Secret Recipe for a Great Place to Work

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By Singapore Management University. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
As markets shift and technological breakthroughs disrupt business models, what is the ‘secret recipe’ of a company that makes it ‘a great place to work’? Against the backdrop of a hypercompetitive landscape, how are successful, productive and high-performing teams within an organisation created? Richard Smith, Deputy Dean for Programmes and Professor of Strategic Management at the SMU Lee Kong Chian School of Business, conducted a study in collaboration with consultancy group Great Place to Work Institute Singapore. The project aimed at identifying the critical element that companies need to focus on to stay competitive in a rapidly evolving digital landscape. This robust study surveyed over 400,000 employees from more than 800 organisations across eight countries in the Asia-Pacific. It found that the more comfortable employees feel about speaking up at their workplaces, the more productive they are likely to be.

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