Ever since financial scandals rocked the business world and the worldwide financial crisis that followed, the role of reward systems in business has become … Read more
André de Waal, PhD, MBA, MSc, is Academic Director of the HPO Center, an organization which conducts research into high performance organizations. He is also Associate Professor of High Performance Organizations at the Maastricht School of Management, guest lecturer at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and Erasmus University Rotterdam, and visiting fellow at Cranfield University (United Kingdom).
André has conducted several years of scientific research, examining 290 international studies and analyzing studies in 50 countries involving over 1,470 profit, non-profit and government organizations.
Recently I read a newspaper article titled, “Managing? What Nonsense!” In this article, the writer joins the chorus in lamenting the … Read more
To become an HPO (a High Performance Organization) it is a precondition to hire and retain the right employees. ] These are people who have an incurable … Read more
When looking at organizations that have started transitioning to high performance using the HPO (high performance organization) Framework, one thing can be … Read more
More and more organizations express their drive in annual reports, adverts and websites to turn into a High Performance Organization (HPO). But what does … Read more
Organizations that aim to earn the label HPO, or “High Performance Organization,” can draw upon literally hundreds of management techniques, methods and … Read more