Thursday, September 25, 2014
Why we’re letting Virgin staff take as much holiday as they want
"There is no need to ask for prior approval and neither the employees themselves nor their managers are asked or expected to keep track of their days away from the office. It is left to the employee alone to decide if and when he or she feels like taking a few hours, a day, a week or a month off, the assumption being that they are only going to do it when they feel a hundred per cent comfortable that they and their team are up to date on every project and that their absence will not in any way damage the business – or, for that matter, their careers!" http://www.virgin.com/richard-branson/why-were-letting-virgin-staff-take-as-much-holiday-as-they-want #workplacepolicies #economics #WorkLifeBalance
Privacy and data protection https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZNEPaGFApX4 #privacy #liberty #freedom In the digital age, data plays ...
(meanwhile the managers that decided sit in individual offices) And please at least have some rules "The open-plan office is a ter...
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