Innovation as a driver of change in the relations with employees
For our Group innovating is not just a commitment to our clients but also a lever of change in the relationships with our employees. We want our people to remain an integral part of our development, not just in their regular working activities but also in the creation of innovative solutions. We have developed initiatives aimed at engaging employees with regard to strategic issues in order to stimulate their creativity, develop their personal skills, and integrate and improve collaboration between different professional roles.
24 hours of non-stop innovation
In Italy, employees of Generali Italia, Alleanza Assicurazioni, Genertel e Genertellife were involved in the Progetto Futura hackathon. 20 cross-functional teams faced off for 24 hours to find digital solutions in four areas of strategic importance for the Group, in line with the 2016-2018 business plan.
The event was designed and carried out in association with venture capitalist and incubator H (human)-Farm. Thanks to this partnership, during the marathon participants were able to speak directly with tutors from leading companies in the digital and retail sector such as Amazon, Samsung and Google.
With this project an innovative methodology was experimented, that promotes its people’s ability to come up with new ideas and which makes it possible to take an inclusive approach to change through sharing and dialogue.
Group Culture Ecò
We believe that it is essential to spread the economic and financial culture among all our employees. To best implement the Group strategy, knowledge of the markets in which we operate is fundamental, as are insurance expertise and a clear vision of one’s contribution to the development of the business and value creation.
Group CulturEcò comprises various instruments, already in use, five of which can be easily extended to everyone: an e-learning session supplemented with very short videos on the main business indicators, a webcast with the annual results, a 4-monthly publication on the company intranets, a little leaflet on the Key Figures and an annual publication that provides unambiguous information for both the company and the outside world entitled Facts & Figures. A process for the gamification of the project, which is proving very popular in France, is underway.
The project will also be developed in Switzerland, Austria and Germany, and is at the incubation phase in the other European countries.