HR

Positive HR: Appreciative Inquiry

Appreciative inquiry (AI) is a well-known method for large group collaboration and innovation. In contrast to the traditional deficit-based approach, AI is about the search for the best in people, their organisations, and the strengths-filled, opportunity-rich world around them.

By |2019-04-12T16:58:35+10:00April 12th, 2019|Comments Off on Positive HR: Appreciative Inquiry

Positive Recruitment: looking for the ingredients of engagement and performance

Positive recruitment follows a thorough process, with additional and intentional positive practices woven through each stage. There is an intentional focus on strengths and values alignment, and on a connection to meaningful work as a key ingredient to driving intrinsic motivation, engagement and resilience in the team.

By |2019-03-19T11:52:00+10:00March 18th, 2019|Comments Off on Positive Recruitment: looking for the ingredients of engagement and performance

Positive HR: are meaning and values the new language of policy?

Positive Human Resources (HR) is about applying positive tools and practice, reinforced by the science of Positive Psychology, in the workplace. Could we use positive language in our policies, connected to meaning and the values of the business, to drive engagement in our employees through a shared vision, values and purpose?

By |2019-02-14T10:18:15+10:00February 13th, 2019|Comments Off on Positive HR: are meaning and values the new language of policy?

Positive HR: What is it?

Positive Human Resources (HR) is about applying positive tools and practice, reinforced by the science of Positive Psychology, in the workplace. The fundamental goal of Positive HR is to enhance flourishing lives, business and communities by implementing positive tools and interventions throughout the entire employee lifecycle. 

By |2019-04-17T10:07:35+10:00November 16th, 2018|Comments Off on Positive HR: What is it?

Key Takeaways from 2018 AHRI Convention and Exhibition

From 28-30 August 2018, the Langley Group exhibited at the AHRI National Convention in Melbourne; Australia’s flagship event for HR practitioners and business leaders. As part of the event, we gave away passes to three individuals to attend the convention… […]

By |2019-03-07T12:26:59+10:00September 11th, 2018|Comments Off on Key Takeaways from 2018 AHRI Convention and Exhibition

The neuroscience of change in organisations: Takeouts from the HR Summit 2014

Many organisations are engaging in wide-scale change initiatives, and have been for several years. […]

By |2019-04-17T14:58:57+10:00May 6th, 2014|Comments Off on The neuroscience of change in organisations: Takeouts from the HR Summit 2014

Do your HR policies focus on the negative?

  Do your organisation's policies focus on what employees shouldn't do? Positive language in HR processes improves productivity and engagement and employee health. Sue Langley spoke to HR Daily. Here is an excerpt of the article. HR professionals should be working to incorporate positive language into everything from advertising and recruiting to induction, policy writing [...]

By |2019-04-17T15:15:28+10:00July 22nd, 2013|Comments Off on Do your HR policies focus on the negative?
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