Firing

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Buurtzorg and the power of self-managed teams of nurses

...Lisa Gill: So is it always the case then that people choose to leave? They're never asked to leave or fired? Chila: Fired? I don't know about that. No, I never heard that. No. You always try to solve it or the person leaves because they cannot work here. I'...more
...Lisa Gill: So is it always the case then that people choose to leave? They're never asked to leave or fired? Chila: Fired? I don't know about that. No, I never heard that. No. You always try to solve it or the person leaves because they cannot work here. I've never head ...more
...o, I never heard that. No. You always try to solve it or the person leaves because they cannot work here. I've never head of someone, somewhere being fired. I don't think that's possible. Marian: Maybe if you start making the same, many mistakes? Chila: Jos always tries to solve things. He doesn't want t...more

Margaret Heffernan on how to act our way out of the status quo trap

...ed by the people who vote with their feet. In the United States, in May, 4 million people quit their job. The same number quit in April. They weren't fired, they weren't laid off. They weren't furloughed - they quit. And in the UK, we have gigantic numbers of job vacancies. So in the end, I think it's ju...more
...ecision. But mine is, I'm going to go and talk about this to my boss's boss, and explain what's going on. And the consequence of that was that he was fired. So all the other people who had hated this - what were they doing? They'd been there for years. She was in her first month. What they were doing was...more

Bill Fischer and Simone Cicero on Haier and the entrepreneurial organisation

...o be hired at Zappos, you go to three months training, and then if, at the end of the training, they feel like you do not culturally fit, you will be fired. And then if you fit, you get your stipend and you can create maybe part of your bonuses through the structure. When it comes to Haier, you get, I t...more
... have when you run an organisation in the US or even in Europe. Even worse, I would say, in Europe when there are all these constraints on hiring and firing an employee, and so on. ...more

Frederic Laloux with an invitation to reclaim integrity and aliveness

...s question of the plan B is relevant at every level of the organisation, right? So in the middle management or somewhere, if I’m afraid that if I get fired, you know, it’s the end of my world, then by definition, I won’t take many risks. And some people are already in a situation where they’re happy to h...more

Peter Koenig on source, money and consciousness

...ave people who are aware that they are a source, and then people who have a kind of employed mindset; "I'll do the minimum that's required to not get fired or to not get in trouble or do my nine to five, and then I'll go home." And so to me, there's something also about recognising our agency and that we...more

Aaron Dignan on being complexity conscious and people positive

...ol. So the complexity conscious mindset might lead us to do experiments that have real costs - experiments where people fail, where people have to be fired, or where people lose their jobs or we do whatever it takes to succeed in the market by doing all this testing and learning. I mean, look at somethi...more