Motivate workers with self-determination theory SDT

Applying Self-determination theory to boost workplace motivation

Chris Caldwell Best Practice

There’s always a lot of debate about different psychological studies here at The Happiness Index. Our team benefits from the knowledge and passion of several experienced psychologists – one of whom is the neurological psychologist, human performance coach and author Clive Hyland. With these bright minds on our side, it’s no …

Balanced scorecard driving performance

How we can boost your balanced scorecard to drive performance

Tony Latter Best Practice

What is a balanced scorecard? A balanced scorecard is an organisational framework used to manage and monitor performance against strategic goals. It combines strategic (non-financial) performance measures to traditional P&L – to provide businesses with a balanced view of their performance. Put simply, it is a strategic system used to …

Cut absenteeism costs in new financial year 2018

Cut costs by focusing on absenteeism this financial year.

Joe Wedgwood Best Practice

We all miss work days at work at some point. It’s inevitable. However, if employees don’t think work attendance is important, they may tend to take advantage of being absent. When this happens, the cost to you and your company is great. By focussing on initiatives and strategies to reduce …

Alternate uses for Pulse Surveys

Alternate uses for Pulse Surveys

Tony Latter Best Practice

Traditionally people will use pulse surveys to send out strategic engagement programmes that will help them to generate insights from their people, so they can understand the sentiment of their organisation. This is key if you want to boost engagement, culture and productivity. However, it is only scratching the surface …

API System integration The Happiness Index

Five innovative uses for APIs

Alex Johnston Software Developments

Welcome to the ever-expanding world of Application Programming Interfaces (APIs), a technology that pre-dates the internet itself. The concept of a bunch of publicly accessible points within an application, that allows it to interact with other systems, is an idea that has been around since the birth of electronic data …

Thrive in New Age of HR

The new age of HR: What to expect and how to thrive in it

Penny Daniels Industry News

The world of HR is undoubtedly changing, which is clear just from the shift in titles from Personnel, to HR, to People/Talent. This demonstrates what the key is in this new HR landscape – understanding that people are your greatest asset. So, what does this new world of HR look like, …

AI and Machine Learning revolutionising HR

How AI & Machine Learning will revolutionise HR

Matt Stannard Software Developments

For quite some time people have been speaking about “Big Data”. With the advances in Cloud – both in terms of performance and price, it wasn’t surprising to see Google announce at Cloud Next in San Francisco that they were going to put AI and Machine Learning (ML) at the …

Superweek analytics events conference on data user graphs

The Happiness Index at Superweek 2018

Joe Wedgwood Our News

Superweek is an annual analytics conference where the industries’ “best” meet at the top of a mountain (literally) to share ideas and learnings. The audience and speakers include digital marketing professionals, analysts and thought leaders of the measurement industry. This year the event is taking place from Jan 29 – Feb 2 …