Archive for the ‘Culture & Change Management’ Category

Getting Your Office Green-Ready

Just in case you do not know yet, April 22 is Earth Day. To celebrate it, get your workplace become aware of the environment and do its share in saving our planet’s limited resources. However, there is more to environmentalism that just recycling paper or using recycling products. Here are some tips to get your office started.Keep room temperatures right in the middle – Do not turn the air conditioning too cold or the thermostat too warm. Keep the temperature of your workplace at 68 degrees dur…

Promoting Corporate Social Responsibility

Whether you are a large-scale company or a small entrepreneurship, it is important that businesses should also be in touch with the local community where they are based or where they are expanded.  Respecting other cultures and workforce environments are important challenges in garnering success.  In recognizing these differences, together with a sound Corporate Social Responsibility Plan, your company can simultaneously increase shareholder value, boost employee engagement, and increase the rec…

Building a Culture of Mentorship

A great organization does not only employ the best people in the industry, it also does a good job in developing and promoting their employees, who are the company’s most important resources. However, developing your people is not just about sending someone to training class. What it takes is for all members of the organization – from the CEOs to the utility people – are willing to listen and help their colleagues.Just like how the most successful people have mentors to look up to, organizations…

Understanding Your Current Corporate Culture

People who take on a job at their new employers have one problem in common during their first weeks at work: Culture shock. You realize that your colleagues have a different attitude and ethics compared to your previous organization, which you are compelled to adjust with if you want to advance your career.This is why you need to take a cultural assessment as soon as you enter your new workplace, because you may not notice the subtle differences and manifestations of culture once you work for se…

Understanding Corporate Culture

Assessing a company’s culture may be difficult especially if you are already working in it. Sometimes you cannot determine the corporate culture because you may think that such scenarios are “normal” in the business environment. However, understanding the company culture is essential to determine how employees benefit from it, as well as being able to enhance a laudable practice-or even change a flawed system. You can obtain an idea of your current organizational culture in several ways.Be an im…

Changing Company Culture for Effective Problem Solving

Every business is not spared from internal problems, and the best businesses are always the ones to tries to solve every one of its problems. However, more often than not, human resource managers get to know the problem in their company too late-when it has already blown out of proportion.To first solve a problem, one has to detect if your company has any problem. Ask your employees about the difficulties they encounter. Once a problem has been identified, here are what you should do.Start an ac…

Creating an Ethical Culture at Work

Do you feel that your employees are beginning to have that “come what may” attitude in the office? Tired of seeing constant bickerings, complaints, and power struggles between workers? Then maybe you need to instill a revolution, an Ethical Culture revolution.Ethical Culture is a way of life where all employees, as well as their superiors, convey positivity in order to work harmoniously with each other. It is about the essential role that ethical principles play in human relationships, that ther…

How to Manage Change in an Organisation

Change is a constant factor in every organization as well as in life. Change is something that needs to be dealt with instead of being faced with resistance. Change is inevitable and how an organization handles and manages change as they happen will determine its stability and success in the near future.No matter how uncomfortable change may be, it still needs to be acted upon. In most business organizations, human resource tends to be one of the most affected by the change process. Change alway…

How to Communicate Change Effectively

The competitiveness and the rapid growth currently being experienced in the global business landscape have allowed changes in the structures of many businesses. Successful companies must anticipate change and try to adapt to it in order to thrive. But the changes that can happen to an organization may be difficult to manage. This is most especially true when the employees are not properly informed and don’t have a clear understanding of what is going on or how it will generally affect them. This…