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The Human Side Week 10: Work patterns for 'Agile' management and 'Action' learning

Posted by Graham Kirkwood on 11 May 2015 | 0 Comments

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'Agile' managment methodologies are becoming more common within businesses that are working in highly volatile business environments.   Within Emergency Operations Centres (EOC's) where quality of decision making under extremely stressful conditions predominates, or within the IT sector where speed to market and innovation are driving forces, 'Agile' managment is already part of the everyday language.  Words such as daily 'Scrum', 'Sprint' and 'Kanban' frame a new paradigm of working and the physical envionment that supports it.  The same methodology is well established within the education sector, termed 'Action Learning'.

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The Human Side: Week 6 - Encourage Physical Activity in Ergonomics for Health and Productivity

Posted by Mary Beth Caccitolo on 30 October 2013 | 0 Comments

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Technology has made us the most sedentary humans in history and new devices as well as work settings are putting us in postures that compromise our health.  One of the most important factors that will provide a high return on the investment in your workplace and people is promoting employee physical health and well-being because of it's direct effect on work performance. The solution is simple to help manage the negative health effects and doesn’t come with the price tag of the latest, most advanced “ergonomic” product.

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The Human Side: Week 3 - Increase Motivation for Learning and Innovation

Posted by Mary Beth Caccitolo on 16 August 2013 | 0 Comments

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Information is freely accessible in the workplace today, but the ability to share knowledge, reflect and learn from the experience of peers is far more important in order to motivate, innovate and be more productive.  Such behaviour patterns are enhanced by the way we bring together workspace, technology and people.

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Workplace Leadership Briefing: Maximising Your Organisation's Potential

Posted by Mary Beth Caccitolo on 4 February 2013 | 0 Comments

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Resource Architecture recently hosted their quarterly Workplace Leadership Briefing with the Building Leadership Simulation Centre (BLSC). The leadership briefing focused on:

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