Culture

Engaged employees perform in superior ways to others, and their organisations deliver superior results in the marketplace. This is at the essence of high performance culture. Source: Thinkstock

Engagement: the core of a high performance culture

When designing organisational elements to improve performance, a fundamental consideration in this process is how changes impact an individual’s daily work, writes Dave Hanna Many design efforts to shape a high performance culture appropriately scrutinise the values, processes and systems that must be aligned. One aspect of developing a high […]

5 keys to high performance in today’s workplace

Josh Bersin discusses the five key changes HR can implement to ensure business performance flourishes in today’s new world of work High performance in today’s workplace is increasingly difficult. People are flooded with emails, text messages, conference calls and meetings (we call this “the overwhelmed employee” problem, which almost three-quarters […]

Wood & Grieve Engineers CEO José Granado says culture is really just a set of behaviours

3 steps to engineering great engagement

A flat management structure, accessibility to senior leaders and a personable company culture are three keys to the business success of Wood & Grieve Engineers, according to the firm’s CEO, José Granado Despite increasing the size of its workforce and geographic footprint considerably to become a national firm with more […]

There is a strong link between engagement and sales growth, says Mietta Gibson, head of HR at Fiat Chrysler Australia

How HR helped Fiat Chrysler triple sales results

A strong focus on improving employee engagement has boosted Fiat Chrysler’s commercial success and played a key role in significantly improving sales results, according to the business’ head of HR. “There is definitely a strong link between employee engagement and the business and sales growth we’ve experienced,” said Mietta Gibson, […]

Having an understanding of culture is about interpreting the writing on the wall for HR. Source: Thinkstock

3 steps for HR to effective culture change

Many CEOs and HR practitioners lack a thorough understanding of culture, and as a result, attempts to change culture often miss the deeper aspects of cultures such as beliefs, world views and the ethos of employees, according to an expert in the field. CEOs too often assume that they only […]