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Work Rules!: Insights from Inside Google That Will Transform How You Live and Lead
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Twelve
Publication date April 7, 2015
Pages 406
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781455554799
ISBN-10 1455554790
Dimensions 2 by 6.50 by 9.50 in.
Weight 1.40 lbs.
Original list price $30.00
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: From the visionary head of Google s innovative People Operations a groundbreaking inquiry into the philosophy of work and a blueprint for attracting the most spectacular talent to your business and ensuring the best and brightest succeed We spend more time working than doing anything else in life It s not right that the experience of work should be so demotivating and dehumanizing So says Laszlo Bock head of People Operations at the company that transformed how the world interacts with knowledge This insight is the heart of WORK RULES a compelling and surprisingly playful manifesto with the potential to change how we work and live Drawing on the latest research in behavioral economics and with a profound grasp of human psychology Bock also provides teaching examples from a range of industries including companies that are household names but hideous places to work and little known companies that achieve spectacular results by valuing and listening to their employees Bock takes us inside one of history s most explosively successful businesses to reveal why Google is consistently rated one of the best places to work in the world distilling 15 years of intensive worker R D into delightfully counterintuitive principles that are easy to put into action whether you re a team of one or a team of thousands Cleaving the knot of conventional management some lessons from WORK RULES include Take away managers power over employees Learn from your best employees and your worst Only hire people who are smarter than you are no matter how long it takes to find them Pay unfairly it s more fair Don t trust your gut use data to predict and shape the futureDefault to open be transparent and welcome feedbackIf you re comfortable with the amount of freedom you ve given your employees you haven t gone far enough WORK RULES shows how to strike a balance between creativity and structure leading to success you can measure in quality of life as well as mark

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Hardcover
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from Twelve (April 7, 2015)
9781455554799 | details & prices | 406 pages | 6.50 × 9.50 × 2.00 in. | 1.40 lbs | List price $30.00
About: From the visionary head of Google s innovative People Operations a groundbreaking inquiry into the philosophy of work and a blueprint for attracting the most spectacular talent to your business and ensuring the best and brightest succeed We spend more time working than doing anything else in life It s not right that the experience of work should be so demotivating and dehumanizing So says Laszlo Bock head of People Operations at the company that transformed how the world interacts with knowledge This insight is the heart of WORK RULES a compelling and surprisingly playful manifesto with the potential to change how we work and live Drawing on the latest research in behavioral economics and with a profound grasp of human psychology Bock also provides teaching examples from a range of industries including companies that are household names but hideous places to work and little known companies that achieve spectacular results by valuing and listening to their employees Bock takes us inside one of history s most explosively successful businesses to reveal why Google is consistently rated one of the best places to work in the world distilling 15 years of intensive worker R D into delightfully counterintuitive principles that are easy to put into action whether you re a team of one or a team of thousands Cleaving the knot of conventional management some lessons from WORK RULES include Take away managers power over employees Learn from your best employees and your worst Only hire people who are smarter than you are no matter how long it takes to find them Pay unfairly it s more fair Don t trust your gut use data to predict and shape the futureDefault to open be transparent and welcome feedbackIf you re comfortable with the amount of freedom you ve given your employees you haven t gone far enough WORK RULES shows how to strike a balance between creativity and structure leading to success you can measure in quality of life as well as mark
from John Murray Pubs Ltd (April 7, 2015)
9781444792355 | details & prices | 416 pages | List price $31.30
About: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERWALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER The Globe and Mail Top Leadership and Management BookForbes Top Creative Leadership BookFrom the visionary head of Google's innovative People Operations comes a groundbreaking inquiry into the philosophy of work-and a blueprint for attracting the most spectacular talent to your business and ensuring that they succeed.
Paperback
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With George Turner | Reprint edition from Avon Books (July 1, 1995); titled "Genetic Soldier"
9780380721894 | details & prices | 4.25 × 7.00 × 1.25 in. | 0.45 lbs | List price $5.50
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