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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 14 Apr 22

By Joost Minnaar and originally published at corporate-rebels.com Around the year 1900, rats were a huge problem in Hanoi, Vietnam — known then as French Indochina. The colonial government came up with a new public policy to solve the problem: a citywide rat bounty program. In an effort to encourage the local entrepreneurial spirit, and to provide locals with a new source of income, the government started to pay citizens to kill rats. But since the colonial rulers didn’t want to be bothered with the task of rat corpse disposal, they decided to pay a bounty of one cent to …

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By Joost Minnaar and originally published at corporate-rebels.com Around the year 1900, rats were a huge problem in Hanoi, Vietnam — known then as French Indochina. The colonial government came up with a new public policy to solve the problem: a citywide rat bounty program. In an effort to encourage the local entrepreneurial spirit, and to provide locals with a …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 11 Jan 22

Lisa Gill interviews Jos de Blok, originally published at leadermorphosis.co Jos de Blok is the founder of Buurtzorg, a home care organisation in the Netherlands with 15,000 nurses and no managers. We talk about how their decentralised, human approach has helped them during the pandemic, why he believes ‘protocolising things’ in organisations does damage, and his advice for leaders and traditional top-down organisations that are embarking on transformation processes. It was an honour to talk to one of my heroes and to hear him speak with such heart. Enjoy! 57 min 29 secs. Listen here. Resources: My interview with the …

Leadermorphosis Ep. 69 Jos de Blok on Buurtzorg and the Virtues of Humanising, Not Protocolising Read More »

Lisa Gill interviews Jos de Blok, originally published at leadermorphosis.co Jos de Blok is the founder of Buurtzorg, a home care organisation in the Netherlands with 15,000 nurses and no managers. We talk about how their decentralised, human approach has helped them during the pandemic, why he believes ‘protocolising things’ in organisations does damage, and his advice for leaders and …

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