What makes someone love their job?

What makes someone love their job?

When a person is engaged in their work they bring energy and commitment to it and become happily engrossed in what they are doing. They do better work and more of it and they have happier customers and colleagues. They love going to work – they look forward to it....
“Corporate Culture” is local

“Corporate Culture” is local

Engagement is a psychological characteristic which is well worth pursuing. When people are highly engaged they are more productive, happier, do better quality work and tend to remain with your organisation (eg Harter, Schmidt, Hayes, 2002). But what causes people to...
Women are markedly more tolerant than men

Women are markedly more tolerant than men

The graphic above is one of the findings of a major research study SACS undertook in partnership with the Scanlon Foundation, an NFP dedicated to advancement of the cause of inclusion.  We measured a range of characteristics of a very large sample of people (just...
Stop talking about culture change!

Stop talking about culture change!

When people don’t like the way things are going at work they quite often start to say “We need to change our culture.” This is a very big mistake, for the following reasons: Telling your employees that they need to change their culture is an insult,...