Employee advocacy – rather uncomfortable and somewhat forced

I described the relatively recent concept of employee advocacy in my last post as "rather uncomfortable and somewhat forced", and I've been asked to qualify this description. Firstly, it's worth stating the obvious – the aspiration that employees might advocate the employer is hardly a new idea. But this relatively new desire to go about […]

The social business mutuality stack

Can you tell by looking at a photo like this if it's of a sunrise or a sunset? Absent knowledge of the time of day or the direction in which it was taken, I think not. Just as well I'm talking about both a start and a finish here then. Sun-setting First, the crap that's […]

Toward a Model of Work Redesign for Better Work and Better Life

Toward a Model of Work Redesign for Better Work and Better Life (PDF), abstract: Flexible work accommodations provided by employers purport to help individuals struggling to manage work and family demands. The underlying model for change is accommodation – helping individuals accommodate their work demands with no changes in the structure of work or cultural […]