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Workplace Democracy

  1. 1. Workplace Democracy
  2. 2. twitter/andrecarlucci andrecarlucci@gmail.com Chief Happiness Officer of Way2
  3. 3. VOTINGBy
  4. 4. our
  5. 5. They decide for us
  6. 6. So, somehow we have…
  7. 7. There is no universal definition of Democracy
  8. 8. Freedom
  9. 9. Equality
  10. 10. Transparency
  11. 11. We defend these values above anything else !
  12. 12. Not to mention Wars that we fought to guarantee them.
  13. 13. But what my job has to do with any of that?
  14. 14. We spend over of our day at work…
  15. 15. Because my boss said so. Top Down Management! Why?
  16. 16. That seems more like the army…
  17. 17. Than a collaborative place.
  18. 18. But what is workplace democracy?
  19. 19. Like in nations, democracy in workplaces comes in many ways
  20. 20. 1. Vote
  21. 21. Workplace democracy is not having the employees voting in every decision
  22. 22. But letting them have voice in things that MATTER
  23. 23. 2. Trust
  24. 24. “If we don’t let people do their work the way they want to, we will never know their true potential” Ricardo Semler
  25. 25. Responsibility 3.
  26. 26. “I don’t want to know how many hours you spend here at the company. What I need is people delivering value.” Ricardo Semler
  27. 27. Freedom 4.
  28. 28. MIND!
  29. 29. Rules 5.
  30. 30. LESS IS MORE
  31. 31. Traditions are more powerful than rules.
  32. 32. Open Book 6.
  33. 33. When employees think, act and feel like owners… Everybody wins
  34. 34. Is that possible?
  35. 35. Once upon a time…
  36. 36. They elect and remove their bosses Employees are also owners They divide the profits They have benefits and insurance Who are they?
  37. 37. Pirates! 300 years ago…
  38. 38. Semco: 3000 employees Annual Growth: 27% Turnover 1%
  39. 39. Democracy at Way2
  40. 40. No job titles, no hierarchies… Teams
  41. 41. Holidays Every team decides their…
  42. 42. Working hours Every one decides his/her own…
  43. 43. Budget Everybody decides how to spend the…
  44. 44. Hires The team…
  45. 45. Result Democratic Workplaces...
  46. 46. Are talent magnetics
  47. 47. Have innovative ideas
  48. 48. Work faster
  49. 49. Have happier people
  50. 50. And there is nothing more important than our Happiness
  51. 51. Questions?
  52. 52. Thank you :-) twitter/andrecarlucci andrecarlucci@gmail.com
  53. 53. 1 - www.flickr.com/photos/ervega/520805988 5 - http://www.flickr.com/photos/wallyg/2566845461/sizes/l/in/photostream/ 6 - http://www.flickr.com/photos/ervega/3275685878/sizes/o/in/photostream/ 8 - http://www.flickr.com/photos/unleashedlive/2924379902/sizes/o/in/photostream/ 10- http://www.flickr.com/photos/fazen/63870711/sizes/o/in/photostream/ 13- http://www.flickr.com/photos/riacale/2787411071/sizes/l/in/photostream/ 22- http://www.flickr.com/photos/igbce/4013428065/ 22- http://www.flickr.com/photos/aloiziomercadante/5099716983/ 22- http://www.flickr.com/photos/soldiersmediacenter/4097699785/ 37- http://www.flickr.com/photos/bayat/7491311/ 41- http://www.flickr.com/photos/practicalowl/3933514241/ 42- http://www.semco.com.br/pt/ 43- http://www.worldblu.com/ 55- http://www.flickr.com/photos/sunface13/988453859/sizes/l/in/photostream/ 56- http://www.flickr.com/photos/jadendave/4289213289/sizes/l/in/photostream/ Image Copyrights Note: I couldn’t find all the image sources for this presentation. If your credits aren’t here, please contact me and I’ll be happy to add it or remove the image.

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