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The way we're working isn't working : the four forgotten needs that energize great performance

Author: Tony Schwartz; Jean Gomes; Catherine McCarthy
Publisher: New York : Free Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Free Press hardcover ed
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Drawing on extensive work with an extra-ordinary range of organizations, among them Google, Ford, Sony, Ernst & Young, Shell, IBM, the Los Angeles Police Department, and the Cleveland Clinic, Schwartz creates a road map for a new way of working that focuses on four core needs that energize great performance: sustainability, security, self-expression, and significance.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Schwartz; Jean Gomes; Catherine McCarthy
ISBN: 9781439127667 1439127662
OCLC Number: 310397922
Description: xi, 334 p. : ill., charts ; 24 cm.
Contents: More and more, less and less --
We can't change what we don't notice --
We're creatures of habit --
Feeling the pulse --
Sleep or die --
Making waves --
Use it or lose it --
Less is more --
Creating a culture that pulses --
The war between the states --
If you ain't got pride, you ain't got nothin' --
The facts and the stories we tell --
A new value proposition --
A poverty of attention --
One thing at a time --
Cultivating the whole brain --
Autonomy for accountability --
Who are you, and what do you really want? --
We're all in this together --
Purpose for passion --
The big ideas.
Other Titles: Way we are working is not working
Responsibility: Tony Schwartz, with Jean Gomes and Catherine McCarthy.
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Drawing on extensive work with an extra-ordinary range of organizations, among them Google, Ford, Sony, Ernst & Young, Shell, IBM, the Los Angeles Police Department, and the Cleveland Clinic, Schwartz creates a road map for a new way of working that focuses on four core needs that energize great performance: sustainability, security, self-expression, and significance.

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"[Schwartz] takes a look at self-destructive behaviors that are common in the workplace, then gives a prescription for correcting each...entirely refreshing." --"The Wall Street Journal"

 
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