Home » HR

HR

Who Comes First and Why

Who comes first: Employees, customers or shareholders? HR Bartender Sharlyn Lauby says this is the question that drives every company culture. While some organisations fall back on the happiness equation wherein happy employees means happy customers, and happy customers means happy shareholders. However, in education, the answer must be the customer: students and their parents.

The Most Innovative Schools in the World

All schools should prepare young people for the 21st Century, not to pass examinations.

5 Ways to Cultivate a Growth Mindset

The only limits are the ones we impose on ourselves. This is the case for individuals and for organisations. So when we see top heavy organisations with strong attachment to the way things have always been done, we see an organisation that has set limitations for itself and its employees.

Motivation vs Discipline

Is it really necessary for leaders to be inspirational? Is motivation an indicator of engagement? While some would argue that, yes, leaders need to inspire and that motivation leads to better engagement, there is another school of thought: The best engagement is a result of culture alignment, a sense of purpose, and the exercise of discipline.

Addressing the Recruiting and Retention Challenges in Education

Teaching is often considered a noble but thankless job. With reductions in resources and bigger class sizes, being a teacher has become even more challenging in recent years.

Understanding the Connection Between Engagement and Performance

There is an undeniable connection between employee engagement and performance. This is evidenced by the culture-focused organisations that top the lists of best places to work, where employees often cite great leaders, excellent pay, and a challenging but rewarding environment.

In Defence of Performance Review

Maybe the tossing out of performance reviews is not the answer to the challenges associated with traditional annual feedback.

Go to Top