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Can We Rate Organizations on Intrinsic Motivation?

A number of media and institutes have different ways of rating the "best organizations to work for". But many of them include external motivators, such as the size of pay-checks and bonuses. And most of them publish a "top X companies", which means only big companies end up on the list. Can we come up with a different way of "rating" organizations? Can we come up with criteria to measure _any_ organization, instead ...more »

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How we created the "Best SME to work at" in Spain

Yeah, we did it. Mobile application developer Mobivery has been awarded the "Best SME to work at in Spain" label, and we did it by applying Agile, Scrum, Kanban and Management 3.0. Wanna know more? Pijama days, no work hours or holiday days consumed control, Chief Happiness Officers, murder-party employee meetings, Trailwalker teams... I'd love to share some of the practices with you ;)

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A New Management Body of Knowledge

We are discovering a whole new mindset to apply when looking at Management. Some of the body of knowledge if pretty well known by mostly everyone in our community: we have Agile, Lean, Complexity thinking... But we are also discovering how other fields of science, psicology, sociology or even phillosophy are helping us to create a new body of knowledge: behavioural science, motivation, story telling... Even Aikido or ...more »

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Intrinsic motivation based on 4 Drive Theory

It appears that humans have an intrinsic drive to acquire, to bond, to learn, and to defend. Organizations where members cannot satisfy all four drives more or less equally either drive good people out the door or cause erratic, illogical and destructive behavior. This session is based on the 2002 book "Driven - How Human Nature Shapes Our Choices" by Harvard Business School professors Paul Lawrence and Nitin Nohria. ...more »

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