18 months ago, the Luminary Labs team embarked on a research project to understand how organizations large and small are embracing human-favorable policies by establishing livable wages, developing creative equity plans, offering paid parental leave policies, and even pulling out of an entire state in protest of discrimination. In addition to sending a strong signal that people come first, these organizations are also making an economic argument to investors that these policies pay dividends in reduced turnover and improved business outcome.
Some call this corporate social activism.
We call this Human Company Design, a management approach that creates value by investing in people.
Tomorrow, Sara Holoubek heads to Northside Festival where she will moderate a fireside chat on Human Company Design with Alexandra Cavoulacos, Founder at The Muse, and Ernest Ng, Senior Director of Employee Success at Salesforce. During this conversation, Sara will share the early findings of our most recent research, including how Human Company Design manifests in companies of varying sizes and maturity.
Later this month, Janna Gilbert, Head of Client Services at Luminary Labs, joins the speaker line-up at Harvest’s Almanac Live conference. Janna will discuss how the principles of Human Company Design can ensure the delivery of exceptional work.
If you are attending either event, we’d be delighted to meet you. In the meantime, we invite you to read the Human Company Manifesto, sign up for updates about new learnings and case studies, or follow the movement on Twitter.