Culture

Defining rigid types can constrain culture

Why culture and personality are just stories that we make up

Personality profiling and corporate culture share one common trait: they are described and not fixed. Could our addiction to telling stories about ourselves be holding us back?

Design supports peak-performance culture

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

The traditional view that workplace design shapes organisational culture will be turned on its head by a sharper focus on corporate culture that leads design, according to a new book

How using vertical meetings can stimulate behaviour changes

Regular meeting rooms cannot enforce the change of behaviour that companies want, Peter Brady of Collaborative Design told the WORKTECH Sydney 2017 conference

What are the real characteristics of the responsive organisation?

In the first three videos of an eight-video series produced by Microsoft and PopTech on the changing world of work, international experts explore the essentials of rethinking what it means to be efficient

Your culture is just the worst behaviour you’re willing to tolerate

Kevin Mulcahy, co-author of The Future Workplace Experience and a keynote speaker at the WORKTECH West Coast 2016 conference, explains why people walk out of companies

BYOD (Bring Your Own Dog): why liveability matters at work

Making a better workplace is not just a question of design, say Wayne and Gerardine Hemingway - creating a culture of permission is what really counts

Battling burnout: what North American workers need right now

The results of a Staples survey of more than 3,000 office workers in the US and Canada revealed that more needs to be done to improve employee engagement and morale

Why speedaholic workers should slow down

The modern workplace is addicted to speed. Don’t just do something, sit there, says Carl Honore