Can You Engineer Work Culture? 2 of 3

Here are 3 reasons organizations should take a step-by-step, engineered approach to strengthen work culture. Available Energy Untapped – Employee Engagement North American employee engagement has remained around 30% for 20 years according to Gallup. They found the primary predictor/ influencer to be the relationship between employees and supervising managers…

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Can You Engineer Work Culture? 1 of 3

Leaders see the potential for growth beyond already functioning efforts like lean or six-sigma. They seek ways to make innovation the new everyday ‘normal’ to increase performance, engagement, and agility. They want to move past process activities to influence leadership, customer-service, and collaborative behaviors and for all employees to innovate…

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Five Implications from Accenture’s Elimination of Performance Reviews

Pierre Naterme, Accenture’s CEO, revealed key insights for leaders seeking to maximize employee innovation and energy in his interview with Lillian Cunningham from the Washington Post. While propelling his organization to be more agile and customer-centric, Naterme is thoroughly impressed with Accenture’s new generation of talent. He seeks to motivate…

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Is Integrity Obsolete?

Is our acceptable level of integrity declining? Is it still realistic to expect integrity from notable citizens – politicians, advocates, or organizational leaders? In daily news stories, sidewalk interviews, or hearings, shameless individuals float absurd stories to explain activities which, in previous years, would have launched investigations, firings, and even…

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Does Employee Engagement Matter Anymore? Is “Command-and-Control” the Opposite of Engaging Leadership?

First Question: Yes—Engaged employees mean greater success: 1. Engaged employees deliver a higher return on any payroll investment: Organizations with higher ratios of engaged workers to disengaged workers are significantly more profitable than their competitors (Gallup’s 2013 Report on the State of the American Workforce). 2. Engaged employees mean accomplishments…

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