospect of supporting a fast-expanding business in China, even seasoned HR professionals with international companies will admit to the odd feeling of trepidation. What concerns them is not so much the size of the task as how well an external corporate culture will be accepted by Chinese employees, and the degree to which local practices should be allowed to prevail.

26 Jan 2005 - 12:00am

Taking stock key to group change

A MANAGER'S cynicism, hostility towards others, ignorance and fear can make a mockery of teamwork in an organisation, a leading consultant said.

And if companies want teams to work the way they are meant to, then behaviour and attitudes of managers must be changed, said Art Marshall, business development manager of ARC International.

11 Sep 1995 - 12:00am