You Are Viewing

Category Archives: Continuous improvement

Get feedback with simple smiley faces

Simple! Feedback smiley faces “A smiley system for employees to rate their workdays? …aha, like a smiley machine!” This is a common reply when I explain how we measure employee morale.    The Celpax is a device that hangs at the exit door. When employees leave for the day they answer “How was your day?” by pressing either […]

A happy face or a sad face: Why we chose 2 buttons as employee feedback

A happy face or a sad face: Employee Feedback It’s a knotty world out there. There are many initiatives designed to boost employee morale that fade away between complex rollout (we know, we used to offer one!), lack of participation and slow employee feedback loops. In 2011 we decided to simplify things by cutting through the […]

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. 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 them. When they make sure you’re all on the […]

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 survey. There are numerous ways of doing this. What is a pulse survey? Some companies send daily emails or use wall mounted devices.  Others send a SurveyMonkey or ask employees to put green and red balls […]

A transparent work environment at DHL: Your opinion is important to me

A transparent work environment at DHL   Every now and then I find businesses that stand out as “conversational companies”. Work sites where people speak directly with each other, without complexity. Where there is a natural interest in listening, including to things which they may not want to hear. The other day Juan Melero Pizarro, Warehouse director at DHL, shared the evolution […]

Together we can improve our work environment. By pressing green or red we will find a way!

The ideal work environment Nissan has been measuring and improving its work environment with their Celpax device for 55 days. How’s it going? Gabriela Guzman, HR, told us a bit: Our Celpax is right beside our biometric access control terminal, to make it easy for employees to participate. Anonymously and voluntarily! Once the “warm-up” period […]

4 steps to continuous improvement in the workplace

Continuous improvement in the workplace Imagine if you could change your team’s mindset. If you could create a work culture that proactively seek to solve problems, continuously, small steps at a time. What would happen? This mindset would mean your company could faster improve efficiency, reduce costs, and get happier employees while at it. Here are 4 steps:   […]

« Older Posts