Addgene is the Boston-based nonprofit global plasmid repository, renowned for its exceptional, award-winning, inclusive culture. Addgene was voted the best mid-size company in the 2016 Boston Globe Best Place to Work competition and ever since has been in the Top 20.
Addgene has been called the ‘Amazon of plasmids’. Receiving no grants and just a few ‘donations’ of capital, led by Joanne, Addgene’s mission is to accelerate research and discovery and distributed more than 6,000 Covid19 related samples to scientists in over 100 countries by March this year.
Discover what makes Addgene a special place to work and the techniques and practices established by Joanne that have created Addgene’s celebrated inclusive culture.
To executives expecting to save on office space when some employees continue working remotely post-pandemic: Not so fast.
What comes next with regard to the new office will be a global experiment like we’ve never seen. The successes will come from organizations with leaders who are thoughtful and deliberate.
When it comes to flexibility, executives are often worried that they’ll open Pandora’s box and set a dangerous precedent if they allow some employees to work flexibly. They worry that if they let a few employees work from home, then the office will always be empty and no one will be working.