The OSTESA EU project ends today!

After three years of research, implementation and testing, OSTESA EU now comes to an end. All project partners are sincerely happy with OSTESA EU final results and the positive contribution and impact that those can generate in SMEs and their organisational climate. Despite its ending, the consortium will continue to provide support in case you need to improve your organisational climate – you just need to contact us. All materials are of free access and available in 6…

OSTESA EU announcement on its pilot testing results!

The pilot testing phase of OSTESA EU outputs started in October 2017 and just ended last April. The OSTESA EU organisational climate assessment tool was tested between October 2017 and February 2018. During these months, around 245 employees and SME’s owners and managers from 52 different companies have benefited from the colour association assessment method as well as from the statement assessment method. The tool is now integrating the feedback received in the evaluation form…

Subscriptions are now opening to participate in the OSTESA EU programme toolkit pilot testing!

The OSTESA EU – Organizational success through employee satisfaction will start in March the pilot test of its training programmes, which comprise a set of resources that can improve the performance of SMEs through the organizational climate and employees’ satisfaction. This is an up-to-date study of the dimensions of the organizational climate, namely: Communication, Recognition, Rewards, Cohesion, Support, Clarity, Trust, Leadership, Fairness, Efficiency and Employee welfare. These resources aim to improve organizational climate dimensions by…

OSTESA EU short-term joint staff training event has happened in Milan, Italy!

The project short term joint staff event occurred between November 20th and 24th in Milan, Italy. This vocational and education training was designed to create the conditions to build the competences and skills needed to transfer in a self-sustaining way the training/learning approaches on the base of the OSTESA EU products in each partner country. training activity has allowed to build and/or boost the capacity of the project experts (trainers and consultants), prepare these experts…

Organizational climate assessment tool: Open call to the pilot test!

OSTESA EU partners are recruiting SMEs in each of the partners countries to participate in the piloting stage of the organizational climate assessment tool. Selected organizations will have first-hand access to the online tool developed within the project and will be able to assess a set of relevant dimensions to get a clear and measurable overview about the satisfaction of their human capital. This innovative and free tool is built-on the colour association method, which…

4th OSTESA EU newsletter was released!

You can already download the 4th newsletter of the OSTESA EU project! Find it here or in the Download area and explore updated news about the progress of the activities.

Great progress was achieved since the 3rd project meeting: check it here!

During the last transnational meeting (Cyprus, 11th/12th April 2017) partners analysed the project main achievements and defined next steps regarding the development of the OSTESA EU intellectual outputs as well as dissemination and quality process activities. Short-term deadlines were agreed particularly in what regards to the organisational climate assessment tool and programme toolkit. The partnership is currently developing innovative content and resources to create a flexible training path covering the eleven dimensions highlighted as most…

End-users and experts were involved in the fine-tuning of the assessment tool’ items

Based on the findings of the research and analysis phase, partners are developing the Organizational Climate Assessment Tool. This ICT resource covers the main organizational climate dimensions identified during the first phase of the project, which include: communication, recognition, rewards, cohesion, support, clarity, trust, leadership, fairness, efficiency and employee welfare. Between October and November, all partners carried out focus group interviews at a national level, involving HR managers, employees, trainers and consultants. The aim of…

The OSTESA’s Research Analysis Report (RAR) was published!

  The OSTESA’s Research Analysis Report (RAR) was published! Curious to know what are the main findings of the initial phase of the project? Results of the literature review, desk research and field work carried out in all partners’ countries can be found here  Keep up with the project’s progress and know more about what is happening and what is planned for the near future in the 3rd newsletter, available here