Scaling Happiness

GitHub has long focused on 'optimizing for happiness' for its employees. The company has an unparalleled low turnover rate as a result. But how to continue this as GitHub grows larger is not easy. Ted Nyman talks about how GitHub avoids the generic and ultimately empty 'bread and circuses' HR approach to happiness, the limitations of 'freedom gestures', and how GitHub's flat hierarchy helps make this all possible.

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Location: SFO Commons
Duration: 59 minutes
Channel: Main

Tags: management, happiness

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