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Nurturing Personal Purpose at Work 

Date: 08/2019 Author(s): Rey, Carlos; Almandoz, John; Montaner, Alex Document type: Chapter Reflecting on the purpose of one's work can be a highly rewarding and inspiring exercise that helps to harmonize the purpose of the individual with that of the organization, resulting in greater job satisfaction and quality of work. However, experience shows that often one's purpose tends to weaken over time, running the risk of being forgotten altogether ... More information

The New Logic of Purpose Within the Organization 

Date: 08/2019 Author(s): Rey, Carlos; San Cristobal, Jon; Almandoz, John Document type: Chapter The idea of purpose has been around management for decades. In fact, organizations that have formally stated their organizational purpose are now quite common. However, the presence of purpose is not a phenomenon exclusive to the organization alone. Evidence from the field shows that the idea of purpose is also present and it develops at an individual ... More information

Fixed and variable pay: New approaches 

Date: 14/06/2019 Author(s): Gómez, Sandalio; García Fonseca, Ana Document type: Technical Note A firm's compensation policy sends a clear message to employees and, at the same time, guides their behavior in the desired direction. The initial design and subsequent administration of the compensation policy is crucial to develop the firm's strategy and spread the organization's values. In this note we analyze the key aspects of this policy, both ... More information Read related article

'Employer branding' en Siemens: ¿quién lidera la marca? (B) 

Date: 11/06/2019 Author(s): Oliver, Xavier; Sastre Boquet, Isaac Document type: Case En 2015, Siemens se enfrentaba a una crisis de reclutamiento. En un momento en que la digitalización y la ciencia de datos eran claves para la ingeniería, se vio compitiendo con empresas como Google, Apple o Microsoft, mucho más atractivas para trabajar. De hecho, una encuesta de la propia compañía reveló que casi todos sus grupos de interés la veían ... More information

Employer branding en Siemens: ¿quién lidera la marca? (A)  

Date: 11/06/2019 Author(s): Oliver, Xavier; Sastre Boquet, Isaac Document type: Case En 2015, Siemens se enfrentaba a una crisis de reclutamiento. En un momento en que la digitalización y la ciencia de datos eran claves para la ingeniería, se vio compitiendo con empresas como Google, Apple o Microsoft, mucho más atractivas para trabajar. De hecho, una encuesta de la propia compañía reveló que casi todos sus grupos de interés la veían ... More information

Ejemplo de un político polifacético 

Date: 07/06/2019 Author(s): Álvarez de Mon, Santiago Document type: Opinion A cabo de finalizar la biografía de Walter Isaacson sobre Benjamín Franklin (Boston 1706-Filadelfia 1790), sin duda un norteamericano polifacético. Relato apasionante, el lector va saltando sobre los distintos personajes que representó en vida. Además de ayudar a su padre en el negocio familiar de velas y jabones, colaboró con 12 años en la imprenta ... More information

Introduction to Positive Psychology 

Date: 04/06/2019 Author(s): Plamenova Djourova, Nia; Ribera, Alberto Document type: Technical Note This technical note gives a brief introduction to positive psychology. The ideas and notions that form the basis of positive psychology emerged within humanism in the 1950s, long before positive psychology was shaped as a movement. Among other things, humanism also spawned the self-help culture and a large body of literature encouraging positive thinking ... More information

Character, Strengths and Virtues 

Date: 03/06/2019 Author(s): Ribera, Alberto Document type: Technical Note This technical note provides an overview of three fundamental elements from positive psychology: character, virtues and strengths. Character is the personal pattern of behavior that causes one to do good or bad actions. It is stable, but at the same time it has a range of malleability - it can be changed and improved upon. Virtues refer to habits or ... More information

Serving followers and family? A trickle-down model of how servant leadership shapes employee work performance 

Date: 06/2019 Author(s): Stollberger, Jakob; Las Heras, Mireia; Rofcanin, Yasin; Bosch, Mª José Document type: Article in Journal (refereed) Previous studies have identified servant leadership as an important driver of organizational effectiveness. However, so far little research attention has been given to whether servant leadership displayed by leaders across an organization's hierarchy can increase the effectiveness of its members. In this study, we integrate prosociality models with ... More information

Buenas Prácticas para la gestión de la igualdad, la diversidad y la mejora de la competitividad en la empresa 

Date: 31/05/2019 Author(s): Chinchilla, Nuria; Jimenez, Esther; Grau Grau, Marc Collaborator(s): Fundación Más Humano; Sponsor(s): Caixa Bank; Editor(s): Cátedra Carmina Roca y Rafael Pich-Aguilera de Mujer y Liderazgo Document type: Study and Monograph El Código es un documento para un cambio 4.0 en las empresas, que diseña caminos para acceder a los puestos de máxima responsabilidad con independencia del género del profesional y de las circunstancias personales o familiares. Además de ser un impulsor del valor ético y estratégico del equilibrio de género para garantizar la eficiencia y sostenibilidad. Con ... More information Read related article
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