For many of the most significant business challenges, you already have the solution. If your people are working well, you can compete – whatever the economic weather.
Your people have the answers
In the good times and in downturns, one thing stays the same: the power of people to help organizations thrive.
Hay Group helps you unlock this power to answer the pressing challenges that many businesses face. People-centered solutions can help you innovate better, ensure change programs deliver, even give M&As the best chance of success. Overall, they make your organization more competitive at every point in the economic cycle.
Attract and retain employees
Success depends on having the best talent in place for now and for the future. It’s an important source of advantage that means looking at the quality, not the quantity, of your current and future people.
How to encourage innovation
Innovation makes money. Why are some organizations naturally good at it? It's because they help people’s ideas to become reality. We’ve found that three things make innovation flourish: leaders who create the right climate, people who are free to make decisions, and strategies that reward innovative behavior.
If your people enjoy going to work every day, that’s great. Yet even the most highly motivated employees will lose faith if they have trouble getting the job done. This is why when Hay Group looks at employee engagement, we make sure your people are “enabled” too.
Family owned business
Family-owned businesses have to juggle two closely interwoven priorities: growing a successful company and upholding the shared values that support its success. That calls for sensitive, culturally specific personal and professional advice that goes way beyond dollars and cents.
Change management: a new approach
It’s hard to transform a business, because it means changing the way people think and act. We believe the change management industry doesn’t pay enough attention to this, which is why successful transformations are rare. History shows that when organizations focus on changing minds and behaviors, change programs succeed.
Transform strategy into results
Easy to say, hard to do. That’s the biggest issue with implementing strategy. What if there was a way to help people turn your vision into reality? Hay Group’s Activate apps make it easy for managers and employees to make change happen.
Managing in the matrix
Blurred or "dotted" reporting lines? Check. International operations? Check. Plenty of diversity? Check. Does it all work smoothly? Hmmm. Matrix organizations are becoming the norm but they're hard to get right. With Hay Group, you can develop the skills needed to make the most of the matrix.
Mergers and acquisitions
Mergers and acquisitions are risky. More of them would succeed if dealmakers paid closer attention to intangible assets. Accounting for up to three-quarters of a company’s value, assets like customer loyalty, brand value and culture can evaporate fast if not carefully handled. We know how to help you hold on to this value.
You can’t afford to waste time. Yet many businesses spend this precious resource managing performance in a way that’s disconnected from their ultimate goals. Link performance management with strategy, though, and it’s easy to make sure employees are motivated to achieve your objectives.
Strategic workforce planning
Strategic workforce planning helps you build a better workforce. One that’ll help you deliver your strategy in the short and long term. And one that’ll mean better value for your money. We’ll help you get a workforce fit for now and determine what you’ll need in the future.