ABOUT HIGH PERFORMING WORKPLACES
High Performing Workplaces is a not-for-profit organisation with a vision to make Australian workplaces the most innovative, productive and fulfilling in the world.
High Performing Workplaces is a spin off from the Society for Knowledge Economics, set up in 2005 by Microsoft Australia and Westpac Banking Corporation and supported by CPA Australia. PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Hewlett Packard and others to advance leadership and management practices in Australian workplaces.
In 2009, the Australian Federal Government Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations awarded a $1 million grant to fund the development of the High Performing Workplace Index.
The project sought to identify ways of increasing productivity in Australian workplaces by focusing on leadership, culture and management practices of High Performing Workplaces. Over 5,500 employees from Australian services sector organisations participated in this initial project, launched at the Prime Minister's Future Job Forum in October, 2011.
Since the initial project, the High Performing Workplace Index has been used by a growing number of private and public sector organisations.
In 2015, the High Performing Workplace Index was opened up to all Australian workplaces. Information technology automates the methodology and generation of benchmark reports to participants.
Today, the High Performing Workplace database consists of 1,170,481 employee and 59,475 firm level question responses, totaling approximately 80,000 pair wise relations.
Clients who have done projects with us include:
High Performing Workplaces works closely with professors and academics from a wide range of leading universities: