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Bill Fotsch

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  • Comment on: Comment: The compelling case for slow fashion

    Bill Fotsch's comment 16 April 2020 12:23 pm

    To complement slow fashion, I suggest slow employment. Slow to hire, slow to fire and higher quality relationships, going from hired hands to trusted partners. We already see several industry leaders that have adopted this strategy, Southwest Airlines, Starbucks and many private companies. Their profit and engagement results are substantially better than competitors. These Forbes and Harvard Business Review articles provide more background:
    https://hbr.org/2018/01/more-than-a-paycheck http://www.forbes.com/sites/fotschcase/2016/05/31/engage-your-employees-in-making-money/

  • Comment on: Pressure mounts on Boohoo to engage with unions

    Bill Fotsch's comment 10 June 2019 0:00 am

    Many executives see unions as the enemy. And sadly, many unions act like the enemy. But this does not have to be the case. In great companies with strong unions, like Southwest Airlines, a former client of mine, both management and unions live in an atmosphere of mutual respect and shared economic dependence. These Forbes and Harvard Business Review articles provide more background: https://hbr.org/2018/01/more-than-a-paycheck http://www.forbes.com/sites/fotschcase/2016/05/31/engage-your-employees-in-making-money/