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What is The Human Element?

The Human Element is a holistic and comprehensive methodology for improving the way people work together, leading to better individual, team, and organizational performance and rate of goal achievement. By dealing with root causes rather than superficial behaviors, The Human Element helps individuals, teams and organizations eliminate the behaviors that sabotage, undermine relationships, and lower motivation.

  • Maximize Potential

    Maximize the potential of individuals, teams and organizations.

  • Maximize Productivity

    Solving human related issues to maximize work place productivity

  • Maximize Trust

    We work to increase aliveness and trust in the organization

Creating the Ideal Organization

The Human Element is a highly effective methodology for creating high performing organizational cultures. It helps people remove the barriers to being authentic and staying flexible, while enabling the organization to adapt and thrive in a fast-changing external environment.


Do people accept responsibility for themselves?


Does the organization have an atmosphere of open communication?


Do people feel good about themselves?

Job Fit

Is the right person in the right role?

Decision Making

Does decision making result in a strong commitment?

Personal Development

Do people enjoy themselves at work?


Do leaders inspire people to do their best?


Is the potential of each employee fully maximized?


Does the organization produce exceptional results?

Why the Human Element Matter in Business?

Organizations benefit when employees are able to speak their minds. When employees feel safe and comfortable voicing their opinions, they feel more open and willing to invest in their work and relationships. Unfortunately, this is not how most organizations operate.

The Human Element deal with root causes of human behaviors and helps organizations to reduce unproductive behavior and achieve better business result.


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"Developing the Next Generation Leaders"

Client: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Consultant/Company: Internal organizational development specialists and Ethan Schutz, Master Licensed Human Element



High-potential employees who considered as next-in-line leaderships were leaving the organization. Designing a program for the leaders would encourage them to stay and also would have positive impact through out the organization that encourage people at all levels to focus on leadership practices.



The Human Element become core of the year long interdepartmental leadership development program, which include training, coaching, mentoring and action learning. The Human Element served to organize the tool needed for improving leadership capacity.



Talent Development:

65% of program participants promoted or given more responsibility after their participation in the program.

Positive Change in Workplace:

  • New committee was formed and resulted in increasing patient satisfaction
  • A committee chaired by the program graduates led to increased compliance and patient and staff satisfaction on environmental related issues
  • Enhanced communication with staff and colleagues and developed more collaborative working relationship

Financial Results:

$4.6 million increase in revenue. Avoidance of several million dollars of potential lawsuits.

Voice of the Client

Despite people having the right technical skills, we weren't seeing the kind of performance that we wanted to see; the real issue was self awareness.
The more you know about yourself, the better you will perform as a human being, individually, as a part of the team and a part of the organization.

And it's easy to say we need to become more self-aware, but there's reasons for people not doing that. It's really not about the instrument, is about an approach, about the way of life.

That's how we got to the notion that The Human Element approach is what we needed moving forward.

(Dr. Rony Rinat, then Director of Training and Development of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center)

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