I met Ben Kuiken in 2010 in Paris, after the publication of Freedom, Inc. and because he liked it (see his blog post). His passion for the freedom and responsibility in companies soon resulted in a book De laatste manager – Een pleidooi … Continue reading Ben Kuiken’s “The last manager” English edition
Tomorrow, May 15, Financial Times printed edition will feature two articles on Michelin world-wide corporate liberation. Michelin calls it “responsabilisation” while FT calls it revolution. The first article “Power to the workers: Michelin’s great experiment” … Continue reading Financial Times on Michelin liberation of worker responsibility and initiaitive
We have already mentionned in this blogpost that Ricardo Semler has launched a series of podcasted conversations with various leaders and authors who explored or practiced how to build organizations based on freedom and resposibility. On … Continue reading Our podcast with Ricardo Semler published and transcribed
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
Can the liberated company philosophy work in governmental organizations? Aren’t public services an equivalent of bureaucracy and rigidity? Of course, the Special Forces for a long time, and the Navy most recently (see David Marquet liberating … Continue reading The 1st liberated governmental organization: Belgian Ministry of Social Security
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 ?
Erwin Van Waeleghem is a police commissioner in Belgium. But he is more. He is currently transforming the local police along the lines very similar to liberated companies. It is not surprise hence, that Erwin likes … Continue reading Enlivening Edge reviews Corporate Liberation