DJ/CO

DJ/CO

The Anthropology of Work

Autonomy

The Community ‘Moment’

The ‘Community Moment’   Some thirty years ago corporate managers and management consultants acknowledged that the “soft stuff” matters in the performance of firms.  Values, beliefs, relationships, communication, trust, citizenship behaviors, leadership and engagement define company culture and can often make or break company success.  Just look at Enron, whose[…]

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Corporate Coworking

High performing firms today have several things in common.  First, they often operate in markets that are exciting, in industries where innovation is happening and work is challenging.  Secondly, they are led by inspiring leaders who not only are honest and trustworthy, but who are also able to articulate why[…]

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Berlin Inc.

Scholars who work within the critical management studies (CMS) tradition, most of whom live and teach in the UK and in Scandinavia, are consistently critical of the high levels of individualism and associated entrepreneurism in the US.  Grounded in an intellectual tradition that favors social democracy over our culture of[…]

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The Cloud @ Work

Welcome to R.O.W.E… Now, go home! Yes, that’s right, if you work on a ROWE team, the first thing you will do is pack up your things and go home. About 8 years ago, Best Buy began experimenting with ‘extreme telecommuting’ at their HQ in Minneapolis.  They introduced ROWE- Results[…]

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