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Google Gets Gen Y

Some of the traits that “make Google unique” — risk, trust, openness —don’t cost money and can easily be applied by other companies, according to Helen Tynan, Director of People Operations at Google’s European HQ. In her talk, Future Proof Your Workforce at the NCI’s Cornflakes & Commerce series, Tynan spoke of the attitudes and…

Autonomy as Motivation

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It has long been held that firms seeking to be entrepreneurial need to be innovative, risk taking and proactive. In 1996, academics added competitiveness and autonomy to the mix. The video below — which I found out about by way of Mike Waddell at http://creativeleader.co.uk/ — offers a different take on autonomy. It turns out…