“Leaders will buy miserable employees latte machines for their offices, give them free lunch and sodas, or even worse — just let them all work at home, hailing an ‘enlightened’ policy of telecommuting. Hell, … Continue reading Indulging employees is no substitute for engaging them
Why Recent Graduates Should NOT Work For Google Google is supposed to be the perfect place to start a career. Many recent surveys have pictured the search giant as the world’s most attractive employer, with famous … Continue reading Someonewhogivesadamn.com on NOT working for Google
Edward Deming is known as the father of the quality movement. TQM became a fixeture of many industrial and non-industrial companies. Yet, according to studies two thirds of companies consider that TQM hasn’t met their … Continue reading Deming, Total Quality, and the Fundamental Respect for People
The surprising truth about what motivates us by Daniel Pink & RSA We thought we posted already this video. Indeed, Dan Pink achieves here one of the best popularizations of the scientific work on human … Continue reading Daniel Pink explains the science of self-motivation
Free organic food, massage, haircut, even concierge… and still leaving We are hearing alarming news from Google. There seems to be a mass exodus and googlers are dropping like flies. And when they organize a … Continue reading Google and SAS: Are well treated employees happy?
Goodwill, intangible assets, and the right culture When a company is acquired, most often the amount the buyer pays for it is far superior to the value of its tangible—physical and financial—assets. Goodwill is, technically, … Continue reading Goodwill, intangible assets, and where they come from