workplace culture

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Post date: July 7, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has upended the business community, shifting employees to working at home, crippling some industries while putting a strain on others to deliver, and challenging long-term plans. Yet in the midst of the chaos, HR leaders were uniquely positioned to address work challenges and...
Post date: June 27, 2019
Daniel Jacobs is a believer in the power of storytelling. As Co-Founder and CEO of Avanoo, a company focused on culture change, Jacobs has learned how to harness technology as a driver of engagement and employee experience. He will be speaking at the HR People + Strategy Strategic HR Forum, October...
Post date: December 10, 2019
Amazon, as an organization, is committed to building a Forever Day-1 culture that works to combine the size and scale advantages of a big company, the speed and agility of a startup, and the continuous upgrade of organizational capabilities. From the day he launched his new venture, Jeff Bezos has...
Post date: January 23, 2020
Organizational development expert Edgar Schein describes organizational culture as a pattern of shared basic assumptions that the group learned as it solved its problems of external adaptation and internal integration that has worked well enough to be considered valid and, therefore, to be taught...
Post date: January 14, 2020
In the workplace, asking for help can mean the difference between success and failure. This isn’t anecdotal—in fact, research has revealed a number of proven benefits, such as:  Higher job performance and satisfaction. New-hire success.  Finding jobs—or talent for job openings.  Creativity and...
Post date: November 8, 2018
Your culture is something other companies can try to replicate, but will always be uniquely yours. It was formed over time and has hopefully grown into a strategic advantage. When you bring on a new leader, it’s important they understand not only where you’re headed, but also how your culture will...
Post date: January 30, 2020
Until society changes, we’ll continue to witness sexist behavior in organizations. Messages about women’s roles, appearance and their “rightful place” are everywhere. The stereotypes are not subtle, and they are pervasive in our entertainment, advertising and gendered language. Parents unwittingly...
Post date: March 22, 2018
Smart business leaders know that without productive employees, there is no possibility of a successful business. In previous times it was expected that employees would accept what they were given and do what was necessary; they would be expected to go above and beyond, regardless of circumstances....
Post date: May 21, 2019
Innovation, as a field, is rife with myths and beset by bad beliefs. Some of these are merely annoyances, such as the tendency to equate innovation with workshops that overuse sticky notes. Others are directly dangerous, such as the belief that innovation requires digitalization and a preponderance...
Post date: May 13, 2020
Crises reshape the workplace. They spark a shift in how people think about their jobs, their organizations and their desire to contribute to the world. As an entrepreneur starting and running organizations during the last two global crises, I have seen that along with all the pain comes an...