Those looking to adopt an evidence-based approach first need to question ‘best practice’. It’s about understanding what works, in what way and for whom. For organisations, operating in this way also means challenging workplace fads and fashions, evaluating the impact of new products, systems and reorganisations and using good quality scientific evidence to make better decisions that impact the people in our business.
But that is often easier said than done. So what makes it so difficult? In this article published in Supply Management magazine , Dr. Richard MacKinnon, Insight Director at the Future Work Centre, highlights some of the barriers to being evidence-based in organisations and shares ideas for sparking more challenging conversations about finding out what works, in what way and for whom.
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