Motivating people: Getting beyond money M. Dewhurst, M. Guthridge, & E. Mohr NOVEMBER 2009 Companies around the world are cutting back their financial-incentive programs, but few have used other ways of inspiring talent. We think … Continue reading McKinsey Quarterly on non-material motivators
Should We Eliminate Our Vacation Policy? by Henry Blodget 24 DECEMBER 2009 At The Business Insider, we currently have a standard vacation policy–a certain number of weeks a year. That said, for the past 15 … Continue reading No Vacation Policy—and they still work!
Henry Ford “If a man thinks he can or cannot perform a task, he’s right.”
Sam Walton “Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves it’s amazing what they can accomplish.”
Liberating Leadership: How the Initiative-Freeing Radical Organizational Form Has Been Successfully Adopted by Isaac Getz Summer 2009 In April 2010, the article won the annual Syntec Award for the best academic article published … Continue reading California Management Review (CMR) article