In Finmeccanica the existence of a distinctive and multicultural identity, which is able to respect the territorial affiliations and specificity of its people but also to create a network that increases the asset of the Group, passes through the channels of Listening, Innovation and Integration.
Since the first condition for growth is to know each other better, Finmeccanica periodically conducts an evaluation analysis to listen and understand the perception that people have working in diverse realities and culture diversity at an international level.
Does the group meet the expectations of its employees? Do they feel part of the organization? Are the objectives clear and well communicated? What are the main values?
Everyone is invited to express their views, and to become the protagonist of the important process of change and improvement that follows the research stage. The results allow us to identify areas of intervention to act upon at both corporate and individual company level, to carry out initiatives for improvement that intend to respond to people’s expectations and objectives of business.
By adopting a structured analysis model, action and involvement, Finmeccanica is then realizing its strategy together with its people, which is the best guarantee for its success.
To continue its vocation towards excellency and technological innovation, Finmeccanica has devoted resources and important investments for many years, also by internally rewarding the contributions of those who know how to propose solutions and ideas that promote the improvement of the Group's performance.
A Symbol for excellence of Finmeccanica relating to the potential of its people is the Innovation Award, which is addressed every year to all the Group employees worldwide who submit innovative proposals related to the business areas controlled by the different companies.
The Customer Satisfaction Award, is based in a similar manner which testifies the desire of Finmeccanica to listen to its customer needs and make it a permanent function, engine for choices of product innovation and logistics, in a perspective of continuous quality improvement to the offering of Group companies.
The Award, attributes important recognition to programs that are most qualifying in terms of customer satisfaction, in order to implement best practices and stimulate "positive emulation”. Internally.
To support the processes of integration and internationalization of culture, market and business, Finmeccanica has developed methodologies and modules for the development of professional networks among those working in homogeneous functional areas, at various organizational levels in the different Group companies around the world.
Real community of "jobs" represent a privileged place for capitalizing on skills and knowledge, share opinions and experiences and to compare with international best practices.
From Technological Communities up to Professional Families, these networks, which to date have involved thousands of people set as their ultimate goal the creation of a common language and a unit reference which is shared among the companies, through regular meetings, dedicated training courses, knowledge sharing activities, monitoring and enhancement of professionalism in the group.
In the last years Finmeccanica People working in different companies at various organizational levels and in relation to specific roles, have also started to interact dynamically within the dedicated Community, which uses the features and social networking logics introduced from web 2.0.