How do organisations and the people within them, build their capacity to cope with change, shocks and uncertainty at the same time as dealing with increasing competitive and regulatory pressures that require a higher level of output to even stay in the game? Evidence is
Category: Culture change
Introduction Hi, my name’s Dr Paul Brewerton, the strengths guy, Founder and Chair of Strengthscope, Doctor of Organisational Psychology. Today’s podversation is with Alison Pacifico-France (and I’ve been saying Alison France for so so many years but you just got married, congratulations to you both!).
Stress affects us more than we might think. The American Institute of Stress recently reported that over 80% of workers feel stressed at work at some time, so understanding what stress is is important. Stress occurs when the demands of a situation exceed your perceived
To be successful with any task or activity, you need to be engaged with it, particularly at work. Increasing employee engagement at work has been shown to directly relate to organisational success – profitability, productivity, customer loyalty and reduced levels of absenteeism and turnover. Only
Heard of the negativity bias? Well it’s EVERYWHERE! It’s a human predisposition to look for the negative in everything we see. The risk, the downside, the problem, the reason it won’t work. And once upon a time, that human trait really helped us. It probably
Most performance appraisal systems in organisations today are highly proceduralised and bureaucratic. is it time for a fresh approach?
All theories of organisational development and management are based on metaphors and implicit images that shape how we see, understand and imagine organisational life.
More organisations are using strengths-based conversations in performance management and reducing the focus on the annual appraisal.
Strengths-based approaches are one of the fastest growing trends in human resources. They can improve employee engagement and productivity of 40%
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