Making Work Meaningful: A Leader’s Guide

People who find meaning at work are happier, more productive, and more engaged. Four practical interventions can help make the search more likely to succeed.

The Dark Side of Transparency

Executives need to get smarter about when to open up and when to withhold information so they can enjoy the benefits of organizational transparency while mitigating its unintended consequences.

Stop Paying Executives for Performance

For chief executives and other senior leaders, it is not unusual for 60-80% of their pay to be tied to performance – whether performance is measured by quarterly earnings, stock prices, or something else. And yet from a review of the research on incentives and motivation, it is wholly unclear why such a large proportion of these executives’ compensation packages would need to be variable. … [ Read more ]