In this episode, host Craig Forman speaks with Cornelius Chang, Head of People and Organisational Development at Grab, Southeast Asia’s largest leading super-app connecting millions of consumers to millions of drivers, merchants and businesses.
As a former consultant, Cornelius is highly passionate about working with people and finds excitement in helping organisations create long-term performance improvements while supporting individual leaders to grow. He brings this passion and enthusiasm for people into his current role at Grab.
In this episode, Cornelius takes us through his thoughts and ideas on the relationship between culture and performance, why inclusion is essential when building a diverse workforce, and why he believes we all have courage – but sometimes the catalyst for change has to come from outside support.
Listen to this episode now to discover:
How Cornelius’ military background influenced his views on leadership
How to build the courage to go after what you really want
A breakdown of Cornelius’ role at Grab, and the three key pillars he builds his work on
Cornelius’s thoughts on the relationship between performance and culture (and why you can’t excel at one while ignoring the other)
The importance of strengthening the bonds between employees, and why focusing on the everyday experience of employees is vital to gaining real engagement
Why inclusion is vital when building a diverse workforce
Cornelius’ insights on the gig economy and what Grab is doing for their driver-partners
The big question Cornelius is ruminating on right now
We’ve partnered with Sprouta to amplify important stories of practitioners and leaders within People, Performance and Culture who are passionate about making a difference and courageously delivering better experiences for humans at work. We’re speaking with thought-leaders, firestarters and changemakers who are inspiring others to be bold and realise that they too can make an impact if they are willing to take action.
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