Uber’s Darwinian Culture

There are many reasons to why a work culture can be disappointing mostly it starts at the top management down to the bottom. Uber is an example of a corporate with a lot of room for work culture improvement.  It has been in the news for this very reason.  “Yet the focus on pushing for the best result has also fueled what current and former Uber employees describe as a Hobbesian environment at the company, in which workers are sometimes pitted against one another and where a blind eye is turned to infractions from top performers.” Major factors are leadership, nature of business, company values, policies, work ambience, recruitment and… Read More

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LinkedIn - Listening to Employees

Advocacy for Employee’s Choices leads to Employee Engagement.

“Hi Jeff, I’m Erika Hairston an APM Intern here, and one day I want to be a Head of Product at a large tech company that affects children”. Jeff responded, “That was a very clear and concise career goal that I have no doubt Erika is already working towards. Now, all of us in this room, including me, know about her career goal and will keep it in mind”. – Q&A with Jeff Weiner, CEO of LinkedIn. Advocacy is an intricate part of what plays or contributes to a healthy Employee relationship within the organization. Advocacy in the case of Erika was for the higher-ups to take an active interest… Read More

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