How to make sparks fly with creative 'hot spots.'

Crabb, Steve
October 2007
People Management;10/4/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 20, p10
The article discusses how senior executives can create cultures supporting creative hot spots in the workplace, a topic discussed by professor Lynda Gratton during the CIPD annual conference 2007. She stresses that if employees behave in a dysfunctional way, it is the responsibility of the human resources (HR) department to get them to change their behavior. She adds that having a co-operative culture where people trust each other is a necessary condition for hot spots. However, hot spots can burn so professionals have to create a rhythm for it to last.


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