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Study shows agile workers more efficient effective, and productive. Some say team work suffers.
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Study shows agile workers more efficient effective, and productive. Some say team work suffers.

Early results of research comparing worker performance have found agile workers to be more efficient, productive and effective than those working traditional patterns. However some personality type...

Source: flexibleboss.com

The report shows performance actually increases proportionately with the amount of flexibility. But it also notes that certain personality types find it harder to adapt, particularly those categorized as influencers. Also worth noting: 1) between 20% to 30% said agile work has a negative impact on teamwork, 2) depending on personality, between 14% and 37% care about flashy offices.


Towers Watson takes a look at how to value health and well-being programs
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Towers Watson takes a look at how to value health and well-being programs

What do organizations have to gain from improving employee well-being and employee engagement

Source: www.towerswatson.com

Their report uncovers some surprising mismatches between what employers and employees think creates stress. For example, employers rate "lack of work-life balance" as top stressor. Employees rank it as #5. 


It also shows that highly engaged employees are far more receptive to their employer's wellness initiatives than those less engaged.


Deloitte wastes 2 million hours a year in performance reviews that may not work. Isn’t it about time we reinvented performance management?
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Deloitte wastes 2 million hours a year in performance reviews that may not work. Isn’t it about time we reinvented performance management?

In a public survey Deloitte conducted recently, more than half the executives questioned (58%) believe that their current performance management approach drives neither employee engagement nor high performance.

Source: hbr.org

The article points out that Gallup's research based on over 1 million employees found that those people who feel they have the opportunity to do their best every day are 38% more productive and 50% less likely to leave.


Catalyst IT Services | Agile, Onshore IT Development Services
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Catalyst IT Services | Agile, Onshore IT Development Services

Catalyst IT Services delivers application development services onshore and onsite at a cost comparable to offshore rates. Catalyst's proven methodology for team assembly typically results in 75% gains in productivity, measurably lower defect rates and costs that are significantly less than other outsource development services.

Source: catalystitservices.com


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