Now Australia's Biggest Toy Store

We won't be beaten by anyone. Guaranteed

The Great Workplace
By

Rating
Product Details

Table of Contents

Foreword ( Robert Levering). Preface. 1 Introduction: The Value of Creating Great Workplaces. SAS: Taking Care of Their Greatest Asset. 2 Credibility: "I Believe in My Leaders." PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP: Inspiring Excellence. Google: Finding the Googlers in a Very Large Haystack. 3 Respect: "I Am a Valued Member of this Organization." General Mills: Developing Great Managers. SC Johnson: A Family Company. 4 Fairness: "Everyone Plays by the Same Rules." Scripps Health: All for One and One for All. CH2M HILL: Ownership as a Way of Life. 5 Pride: "I Contribute to Something Really Meaningful." Wegmans Food Markets: Proud of Their Contributions to Communities. W. L. Gore & Associates: An Innovative Culture and a Culture for Innovation. 6 Camaraderie: "The People Here are Great!" Camden Property Trust: Building a Fun Community for Employees and Residents Microsoft: Geniuses Welcome. 7 Global Perspectives: Great Workplaces Around the World. 8 Taking Action: Creating Your Great Workplace. References and Resources. Acknowledgments. About the Authors. Index.

About the Author

Michael Burchell, Ed.D., is a corporate vice president with the Great Place to Work Institute and a partner in the Institute's UAE affiliate. A sought-after speaker at conferences around the world, he has worked with senior leaders in positioning the workplace as a competitive business advantage. Jennifer Robin, Ph.D., is a research fellow at the Great Place to Work Institute. A former consultant with the Institute, she currently teaches in undergraduate, master's, and professional programs at Bradley University. The Great Place to Work Institute is a global research and consulting firm with forty affiliates around the world. The Institute produces the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For Annual List and the Best Small & Medium Companies to Work For in America lists, in addition to thirty-eight best companies lists internationally.

Reviews

a truly inspirational business book accessible, easy on the jargon and full of creativity packed full of great case studies. (Talent Engagement Review, March 2011). 'Written in an informative, straightforward way puts engagement and the culture of camaraderie into context for large and small organizations. (HR Magazine, June 2011).

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
Look for similar items by category
Home » Books » Business » General
Home » Books » Business » Management » General
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 5% commission by selling The Great Workplace: How to Build It, How to Keep It, and Why It Matters on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond.com, Inc.
Back to top