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Category Archives: Continuous improvement

Data Hypothesis testing: Is the mood higher on paydays? No, and yes

Today we’re doing some hypothesis testing:   Hypothesis testing: Is the daily mood higher on paydays? [Manufacturing]     Fact: The Mexican subsidy of Lohmann-Koester measures employee engagement on a daily basis.   Hypothesis testing: Their manufacturing workers get paid every Tuesday. Is employee engagement higher that day?   Today we’ll be doing some hypothesis testing! […]

Healthy Workplaces – European Week for Safety and Health at Work

Ready for the European Week for Safety and Health at Work?   European Week for Safety and Health at Work   What are Europe’s most frequent work-related health problems? The campaign Healthy Workplaces Lighten the Load launched this October. It wants to put a spotlight on the millions of workers who suffer from MSDs: Work-related musculoskeletal disorders. A […]

Change Management Metrics at McDonald’s China

A few days before McDonald’s China did their SAP training their staff satisfaction was at its highest ever. Two weeks later the mood data reported a drastic change at the back office centre.   “It’s a difficult sell to do change management”, says Philip Shum, Director of Change Management at McDonald’s China. “It’s not measurable”, he […]

A Pulse Survey only works if you’re prepared to listen – and act

  Pulse survey… thinking of starting one?   There is a growing trend of employee morale being assessed frequently and in real-time, via a pulse check survey. There are numerous ways of doing this. What is a pulse survey? Some companies send questions using daily emails, use weekly mobile app surveys or use wall-mounted devices. Other organizations send a SurveyMonkey […]

4 steps to Continuous Improvement in the workplace

Continuous improvement in the workplace starts with you. And then with your team, right? 1. Seek continuous improvement: Step by step Continuous improvement isn’t about setting a high pace. It’s about finding a rhythm that works for your organization, it’s about changing everyone’s mindset to a systematic way of finding better ways to do things. Above all, […]

Get feedback with simple smiley faces

  Feedback from smiley faces: Push a button!   “A smiley system for employees to rate their workdays? …aha, like a smiley machine!” This is a common reply when I explain our Celpax device to measure employee morale, real-time.   The Celpax is a smiley machine that hangs at the exit door. When employees leave for the day they answer […]

All staff meeting: I could hardly sit down, yet it was the best I attended

All staff meeting ideas   Some things at work make me happier than others. All staff meetings is among my top moments! I love it when companies get all their colleagues into the same room. All staff employee meetings are a great opportunity to make your company better. I love it when leaders show employees you are there for […]

Trends in measuring employee mood in real time

The HR Trend Institute dived into the latest trends in employee mood measurement. Our Celpax device with its smiley buttons was included among the providers. You need to do more than just measure right? Tom Haak’s conclusion is that measuring is not enough and here at Celpax we wholeheartedly agree. You measure to improve things at work […]

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