Presentation Video on “Why Do We Keep Our Salaries Secret?” by David Burkus on TEDx
The new book that David Burkus wrote that relates to this TEDx Talk is Under New Management: How Leading Organizations are Upending Business as Usual.
Video description from TED: While sharing salaries might raise privacy concerns, some leaders have found that keeping them secret might be hurting employees, causing dissatisfaction and hiding discrimination…it may even be the reason the gender wage gap is so hard to close.
In this talk, David Burkus questions our cultural assumptions around keeping pay secret and reveals that sharing salary information may be better for employees, organizations, and society. David is Associate Professor of Management at Oral Roberts University and the author of the forthcoming book “Under New Management,” which reveals the counterintuitive leadership practices that actually enhance engagement and drive performance in companies.
David Burkus is the author of the best-selling book The Myths of Creativity and the forthcoming Under New Management.
David is a contributing writer for Forbes, 99U, PsychologyToday, and the Harvard Business Review blog. His work has also appeared in Fast Company, Inc, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, and the Financial Times. As a speaker, he has delivered keynotes and lectures to a diverse set of audiences, from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies to the U.S. Naval Academy.