Want a High-Performance Culture? Look out for “Hostages”


The most effective and productive employees are the ones that could leave your organization at any time, but choose to stay. And the employees that can’t leave due to lack of development or training — the hostages — will only serve to limit your ability to achieve a high-performance culture. It’s natural to want a low turnover rate for your organization, and many HR teams use turnover as a key metric to measure overall performance.

Building a High-Performance Culture Report: Key Lessons from Top Cultures for 2017


New Report: Company Culture Trends & Insights. We’re all curious about how other companies prioritize and achieve the goals they set when it comes to company culture. The result : a report full of insights that can inform your culture strategy going forward.

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How People Analytics Can Help You Drive a High-Performing Culture


A Data-Driven Approach to Company Culture. We’ve seen it in how businesses are using technology to facilitate the hiring process and the onboarding process , and now we’re seeing it in culture with culture metrics. Culture metrics for clearer insights about internal trends.

The Missing Step to a High Performance Culture


The Missing Step to a High Performance Culture. Creating a high performance culture is the goal of all organizations and that begins with successful talent management. In our experience, high performance organizations are: . 4x more likely to have high-performance culture when incorporating competencies as part of the ir talent management process. .

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Most leaders are constantly seeking the ultimate solution to build strong cultures , raise performance levels and operate at maximum efficiency and effectiveness. Embrace and utilize them to create a high-performance culture.

Steps to building your own high-performance culture

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However, there’s one critical element that many overlook – and that’s the work culture. Work culture plays a significant role in attracting and retaining people to a company; it’s the impalpable environment that makes some organizations great to work with, and others, toxic.

The Best Ways To Develop A High-Performing Business Culture


Today, most organizations are turning to cultural change to boost future growth and performance. In order to develop a high-performing culture, an organization should perform better than its peers in several aspects.

The 5-Hour Secret to Happier, Productive Workers

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Culture Environment Flex Work High Performance Culture WorkforceThis series profiles people whose ideas have the power to transform the workplace. Several are company leaders who have put their ideas into practice. Others are thought leaders influencing the way we work.

A 5-Hour Day Works For This Company, Can It Work For You?

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Want Productive, Engaged Team Members? Create Workplace Dignity and Respect

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The 15 Characteristics Of A Highly Productive Team

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This Company Lives Its Culture

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The articles and expertise found here on TLNT, on Culture University and Constructive Culture provide a fantastic foundation for a leader to learn how a purposeful, positive, productive culture operates. Culture High Performance Culture HR Insights Featured

5 Ways Leaders Achieve Genuine Employee Engagement


When done well, it zones in on what really motivates high-potential people to remain with their employer, deliver innovative products, or go above and beyond in customer service. HR Leadership employee engagement high performance cultures HR leadership advice

Message to the Best and Brightest: Change the World by Changing the Future of Work and HR


The Virtual Culture Architect is a culture expert, advocate and brand builder. Retool performance management using engineering frameworks to optimize the return on improved performance (ROIP).

Avoid the Hidden Costs of Unused Paid Time Off


When employees don’t physically and mentally take time off from work, it can negatively impact their health, happiness, productivity and creativity. federal deficit, 24 times the annual revenue of the NFL, and larger than the Gross State Product of half of U.S.

Ignite Culture by Creating a Compelling Vision


The best way to improve employee engagement and create a winning corporate culture is to articulate the purpose and mission of the organization in a way that inspires people to be all in. The post Ignite Culture by Creating a Compelling Vision appeared first on KeenAlignment.

An In-Depth Look at HR’s Role in Employee Engagement


Because companies are becoming more culture-focused, and many are gathering data on how engagement affects their bottom line, savvy human resources professionals are on the front lines developing ways to encourage employee engagement in their companies.

How Recognition Can Align Values — and Drive a “One Company” Culture

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There’s an interesting post over at strategy+business that takes a look at the barriers that large companies have in achieving one deceptively simple goal: Becoming truly integrated across geographies, product lines, and functions.

Do Workations Increase Employee Absenteeism?


Think about cyclists who over-train and then fail to perform because, in an effort to get faster and stronger, they’ve gone well beyond their body’s ability to recover. But all of this is for naught if workations are impacting productivity in the long run.

TLNT Whitepaper: 5 Ways to Drive Performance in Your Workplace

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We’re excited to announce a new Whitepaper, titled 5 Ways to Drive Performance in Your Workplace , that will help you to “increase performance in your workforce and make HR a strategic weapon for your company.”

Great People Practices Every Business Can Borrow from Pixar

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With commitment and imagination, you can implement the following five culture improvements on a modest budget. Within Pixar, three parallel groups are in constant communication: Technical Development, Creative Development, and Production.

Where Cultural Change in an Organization Really Comes From

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For many of us in business, company culture is both an essential and elusive element of a productive workforce. Culture influences everything: how an organization identifies and solves business problems, recovers from failures and thrives in times of success.

Workplace Culture is THE Key to Creating Better Employee Well-Being

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Without a thriving workplace culture, organizations may suffer from employee disengagement, stagnant business practices, uninspired products and services, and decreased financial performance. How workplace climate reflects culture.

Waiting Tables, and Other Smart Things That Wise Leaders Do

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Whether you are formulating a new strategic initiative or simply seeking to boost employee engagement and productivity, here’s how you can borrow from Starboard Value’s Olive Garden turn-around strategy: Have each senior leader spend time working side-by-side with customer-facing employees.

Culture Needs Strategy. Strategy Needs Culture. What Does Amazon Need?

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Jeff Bezos and his generals are accused of fostering a hyper-competitive, serve-customers-at-all-costs, overly male “bad culture.” But most cultures aren’t objectively “good” or “bad.” A culture that’s not right for everyone. The Amazon culture seems intense.

How to Connect your Engagement Survey Results to Business Outcomes


The theory is that employees who are more engaged will also be more productive. What should an organization do if it has great engagement scores, but still suffers from high turnover in key roles? What if high engagement at your organization is the result of high bonus payouts?

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Culture is one of the biggest buzz words in business today. Interestingly, culture is an amorphous word that means something different to people in definition and context. Today, as Merriam-Webster’s word of the year, culture comes with over 6,000 definitions.

The New Science of Distributed Workforce Productivity Growth

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The continuous slowdown in workforce productivity has affected the global economy and left businesses struggling to understand the reasons behind it. We divided their teams into distinctive cohorts to test five sets of performance improvement technologies.

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The life of your company depends on the culture you inspire. The number one driver of employee engagement and workplace performance is culture, so why do so many companies fail at establishing one that wins? Productivity increases.

Company Culture is Linked to Employee Productivity


Perhaps unsurprisingly, research shows that company culture is linked to employee productivity. In that particular survey of business owners, carried out by The Alternative Board (TAB), 86% of respondents say they believe company culture directly impacts productivity. However, acknowledging that company culture and productivity are linked isn’t enough to improve either one. Company Culture Influences Individual Mindsets.

How Company Culture is Directly Linked to Employee Productivity


Productivity and company culture are hot topics in today’s business world, and for good reason – they both impact the bottom line. In a recent survey of business owners carried out by The Alternative Board (TAB), 86% of respondents say they believe company culture directly impacts productivity. Knowing that company culture and productivity are linked isn’t enough. Company Culture Influences Individual Mindsets.

6 Traits Of High Performance Teams


High performance teams are teams whose members so actively engaged and dedicated that they produce results which are extraordinary and improve the overall productivity of an organization. Creating a high performance culture requires a lot of effort.

The Role Of Respect In Keeping Your Employees Motivated


Respect in the workplace is not only a “feel good” requirement but has a direct impact on employee productivity and the company bottom line – this was the result of extensive research by Georgetown University’s Prof. Such a culture can even help mitigate stress.

5 Key Components of Any Successful Performance Management Process

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Regardless of your opinion of the annual performance review, organizations still need to have a performance management process. Performance management is a way to provide feedback, accountability, and documentation for performance outcomes.

Even In Open Offices, It’s About Empowering Managers to Be Accessible

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In theory, an open office plan stimulates connections between employees and productive cooperation that can support a vibrant, high-performance culture. It is clear why open floor plans are so popular in offices today.

Employee Performance: The 6 Influence Areas

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We all know that employee performance is important. And we spend a lot of time talking about how to achieve higher levels of employee performance via manager one-on-one meetings, coaching sessions, and career development. have an impact on employee performance.

How High Performing Companies Manage Change

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A few weeks ago, I published a post titled, “ High Performing Companies Know How to Manage Change.” Let’s start by defining what a high performing company looks like. Now I don’t mean a high burnout culture.