Culture with purpose, talent development and workforce shaping have all emerged as strong priority areas in this year’s Global HR Pulse Survey, writes Conor McCarthy, Head of People and Change, and Director at KPMG.
“Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.”
John F Kennedy
The core themes emerging from this year’s survey are grounded in the fundamental need for organisations to (yet again) change how they do things. In years gone by, the word ‘disruption’ featured strongly in our reports. In the ‘now normal’, the lines between BAU and disruption have become blurred. We appear to be navigating a constant state of disruption. When so much around us in flux, the fundamentals of change management, leadership and strong communication have never been more important.
This year’s survey reveals other key lessons:
Should you have any questions on the findings of this year's HR Pulse Survey, please contact Conor McCarthy, Head of People and Change.