The Courageous Leaders Club

062 Christiana Coker: Why it's time to change how we use job titles

May 18, 2023 Joanna Howes Season 8 Episode 62
062 Christiana Coker: Why it's time to change how we use job titles
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The Courageous Leaders Club
062 Christiana Coker: Why it's time to change how we use job titles
May 18, 2023 Season 8 Episode 62
Joanna Howes

In this week’s episode I speak to Christiana Coker, Group Head of People at DDB U.K.

Join us whilst we talk about the cultural bias that exists around job titles, and why it needs to change.

Christiana also shares her thoughts about inclusion and psychological safety in the workplace, which are so insightful.

Key takeaways include:

  • The importance of speaking up when you don’t understand something
  • Why it’s not enough to just open doors to drive inclusion
  • How empowering people is the key to success and retention

DDB UK includes award winning agencies adam&eve, cain&abel and Tribal Worldwide and Christiana is responsible for the development and implementation of HR strategies that support the overall mission and business objectives of the agency.

She is also responsible for, in partnership with managers and leaders, creating and maintaining a positive work culture that encourages creativity, collaboration, and innovation.


Useful links:
website: https://www.thechangecreators.com
linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/joannahowes/

Show Notes

In this week’s episode I speak to Christiana Coker, Group Head of People at DDB U.K.

Join us whilst we talk about the cultural bias that exists around job titles, and why it needs to change.

Christiana also shares her thoughts about inclusion and psychological safety in the workplace, which are so insightful.

Key takeaways include:

  • The importance of speaking up when you don’t understand something
  • Why it’s not enough to just open doors to drive inclusion
  • How empowering people is the key to success and retention

DDB UK includes award winning agencies adam&eve, cain&abel and Tribal Worldwide and Christiana is responsible for the development and implementation of HR strategies that support the overall mission and business objectives of the agency.

She is also responsible for, in partnership with managers and leaders, creating and maintaining a positive work culture that encourages creativity, collaboration, and innovation.


Useful links:
website: https://www.thechangecreators.com
linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/joannahowes/