Future² Episode #9 — David Burkus on Rethinking Business as Usual

David Burkus is the author of the The Myths of Creativity: The Truth About How Innovative Companies and People Generate Great Ideas. He is Associate Professor of Management at Oral Roberts University where he teaches courses on creativity, entrepreneurship, and organizational behavior. He is also the founder and host of LDRLB, a podcast on leadership, innovation, and strategy. He has just released Under New Management, how leading organizations are upending business as usual, in which he challenges many of the long-standing management disciplines we take for granted with new and radical alternatives that seem to be working at some of today’s more progressive organisations.

Our discussion touched on:
- putting employees first and customers second
- self managing teams
- lean performance reviews
- living, breathing org charts
- activity based working and why it’s not always a good thing
- unlimited vacation policies
- banning email
- Oklahoma City Thunder’s chances in the NBA Playoffs

To find out more about David Burkus and to secure a copy of his new book, Under New Management, head to davidburkus.com

For more podcast goodness, head to www.futuresquared.xyz

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