Sustainable organisation performance
This factsheet was last updated in May 2013.
What is sustainable organisation performance?
Sustainable organisation performance refers to the maintenance of an organisation’s high performance levels in respect of financial indicators, people management and environmental and societal contribution over the long term. Successful organisations sustain their performance in the face of both internal and external challenges over time, rather than simply achieving high performance levels over the short-term or during good economic periods.
The concept of sustainable organisation performance brings together two major streams of work associated with driving organisation performance conducted by the CIPD and others in recent years:
Sustainable organisation performance takes both of these issues to the next stage to identify how individual performance and effort is directed within a facilitative environment to enable its translation into performance that is sustainable over the long term.
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