Becoming a learning organisation is essential for powering productivity and creating greater competitive agility. When we can constantly upgrade our employees’ skills and expertise, we’re always prepared for new developments in our marketplace, writes Pranav Birla.
Sometimes, when we talk about workplace culture, there’s a tendency to detach ourselves from it. It’s just a general feeling or idea that “just exists” in an office or worksite, outside of anyone’s real control. There could be a charismatic leader who encourages certain kinds of behaviour, or there could be a pervading sense of “this is how we do things around here” from long-serving employees. The truth, however, is that HR is the engine that drives workplace culture.