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Leveraging a Talented Workforce Across Asia

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Publication Date: Mar - 2011
Document Type: Presentation
Number Of Pages: 25

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Sanjay Verma, CEO, Asia Pacific, Cushman & Wakefield
Peter Andrew, Director of Strategy, DEGW ? BIO
Rajesh Mutreja, General Manager, Corporate Real Estate Hindustan, Unilever ? BIO
Unilever?s Agile Workplace Strategy includes a commitment to developing a talented and capable workforce through effective work practices and virtual teams across regions and around the world. Recognising the value of designing the interior environment with an understanding of the business drivers which enhances the employee proposition, Unilever has just completed a sales laboratory campus in India and a Regional Hub Headquarters in Singapore. For their respective geographies, Unilever?s new workplaces in Singapore and Mumbai push the boundaries in terms of how they support interaction, learning and mobile working. Discover the motivation behind the development of Unilever?s Agile Working programme and the specific processes followed in Mumbai and Singapore to move beyond just desk sharing to an 'activity based work' approach to using space.
Key Takeaways
? Learn how similar issues are handled differently in different geographies and sites - in particular how to implement different ways of supporting people and changing the way that they work.
? Discover how to shape buildings to deliver better workplaces - in markets that usually deliver a very standard product.
? Gain insight on how to capture and reinforce brand - an issue that is of critical importance in fast moving consumer goods organisations.


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