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KPMG – Too big to fail? Too immature to survive.

MI Case Studies in Corporate & Organizational Maturity: No.3 KPMG Email sent from the Maturity Institute on 23rd November 2021 to Maria Clarke, Senior Legal Advisor, Office of International General Counsel, KPMG International Services Limited, 5 Canada Square, London E14 … Continue reading

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SAP’s fake Sapphire is cut from immature paste

MI Case Studies in Corporate & Organizational Maturity: No.2 SAP When SAP launched Sapphire (2008) it included reference to the “Paul Kearns HR maturity scale” without seeking my permission, yet claiming copyright (see above slide from this full set) to … Continue reading

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Deloitte’s quack ‘HR maturity’ means quack ‘due diligence’, ‘accounts’ and ‘audits’ as well

MI Case Studies in Corporate & Organizational Maturity: No.1 Deloitte Who owns HR Maturity? In November 2002 an early extract from my new book “HR Strategy – Business focused, individually centred” was posted by HR.com. It contained the final version … Continue reading

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The Maturity Institute’s Professional, Scientific, Test of Management Quality

The Maturity Institute (MI) is to professional management what the UK’s General Medical Council is to professional medicine. Both institutions have had to work very hard to protect our professionally-trained, practitioners from quackery. This is what the British Medical Journal … Continue reading

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OMINDEX® Workforce: Connecting Purpose, Values and Performance

Our new diagnostic assesses employee experiences of organizational maturity, social responsibility and stakeholder value The Maturity Institute has been helping organisations to score and rate maturity levels (marrying social responsibility and performance) since we made OMINDEX® our global diagnostic standard … Continue reading

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The very expensive myth of ‘non-financial reporting’

I was sent details today of a 517 page ‘Final Report’ from the European Union on ‘non-financial reporting’. I have seen many references to this term over the last 10 years or so but I have never seen a clear … Continue reading

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Unpacking the “S” in ESG: how financial performance and responsibility is all about managing human Stakeholders webinar

Investors, businesses and regulators increasingly recognise that it is Social, or human factors, that are the glue which drive material outcomes; both financial value and ESG risk. We presented a webinar on 8 September 2021 with global law firm Clyde … Continue reading

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ESG Stories: Nestlé’s inauthentic ESG scores an own goal

Here at the Maturity Institute (MI) we have been liaising with Nestlé for some years now, since we wrote our seminal report on their first OMINDEX® rating in 2015. More recently, we have been corresponding with CEO Mark Schneider and … Continue reading

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The Workplace Podcast – the Mature Organisation episode

Stuart Woollard joins The Workplace Podcast host William Corless to discuss the Mature Organisation and how all companies can utilise Organisational Maturity as a model for responsible capitalism. https://podcasts.apple.com/ie/podcast/episode-33-the-mature-organisation-with-stuart-woolard/id1540431146?i=1000523889896 The episode explains what Total Stakeholder Value means and how it … Continue reading

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Building Human-Powered Organisations – our new ESG Executive Education programme

We are delighted to announce our new course: Building Human-Powered Organisations – ORGANIZATIONAL MATURITY: Corporate Responsibility, Human Performance, and Societal Value, that will be run in partnership with Prague University of Economics and Business. This course provides business leaders and managers with a … Continue reading

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