Hack Management

consensus
Determined to foster a culture of continuous feedback, enable coaching relationships outside traditional hierarchies, and encourage meaningful recognition among his engineering team, Gilt Groupe's John Quinn began experimenting with Rypple—a disruptive social performance management platform. Usage... Read more
0 comments Posted 18 Oct 2012 by Nicholas Stein Feed
hack the system
The Bank of New Zealand was founded in 1861 and, on the verge of bankruptcy, purchased by the National Australia Bank Group in 1992. The acquisition was completed in 2003. It was rebranded BNZ, with a new logo and colors in 2008, to better align with its parent company, now known as NAB. BNZ... Read more
0 comments Posted 11 Oct 2012 by Chris Bayliss Feed
love work
The World of Work is changing, but who is driving the change? Leadership in the the 'New World of Work' should focus your transition efforts on work. Not work/life balance. Not better pay and benefits. Not flextime or telecommuting. Not sabbaticals or volunteering. Not toxic bosses or bureaucracy.... Read more
0 comments Posted 14 Sep 2012 by Bruce Morton Feed
Aim for exhilaration
There is no doubt that there is tremendous goodwill, not to mention countless exciting experiments, when it comes to making the world of work more deeply human—designed to promote more freedom, equity, and engagement, and passion. Why, then, can those words sound so cheap and drained of their juice... Read more
1 comment Posted 31 Jul 2012 by Polly LaBarre Feed
Atlassian's big experiment with performance reviews
Do you ever wonder if and how you could call a halt to your performance review process? Do you think traditional processes are marred by the distribution curve (and forced rankings), huge time investments and low impact on performance improvements?
3 comments Posted 8 Jul 2012 by Joris Luijke Feed
Should you crowdsource your strategy?
All too often, direction setting happens in an ivory tower—cut off from valuable in-the-trenches insight and expertise and out of tune with shifts in the broader environment. What’s more, when strategy is cooked up in an elite enclave, the process of "selling" it to the very people expected to... Read more
1 comment Posted 29 Jun 2012 by Polly LaBarre Feed
Relationship coffee
Sustainable Harvest’s inclusive business model is called Relationship Coffee™. While many companies today operate on a series of short-term, profit-driven decisions, Relationship Coffee transforms the way business is done by building long-term relationships based on transparency and trust. We... Read more
0 comments Posted 31 May 2012 by David Griswold Feed
Deliberative cooperation
The Deliberative Corporation is a technology-supported process for sustainable decision-making. It allows any organization or governing group to consult its population. The process builds trust and knowledge so that the implementers can find out what the people would think if they were thinking... Read more
3 comments Posted 21 May 2012 by James Fishkin Feed
Is your organization fit for heretics?
"Nobody ever got fired for buying IBM." That chestnut has morphed from sales proposition to object lesson on the perils of clinging to convention in less than a generation. We've ditched the dark suits and "sincere" ties of our father's IBM for black turtlenecks and jeans, and we've embraced the... Read more
0 comments Posted 4 Jan 2012 by Polly LaBarre Feed