Imagine you are watching a boat of eight rowers training for a big race in the middle of a lake. You hear the whistle blow, and puzzled by what you’re seeing, you ask the coach: … Continue reading What is corporate liberation? – Changeboard HR community
Our Feb. 22 comment in the UK magazine People Management Hierarchies – accepted by most as the ‘normal way’ of running a business – are unnatural, since they are counter to universal human needs. The hierarchical … Continue reading Hierarchies are unnatural – it’s time for a liberating revolution
Our Op-Ed in the British HR Magazine in Dec. 2016 Freedom- and responsibility-based companies are spreading all over the world but the region where the ‘corporate liberation’ movement is strongest is just across the Channel. In France … Continue reading What can ‘liberated companies’ teach HR?
EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT: THE FRENCH WAY ISAAC GETZ’S PHILOSOPHY OF ‘CORPORATE LIBERATION’ HAS TAKEN FRANCE BY STORM, BUT CAN YOUR EGO HANDLE IT? by Adam Gale, 24 Jan 2017 I know, I know. ‘Employee engagement’ … Continue reading British “Management Today” takes a look at the French Corporate Liberation
One can read sometimes on the almost miraculous impact a leader can have on the team’s or organization’s performance. Of course things are more complex than a simple–and hence wrong–idea that it all depends on … Continue reading Is leader a miracle solution ?
On June 27 we had a 1-hour discussion with Ricardo Semler on how France became the first country in the world where there is a true corporate liberation movement. Not 1, not 10, not 100 … Continue reading Ricardo Semler discusses how to actually do #CorporateLiberation with @isaacgetz. Next : June 30 at 7pm CET
In an earlier post we mentioned a young French video producer who created a cartoon to explain what a liberated company is. The English subtitles are now fully integreated.
by Doug Kirkpatrick, US Partner at NuFocus Strategic Group Like staccato bursts of data from the interstellar spacecraft Voyager, the workplaces of the future are sending new messages to the people that will be soon … Continue reading 3 Messages From the Workplace of the Future : With “Freedom, Inc.”
As many of you have, perhaps, noticed the hardcover edition by Random House/Crown Business is out of print. A new revised and expanded paperback edition is ready and is now in production (shown its “cover-in-progress”). … Continue reading New revised and expanded paperback edition
Amazon’s culture raised a serious debate recently. Following the piece in NYT (see the link below), it’s not so much the high-stress, often toxic culture itself that caused the surprise. “Up or out” and other Amazon’s practices … Continue reading Amazon is out of the jungle