My blog is called Good Work. As I use it, the phrase refers to two kinds of “good.” When I speak of “Good Work” I mean “good” as in effective and I mean “good” as in morally praiseworthy. Do you care about Good Work? Are you doing Good Work? I’ve spent decades thinking about the challenge of good work and the existing problems in the American work culture.
I’m convinced we can and must do better. Here’s where we can discuss how.
How things get done—processes—are the big key to making permanent improvements to work in your department. You must diagram things. But it gets complicated.read more
We know that work life can be better. For comparison with what it could and should be, let’s look at what work is like right now.read more
I accidentally met a man in the 1980s who changed my view of business and management. And of life.read more
Work is really messed up. You know that, don’t you?read more