Brandcell at Beirut Service Jam

Brandcell participated in the 3rd edition of the Beirut Service Jam held on the first weekend of March
Part of the annual Global Service Jam event that is set across different cities of the planet at the same time, the Jam gives the opportunity to designers, engineers, analysts, students and design-thinkers to come together for 48H and try to create services and products that shape the world. 
It was an inspiring activity to take part in; one that reaffirms that innovation is at the center of true and meaningful growth.
 
Have a look at the many projects that were the result of this year’s Jam (444 projects in total this year; from 40 different countries!)
 

The Top 25 companies for Culture and Values

The term “corporate culture” once brought to mind strict dress codes and cut-throat coworker competition, but  company culture is rapidly emerging as essential to building a brand, attracting customers, and winning the burgeoning war for talent.
Recognizing the growing role of company culture in attracting and retaining talent, company review and salary comparison site Glassdoor compiled this list of the Top 25 Companies For Culture And Values.

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6 Components of Great Corporate Cultures

The benefits of a strong corporate culture are both intuitive and supported by social science. According to James L. Heskett, culture “can account for 20-30% of the differential in corporate performance when compared with ‘culturally unremarkable’ competitors.” 

But what makes a culture? Each culture is unique and myriad factors go into creating one, but we've observed at least six common components of great cultures. Isolating those elements can be the first step to building a differentiated culture and a lasting organization.

What's the glue to achieve better performance?

Critical element in any strategy is its translation into reality

The only true measure of success is in its execution. And one of the key determinants of successful strategy implementation is organisational alignment.

Have you ever watched the rowing eights event? Now, think about the performance of the top teams – what do you see? you will see nine people (including the coxswain) working together in synchrony to achieve their primary goal of crossing the finish line first.