The culp Chronicles


Welcome to culp’s voice where we get to share our views, experiences, projects and world with our fantastic community on the latest culture and people news, research, practices and technology.

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For those of us, employers and individuals alike that are expecting the same results as pre-Covid or pre-lockdown performance figures. You are going to be bitterly disappointed. That disappointment will likely lead to a myriad of reactions in a typical organisation which could look something like this: Traditional performance management Career counselling discussions Psychological danger[…]

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The past week has forced me to inspect and scrutinise our business model at culp, and the consulting model in general. It has been a challenging week filled with a landscape of thoughts, feelings and emotions. I have been consciously attentive to the opportunity that lies ahead post Covid-19 whilst equally feeling the anxiety, stress[…]

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In the face of adversity (as we find ourselves in today), technology and especially HR Tech is our friend and ally. At culp in the past 3 days, we have had conversations with multiple clients from diverse industries about one common theme: “how do we provide for and engage a remote workforce?”. A significantly impactful[…]

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Contemporary Performance Management has seen a shift away from the annual feedback review to focus on improving performance through continuous feedback, coaching and support from Line Managers (LM). Peter Cheese describes this shift as “enabling higher performance from the majority” of employees, rather than managing the risk of the poor-performing minority of employees. Relevant examples[…]

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“Engaged employees are productive employees” according to Shriar (2017). The importance of assessing and analysing employee engagement has a direct impact on the performance of the business. It is an HR tool that uncovers relevant data on employees, and their potential within the organisational culture, to be productive. These are all factors, that the employer[…]

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