Culture

How using vertical meetings can stimulate behaviour changes

Peter Brady, founder and director of Collaborative Design, is an advocate for the benefits of standing meetings and fluid meeting…

Desks on the move: a suitable case of social contagion?

Last week I exercised my rights of free agency and personal empowerment by unplugging my desk from the octopus it…

A good day at work

A good day at work: the first stop on the long road to wellbeing

More often than not the question ‘did you have a good day at work?’ is met with a grunt, a…

behavioural economics calls for a workplace nudge

The Nudge: behavioural economics and the healthier workplace

Haworth’s global lead in workplace research and strategy, Dr Michael O’Neill, has co-written an important new book that brings behavioural…

Can a poor diet at work be fuelling our poor mental health?

It’s encouraging to note the way that mental health has risen to the top of the agenda in many workplaces…

100 best Companies to Work For 2018

Reaping rewards: six key tips from America’s top employers

The right workplace strategy can yield a huge return on investment for organisations, especially when it comes to productivity and…

Defining rigid types can constrain culture

Why culture and personality are just stories that we make up

I facilitated a three-day leadership team retreat recently. Before the face-to-face workshop, I interviewed each of the nine team members…

Design supports peak-performance culture

Peak-performance cultures: why design should support and not lead

How can we move to a peak-performance culture at work, in which corporate strategies are implemented rather than sidelined when…