The functions of human resources can be utilized when Six Sigma needs extra support for it to survive and thrive in an organization.
Employee appreciation is usually overlooked considering the fact that employees are being paid for their services.
Pay equity is a sensitive topic in today's workplace. The first rule of thumb everyone learns when they join the workforce...never ask what someone gets paid and never discuss what you are being paid. In this TED Talk, David Burkus discusses the secrecy of pay rates and why they should disappear.
In a recent Gallup poll, 60% of government workers are miserable at work because of difficult bosses. Difficult bosses contaminate the workplace. Some do so obliviously, while others smugly manipulate their employees, using them as instruments of their own success. Regardless of their methods, they cause irrevocable damage to their companies and employees by hindering performance and creating unnecessary stress.
Brazilian CEO Ricardo Semler delivers a creative TED Talk, and discusses his practice of a radical form of corporate democracy, rethinking everything from board meetings to how workers report their vacation days. It’s a vision that rewards the wisdom of workers and promotes work-life balance - and leads to some deep insight.