Posts tagged with 'What Makes a High Performance Organization'
During the HPO Centers (http://www.whatmakesahighperformanceorganization.com) and Maastricht School of Management book event: ‘What Makes A High Performance Organization’ many clients shared their HPO experiences. The video of the book event contains contributions of HP Defence, Grohe, Deutsche Post DHL, Tata Steel, ABN AMRO Bank, Toshiba Medical Systems Europe, SNT and Dr. André de Waal and Esther Mollema of the HPO Center. Read More
In my latest book ‘What Makes A High Performance Organization’ I have written about hygiene factors (for instance about the bonus as hygiene factor). But for many people the difference between these factors and the HPO factors is not always clear. Many folks regularly object to me that the certain things they are doing are really important and have to be done even as my HPO research shows that doing these things doesn´t necessarily make your organization an HPO. The hygiene factors originate from the satisfaction theory of Herzberg (1) which states that performing well on these hygiene factors does not necessarily lead to high performance, while performing badly will lead to demotivation and dissatisfaction. Therefore Herzberg also referred to hygiene factors as demotivators or dissatisfiers. Read More
Book trailer: What Makes A High Performance Organization – Five Validated Factors of Competitive Advantage That Apply Worldwide. This management book is meant for anyone interested in improving organizations, using a scientifically validated framework instead of depending on the latest management fad. Read More
We just received the latest and final proof of the book. By the end of July 2012 the book will go to the printer and as of August 2012 the book will be available online and in quality bookstores all over world. Great news! And we also received this great testimonial form Suzanne Bates (bestselling author and business expert): Read More
With proud we present ‘What Makes A High Performance Organization’ at our book event on October 30, 2012.
We hope you would join us in Maastricht for this unique event. It is worth your visit to the Netherlands!
HP Defence (UK), Grohe (Europe), dr. André de Waal (global) and Prof. Wim Naudé (global) share with you ‘best ideas to excel’. Read More
“The infamous American actress Mae West once said: ‘An ounce of performance is worth pounds of promises.’ Finally, a book that goes beyond ‘promises’ and gives greater clarity about the essential contributing factors of high performance organizations. This pioneering work of Dr. de Waal is a must-read for people interested in this subject.”
Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries
More and more organizations express their drive in annual reports, adverts and websites to turn into a High Performance Organization (HPO). But what does ‘becoming an HPO’ really mean? What are all those ambitious organizations talk about?
In this video he talks about his latest book ‘What Makes A High Performance Organization: Five Validated Factors of Competitive Advantage that Apply World-wide’, the HPO research, the five HPO success factors (Management Quality, Continuous Improvement and Renewal, Long Term Orientation, Openness and Action Orientation and Employee Quality). He also talks about the non-distinguishing factors e.g. strategy, organizational design, ICT and bonuses. Read More