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    Was the Godfather better off by helping others?     Driven Organization

    We all know how well the Godfather did. And he did it all by asking for only one thing in return when he helped someone. Do you remember these words?  “Some day, and that day may never come, ...

    Published on 22 Sep. 2013

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    How does Google keep their employees happy?     Driven Organization

    Have you heard the phrase "Take care of your employees and your employees will take care of your customers"? Another one is "Happy workers make happy customers." One more is "For the good of t...

    Published on 10 Sep. 2013

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    Job sites expected to crash on Monday!     Driven Organization

    According to Simon Devitt, who leads the classified section of the Leicester Mercury in England, the first Monday of September is one of the two days in the year in which most people visit job...

    Published on 08 Sep. 2013

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    Money affects how you feel about your job.     Driven Organization

    When I graduated from college several years ago, my classmates and I used salary and only salary to compare jobs. Nothing else got so much attention. Some of my classmates had receiv...

    Comments 1 Published on 02 Feb. 2013

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    How effective is money to motivate employees?     Driven Organization

    There are specific conditions when money is a good tool to motivate employees, but in general it is a really bad idea. It works well when the employee must be focused on one repetitive task,...

    Published on 16 Nov. 2012

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    3 ways to (usefully) lose control of your brand     TED Talks

    A great video from TED of Tim Leberecht that shares several of the beliefs of the Driven Organization. He offers three big ideas about accepting that loss of control, even designing for it -...

    Published on 08 Nov. 2012

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    Only 47% of Americans think their work is fine!     Driven Organization

    Recently, the conference board published the results of their 2012 Job Satisfaction survey . They report that only 47.2% of American workers are satisfied with their jobs. This is an increase from ...

    Published on 30 Oct. 2012

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    What impacts job satisfaction of nurses the most? Salary? Benefits? Perks? Nope.     Driven Organization

    In a recent study involving 863 RNs working in 282 skilled nursing facilities in New Jersey, it was found that the following variables had the most influence in job satisfaction: Staff RNs’ parti...

    Published on 17 Oct. 2012

  • Survey shows 78% of M'sians unhappy with their jobs     The SunDaily

    A recent JobStreet.com survey on Employee Job Satisfaction in Malaysia, revealed that 78 per cent of respondents were unhappy with their current jobs. While, it is often perceived that the main rea...

    Published on 14 Oct. 2012

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    Corporate culture, one to go, please.     Driven Organization

    Corporate culture, also known as organizational environment, is extremely important, we have all been told. It is what glues all organizational processes, what keeps employees satisfied a...

    Published on 09 Oct. 2012

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    Freelancers happier, healthier than permanent employees     Omar Garcia

    Why would people choose the uncertainty of contract or temporary work while they can have the security of a permanent job? Simple. They have more "Autonomy" in how they do their wor...

    Published on 08 Oct. 2012

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    Wrong things most modern companies do.     Driven Organization

    In this article, we describe some of the most common business practices that do not foster employee engagement and a positive organizational environment. Some of these incorrect practices ar...

    Published on 02 Oct. 2012

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    How to motivate employees?     Driven Organization

    Have you ever been in a motivational workshop? What about a motivational video? They work really well. If you have ever experienced one, you have seen that participants get quite pumped up. Wh...

    Published on 26 Sep. 2012

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    Is your team better off without a manager?     Driven Organization

    A few years ago, I was part of a team to launch new motors into production. We had in our team folks from all the required functional areas, such as purchasing, quality, manufacturing, sales, ...

    Published on 24 Sep. 2012

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    More money and time cards; is job satisfaction up or down?     Omar Garcia

    In Israel, to increase the number of doctors, the Israeli Health Ministry decided to raise salaries. With the objective of increasing highly needed productivity, they also added time con...

    Published on 20 Sep. 2012