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Free agent nation : how America's new independent workers are transforming the way we live

Author: Daniel H Pink
Publisher: New York : Warner Books, 2001.
Series: Culture, values & religion (Booknotes)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An analysis and prediction of the "new wave" of self-employment calls for Americans to wake up to the fact that commitment to a traditional corporate structure does not guarantee personal validation or financial security.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel H Pink
ISBN: 0446525235 9780446525237
OCLC Number: 45375355
Description: 356 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Welcome to Free Agent Nation --
Bye, Bye, Organization Guy --
How Many Are There? The Numbers and Nuances of Free Agency --
How Did It Happen? The Four Ingredients of Free Agency --
The Free Agent Way --
The New Work Ethic --
The New Employment Contract --
The New Time Clock --
How (and Why) Free Agency Works --
Small Groups, Big Impact: Reinventing Togetherness in Free Agent Nation --
Getting Horizontal: The Free Agent Org Chart and Operating System --
The Free Agent Infrastructure --
Matchmakers, Agents, and Coaches --
Free Agent Families --
Free Agent Woes --
Roadblocks on Free Agent Avenue: Health Insurance, Taxes, and Zoning --
Temp Slaves, Permatemps, and the Rise of Self-Organized Labor --
The Free Agent Future --
E-tirement: Free Agency and the New Old Age --
School's Out: Free Agency and the Future of Education --
Location, Location ... Vocation: Free Agency and the Future of Offices, Homes, and Real Estate --
Putting the "I" in IPO: The Path Toward Free Agent Finance --
A Chip Off the Old Voting Bloc: The New Politics of Free Agency --
What's Left: Free Agency and the Future of Commerce, Careers, and Community.
Series Title: Culture, values & religion (Booknotes)
Responsibility: Daniel H. Pink.
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An analysis and prediction of the "new wave" of self-employment calls for Americans to wake up to the fact that commitment to a traditional corporate structure does not guarantee personal validation or financial security.

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