Top HR and Company Culture News of the Week – April 14, 2014

by Jimmy Winskowski on Apr 14, 2014 3:45:33 AM

google humanizes technology in the workplaceWith endless means of electronic communication at our fingertips, has our workforce started to become dehumanized? And what effect might all of this online interaction be having on your employees? Business author Mark C. Crowley tackles this tough issue in his recent Fast Company piece, "How Google Humanizes Technology in the Workplace and How You Can, Too."

 
crowdsourcingDoes the age old "wisdom of the crowds" really hit the mark when it comes to making smart decisions? In the case of the CIA, the answer is a resounding "yes!" And Inc.com writer Erik Sherman has a few quick tips for how you can make the wisdom of the crowds work for you. Read his piece on how crowdsourcing works for the intelligence community and why you may want to widen your list of advisors.
 
work environmentEach of us is searching for a way to get more out of our employees. But could creating a better work environment actually be the solution to getting more production from your team? In this short interview, Jason Fell looks into how your employees' surroundings may have a big impact on the habits they come to form. Check out what he learned in his article on Entrepreneur.com, "How Your Workplace Can Inspire Good Habits Among Employees."

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