Laughable: Executive Communication Equivalent to 4 Year Old Children

Analysis of executive level emails has revealed a shocking fact: most internal emails between the different executives are related only to petty infighting with each other. PhD students studying executive behaviours asked some of the biggest blue chip companies in the world, if they could use Big Data to analyse the way in which business … Continue reading Laughable: Executive Communication Equivalent to 4 Year Old Children

Company Values Exercise Exposes Total Lack Of Ambition

A company that asked its employees to define their shared values has discovered a surprising result.  The firm has realised that it is the least ambitious company in the history of the world. Staff had the choice of numerous nouns describing values including: passion, ambition, collaboration, inspiration, agility, fun.  Employees could also propose options which would … Continue reading Company Values Exercise Exposes Total Lack Of Ambition

Works Council Commits To Taking German Workforce Back To The Stone Age.

Tensions between an international health care company and its works council are currently running at an all time high.  The works council has blocked the roll out of smart phones to employees. Works council representative Guenther Mueller expressed his position: "our duty is to make sure that employees are safe from the horror of American … Continue reading Works Council Commits To Taking German Workforce Back To The Stone Age.

Talents Sick and Tired of Being Asked to do ‘Stretch Projects’

International technology company SpaceEight has a "world class talent management program", according to HR director Romain Dumont. However, upon questioning some of the 'Talents' claimed that it was nothing but a load of "extra hassle".  Potential high flyer Florian Buisson said: "at first I felt special because my boss told me I was a talent, … Continue reading Talents Sick and Tired of Being Asked to do ‘Stretch Projects’