Life Changing: A Philosophical Guide
Why This Company Puts On A Mass Wedding For Employees Mexican maquiladoras--manufacturing operations on the U.S. border--are known for having poor working conditions and low pay.
In 2011, the US hit a milestone — more than half of all adults visit social networking sites at least once a month. Report: Making The Business Case For Enterprise Social Networks
BRAVE Framework for Thinking About Culture | PrimeGenesis Organizational Culture: So Important – So Misunderstood
Great Company Culture Isn't Pricey
Corporate Culture: The Only Truly Sustainable Competitive Advantage
Women And Collective Intelligence Will Solve Our Planetary Crises Sustainability is a so-called wicked problem. It is complex, difficult to define, impossible to solve in a linear fashion and the aspects of the problem are so interrelated that it is impossible to consider (and therefore impossible to model) all of the unintended consequences that might accompany any single “solution.” This complexity makes us anxious.
Get on a Southwest flight to anywhere, buy shoes from Zappos.com, pants from Nordstrom, groceries from Whole Foods, anything from Costco, a Starbucks espresso, or a Double-Double from In N' Out, and you'll get a taste of these brands’ vibrant cultures. Culture is a balanced blend of human psychology, attitudes, actions, and beliefs that combined create either pleasure or pain, serious momentum or miserable stagnation.
Strategy seems to have fallen on hard times. In his recent Fast Company piece “Culture Eats Strategy for Lunch,” author Shawn Parr joins a long list of commentators, psychologists, authors, and consultants who’ve used that dietary line to argue that company culture is a greater determinant of success than competitive strategy. Culture Vs. Strategy Is A False Choice
In 2005, the Best Buy headquarters in Richfield, Minnesota, started shifting over to a “results only work environment,” or ROWE. Bosses, Stop Caring If Your Employees Are At Their Desks
Meg Whitman Makes HP Execs Give Up Cushy Offices To Work In Cubicles
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Sorry, you're not funny enough to work here workplace Allison Linn CNBC
Guerrilla Artist Replaces Ads With Poetry The Scottish artist, Robert Montgomery, like countless street artists who came before him, hijacks billboards and bus stops to display his melancholic verse. For ten years, he’s been replacing ad pitches with poetry and presenting commentary on culture, ranging from consumerism to beauty in bold white type set against a black background. Though not really a street artist, Montgomery takes inspiration from the Situationist tradition of détournement – capturing the audience’s attention in unexpected ways within the public realm.
Daniel Mezick's new book for the agile manager due out in March. The Culture Game - ... a beginner at something
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A recent Inc.com article states that employees need freedom, expectations, input, and consistency, among other things. What do employees really need?