The Why of Work: How Great Leaders Build Abundant Organizations That Win (inbunden)
Format
Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
304
Utgivningsdatum
2010-06-16
Upplaga
ed
Förlag
McGraw-Hill Education
Medarbetare
Ulrich, Wendy / Goldsmith, Marshall
Illustratör/Fotograf
Illustrations
Illustrationer
illustrations
Dimensioner
237 x 169 x 25 mm
Vikt
563 g
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9780071739351
The Why of Work: How Great Leaders Build Abundant Organizations That Win (inbunden)

The Why of Work: How Great Leaders Build Abundant Organizations That Win

How Great Leaders Build Abundant Organizations to Deliver Value for Customers, Investors, and Communities

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ADVANCE PRAISE FOR THE WHY OF WORK:
"Principled, timely, and engaging, the why of work teaches that building a culture of abundance andcommon purpose is essential to organizational success."
--Stephen R. Covey, bestselling author of 7 habits of highly effective people

"will have a major impact on how individuals shape their attitude to work, how organizations create abundant cultures, and how leaders turn personal meaning into public good."
--Jigmi Y. Thinley, Prime Minister of Bhutan

"The Why of Work shows a better, different way to build and lead organizations. It is an insightful guide to how leaders can infuse meaning into their organizations."
--Jeffrey Pfeffer, Professor, Stanford Graduate School of Business and author of power: why some people have itand others don't

"this book brings the question 'why' to the place in which we spend most of our adult lives, giving usinsightful tools to help make a meaningful difference in people's lives."
--Don Hall, Jr., president and CEO, Hallmark Cards, Inc.

"this is a must read for anyone who works, leads others at work, or works to build a supportive environment."
--Beverly Kaye, founder/CEO, Career Systems International, and coauthor of love 'em or lose 'em: getting good people to stay

"The Why of Work opens the door to significant employee engagement. The alignment between company values and those of customers and communities can indeed give employees a sense of purpose while delivering great results to customers!"
--Paula S. Larson, Chief HR Officer, Invesys

"blackstone has proved that finding superior leaders produces superior results. dave ulrich has brought this thinking to a new level at blackstone. every private equity investor and senior manager must read this book."
--James Quella, Senior Operating Partner, The Blackstone Group

according to studies, we all work for the same thing--and it's not just money. it's meaning. through our work, we seek a sense of purpose, contribution, connection, value, and hope. digging down to the meaning of work taps our resilience in hard times and our passion in good times.that's the simple but profound premise behind this groundbreaking book by renowned management expert dave ulrich and psychologist wendy ulrich. they've talked to thousands of people--from rank-and-file workers to clients and customers to top-level executives--and synthesized major disciplines to identify the "why" behind our mostsuccessful experiences.

using the model of the "abundant organization," they provide you with the "how" to create meaning and value in your own workplace. learn how to:
  • Ask the seven questions that drive abundance
  • Understand the needs of your customers and staff
  • Personalize the work to motivate your employees
  • Build and grow your business in any ec...
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Dave Ulrich is a Professor at the University of Michigan School of Business and a cofounder of The RBL Group. He has published twelve books and more than a hundred articles, and has consulted and done research with over half of the Fortune 200.

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