WHY OCTAVE ?
The Octave Program originated from the idea that all
the generations in the company have a contribution to make.
The name Octave comes from the fact that the company is like a piano, which tends to play on just the two central octaves – the generations of 30-50 year-olds – while neglecting the lower and higher octaves.
It is now more important than ever to have robust people on our teams,
who are confident and can make meaningful contributions to collective performance.
That’s why the Octave Program is based on both personal development and
an understanding of our changing world.
A POWERFUL MOTTO
and be part
of a changing world”
Our conviction : any major transformation begins with a self transformation
6 HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE OCTAVE PROGRAM
1. A transformation seminar to prepare the future!
The Octave Program promotes intergenerational diversity so that each person, no matter what generation they are from, has a role to play within the company.
It aims to bring in new ways of working by developing open mindsets, greater understanding and improved awareness in a world that is going through huge transformation.
2. Activate an individual lever and a group lever
For the first time, a seminar has been designed to bring together three, even four generations.
Raise awareness and gain confidence.
These are the objectives of this program, which as well as a training course, is a rich pasture of experimentation and transformation.
The Program aims to build strong and inspiring individuals, in sufficient numbers within the company to form a network of people who can support each other and drive change when they return to the company.
3. An intercompany program
A program designed by one company and supported by several companies
The intercompany atmosphere encourages people to let go and helps to foster essential discussions
4. A community
In its original version: A tight knit seminar with 250 participants and speakers all hosted in the same place, which helps with cohesion (Evian Resort)
In its digital version: Bilingual interactive conferences for 200 participants , with sharing in small groups and networking.
Throughout the year, we stay connected to the community through our webmagazine , mobile app and our interaction on social networks.
Launching in 2018 of the Meet & Learn in France: monthly events for alumni
5. The Wise Committee
The Wise Committee is made up of one representative from each partner company
It is responsible for running the network of participants between two editions of the OCTAVE Program
It aims to work, share and disseminate the best practices on intergenerational diversity inside companies
It meets every quarter
6. The results
For the 9th edition, first time in digital, the Program welcomed more than 250 attendees.
A strong consistency in the results, whatever the participants’ age!
Overal program score for Octave 2020: 8,4/10
Companies which focuses on change management in the digital era, taking advantage of all the generations.
25% < 32 years old
50% = 32-48 years old
25% > 48 years old
Men and women 50 / 50
European audience for the digital version (same timezone
Bring together three, even four generations to…
Learn how to interact more effectively, be more inclusive
Understand and anticipate how companies can adapt
Take initiative: dare to be yourself and share your ideas
Companies that perform better, plan ahead and anticipate how they need to adapt.
An organizational and human impact:
– People with greater commitment or renewed motivation who are willing to take action
– Transgenerational networks
– Better understanding of the digital revolution and how it can be applied
– Optimizing people’s ability to work together
Be recognized externally and internally as a responsible, attractive company that stands out from the rest
Cross-pollinate the generations, promote varied and diverse collective intelligence