How Is DiSC Used?
Using DiSC is beneficial in all sorts of organizations. It is often used in Fortune 500 companies, but just as much in very small organizations. Government departments and educational establishments use it, as do churches, consultants, facilitators and coaches. In fact, even individual people can find benefits from going through a DiSC profiling program.
Research Suggests Culture Drives Profits
There is significant research to suggest that businesses with a strong and positive corporate culture see much greater long term profits.
However, the values in this corporate culture do not just have to be advertised, they actually have to be lived by. Employees need to perceive a real culture of integrity in order to see their own performance improved. Integrity needs to be the norm of behavior within a company, meaning that everybody is able to trust each other.
Conflict and The Workplace
Conflict is difficult. It reduces productivity and can delay the decision-making process. It is almost impossible to have a workplace without any conflict. There are many things that cause such problems, including differences of personalities, priorities, opinions, ideas and objectives, unmet needs, high levels of stress, insecurities and so on.
It is important that conflicts are managed and resolved before they spiral out of control. So how do you improve workplace relationships by resolving conflict? This takes special skills and resources; it requires excellent communication, listening, and empathy.
The Concept of Organizational Development (OD)
Organizational development is a very important concept that has now been included in most organizations that have a commitment to delivering excellent HR (human resources) practices. However, the field remains little understood, with very few truly understanding what organizational development is actually about. Only a few understand what is actually needed to be done in order to be truly effective. Basically, the field is a new approach, one that is based on values, to a systematical change in organizations.
Great Customer Service Is The Key To Business Success
We all know that the customer is king. That expression has existed for hundreds of years, and it will continue to exist because it is right. No company can operate without its customers; they are the lifeblood of the organization.
Hence, you have to make sure that they are listened to, feel appreciated and don’t have any reason to complain. Additionally, your customers also tell you a lot about your company and how you can improve whatever service it is you offer.