May 4, 2018
Weekly Round-Up: Nike’s Toxic Workplace, Preventing Organizational Arson, How Leaders Create a Toxic Culture, Make Your Employer Brand Fly, & Fixing Poor Engagement
Welcome to my weekly round-up of the best-of-the-best recent leadership and communication blog posts.
- How Nike’s Toxic Workplace Hurt Its Bottom Line
By Elizabeth Segran (@LizSegran via @FastCompany), Fast Company
“Nike’s toxic workplace culture not only hurt the women at the company, but also its customers…” See more.
- Fighting Fire: 8 Tips to Prevent Organizational Arson
By Scott Mabry (@soul2work), Soul to Work
“But there is another kind of fire. One that consumes without purpose. When we take a closer look at the events and examine the source of these fires, the evidence leads to someone holding a match...” See more.
- 3 Ways Senior Leaders Create a Toxic Culture
By Ron Carucci (@RonCarucci via @HarvardBiz), Harvard Business Review
“Those further down in the organization look to their leaders for cues on what’s acceptable (and what isn’t), and the team’s habits — both good and bad — will be emulated. Having your actions play out publicly, as if on a Jumbotron, is a huge responsibility, and unfortunately too many teams don’t take this responsibility as seriously as they should. …” See more.
- Want to Make Your Employer Brand Fly? Be More Bill…
By Alive With Ideas (@alivewithideas)
“You know the story. In 1962, during a visit to the NASA Space Center, President John F. Kennedy noticed a janitor carrying a broom (or was it a mop?). He interrupted his tour, walked over to the man and said, ‘Hi, I’m Jack Kennedy. What are you doing?'…” See more.
- Fixing Poor Engagement Starts with Understanding Its Cause
By Mark Feffer (@markfeffer via @SHRM), SHRM
“When Jessica Cancel, SHRM-SCP, joined the Pace Center for Girls in 2011 as director of HR and administration, the Florida nonprofit's Jacksonville headquarters was suffering from a 60 percent turnover rate…” See more.
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