Research is increasingly proving the benefits of working with Investors in People. In the last couple of years, research studies have demonstrated that our framework has a positive impact on performance for the majority of organisations. Key findings include that Investors in People can help you:
- Improve financial performance - Adopting Investors in People sets up a chain of impact resulting in improved financial performance. Also, the more an organisation embraces Investors in People principles, the more profound the impact on financial performance. Click here for the Cranfield School of Management report.
- Manage change in a downturn – CBI research states that Investors in People is a particularly useful framework for organisations undergoing significant or rapid change. The COI concluded that Investors in People creates a virtuous circle which helps organisations manage change in a recession. It does this by embedding a strong change culture, encouraging employers to embrace new challenges and secure competitive advantage. Click here for the COI report.
- Increase profitability –Investors in People accredited companies generate higher gross profits per employee. The typical organisation that currently does not have Investors in People accreditation could generate an additional £176.35 per employee in gross profits per annum if they worked with Investors in People. Click here for Marc Cowling's article for the Institute of Employment Studies.
- Vision and effectiveness - cascading the vision and direction of the organisation is one of the strongest levers you can pull to generate improved performance. Organisations that have Investors in People recognition are more likely to achieve organisational goals and meet their strategic objectives. Click here for the Cranfield School of Management report.