Do you invest in innovation?
Do you automate your production process?
Performance measurement
Can measuring performance improve your processes?
Enhanced skills
Do you invest in training your workforce?
Two way communication
Does information flow from and to employees?
Employee Involvement
Do employees contribute to efficiency improvements?

Smart Workplaces in the South Australian manufacturing sector

Welcome to SMART Workplaces Online, a tool to assist South Australian manufacturing businesses implement High Performance Work Systems (HPWS).

Self-assessment tool

Complete this 7 minute questionnaire to compare your business against known Smart workplaces in SA.

Good practice case studies

See how three well known SA businesses pursue advanced manufacturing and HPWS (four min videos stories).

Resource centre

Links to resources of use to SA manufacturing companies, easy to navigate and grouped by theme.

What are Smart Workplaces?

Get a better understanding of what High Performance Work Systems are and how they can support advanced manufacturing.

Programs and Services

Find out about a existing programs and services available in South Australia.


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Government of South Australia, department of State Development
Stretton Centre
Department of the Environment
Adelaide University, Australian Workplace Innovaton and Social Research Centre (WISeR)