Our weekly roundup of workplace news from around the web.
- “Popular media has reached a millennial think piece saturation point. Well-meaning and often well-credentialed business leaders, organizational psychologists, and other experts have devoted ample time to parsing the generational differences and personality characteristics that supposedly set younger generations apart from their elders,” reports Fast Company. “Unfortunately, most of that is bogus.”
- “Tales of time-hungry organizations — from Silicon Valley to Wall Street and from London to Hong Kong — abound,” write Erin Reid and Lakshmi Ramarajan for HBR. “Managers routinely overload their subordinates, contact them outside of business hours, and make last-minute requests for additional work.” To combat it, they share tips to better manage these high-intensity workplaces.
- Fortune rounds up 20 companies with exceptional workplace culture.