What The Professor Who Coined ‘Engagement’ On The Job Thinks About The ‘Quiet Quitting’ Trend
24 Aug 2022
William Kahn has been called the “father of employee engagement” and was credited with coining the term in a 1990 paper—a concept that helped spark a whole genre of management consulting and profitable industry of survey tools measuring how dedicated workers are to their jobs.
But the way his original idea has been adapted over the last 30 years by consultants and corporate America is “something I’m not proud of,” the Boston University professor said when Forbes called him recently to get his views on “quiet quitting,” the TikTok phenomenon about dialing back effort on the job and setting work-life boundaries that
Here’s Who Decides What Quality of Life MeansAug 24 2022
Quoting Site Selection colleagues isn’t a reportorial practice we typically employ. But in this instance, a thought-provoking presentation by Editor-in-Chief Mark Arend served as the prompt for an inquiry into attracting top talent through “quality of life” enhancements. QOL has rocketed up the priority list of economic developers. “In...
Companies receiving economic development incentives often have a great story to tell. The projects championed by those companies bring much needed jobs and investment to a local community. In exchange, the companies may receive various forms of economic development incentives, such as grants, tax credits, or loans. However, these incentives...
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