How Does Cultural Accountability and Workplace Transparency Impact Your Organization Over the Long Term?

  • Illustrating what a culture of accountability and workplace transparency looks like, and what they offer organizations at the individual, team, department, and company-wide levels
  • Understanding that transparency and accountability both for positive and negative outcomes is about learning and improving over time
  • Discussing the importance of ownership, clear lines of responsibility, and two-way communication to make accountability a real force for positive change throughout an organization
  • Aligning the actions of front-line workers with the company’s corporate values and goals from the top down and the bottom up

Rhian Grespan
SVP, People and Development, Global Corporate Shared Services and Supply Chain plus NY/NJ Facilities
Ralph Lauren

Rhian is Senior Vice President of People & Development (P&D), Global Corporate Shared Services and Supply Chain at Ralph Lauren Corporation. She leads a team of P&D professionals providing strategic business leadership for over 5,000 employees across all global corporate functions at Ralph Lauren. She is also responsible for Ralph Lauren’s New York and New Jersey facilities and leads the Chief People Officer’s special projects. Her support for these corporate functions includes organization design, change management, internal communications, talent acquisition and development and day-to-day client partnerships. Prior to joining Ralph Lauren, Rhian worked for Macy’s, Ann Taylor Loft and Gap Inc.