Culture

Want to shift your culture? Workplace design can be a lever

A new Australian study confirms the findings of previous academic research – organisational culture is not fixed and can be adapted using the symbols and artefacts of workplace design

Pioneering a culture of radical change: a new approach for the legal workplace

The latest episode of the Unworking podcast shines a light on how DLA Piper is building a culture of radical change in a profession that isn’t known for its rapid evolution

Culture playbook: people-centred practices driving an office return

As the pendulum swings back to in-office working, what are the people-centred policies and incentives that are achieving success? A new report from MRI sets out some key strategies

Why too many meetings could damage real connection at work

Company leaders are demanding more office time for employees but doing nothing to stop a damaging proliferation of pointless meetings. Will redefining ‘presence’ fix this culture problem?

Will landmark legal case tilt balance toward a return to the office?

A British employment tribunal has ruled that there are ‘weaknesses with remote working ’ – but that doesn’t necessarily mean full-time office working is back on the horizon

Impact of obesity on workplace productivity leads to call for change

Our work and food systems are creating a generation of overweight workers with damaging implications for UK health and productivity, according to a new report

Unworking conference looks at how to elevate employee experience

Improving staff wellbeing starts with creating a brain-friendly environment, says Sean Tolram of HSBC, one of a number of expert speakers at WORKTECH’s Unworking conference in London

New social performance phase launched for Fitwel certification scheme

Healthy building certification platform Fitwel has launched phase two of its assessment solution that quantifies social performance of buildings