The Workplace Revolution: Happy Employees, Bosses and Clowns
As explorers of radically engaging workplaces, we try to read all notable articles published on the topic. We read them, we rank them and we share them.
We share the most insightful ones. The ones that are vital content to fuel the global movement for better work. They inspired us and we hope they inspire you as well.
Here are our top 5 picks of this month. This should be your monthly workplace inspiration. Enjoy!
Happy employees, satisfied customers
The link between Glassdoor reviews and customer satisfaction.
By Daniel Zhao & Dr. Andrew Chamberlain.
My boss lets me set my own salary
"Cecilla Manduca works at a firm where each staff members gets to decide their own pay."
By Felicity Hannah.
An entrepreneurial, ecosystem enabling organization
"What's emerging from understanding Haier Group."
By Simone Cicero.
New Zealand: Man brings clown to redundancy meeting
"When copy writer Josh Thompson received an ominous email from his bosses asking to discuss his role at the company, he knew he was facing redundancy."
How to deal with an abusive boss
(Quartz at Work)
"Bully tactics don't work."
By Chris Woolston.
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Netflix - one of the pioneers on our Bucket List - is known for doing things differently: not just revolutionizing the entertainment business, but also by experimenting with radical management principles. The most eye-catching are its famous culture deck, the unlimited vacation policy, and the 5-word expense policy "Act in Netflix's best interest". Even more powerful than these 'exotic' practices is how they give and receive feedback.
When I was asked to speak at a University of Michigan symposium on the subject of humility a few years ago, I honestly knew little or nothing about the subject. Beyond a general understanding of what the word meant, and that it was probably a good thing to have, I wouldn’t have had much to say about why it would matter. In the intervening months of inquiry, I’ve learned a lot.