Workplace Redesign

What is Workplace Redesign?

Workplace Redesign examines people, systems and processes, results, and the culture of the workplace to result in increased efficiency, potential financial savings, and employee well-being and satisfaction. The model that Workplace Redesign follows is: getting started, planning the changes, making the changes, and finally sustaining the changes that were made.

What are the reasons for Workplace Redesign?

  • Financial challenges.
  • Strategic planning demonstrates the need for change.
  • Leadership sees problems and challenges coming.
  • Regulatory changes requiring a review.
  • Leadership wants to be a distinguished competitor.

Questions to address before going forward with Workplace Redesign

  • What is the driving purpose of the change?
  • What is the desired result or outcome?
  • How will we engage individuals to be a distinguished competitor?

Dimensions of Workplace Redesign at Work

  • People: The characteristics, attributes and skills of the people working. People make an organization and need to be the number one priority.
  • Systems and Processes: The structure, equipment, methods and technologies used to get the work done.
  • Results: How do we know and let others know that we are successful? Are they relevant to what the clients want? Are they linked to the goals of the unit organization?
  • Culture: How we relate with one another, relate to our customers, and our work together.

Workplace Consultaton

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