Companies implement policies to define the rules of an organization and shape future decisions with a thought-out framework. They help employees make day-to-day decisions that lead to overall cohesion and success. These policies guide many aspects of running a business, from how employees are expected to behave to ways they should be rewarded.
A satisfied and happy staff contributes greatly to business growth. Your investment in employee empowerment to enhance the employee experience will pay off tenfold.
Who wins in a courageous workforce? Everyone. With fewer anxieties and fears—and more grit and determination—courageous workers take on more challenging projects, cope better with change, and speak up on important issues. The boss and the company benefit, and by improving their own performance, employees do, too.
Culture begins to emerge at the foundation of your company. In fact, many entrepreneurs will tell you it’s important to define it from day 1 before you even open your doors. But once your company starts to grow, the individuals bringing their unique and diverse perspectives to work each day drive your organization’s culture.
Nearly one in five people in the United States lives with a mental illness, but there is still a strong stigma around discussing mental health at work. The month of May being dedicated as Mental Health Awareness Month in the United States helps, but we still have a long way to go in combating the […]
Engagement plays a key role in managing and retaining employees of all ages. As our new research indicates, real-time feedback, socially engaging experiences, and mobile access play a key role in influencing engagement with Millennial, Gen Z, and Baby Boomer members of the workforce. And all of this can be managed more effectively with the […]
At the heart of every organization is its culture—its personality and identity. Today, people are putting more importance on company culture than ever before. Deloitte recently found that 94% of executives and 88% of employees consider a distinct workplace culture important to organizational success.
In times of low unemployment, employers are especially wary of losing good employees to other opportunities. Almost as risky is facing a situation in which the best employees lose their motivation and, thus, become less productive; eventually, they may also look for other jobs.
In part one of this article, we discussed the Enron and Theranos debacles with Scott Young, Managing Director of CultureIQ Solutions. Here, we will conclude that discussion and learn how competitiveness, forced results, and a lack of transparency all played a role in these disasters.
As someone who has worked continuously since I was legally able, I’ve had my fair share of terrible bosses—and I’m sure that you have, too. I struggled with the worst one long before I had ever heard of the concept of a hostile work environment or the damaging effects of bad company culture.