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The experience of growing up online will profoundly shape the workplace expectations of “Generation F” – the Facebook Generation. At a minimum, they’ll expect the social environment of work to reflect the social context of the Web, rather than as is currently the case, a mid-20th-century Weberian...
Blog by Gary Hamel on September 17, 2010
China has been a fascinating destination for me. I have visited once, and it was a humbling experience to see myself as a small man on the Great Wall. Now I'm on my way to the World Economic Meeting in Tianjin, the summer Davos as it's called. I'm excited about going there because it's a confluence...
Blog by Vineet Nayar on September 10, 2010
We have a winner! We’re happy to announce Dr. Ellen Weber as the winner of our first-ever Tweet a Hack contest, which challenged you to offer up your bold ideas for “ taking the work out of work ” in 140 characters or less. The winning Hack Tweet? Host a Celebration of Innovation twice yearly,...
Blog by Polly LaBarre on August 30, 2010
Our thanks to those MIXers who have given us their thoughts, in 140 characters or less, about how to take the work out of work. From Play-doh and musical instruments at meetings to praising risk-takers, you've crammed a lot of good suggestions into a tiny bit of space. Each one of these is a great...
Blog by David Sims on August 24, 2010
Take the Tweet a Hack challenge: Help us "Take the Work out of Work" and win a $100 Amazon gift certificate! Is your work as engaging, inspiring, and fulfilling as it could be? Do you (and the people you know) get enough meaning, freedom, energizing challenge, and fun from your job? Does your...
Blog by Polly LaBarre on August 19, 2010
Training programs generate greater value for organizations when the curricula reflect key business performance metrics. Testing real-world outcomes is crucial. All organizations train their people, and most spend significant sums doing so. Yet they generally don’t have any idea whether they’re...
Blog by McKinsey & Company on July 27, 2010
How does a Dell engineer’s job change when they get to talk to customers? It opens up an information flow so they can co-create something better. You have to earn the right to sell to somebody. That’s why Dell is building relationships with customers and becoming trustied advisors through the Dell...
Blog by Dell on June 3, 2010
On weekdays when I am at home, and not travelling, I get up early, get connected to the rest of the organisation through mails and calls, do an hour of yoga, and then drive to the office, arriving there around 10:00 a.m. I usually work until 8:00 p.m. and then head home to my family. During the day...
Blog by Vineet Nayar on May 24, 2010

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