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This is a collection of articles, blogs, comments and research that features integral approach to business and how to cultivate and coordinate a workplace that harnesses today's society to meet tomorrow's needs.
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What Is Organizational Culture? And Why Should We Care?

What Is Organizational Culture? And Why Should We Care? | Harmonious and Balanced Workplace | Scoop.it
What leaders need to know to change orgs for the better.
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Cooperative Innovation

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Cooperative Innovation will lead students through a process of practicing creative entrepreneurship, using technology and tools such as storytelling and empathetic prototyping as a means of address and identifying the needs of under-served...
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Improvising Innovation

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As companies seek to build innovation capabilities more broadly among their employees, the question arises how best to teach these innovation skills.
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Get Ready To Be a Changemaker

Get Ready To Be a Changemaker | Harmonious and Balanced Workplace | Scoop.it
We are on the cusp of a fundamental change — a worldwide change in the skills everyone needs to succeed, in the nature of organizations, and in how businesses must be led. The agricultural revolution set up a pattern that still exists today.
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Employee Engagement: Every Leader's Imperative

Employee Engagement: Every Leader's Imperative | Harmonious and Balanced Workplace | Scoop.it
Have a nice day (Photo credit: Wikipedia) I had to call my technical support contact last month about a simple billing question.

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Eli's curator insight, May 20, 2013 2:59 PM

Job description is NOT enough - engaging employee and making him/her a part of the bigger picture and help them fit in

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David A. Welch » The case against the case against empathy

My longer, more polite response to @paulbloomatyale @NewYorker re empathy: http://t.co/pm8M72o8Ll @_CharlieCooper @CoreyMenke
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What's the secret to getting staff on board?

It is a privilege when we are asked to come into an organisation to help deliver change or get employees engaged with a company’s set of messages. As survey providers we don’t implement change, instead we act as ‘investigators’, carefully unearthing the main drivers to get staff on-board and understanding the hurdles companies face to deliver change.


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CIPD: Employee engagement rises in voluntary sector

CIPD: Employee engagement rises in voluntary sector | Harmonious and Balanced Workplace | Scoop.it

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Employee Engagement and Sustainability Thrive at Intel

Employee Engagement and Sustainability Thrive at Intel | Harmonious and Balanced Workplace | Scoop.it
2012 Corporate Responsibility Report Released NEWS HIGHLIGHTS Employee Engagement: Intel links a portion of every employee's compensation to sustainability goals, focusing on carbon emission reductions in 2012 and waste recycling in...

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Is Trust or Fear Driving Your Organizational Culture?

Is Trust or Fear Driving Your Organizational Culture? | Harmonious and Balanced Workplace | Scoop.it

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Don Dea's curator insight, April 19, 2013 12:57 AM

As an individual or team within a larger organization, it’s crucial to ask, “What am I doing?” and “Where am I going?” as well as, “Do I trust you that we’re heading in the same direction?” The goal is to achieve organizational reciprocity – or citizenship – a contract between employer and employee to support one another.

In other words, it extends beyond trust between team members; whether or not team members trust one another. It is important that team members trust that they are headed in the same direction as the organization, and that the organization values the same things that they do as individuals.

What is the antithesis of trust?  FEAR!  And the number one goal for organizational effectiveness, as Dr. Deming has stated, is to “Drive Out Fear!”  The bottom line impact of fear in an organization is that it stifles new ideas and growth.

Trust is vital to building communication within an organization. Team members need to know that they are free to communicate up and down, to ask questions, and even disagree openly. This opens up the door for the team to realize there are certain goals which need to be reached, and openly and honestly discuss whether they have attained them.  If not, what must they do to attain them?

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Employee Engagement: Every Leader's Imperative

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Fewer than half of HR professionals have employee engagement strategy

Fewer than half of HR professionals have employee engagement strategy | Harmonious and Balanced Workplace | Scoop.it
Driving employee engagement These findings come from an employee engagement survey from HR software company Youforce.
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How cognitive science and user empathy powered Google's design breakthrough

How cognitive science and user empathy powered Google's design breakthrough | Harmonious and Balanced Workplace | Scoop.it
Google has gone from a company that approached design through cold, hard algorithms to one that's employing gorgeous, user-centric interfaces.
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Famous Quotes - Collection of Famous Motivational Quotes from TheQuotes.Net

Collection of Famous Quotes with lot of Inspiring and Motivational Quotes from various Authors and Famous Leaders. Get lot of Famous Quotes. (If you can dream it, you can do it.
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Leading With Purpose: Impact Means More Than Your Bottom Line

Leading With Purpose: Impact Means More Than Your Bottom Line | Harmonious and Balanced Workplace | Scoop.it
Something that I think about a lot these days is the notion of being “impactful.” Entrepreneurs often get caught up on making the most amount of money, figuring out how to squeeze out additional margin, or improving operative leverage.

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Eli's curator insight, April 30, 2013 1:44 PM

This can be applied at any business endeavor

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Why should you care about employee engagement? | 3BL Media

Why should you care about employee engagement? | 3BL Media | Harmonious and Balanced Workplace | Scoop.it

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The key to building trust with your staff … trust them | The Survey Initiative

The key to building trust with your staff … trust them | The Survey Initiative | Harmonious and Balanced Workplace | Scoop.it

Gaining trust in any relationship is always difficult. But, forgive me if I sound a little trite, surely the key to building trust with your staff is simple, once you have the basics right, you need to put your trust in your staff.

 

“All the world is made of faith, and trust, and pixie dust.”
― J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan


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For Work-Life Happiness: Stop Balancing, Start Leaning In - Forbes

For Work-Life Happiness: Stop Balancing, Start Leaning In - Forbes | Harmonious and Balanced Workplace | Scoop.it
Let’s put aside all the chatter about Sheryl Sandberg's Lean In, including the obligatory mentions of the obvious differences in circumstance between its well-meaning author and most of the working women who stand to benefit from its advice.

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Company Organizational Culture: Common Mistakes

Company Organizational Culture: Common Mistakes | Harmonious and Balanced Workplace | Scoop.it

Company organizational culture is debated, celebrated and, in some cases, misguided. Companies don’t often connect the dots from the simple ways employees interact with not just customers but also the larger company. 


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Karl Wabst's curator insight, April 16, 2013 5:56 PM

Some good points on how to link corporate culture to positive customer experience.