Summary As an IT organization, Yellowstar puts people at the center in the markets of manufacturing, trade, retail and logistics. And with success. The organization is growing rapidly in a fairly traditional market. This growth created the necessity for an innovative view on Yellowstar’s organization. Inspired by self-managing frameworks, the management team wanted to increase […]
Summary As an IT consultancy, Incentro aims for happiness. Because of high competition for good IT people, they wanted to increase the happiness and engagement of the employees. They saw self-management as a means to achieve this. Pushing through this new way of working in a management style resulted in the opposite: people became disengaged. […]
Of course, work happiness is a big topic and depends on more than just a few practices. So where can you start when you want to improve work happiness in your company? Here are five practices to go with. Research identifies four main areas that are important for work happiness. These are 1) the relationships […]
As a former director of Incentro, former number one of the Great Place to Work awards, I learned an important lesson. Stop copying inspiring success stories, but copy the way you get there. Start your own adventure to become the next success story. Many times I’ve looked at the reports that came out of the […]
By now you should be aware that you have one important asset: your employees! Cases like Southwest Airlines and Incentro prove that by putting your people first, you do achieve the results you aspire to. So measuring the happiness of your most important asset is something to take seriously. But what once you have those […]
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