Linchpin : are you indispensable? / by Seth Godin
By: Godin, Seth.Publisher: New York : Portfolio/Penguin, 2010Description: x, 244 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 1591844096; 9781591844099.Subject(s): Personal development | Careers | Corporate culture | Organisational effectiveness
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The new world of work -- Thinking about your choice -- Indoctrination: how we got here -- Becoming the linchpin -- Is it possible to do hard work in a cubicle? -- The resistance -- The powerful culture of gifts -- There is no map -- Making the choice -- The culture of connection -- The seven abilities of the linchpin -- When it doesn't work.
Argues that workplaces have previously consisted of only two teams, management and labour, but now there is a third team called "linchpins" - people that love their work, and delight and challenge their customers and peers. Explains that these people are indispensable in organisations and provides advice on how to become indispensable.