Interview with Prof. Jeffrey Pfeffer of Stanford Business School on his new book that charts the ills of the modern workplace and its negative impact on both the health of both the business and its employees.
Big organisations are frequently portrayed as the barriers to positive change. And whilst they are certainly responsible for many social and environmental ills, this is not the whole picture; they continue to play an invaluable role in a variety of ways.
Appraisals are a classic representation the mechanical, outdated management model. And after decades of failed iterations and a wealth of behavioural science recommending they're abandoned, organisations are now lining up to leave them behind.