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Low pay isn't causing people to quit their jobs — toxic workplace culture is

Steve Pfost/Newsday RM via Getty Images Compensation isn't the biggest factor in an employee deciding to quit, a new analysis found. Toxic workplace culture is 10.4 times more likely to contribute to an employee leaving. Retail workers are the most likely to quit, but firms like SpaceX have also had a high quit-rate. Workers are quitting their jobs in record numbers. But what's nudging them out the door isn't low pay — it's toxic workplace culture. That's according to a ne...
Tags: Spacex, Careers, Trends, Bloomberg, Netflix, Mckinsey, Employee Retention, McKinsey Company, MIT Sloan Management Review, Ella Cerón, Donald Sull, Avery Hartmans, Bloomberg Global, Sull, Aine Cain, Toxic Workplace


6 Concepts For Competing Differently In Uncertainty

Many of us are reading more than usual these days – perhaps one of the scarce positive aspects of the COVID crisis. For business readers seeking inspiration on what comes after COVID that will enable The Great Reboot of their enterprise, here are two recommendations. First, consider The Upside of Turbulence by Donald Sull, now at MIT and previously at London Business School when this work was published back in 2009. The book was written with the financial crisis front-of-mind, but the thinkin...
Tags: India, Intel, Mit, New York Times, Dartmouth, Royal Caribbean, Branding, London Business School, Clark Gilbert, Harvey Firestone, Brand Management, Vijay Govindarajan, Lakshmi Mittal, Donald Sull, Steve Wunker, Sull


The Difference Between Strategy and Operational Effectiveness

  “When people are used to think about something in a particular way, they have great difficulty in thinking about it in new ways.” [Karl Duncker]     The problem compounds when the source of our thinking is confusion. Clarity of thought creates advantage in action. But the two, which in business we most commonly refer to as strategy and execution, are not one and the same. It's especially important to understand the difference when it comes to operational effectiveness.     W...
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What Makes People Believe Ideas?

  “ A lie can get halfway around the world before the truth can even get its boots on. ” [Mark Twain]     We all have powerful forces that influence what we believe. They're called family, personal experience, faith, and in some cases special mentors and friends. Anyone who tries to persuade people reckons with these forces—the cumulative result of a lifetime of relationships and personal learning.     And yet, there are stories that make us believe almost against our better judgement...
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