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Jacob Morgan

The 5 Types Of Organizational Structures: Part 1, The Hierarchy

Jacob Morgan | Posted 07.06.2016 | Business
Jacob Morgan

Today one thing is certain, the hierarchy belongs in a management museum locked up for people to see, but not touch.

Fostering Innovation: Mars Drinks' Coffee Shop Culture

Jacob Morgan | Posted 07.02.2016 | Business
Jacob Morgan

This month's content on the future of work was made possible by my friends at Work Market. Work Market is a freelance management system that brings fr...

What Is an Employee?

Jacob Morgan | Posted 06.30.2016 | Business
Jacob Morgan

This episode of The Future in 5, I talk about what an employee is. This is a very basic, simple concept that many of us do not pay attention to even though it is a part of our daily lives.

5 Outdated Workplace Practices

Jacob Morgan | Posted 06.26.2016 | Business
Jacob Morgan

This episode of The Future In 5 I wanted to talk about the five workplace practices that are completely out-of-date. They are 1) hierarchy, 2) working...

The Transformation of T-Mobile: Re-engineering HR for the Future of Work

Jacob Morgan | Posted 06.25.2016 | Business
Jacob Morgan

It is rare to talk to such a large organization that has literally re-invented the HR function and what it means to work there. So take a moment to listen to this exciting podcast with Ben Bratt at T-Mobile.

3 Things To Do To Build A Personal Brand

Jacob Morgan | Posted 06.23.2016 | Business
Jacob Morgan

This episode of The Future In 5 is about what makes a personal brand. Why are some personal brands successful and others not so successful?

Make No Mistake, You're In A Relationship With The Company You Work For

Jacob Morgan | Posted 06.22.2016 | Business
Jacob Morgan

In the proverbial world of business it's rare to find someone who is single. If you were to think of a Facebook status for your company, most of us it would have it set to "in a relationship."

Holacracy: What, How and Why

Jacob Morgan | Posted 06.18.2016 | Business
Jacob Morgan

I'm really excited about this episode of the Future of Work podcast. My guest is Brian J. Robertson who actually created Holacracy, a new management a...

The Highest Rated CEOs In 2015

Jacob Morgan | Posted 06.17.2016 | Business
Jacob Morgan

Recently Glassdoor released their highest rated CEOs list for 2015 which I wanted to share with you here.

What Is the Purpose of an Office?

Jacob Morgan | Posted 06.16.2016 | Business
Jacob Morgan

If you look back over the past 100 years, the original purpose of an office was to provide a place where employees could get their jobs done ─ you give them the resources, the tools and the place where they can work. Today, we are seeing the idea of an office take on a very different shape.

The Future of Health Care: Transforming Our Health and Well-Being

Jacob Morgan | Posted 06.11.2016 | Business
Jacob Morgan

My guest for this episode of the Future of Work podcast is Jeroen Tas, CEO of Philips Informatics, Solutions and Services Business Group in Philips Healthcare. Jeroen is also the former CIO of all of Philips. Health care is a very popular topic today affecting how we live and work. Jeroen gave me a crash course on what the future of health care will look like.

Why Human Resources Is Dead

Jacob Morgan | Posted 06.08.2016 | Business
Jacob Morgan

The idea of thinking of employees as capital assets is antiquated, but for many it's not enough to simply talk about how HR is changing and what the new role of HR is. Companies are dropping the term "human resources" altogether and are shifting towards more "people centric" terms.

Self Management: The Story Behind Morning Star's Success

Jacob Morgan | Posted 06.04.2016 | Business
Jacob Morgan

This episode of the Future of Work podcast I had the pleasure to speak with Paul Green, Jr., co-founder of the Self-Management Institute at the Morning Star Company.

#TheFuturein5 Episode 41: Embracing Failure vs. Encouraging Failure

Jacob Morgan | Posted 06.02.2016 | Business
Jacob Morgan

There are a lot of organizations that say they embrace failure ─ in fact, they reward failure. But, that does not mean that they encourage failure. There really is a difference between the two.

Employee Rewards and Recognition: How to Create a More Engaged Environment

Jacob Morgan | Posted 05.28.2016 | Business
Jacob Morgan

Achievers is known for its employee recognition platform that you may have heard of and some of you may be using in your organization.

Join the FOW Community 'Future of Work Tweet Chat' Every Thursday at 4 p.m. PST!

Jacob Morgan | Posted 05.26.2016 | Business
Jacob Morgan

The FOW Community (future of work community) has grown quite a bit over the past few months and we now have around 40 companies from around the world....

#TheFuturein5 Episode 39: What Is The Future of Work?

Jacob Morgan | Posted 05.22.2016 | Business
Jacob Morgan

What is the future of work? This is a very big, interesting, complex, yet simple question. It is probably the single, biggest question I get asked the most.

The Role of Technology in Collaboration

Jacob Morgan | Posted 05.21.2016 | Business
Jacob Morgan

In this episode of the Future of Work podcast my guest is Jeffrey Rodman, the co-founder of Polycom.

#TheFuturein5 Episode 37: HR and IT Are the Two Sexiest Job Functions

Jacob Morgan | Posted 05.15.2016 | Business
Jacob Morgan

These two departments are typically seen as being the most frustrating, legacy, not evolving, not modern, and not being cool -- the exact opposite of sexy.

Technology as Tools and Not Toys

Jacob Morgan | Posted 05.14.2016 | Business
Jacob Morgan

My guest for this episode of the Future of Work podcast is Ralph Loura, CIO at Hewlett-Packard's Enterprise Group, and former CIO of the Clorox Company. We looked at technology as tools and not toys.

#TheFuturein5 Episode 36: What's Going on With Zappos and Holacracy

Jacob Morgan | Posted 05.12.2016 | Business
Jacob Morgan

In this episode of the Future in Five, I discuss the recent news about Zappos and the fact that hundreds of employees are leaving the 1,500-person company as a result of its implementation of something called "holacracy."

The Disengagement Factory

Jacob Morgan | Posted 05.11.2016 | Business
Jacob Morgan

This is a story and experience that all too many employees around the world face. Our companies have become "disengagement factories."

#TheFuturein5 Episode 35: Inside the Offices of LinkedIn!

Jacob Morgan | Posted 05.08.2016 | Business
Jacob Morgan

This is a very special episode of The Future in Five where I take a look inside the offices of LinkedIn.

HR and Talent Management: The Top 10 Human Capital Trends for 2015

Jacob Morgan | Posted 05.07.2016 | Business
Jacob Morgan

In this Future of Work podcast, I speak with Josh Bersin. Josh started a company called Bersin & Associates, which was acquired by Deloitte and is now known as Bersin by Deloitte.

What Some of the World's Leading Companies Can Teach You About the Future of Work

Jacob Morgan | Posted 05.06.2016 | Business
Jacob Morgan

The goal of the community and the forum is to bring together the world's most forward thinking organizations to explore what the future of work is going to look like, and what companies are doing to adapt.