The article discusses modifying the work environment for unconventional employees who nonetheless have valuable skills to contribute. An example cited is software company Specialisterne, which discovered people with autism were well-suited to the repetitive and exacting nature of software testing. The authors provide advice on recruiting, training, and designing jobs for people with uncommon traits.
|Journal||M I T Sloan Management Review|
|Publication status||Published - 2014|
Austin, R. D., & Sonne, T. (2014). The Dandelion Principle: Redesigning Work for the Innovation Economy. M I T Sloan Management Review, 55(4), 67-72. http://sfx-45cbs.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/45cbs?url_ver=Z39.88-2004&url_ctx_fmt=infofi/fmt:kev:mtx:ctx&ctx_enc=info:ofi/enc:UTF-8&ctx_ver=Z39.88-2004&rfr_id=info:sid/sfxit.com:azlist&sfx.ignore_date_threshold=1&rft.object_id=110985821000953&rft.object_portfolio_id=&svc.holdings=yes&svc.fulltext=yes