The Human Workplace: People-centred Organizational Development by Andy SwannThe Human Workplace: People-centred Organizational Development by Andy Swann

The Human Workplace: People-centred Organizational Development

byAndy Swann

Paperback | October 28, 2017

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Companies spend time and effort developing their employees - their most important asset - but they often forget to consider the company structure, culture, environment and processes required to help the newly upskilled individuals thrive.The Human Workplaceis a practical guide which shows how this can be achieved by taking a truly people-centric approach to organizational development. Exploring how people-centred organizations behave and evolve, the book covers how to use design thinking to create optimal organizational structures, how to make a business a community, how to use communication to inform and empower people and how to use technology to allow employees to work more efficiently.

Packed with interviews and case studies from Microsoft, Schneider Electric, CGI, Universal, Lego, SAP, BBC Worldwide and other global companies that have benefited from a people-centred approach,The Human Workplaceredefines our view of the organization, its relationship with people and how we interact with it. It is an essential guide for all HR and OD professionals seeking to get the right people in the right places doing the right things at the right time.

Andy Swannleads the development and delivery of people-focused transition management for organisations undergoing change at BDG Architecture + Design in the UK. He also is the founder of Simple Better Human, a creative organization development consultancy which specialises in allowing employees to thrive so that organisations can, too....
Title:The Human Workplace: People-centred Organizational DevelopmentFormat:PaperbackDimensions:232 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.47 inPublished:October 28, 2017Publisher:Kogan PageLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0749481226

ISBN - 13:9780749481223


Table of Contents

* Section - 01: Getting to Grips with the Basics; * Section - 02: Building Your Structure; * Section - 03: All About People; * Section - 04: In All the Right Places; * Section - 05: Turning it into Action; * Section - 06: Communications and Technology; * Section - 07: Getting There - Making the Change; * Section - 08: Final Thoughts