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Happy at work

Our employee surveys don’t just look at happiness at work

Date:20 May 2019
Many organizations have a need for more in-depth employee satisfaction surveys. Traditional surveys provide a good idea of employees’ feelings and thoughts about their jobs, but they often leave it unclear why satisfaction is rated high or low and fail to provide a lot of important information. To examine these points, it is important to look at the explanatory factors in detail.
Staff satisfaction

Concrete tools for improving staff satisfaction

Date:16 May 2019
What do staff members need in order to perform? The unique organizational research by the HRM & Organisational Behaviour Centre of Expertise answers this question and offers concrete tools for organizations. Director Dr Peter Essens and principal researcher Prof. Gerben van der Vegt explain their working method.
How to Optimize Your Partnerships to Create Breakthrough Innovation?

How to Optimize Your Partnerships to Create Breakthrough Innovation?

Date:09 April 2019

For some time now it has been clear that firms need to innovate if they are to survive in a competitive industry. This can include minor improvements to its existing products and services, but to really thrive firms need to generate new breakthrough innovations...

Wicked problems cannot be solved. They can only be advanced

Wicked problems cannot be solved. They can only be advanced

Date:06 February 2019

Suppose, you are the director of a large museum in which local, national and international art is exhibited. You observe that the public who visits the museum are mostly middle-aged tourists and other one-time visitors. Local inhabitants are sporadically seen...

Why big data is difficult

Why big data is difficult

Date:22 January 2019

Big data is the new buzzword for organizations. Patterns become visible that would not otherwise be visible. Amazon is said to know what customers are going to buy before the customers know it. The potential of big data opens up new, promising opportunities...