Management of People Responsibility
At Itella, management is based on the shared values of Itella Group. Good management and leadership support the attainment of the company’s goals and foster a positive work climate. Our HR strategy creates the guidelines for the development of personnel in accordance with business needs and the principles of corporate responsibility.
Itella is a major employer, offering diverse tasks to its staff. Itella is an equal-opportunity, international, multicultural, and tolerant workplace. Itella actively promotes its personnel’s coping and well-being at work. Well-being at work is invested in at every stage of a career. Itella wants to be the best employer in its sector and to apply shared values in all of its operations.
The quality of management and the state of the work environment are measured every year, with the help of a personnel survey. The results are used to construct a foundation for the development of both the Group’s and the business units’ organizational culture, processes, and operating models. Unit-specific results are used to develop each unit’s work climate, operating models, and supervisory practices.
The cornerstones of Itella’s management policies form the foundation of shared management practices in all company units. They indicate what is expected of a good manager and supervisor at Itella. The operating model of change management supports Itella’s business management. The starting point is to ensure solid change management and to give everyone a chance to participate in the changes.
Managing well-being at work constitutes an important element of Itella’s HR strategy, and the well-being of our personnel is monitored in a systematic way. The efficacy of measures aiming to ensure well-being at work is measured by monitoring sick leaves, the frequency of occupational accidents, and premature disability pensions. Furthermore, since the beginning of 2012, the entire group, starting from production, will adopt a leadership system that measures a supervisor’s preventive activities from as early on as possible.