Why do some companies choose to invest in creating good jobs for their employees? There is no single answer, and companies that adopt such a strategy may seek a range of payoffs—from lower turnover to higher productivity.
Many factors drive business model evolution, including innovations in design or technology and opportunities in new markets. At the heart of a good-jobs approach is the way in which employees are deployed to help implement new business models.
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(Note: Many of the case studies you'll find here were developed by The Hitachi Foundation.)
The purpose of this memo, which was written by Thomas Kochan (MIT Sloan School of Management), Susan Helper (Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve), Alexander Kowalski (MIT Sloan) and John Van Reenen (MIT Sloan) is to summarize prior evidence on the interrelationships between...
This MIT Sloan case, authored by Zeynep Ton, Thomas A. Kochan, and Cate Reavis, explores an unusual employee-led protest that took place at Market Basket, a New England-based supermarket chain, during the summer of 2014. Employees protested the firing of Market Basket's CEO because they...