Category Archives: Office Culture

Motivation in the office: Group identity matters

Recognition programs attuned to the group dynamics of a workplace can maximize individual contributions to overall goals. Motivation is an intangible quality in an office, one whose effects are evident in the extreme. When a team feels fired up to do … Continue reading

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Reduce workplace conflict, and productivity will follow

Dealing with conflict in a workplace setting is a delicate but necessary element of keeping productivity high. It’s inevitable that colleagues will disagree. However, the damaging effects of these conflicts are avoidable, provided managers know the right way to avert … Continue reading

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Office life depends on stress management

Workplace stress is hard on workers and organizations alike – it’s time to fight back. Stress in a work environment can come from any direction. Deadlines, performance pressure, personal issues, reactions to outside events, the list goes on. The unifying … Continue reading

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Here’s why you need to make sure your employees are happy

Are your employees happy? It shouldn’t be difficult to tell if you take one look around your office. If they’re slumping in their chairs, refusing to talk to each other and conducting non-work-related activities during working hours, there’s a good … Continue reading

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Your New Year’s resolution should be to increase employee engagement

How do bored employees help a company succeed? It’s not a trick question – they don’t! All around the U.S. offices are filled with completely capable, skilled, intelligent workers who simply aren’t motivated by their jobs. “Only 32 percent of workers … Continue reading

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