The Work Revolution

The Work Revolution

Freedom and Excellence for All

Book - 2012
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Embrace connectivity, increase empowerment, and achieve betterwork-life blending

We live in a new age of global companies, hyper-access toinformation, and accessibility to tools that enable us to bring anyidea life. Strangely, our workplaces are lagging behind the promiseof this open and collaborative world. Most organizations arerule-based, top-down, dreary environments optimized for conformityand little else. The Work Revolution creates a compellingportrait of a different kind of work.

"I believe that freedom in the workplace is worth fightingfor and that every person and every organization can beexcellent."

Julie Clow articulates the rules we follow today in our work force,the reasons they no longer work, and what we can do instead. TheWork Revolution deconstructs the magic behind thriving,liberated organizations (such as Google) into clear principles thatany individual, leader, and organization can adopt to createsustainable and engaging lives.

Provides actionable changes anyone can make, regardless ofwhere they work, to create a more sustainable work-life blend Details concrete ways to influence existing organizations tochange Guides leaders to make tangible changes in their teams toenable greater autonomy and impact Outlines organizational culture principles that support andnurture high-performance and healthy environments, providing clearoptions for instituting cultural change based on specificorganizational challenges

Rejecting productivity Band-Aids and quick fixes, TheWork Revolution conceptualizes a completely new workplacethat embraces the always-connected reality to create organizationsin which high achievers can sustainably thrive.

Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, [2012]
Copyright Date: ©2012
ISBN: 9781118172056
1118172051
Branch Call Number: 306.36 CLO
Characteristics: xi, 254 pages ;,24 cm

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