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Yet another aspect of Cultural Change

A new set of values and beliefs among potential employees has created a new, emerging business culture. Behavioral change is occurring within the organized workplace that is far beyond the control of its leadership!   This transformation of the basic human … Continue reading

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Do you miss your cubical? …Really?

Do you remember sixty-inch high panels on three sides of you?   With lots of storage and, at least, two drawer pedestals, overhead bins and your own file cabinet?   All of your personal stuff was laid out on your work surface sharing … Continue reading

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Where is Your “Workplace”? The Attraction & Retention of talented employees relies largely on individual CHOICE!

It is largely understood that in most work cultures, the vast majority of work is the responsibility of individuals and small teams assigned to specific tasks.  In many cases, it may not matter where the work is done as long … Continue reading

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“Space is an organization’s second most valuable resource, yet little attention is paid to how it supports the new ways of working or the high-performance business strategies driving corporations today”. 1995, Workplace by Design, Franklin Becker and Fritz Steele

In the twenty years since Becker and Steele published their enlighting book regarding the importance of the planned work environment, many business leaders are still overlooking the value of the organizational workplace.   Many leaders still see the workplace as merely … Continue reading

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The Intimate Task of Engaging and Motivating Millennials in Today’s Workforce

I recently attended a presentation given by Kirk A. Young, President of Job Match Assessment, an Overland Park based consulting firm that serves organizations by quite literally, matching available jobs with high performing individuals specifically suited for the job. Kirk … Continue reading

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Has “Change Management” become an oxymoron?

Certainly, as change relates to organizational culture, in many cases, excessive management merely gets in the way! True cultural change must be promoted through a forward thinking Leadership Team pointing the direction of business goals …allowing their respective associates, as … Continue reading

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What a Great Article!

What a Great Article!.

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On Strategy:

On Strategy:.

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Interesting Article

Interesting article in The Des Moines Register regarding change in the workplace. Yes, “Open Offices” are indeed getting more open as business leaders, “…transform their workplaces into more collaborative, congenial and productive settings”. There are numerous aspects of change that … Continue reading

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Imagining …a new approach to workplace planning. The convergence of design thinking and human need.

Imagining …a new approach to workplace planning. The convergence of design thinking and human need..

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