Big Brother pseudoscience for Dutch corporations’ workers

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This 2016 video from the USA says about itself:

The (uncomfortable) truth of HR and leadership development | Patrick Vermeren | TEDxKMA

Quackery and pseudoscience can be very dangerous. Not only in medicine but also in human resources. Alarmed by the nonsensical ideas of Transactional Analysis, Patrick Vermeren set out on a mission to reveal the truth about the many HR theories, models and questionnaires. The academic literature revealed that most HR practices (in recruitment, assessment, development, coaching…) are very problematic and some even dangerous. In this Talk valid alternatives are presented.

Patrick Vermeren has been active as a consultant, trainer and coach since 1996. He built on his experience at major Belgian banks (Cera and Dexia) and an American multinational (Procter & Gamble).

Translated from Dutch weekly De Groene Amsterdammer, 31 October 2018:

Workers as a collection of data

Privacy? Obsolete’

PostNL [the privatised…

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