Business Disruption From the Inside Out
A playbook from Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR) for how employees can be effective change agents and how leaders can respond to employee activism-
Employee activism—when employees advocate for social change inside, and sometimes even criticize, their own organization. This trend has had a range of consequences for both employees and the workplace.
Despite widespread employee support, employee activism is controversial among many corporate leaders. To improve their odds of succeeding, employees need to deepen their understanding of what effective activism looks like. Additionally, managers need to know how to engage meaningfully with employee activism, because it will continue to have an increasing significance in organizational operations.