The Workplace Revolution: Engagement, Performance Reviews and Salaries

Joost Minnaar
Written by Joost Minnaar May 25, 2019

As explorers of radically engaging workplaces, we try to read all notable articles published on the topic. We read them, we rank them and we share them.

We share the most insightful ones. The ones that are vital content to fuel the global movement for better work. They inspired us and we hope they inspire you as well.

Here are our top 5 picks of this month. This should be your monthly workplace inspiration. Enjoy!

Engagement around the world, charted

(Harvard Business Review)

AD Pengagement

"Keeping employees engaged is a concern for companies around the world. We tend to think only about engagement in our own organizations. But new findings from ADP Research Institute, which makes and shares data-based discoveries about all aspects of the world of work, reveal stark differences in engagement between countries, industries, and job types." Informative HBR Big Idea piece full of valuable data by Matt Perry.

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More harm than good: the truth about performance reviews


Performance Management

"It's important for leaders to ask: Do our performance reviews really help us get the most out of our people?" Check out this great piece by Robert Sutton and Ben Wigert.

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Women did everything right. Then work got 'greedy'

(New York Times)

Outof Office

"How America's obsession with long hours has widened the gender gap." Read it in this piece by Claire Cain Miller.

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The Workplace Revolution: Engagement, Performance Reviews and Salaries
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How knowing your colleague's salary could hurt you

(Quartz at Work)


"How does widely available income information play out across a society? How much value do workers place on pay information within their company? And how might a radically free exchange of pay data affect a labor market like TaskRabbit, where employer and worker essentially re-set compensation constantly?" Good questions asked by Christine Le Bea in this piece.

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Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard is in business to save the earth - not Wall Street



"At Patagonia, we make our important decisions based on wanting to be here 100 years from now." Once again a great piece about the pioneering bucket list organization Patagonia.

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Written by Joost Minnaar
Joost Minnaar
Co-founder Corporate Rebels. My daily focus is on research, writing, and anything else related to making work more fun.
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