Changing the World – One Organization at a Time®

What does it mean in a nutshell?

Our business is about transformation – facilitating behavioural change towards increased personal, team and organisational effectiveness.

At the individual level, Human Synergistics transforms how people interact with others and approach their work. At the organisational level, we transform the context people work within.

Through a combination of world class consulting ability and the use of our internationally recognised development tools, we help individuals and organisations measure and improve their leadership style and culture in order to increase organisational performance.

Our mission: Changing the World—One Organization at a Time®

Human Synergistics is all about change – transforming the way individuals, groups and organisations think and behave.

So what’s behind our mission statement?

Human Synergistics’ research clearly shows that:

  • There are certain ways of thinking and behaving that enhance performance at the individual, group and organisational levels. These can be measured and they can be learned. We call these Constructive behaviours.
  • There are certain other behaviours that inhibit performance at the individual, group and organisational levels. These can be measured and they can be changed. We call these Passive/Defensive and Aggressive/Defensive behaviours.
  • Many organisations and the managers and leaders within them unwittingly promote, encourage and reward behaviours (defensive) that are not associated with effectiveness.
  • Many of the practices that organisations use (structures, systems, technologies) cause people to behave in ways that do not support high performance (culture). These often reward the very defensive behaviours the organisation is attempting to change.
  • Many leaders simply do not understand the impact they have on those they lead, and often this impact reinforces defensive thinking and behaviour in others.
  • When individuals, managers, leaders, groups and organisations genuinely adopt constructive behaviours and make them part of their culture, the organisation's effectiveness will improve resulting in greater performance over the long term.

We want to help individuals, managers, leaders and organisations change

We also know that within constructive organisational cultures, with constructive managers and leaders, people report greater satisfaction with their work and personal lives, more motivation, less stress, better teamwork, greater organisational adaptability and a stronger sense of feeling that their effort counts.

We can help people love their work and help organisations achieve sustainable performance.

So if we can help enough people and enough organisations change the way they think and behave, we think we can change the world – the way we work, the way we live.


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  • Human Synergistics White Paper

    Organisational Consciousness

    6 Stages Model

    White Paper

    View our latest White Papers by Shaun McCarthy as he explores the Stages of Organisational Consciousness.


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  • Congratulations

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    BRW. Yarra Valley Water award

    BRW. Award

    Yarra Valley Water is an award winner
    in the BRW. Top 50 Most Innovative Companies 2013

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  • Changing the World

    Development System

    Integrated Development System

    Development System

    To enable and facilitate effective
    individual and organisational change, Human Synergistics provides an Integrated Development System - a
    multi-level system for...

    Integrated Development System

  • Transforming Cultures & Leadership

    Why Leadership Matters

    Why Leadership Matters

    Why Leadership Matters

    There are leaders who slash and leaders who fix and leaders who safeguard and leaders who build. The great ones do all these things too, but first of all they love. Passion, commitment, ferocity...

    Why Leadership Matters

  • Support

  • Consultants

    Our consultants work trans-Tasman and our network of Accredited Consultants provide us with a database of individual, group and organisational behavioural variables that is unmatched in its depth and breadth.

  • Accreditation

    Accreditation is our approach to building a network of organisational development professionals that support the realisation of the Human Synergistics® vision of creating large-scale transformations.

  • About Us

  • What We Do

    Measurement and management of human performance.

  • Our People

    The humans in synergy.

  • Client Experience

    Organisations that benefit from our expertise.

  • History

    Time capsule of growth.

  • Contact

    Provides address, phone numbers and e-mail information.

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