Can You Engineer Work Culture? 3 of 3

Three Practical Ways The previous article ended with an interview quote* from Southwest Airlines’ co-founder, Herb Kelleher. His comments lead into the three things we’ve found helpful in moving work cultures forward. Kelleher commented, “We used to have a corporate day. Companies would come in from around the world and…

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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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