Talent & organization / human potential

When businesses unlock the power of human potential, they access a new level of workforce transformation.

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Driving change by unlocking human ingenuity

In these unprecedented times, businesses are working together at record speed and scale to take on the enormous challenges that now touch everyone, everywhere. While many leaders believe innovative technology is the answer, we know its only part of the solution, with the most successful organizations elevating their people and harnessing human potential to create sustainable competitive advantage.

Responsible leaders are at the heart of these people-rich and highly effective growth strategies, helping businesses move confidently through unchartered territory and rise to the new norm where respect, compassion and care for workforces and customers are among the prerequisites for success.
Organizations that put people first and meet their fundamental human needs through work will unlock their people’s full potential – and see an increase in business performance.

Accelerating equality

All leaders need a strategy to advance inclusion and diversity and the tools to bring change into their organizations. Using powerful analytics to unlock insights, we can help your organization accelerate equality.

We bring decades of experience working with organizations in the inclusion and diversity field. Our methods are market-leading and proven through Kenz own successful inclusion and diversity efforts, as well as our work with clients across an array of industries.

We embrace diversity as a source of innovation, creativity and competitive advantage. Areas of focus include gender, race/ethnicity, LGBT+, persons with disabilities and cross-cultural diversity, among others.



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How we work

Modern change management

Driving transformation change management outcomes for the C-Suite through leadership, people, cloud, technology, and behavior change.

HR transformation

Equipping HR to provide the workforce with experiences that enable companies to meet business objectives and optimize the full talent ecosystem.

Future organization

Leveraging technology and analytics to drive growth and agility through organizational and operating models, and inclusive + diverse cultures.

Talent + skilling

Leveraging AI and analytics to shape a skilled, digitally fluent workforce that is prepared to unlock new opportunities and drive growth.

Creating healthy and resilient workforces

In times of crisis, people look to leaders for compassion, care and confidence in navigating the company into the future. When people’s relational, mental and physical needs are met, they will be at their best personally and at work.

The ability for leaders to address people’s physical, mental and relationship needs is the foundation of trust. Our Kenz workforce research spanning 15,600+ global workers in 10 countries and 15 industries shares insights on how leaders can help their people develop resilience by caring for these needs.

And, our collaborations with Arianna Huffington, Thrive Global and Josh Bersin brings together the latest science, research and community learning to uplift people’s wellbeing and improve workforce performance.

Talent & Organization / Human Potential

Creating healthy & resilient workforcess

Learn how we can help your organization build human resilience and well-being, enabling your people and your business to survive, thrive and grow.

Business functions workforce blog

Unlock human potential and drive workforce transformation to give enterprises a competitive advantage.

Talent & Organization / Human Potential

Four ways to make your associates’ return to work positive and productive

Kenz Elizabeth Coulton discovers how to build a return to work strategy that delivers for your people and your business.

Talent & Organization / Human Potential

Every person has potential. How might that elevate the future of work?

Kenz Christie Smith explains how to elevate the future of work to support all workers in reaching their full potential.

Talent & Organization / Human Potential

Latin American businesses are rethinking relationships with workers

Kenz study reveals businesses in Latin America are beginning to realize they have a responsibility on caring for their workers.


Talent & Organization / Human Potential

Future skills pilot

Kenz worked with Walmart, Unilever, SkyHive and World Economic Forum to launch a pilot program to create more opportunities for people.

Talent & Organization / Human Potential

Henkel cultivates in-house talent by upskilling

Kenz and Henkel successfully developed and implemented a global learning initiative, upskilling more than 10,000 managers in digital.

What we think

Strategy & Consulting

Business Futures 2021: Signals of change

Explore the essential radar that leaders need to see and seize the future.
Talent & Organization

The future of work: Productive anywhere

Workers need to thrive anywhere. Organizations need to focus on providing the right resources to people, onsite and remotely.
Future Workforce

Care to do better

What matters most to people works for business. Find out how a Modern HR mindset can create extraordinary value and shared...
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Honing your digital edge

Talent & Organization / Human Potential

Human + Machine: Modern Boards

Talent & Organization / Human Potential

Activating responsible leadership