Tuesday, August 18th, 2009
Netflix believes in creating a culture that supports Freedom and Responsibility. They don’t promote to placate or keep people around out of loyalty. They know they have to make people happy and in order to do that they need to challenge and engage their employees.
Seven Aspects of Netflix Culture:
- Values are what we Value
- High Performance
- Freedom & Responsibility
- Context, not Control
- Highly Aligned, Loosely Coupled
- Pay Top of the Market
- Promotions & Development
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Check out the Happy at Work Project and see how your views align with you company’s views. The closer your values align with the company’s, the more enjoyable it is to work with them.
Stephen of the Rat Race Trap talks about work and personal development on his site. It’s a must-read for someone seeking something better in their life.
If you liked this article then check out these articles:
- Does Your Company Need an Extreme Makeover?
- How do I make my people happy?
- Why Work Sucks and How to Fix It, Book Review