For years I’ve heard people complain that process improvement is pie in the sky concepts that don’t work in the real world. First of all, that’s crap. Second of all, process improvement doesn’t work, until it does, and everybody’s looking to do the new-new thing.
Jamie Flinchbaugh’s blog post on “The Founder” is a great take and means that I’ll be watching this movie soon!
Source: The Founder and Experimentation — Jamie Flinchbaugh
Learning what works and what doesn’t work is driven by experimentation, real-world trials that inform us about cause and effect. How do we improve the ability to experiment? By reducing the cost, the effort, the friction required to test what
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We often hear about ways to constructively engage employees. This post takes a bit of a different approach. It discusses employees who feel that the organization has wronged, or mistreated them in some way. It looks at what are referred to as “psychological breaches” and how they impact an organization.
I really like this approach by David Wilkinson in this 27 May 2016 post at The Oxford Review blog.
The 5 dissent tactics of employees and how to deal with them
It is estimated that somewhere between 50 and 70% of employees, will, at some point in their employment feel that the organisation has wronged, mistreated or let them down in some way.
These issues are referred to as psychological contract breaches. This is where an employee feels that the organisation has failed to fulfil its obligations to them. Over the years there has been a considerable amount of research attention looking at these psychological contract breaches and their effect.
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Source: The 5 dissent tactics of employees and how to deal with them – The Oxford Review – The Oxford Review Blog
More great insights from David Marquet!
Leadership Nudge™ – STOP TELLING PEOPLE WHAT TO DO This week’s Leadership Nudge comes from my visit to France. I was in Saint-Tropez where I saw some incredibly beautiful sail boats. I am always amazed at how well the crews function when sailing these magnificent craft. When these guys round the mark there’s not a lot…
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Another outstanding insights from David Marquet! Many of us are up to our ears in corporate cultural issues. I love this idea of linking the Sherpa Shuffle to change in an organization!
Thanks again David!
Leadership Nudge™ – SHERPA SHUFFLE This summer I spent a week hiking in the Swiss Alps. I had a full seven days to hike, think, learn, admire, and reflect, among other things. In my Leadership Nudge™ this week I want to share one of the things I learned and how it applies to changing your culture.…
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