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Pomp, fun as NMG unveils corporate values – PHOTOS

Nation Media Group has unveiled new set of corporate values that are aimed at motivating employees to create more ideas and adapt to the changing global media environment.

Among the values that the company intends to inculcate among the employees include consumer focus, integrity and trust.

Others values are continued improvement and innovation, drive for performance and making the company the employer of choice.

During the unveiling ceremony on Saturday at Safari Park Hotel, Nairobi, the company CEO Joe Muganda led the staff in a team building exercise involving several sporting activities.

A member of Sarakasi Dancers (right) shows some dance moves to Nation Media Group Editor-in-Chief Tom Mshindi during the launch of NMG Corporate Values held at Safari Park Hotel. PHOTO | FRANCIS NDERITU
A member of Sarakasi Dancers (right) shows some dance moves to Nation Media Group Editor-in-Chief Tom Mshindi during the launch of NMG Corporate Values held at Safari Park Hotel. PHOTO | FRANCIS NDERITU

CHALLENGES

Mr Muganda said the company has experienced several challenges in the past 18 months but said that the company is striving to tailor its products to meet the expectations of the consumer.

“We have the ability to ensure that the new values work for the best of our company. We want to produce products that our consumers will love,” he said.

Nation Media Group (NMG) staff engage in a team building exercise during the launch of NMG Corporate Values at Safari Park Hotel, Nairobi. PHOTO | FRANCIS NDERITU
Nation Media Group (NMG) staff engage in a team building exercise during the launch of NMG Corporate Values at Safari Park Hotel, Nairobi. PHOTO | FRANCIS NDERITU

The CEO also welcomed ideas from the staff that can make the company meet its objectives saying that there is no department that has monopoly of ideas.

According to the NMG human resource department, the event was also intended to unify staff from all departments.

TEAM BUILDING

Human resource manager David Kiambi urged the staff to embrace the values and carry them into the future adding that it is the only way to ensure the company achieves its objectives.

During the team building exercise the staff were taken through each of the new values and were assisted to understand and contextualize each of them.

Senior managers of Nation Media Group witness the launch of the company's Corporate Values during a colorful ceremony at the Safari Park Hotel, Nairobi. PHOTO | FRANCIS NDERITU
Senior managers of Nation Media Group witness the launch of the company’s Corporate Values during a colorful ceremony at the Safari Park Hotel, Nairobi. PHOTO | FRANCIS NDERITU

Most of their question were answered and the trainers steered them towards what the company expects from each of them.

The staff applauded the event as having being educative, informative and entertaining. It also enabled them to get to know their colleagues from other parts of the country.

The winning teams during the daylong exercise were given an opportunity to entertain the staff in the evening event.