BUILD ON YOUR CURRENT CULTURE TO GET THROUGH CHANGE

When a business is facing the need for some kind of change, the culture is going to have to transform as well. Leaders must lean on the values of the organisation to drive performance, especially during times of crisis or uncertainty.

Join us as we hear from Nick Mackeson-Smith, Director of leadership and culture development business Five New Zealand, who will walk you through how to adopt values-driven leadership to overcome behaviours that are holding your business back from moving forward. Nick will break down how to assess micro-aggressions that undermine culture, and work through how to ensure that your leaders are equipped to take their staff on the change journey.

We are also very lucky to have Teresa Seux, GM of Human Resources for Arvida Group showcasing their transformation journey across 32 branches that employ over 2,600 staff nationwide. Teresa will share an insightful case study on how they have successfully reorientated their business, the learnings made along the way and some best practise techniques for managing the psychology behind change with your people.

Our experts also discuss:

  • “What are we ready for and what do we need to work on?” Cognitive vs emotional biases within the business, and how micro aggressions undermine culture
  • Values driven leadership during crisis – what do they mean while working from home, working during lockdowns or throughout big, scary change?
  • Overcoming resistance – how empowerment and ownership help mitigate push back, and why contingency planning is crucial for working through stumbling blocks.

You wouldn’t start working on a house without building the right foundations, so why reposition your organisation without a strong set of values?

Fresh People HR Luncheon: Organisational Change Management

Days
Hours
Minutes
Seconds

Speakers

Director
Five New Zealand

Business Development Manager
– Partnership & Groups
nib

General Manager – Human Resources
Arvida Group

Schedule

12:00 - 12:40

Registration and networking – lunch is served

12:40 - 12:55

MC introduction

How change in organisations creates uncertainty and impacts mental health, and how you can support your people’s wellbeing throughout the process.

Ian Sargeant, Business Development Manager – Partnership & Groups – nib

12:55 - 1:25

Values under crisis – shaking business behaviours that are preventing you getting from A to B

  • “What are we ready for and what do we need to work on?” Cognitive vs emotional biases within the business, and how micro aggressions undermine culture
  • Values driven leadership during crisis – what do they mean while working from home, working during lockdowns or throughout big, scary change?
  • Walk the talk – actions speak louder than words; are your leaders setting a good example? Are your staff equipped with skills and behaviours to live the values?

Nick Mackeson-Smith – Director, Five New Zealand

1:25 - 1:35

Q & A with the experts + worksheet exercise

1:35 -2:05

Case study: How Arvida Group have taken their 2,600 staff on a transformation journey – the learnings so far

  • Aligning change with business goals and values – forming a group identity through a shared vision and mission
  • Contingency planning for people management – using ownership and empowerment to mitigate resistance
  • Psychology behind change – the main drivers of resistance, fatigue and stress, building resilience, and ensuring you have what it takes to do the job.

Teresa Seux – GM Human Resources, Arvida Group

2:05 - 2:15

Q & A with the experts + discussing answers

2:16 - 2:20

MC closing comments

Ian Sargeant, Business Development Manager – Partnership & Groups – nib

SMALL BUSINESS, BIG BENEFITS!

nib can now offer EMA member businesses of five or more employees the same access to big benefits usually reserved for groups of 15+ members, including:

  • Immediate pre-existing conditions cover (excluding general exclusions, and Serious Condition Lump Sum option).
  • Waived stand down periods on GP, Dental & Optical and Specialist Options when added within 90 days of policy commencement.
  • Extension of concessions to immediate family members of employees, when added within 90 days of policy commencement or marriage.

For further information, join us at Fresh People or please get in touch with the nib group team today. Email: grouphealth@nib.co.nz  | Phone: 0800 287 642

Registration & Pricing

EMA Members - Live Event

$ 98
+GST
  • 1.5 CPD Hours
  • Buffet lunch

Non-Members - Live Event

$ 158
+GST
  • 1.5 CPD Hours
  • Buffet lunch

EMA Members - Webinar

$ 129
+GST
  • 1.5 CPD Hours
  • 7 days post event recording access

Non-Members - Webinar

$ 229
+GST
  • 1.5 CPD Hours
  • 7 days post event recording access

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