Organisational development

Organisational development

Organisational culture is the way we approach our work, the values, principles and beliefs held, and what is communicated to employees.

It is the spoken/unspoken communication and messages that your employees receive about how to fit into the business. Evidence suggests it can affect the performance of your business by at least 20 - 30 per cent.

Our Organisation Development and Change Management specialists have significant experience working with business owners and managers like you.

We've seen through our clients' success that a culture and values system that aligns with an employee's personal values will lead to high levels of employee engagement.

We work with you to define your culture, ensuring that it aligns with your vision and business strategy, and is communicated appropriately to the people in your business, leading to greater performance and results.

Using best practice solutions to set a supported process and strategy to ensure you get the results your business and employees deserve.

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25 Oct 2022

Super sleuths get to the root of workplace issues

When Kate Julian and Kerry Tattersall say they are licensed private investigators people usually assume they are tracking errant partners and are disappointed to learn that’s not the case.

11 Oct 2022

Is there an optimal style of workplace leadership?

Over time, psychologists have defined a number of leadership styles. While there isn’t universal agreement on what they are, some are more broadly accepted than others.

30 Aug 2022

Working very remotely while exploring Europe

Director Tracy Hickman has returned from two months of working while offshore. Here she shares the highlights and learnings, in case you are considering a similar trip.

23 Aug 2022

Building and developing a high-performing team

Teams are a powerful asset for any organisation. However, unlike a sports team, in the “real world” we rarely spend time practicing being a team or getting match ready. Rather, we want them to function at a high level every day of the week with little, if any, practice.

14 Jun 2022

Reducing staff angst over returning to the office

Organisations have been considering how to return their employees to the office without alienating them or causing undue anxiety. Flexibility is a key retention strategy in the time of “the Great Resignation” but how do you balance this with “business as usual” back in the office? 

26 May 2022

Have we learned any recruitment lessons yet?

Many businesses seemingly have not changed their approach to recruiting talent, despite the almost constant noise from all industries about how hard it is to find the people their businesses need to grow and succeed.  Are we really going through the same old motions expecting a different result?

06 May 2022

Unpaid hours a lasting side-effect of the COVID-19 pandemic

Working remotely or from home has become the new normal over the past two years, but an unfortunate trend has emerged – the blurring of work and personal time, and a big increase in unpaid hours. Employment experts across the Baker Tilly International network explain how that occurs.

14 Apr 2022

The challenge of setting salary in 2022

Businesses are facing a tough recruitment market and amid talk of the “great resignation”, securing talent and setting competitive remuneration packages has never been more important. Chris Wright, Mattie Smith and Abby Chilcott discuss points to consider.

29 Mar 2022

Employee recruitment and retention in the time of COVID-19

Anyone involved in workplace recruitment has had plenty to think about over the past couple of years.

09 Feb 2022

Employers and COVID-19 - what happens if staff are infected?

With cases in the community expected to hit their peak in the coming weeks, more people are being required to self-isolate.

02 Nov 2021

The Great Resignation – Headache or Opportunity?

A social trend has emerged this year of people leaving their jobs by the masses. This article authored by Auckland HR Adviser Bhavika Singh.

25 Aug 2021

Business Checklist - COVID-19

As we progress up and down Alert Levels, businesses need to review their business continuity plans, and take a flexible mindset to operations.  

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