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The year without pants : WordPress.com and the future of work

Author: Scott Berkun
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, A Wiley Brand, [2013]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"A behind-the-scenes look at the firm behind WordPress.com and the unique work culture that contributes to its phenomenal success50 million websites, or twenty percent of the entire web, use WordPress software. The force behind WordPress.com is a convention-defying company called Automattic, Inc., whose 120 employees work from anywhere in the world they wish, barely use email, and launch improvements to their  Read more...
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Berkun, Scott.
Year without pants.
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, A Wiley Brand, [2013]
(DLC) 2013023997
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Scott Berkun
ISBN: 9781118728901 1118728904 9781118728956 1118728955 1299814646 9781299814646
OCLC Number: 852488736
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; What You Need to Know; Chapter 1 The Hotel Electra; Chapter 2 The First Day; Chapter 3 Tickets for Caturday; Chapter 4 Culture Always Wins; Chapter 5 Your Meetings Will Be Typed; Chapter 6 The Bazaar at the Cathedral; Chapter 7 The Big Talk; Chapter 8 The Future of Work, Part 1; Results Trump Traditions; Creatives versus Supporters; Hire Self-Sufficient, Passionate People; Chapter 9 Working the Team; Chapter 10 How to Start a Fire; Chapter 11 Real Artists Ship; Chapter 12 Athens Lost and Found; Chapter 13 Double Down; Chapter 14 There Can Be Only One. Chapter 15 The Future of Work, Part 2Life Without E-Mail; Chapter 16 Innovation and Friction; Chapter 17 The Intense Debate; Chapter 18 Follow the Sun; Chapter 19 The Rise of Jetpack; Chapter 20 Show Me the Money; Chapter 21 Portland and the Collective; Chapter 22 The Bureau of Socialization; Chapter 23 Exit Through Hawaii; Chapter 24 The Future of Work, Part 3; Epilogue: Where Are They Now?; Notes; Annotated Bibliography; Acknowledgments; About the Author; Index; Photo Credits; More from Wiley.
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