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Emanuele Quintarelli

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Sep 24, 16

"Research shows that 40 percent of men work over 50 hours per week and 80 percent of them would like to work less"

  • Research shows that 40 percent of men work over 50 hours per week and 80 percent of them would like to work less.
  • Research shows that 40 percent of men work over 50 hours per week and 80 percent of them would like to work less

  • The average person born in the latter years of the baby boom (1957-1964) held 11.7 jobs from age 18 to age 48, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Nearly half of these jobs were held from ages 18 to 24.

  • most U.S. workers continue to fall into the not engaged category
  • They show up and kill time, doing the minimum required with little extra effort to go out of their way for customers
  • more likely to miss work and change jobs when new opportunities arise

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  • Every two to four years, Gallup completes meta-analysis research -- a statistical technique that pools multiple studies -- on the Q12. By conducting this research regularly over time and increasing the number of work units analyzed, Gallup stays on the cutting edge of how well employee engagement predicts key performance outcomes.
  • his eighth iteration of the meta-analysis further confirmed the well-established connection between employee engagement and nine performance outcomes:
  • employee engagement continues to be an important predictor of company performance even in a tough economy.

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  • e created a place with hardly any hierarchy and few ranks and titles. He insisted on direct, one-on-one communication; anyone in the company could speak to anyone else. In essence, he organized the company as though it were a bunch of small task forces.
  • a place where there are no bosses and no clear-cut roles.
  • Like all new hires, Davidson was given a "starting sponsor" at Gore — a mentor, not a boss

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  • our organizations need to be more open, fluid, adaptive, decentralized, and empowering.
  • The problem is, we don’t actually know how to do that in every context.
  • certain characteristics of the context heavily influence what kind of system will work and spread

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