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The Relationship Between Rocket Science and Human Resource Management

Posted by Wendy White on March 23, 2016

The Relationship Between Rocket Science and Human Resource ManagementWhile you might not look to Elon Musk or Jeff Bezos for HR advice, their approach does make interesting conversation.

These two mega-entrepreneurs are involved in a literal space race between their two commercial rocketry startups.

What concerns our discussion is the lengths to which both CEOs push their employees. We are invited to consider the question of ethical workplace standards wthin companies on the cutting edge of technology.

The author looks to figures like Thomas Edison, who made much the same demands of his massive workforce. Like Edison, will Bezos and Musk be regarded by history as world-creating pioneers, or derided as psychotic taskmasters? Only time will tell. 


Read full article at HuffPost Science.

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Wendy White

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Wendy White

As the Director of Client and Clinical Services at CareATC, Wendy manages the implementation and ongoing success of our clients' clinic programs. She is also a resident expert on all things CareATC, having been with the company for over 10 years.

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