22 Jan 059: How do you create a unified culture in a firm with 5,000+ international employees? With Ken Baker
Ken is a member of Gensler’s Board of Directors and the Gensler Management Committee and the Co-Managing Principal of Gensler’s Southeast Region. Gensler is the largest global architecture, design and planning firm with more than 5,000 professionals networked across Asia, Europe, Australia, the Middle East and the Americas.
Ken Baker is considered a global expert on workplace design and planning, having designed more than 10 million square feet of corporate headquarters and offices for law firms and financial institutions around the world. His background is also fine arts, music, 20 years of piano and voice, acting, and drama.
In this interview we discuss:
How do you create a unified culture across a firm with more than 5,000 international employees?
How do you maintain innovation in the workplace through design?
Why is it important to keep listening to clients and being receptive to new ideas?