Responsive Magazine

By Mauricio Longo | A magazine that focuses on how businesses should organize and innovate in order to be competitive and thrive in the global marketplace.

Processing Power Compared

Share on Twitter<p>Share on Facebook<p>We may (sadly) live in a world devoid of flying cars and personal teleportation devices, but that doesn't mean …

The August Open Compensation Model for Self-Managed Organizations

Compensation is broken. Here’s how we’re trying to fix it.<p>Compensation is one of the most broken parts of how organizations operate today, and one of …

The biggest obstacle to the future of work

What if I told you there was a dramatically better way of working and organizing that would improve your team’s results, engagement, and adaptivity?</i> …

#EmployeeConf – Exploring the employee engagement journey

By Gloria Lombardi<p>In Blog<p>0<p><b>By Gloria Lombardi (@LOMBARDI_GLORIA)</b><p>Boosting performance, productivity and retention. These themes were discussed at ‘The …

The Predictions We Make Can Change How the Future Unfolds

The 130-year timeline of telephone innovation describes a relatively steady rise as the technology under the surface was continuously improved, with …

How to Choose a Model of Self-Organization That Works For You

Everyone who has worked in a company that is command-and-control, bureaucratic, or hierarchical for more than a few years agrees: <i>the way we’re</i> …

Why More and More Companies Are Ditching Performance Ratings

A few years ago, I noticed around half a dozen courageous companies beginning experiments to remove ratings from their performance management systems. Companies such as Juniper and Adobe stopped giving people a one-to-five rating or evaluating employees on a “performance curve,” also known as the …

Human Resources

You Don’t Need to Adopt Holacracy to Get Some of Its Benefits

When Alfred Sloan conceived the modern corporation at General Motors, he based it on hierarchical military organizations. Companies were split into divisions, each with their own leadership. Authority flowed downwards and your rank determined your responsibility.<p>Today, a few organizations – like …

Management

Responsive Delivery: Effective Practices for Digital First Organizations

The Future of Organization

Human organizational models have long been limited to a small set of effective approaches. For small organizations with fewer than thirty or forty …

10 Examples of Companies With Fantastic Cultures

Having great company culture is no longer just an option. Today’s workers consider it as much as they consider salary and benefits. In fact, fantastic company culture is almost <i>expected</i> along with other traditional benefits.<p>While the culture that works for one company might not work for another, you …

The Workplace

This is Why People Leave Your Company

When Carly Guthrie was running HR for Per Se, one of the hottest restaurants in New York, the General Manager gave her a piece of advice: “You know, …

Alternative management structures

Co-founder Leo Widrich points out that Buffer's new decision-making-with-advice process can be hard for a founder to get used to: "You need to be …

CEOs and Employees Want Change. So Why Isn't It Happening?

One of the things I consistently notice when speaking to employees about culture change is the finger-pointing back at senior management. I hear <i>“They</i> …

Retiring Cisco CEO delivers dire prediction: 40% of companies will be dead in 10 years

Cisco's giant customer conference, Cisco Live, began Monday in San Diego and was the last time outgoing CEO John Chambers would impart his vision in a keynote speech.<p>And was it ever a speech, filled with fire-and-brimstone predictions.<p>The upshot: Chambers, Cisco's CEO of 20 years, says more than …

Jamie Dimon

Culture Technology Wants To Be FREE

Something very, very big is about to happen in culture, and you’re about to get a front row seat.<p>But first, you should know I have been here awhile. …

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What Is Happening At Zappos?

When Tony Hsieh won the prestigious ACM Programming Contest in 1993, you just knew he was going to do something great with his life. Check out the problem set he and his two teammates had to solve, and you get an acute understanding of just how smart he is.<p>Three years later, he founded LinkExchange …

Command and Control

Hacking Culture Change

Almost every CEO these days asks a similar question: “<i>How can we change faster</i>?” In the face of unprecedented pace of change, CEOs are clearly …

The One Word That Is Holding Us Back

When the Model T Ford was introduced in 1908, consumers were thrilled. They didn’t care that it didn’t have a roof or windshield wipers. It was …

How Transparency Unleashes Collaboration and Inspires

“Did you hear?” says Anna. “Hear what?” I replied. “The rumor is that John is on the way out. I hear his numbers were not that great”.<p>This type of …

The Last Re-Org You’ll Ever Do

New (and old) thinking about organization design may lead to ever-evolving entities<p>Established institutions have been reorganizing as long as they've …

The puzzle of motivation | Dan Pink

Manifesto da Organização Responsiva

<b>Tudo e todos estão conectados.</b><p>O mundo tornou-se uma gigantesca rede onde informações são instantaneamente acessíveis e compartilháveis, reescrevendo …

Resolving the awkward paradox in Frederic Laloux’s Reinventing Organisations

<i>Update: May 2015. This article has been shared widely in the Reinventing Organisations community. I have made a few small revisions, and added</i> …