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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Bags and accessories made of truck tarpaulins - that's what Freitag is known for. With headquarters in Zurich, around 250 employees work for the cult label which uses holacratic methods. They introduced a new salary model in early 2019. Pascal Dulex is responsible for Organizational Culture & Creative Direction. He spoke to us about their sometimes-painful path to a new compensation system.
We are super excited to launch the German edition of our "Corporate Rebels" book today. We can now reach even more people in their native language and share the stories of workplace pioneers from around the globe. The full title: Corporate Rebels - wie Pioniere die Arbeitswelt revolutionieren.
Many expert observers have made predictions about the “new normal” of work after the pandemic. Some are optimistic, envisioning a paradigm shift towards a more flexible, empowered future for workers through remote working. Others are pessimistic, even somewhat dystopian, projecting a future workplace that is disconnected and highly surveilled.