The best places to work

December 12th, 2014
google_office_zurich-7.jpegWe’ve recently seen year end lists of the best places to work.  Free food, massage, pets, and a beautiful campus are all contributing factors.  However, research, behavioral analysis and science can also tell us what make a workplace effective, productive, and more innovative.

The famed management consultant Peter Drucker said that “culture eats strategy for lunch.” Affirming a long held conviction that the culture of a company, even more than its smarts or its products, drive its success or failure.
Part of that culture, built into the DNA of every company, it the work environments it provides its people.

That where my gust Social Psychologist Ron Friedman picks up the story in The Best Place to Work: The Art and Science of Creating an Extraordinary Workplace

My conversation with Ron Friedman: