organisational culture

Healthy working : a prescription : learning from good practice cases

Report providing examples of case studies of organisations which have adopted employee health and welfare programmes in order to encourage other employers to adopt similar programmes to safeguard their employees health and wellbeing.

Empowering communities to influence local decision making: evidence-based lessons for policy makers and practitioners

This report draws on a systematic review of published evidence to provide lessons on empowerment for policy makers and practitioners. It aims to enable the development of workable activities for empowerment underpinned by a sound evidence base. It focuses on six key mechanisms that facilitate empowerment: asset transfer; citizen governance; electronic participation; participatory budgeting; petitions; redress.

Working progress : how to reconnect young people and organisations

Paper looking at the problem of the increasing mismatch between employers expectations of young people and young people's expectations of and preparedness for employment. Drawing on the views and experiences of young people and employers it makes recommendations about what should be done to help young people survive and succeed in the workplaces of the future.

Implementing recovery : a new framework for organisational change

Paper summarising the key organisational challenges facing mental health services in incorporating recovery principles into routine practice in mental health services.

Changing professional practice and culture to get it right for every child: an evaluation of the development and early implementation phases of 'Getting it right for every child' in Highland, 2006-2009

Report describing and evaluating the progress of the Highland pathfinder of the 'Getting it right for every child' (GIRFEC) programme which was set up to help shape, develop and test the practice tools and training materials and inform the development of national guidance for the GIRFEC programme.

Effective diffusion and adoption of healthy working practices : a feasibility study

Report of a feasibility study which aimed to establish the parameters of a potential healthy working practices demonstration and research project and ensure that the research focused on answering the right questions.