Plan to succeed – The key ingredients to fabulous workplace culture

Plan to succeed – The key ingredients to fabulous workplace culture

Has your workplace culture just happened or was it consciously created? A lot of smaller companies and mid sized organisations are the product of someone starting out, working really hard and then finding they had a growing team working for them. Truly good culture does not just ‘come about’, it’s well thought out, felt and decided upon through the actions that people (particularly senior management) take.

Are you on the right track in creating your workplace culture

Are you on the right track in creating your workplace culture?

One of the obvious signs that you’ve got some issues in the culture area is when you have a high turnover of people in the business. If it’s high, then something isn’t right. However, it’s not the only area. It’s one indicator but not the only one. We will cover this off below but be aware that just because someone hasn’t physically left doesn’t mean that you are getting the best of them….

It’s not just about the policies and procedures

It’s not just about the policies and procedures

It’s not just about the policies and procedures… Policies and procedures are vital to a successful business of any size as they provide a framework from which to benchmark and hold people accountable to. HOWEVER, they tend to be relied upon far too much in companies as the crutch instead of focusing on the important key aspects that need to sit firmly underneath as well on top of this framework.

Hitting the mark

Hitting the mark – Performance appraisals that work and increase employee engagement

We have the power to make performance appraisals matter. We have the power to make them effective for companies as well as achieving increased levels of employee engagement. We have the power to ensure that people emerge from their reviews in a happier and more inspired state than when they sat down… So why do some organisations do these so badly??