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Workforce Insider (June 16)

By EverwiseJune 16, 2014

Curious to know why Twitter co-founder Ev William’s new company has decided to go management-free? Or why most organizations are doing diversity all wrong? The answers to those questions and more in this week’s edition.


Why Gen X Managers Are Nutty for Numbers

Forbes  |  Shared by Life Course Associates

The workplace is entering a full-blown data craze, thanks to Gen X management. Having assumed leadership roles in the midst of the Great Recession, Xers are all about efficiency, and they’re using every technique from algorithms to video games in order to achieve it. Read more…

Diversity: You’re Doing it Wrong

Harvard Business Review  |  Shared by Jim Kouzes

When it comes to diversity many organizations are missing the point: Just because there are minorities on your team doesn’t mean they feel like team members. Leaders need to learn to diffuse cultures of conformity and avoid the pitfalls of unconscious bias, because diversity is useless without inclusivity. Read more…

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9 Things HR Can Learn From LeBron James

LinkedIn  |  Shared by Betsy Winkler

What does HR have in common with the Cleveland Cavaliers? They both understand the dire consequences of losing top talent. By taking a lesson from the NBA and developing a retention strategy that both challenges and rewards employees, workplace leaders can be sure to keep their superstars on the court. Read more…

At Medium: No Managers, No Problem

First Round Review  |  Shared by Popforms

Medium, the brainchild of Twitter co-founder Ev Williams, has embraced Holacracy, a radical system that aims to tear down the red tape and humanize work. Scrapping management in favor of an even distribution of power, the company has seen productivity skyrocket and emotional roadblocks melt away, suggesting that traditional corporate structures may be ripe for an overhaul. Read more…

And a few more not to miss…

Secret Introduces “Dens” in a Bid to Destroy Workplaces Everywhere (Mashable)

8 Steps to Getting the Perfect Mentor for You (Time)

Gallup CEO on Why Employee Satisfaction Doesn’t Matter (LinkedIn)



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