Optimizing for Happiness

13th April 2011 in Oxford at Oxford Barceló Hotel

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The way traditional businesses approach the management and organization of creative, intellectual workers is wrong. By throwing away everything that blocks productivity (meetings, deadlines, managers, titles, strict vacation policies, etc) and treating your employees as the responsible adults that they are, potential can be unlocked and employee happiness and retention can be increased.

Optimizing for Happiness

Tom Preston-Werner

Tom Preston-Werner is a cofounder of GitHub, the social coding phenomenon that has captured the imaginations of hackers around the globe.