In the show "Severance," characters don't understand the point of their work. And they barely know their colleagues.
Econ Extra Credit newsletter #111
Econ Extra Credit newsletter #110
The hit Apple TV+ series "Severance" offers searing commentary on corporate values, organized labor and finding purpose at work.
Melissa Daimler says company culture is "not this nebulous set of values — it's a very distinct set of behaviors that are then embedded into the daily workings of a company."
Opposition to paid leave has often been rooted in the challenge it poses to businesses. That calculus is changing.
It's about company culture, performance management and lots of logistics.
As workers struggle with burnout during the pandemic, some employers are testing a four-day week to combat overwork and lift morale.