Organizational culture is a key to “fit” between employees and their organizations. It’s also the secret to enduring greatness. In this video you’ll learn how leading organizations like Netflix, UPS, Uber, and Tongal use their organizational cultures to attract, retain, and motivate workers.
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- As organizational boundaries become less rigid,…more workers are operating outside the traditional confines…of regular full time employment.…They may be free agents or elancers,…that is freelancers in the digital world,…who work for themselves,…or they may be employees of an organization…a firm is allied with,…employees of outsourcing, or temporary help firm,…or even volunteers.…In the U.S., 90% of firms use nonstandard workers,…and on any given day,…experts estimate, they may comprise as much as…24% of the American workforce.…
When firms hired only regular full time employees,…it was easy to transmit organizational culture.…Shared values, expectations, and behavior,…that set the context for everything a company does.…If you wanted to see what an organization really values,…just look at who gets promoted, rewarded, or let go.…At Netflix, for example, a key value was courage.…What does courage mean in practice?…According to founder Reed Hastings,…"you say what you think, even if it is controversial."…You, "take smart risks,"…
Wayne first outlines the characteristics of freelancers, contractors, and elancers, and what they look for in an employer. He then reviews the management challenges involved in leading an on-demand team, and the implications for HR professionals responsible for developing a global supply chain of talent. He also considers critical legal issues: how to protect proprietary information, how to avoid violations of compensation and benefits laws, and how to distinguish nonemployees from employees of an organization. By the end of this course, you'll have a better understanding of the issues facing employers and employees in the on-demand economy.
- Who are on-demand workers?
- Developing a management strategy
- Incentivizing on-demand workers
- Hiring and developing
- Managing risk with outside workers
- Understanding the legal issues