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.