Patty McCord: Lessons from a Silicon Valley maverick: new ways of working and collaborating – W/Evaluation Form

Patty McCord: Lessons from a Silicon Valley maverick: new ways of working and collaborating

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Heading up HR at Netflix, Patty McCord experienced the unconventional start-up work cultures of Silicon Valley up close. She has made a close study of what makes these new cultures work and offers some surprising insights into how deceptively traditional some of these eccentric new offices still are. Finally, she introduces some challenging new ideas on how to motivate people, develop talent, build trust, and ultimately create dynamic and thriving businesses in any industry.

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