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What is ‘Fit’ in the workplace?

In the past decade, a vibrant body of scientific research has been conducted on topic of employee-organization fit.  This research has provided a wealth of data to support the idea that a strong or homogeneous company culture, combined with employees who share the values that the culture promotes, will lead to many positive outcomes, such […]

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MOTIVATING THE UN-MOTIVATED One of the 16 key factors in determining a person’s compatibility with an employer is the amount of engagement that occurs. In this context, how much effort does one exert into motivating employees?   As a college professor, an interesting paradox occurs in the context of motivating students in the classroom. THE CHALLENGE […]

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Is Amazon a Mess, or Exactly on Track?

You’ve seen it by now, I’m sure. But just in case, here’s the short version of the latest news cycle centered on Amazon: New York Times writes report that Amazon is a really tough place to work. Jeff Bezos replies, “I know you are, but what am I?” Both articles agree that Amazon is a […]

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