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Work rules! : Insights from inside Google that will transform how you live and lead / by Laszlo Bock

By: Bock, Laszlo.
Publisher: London : John Murray Publishers, 2015Description: viii, 406 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781444792362.Subject(s): Organisational effectiveness | Psychology | Behaviour | Employees | Human resources management
Contents:
A guidance counselor's nightmare -- Why Google's rules will work for you -- Becoming a founder -- "Culture eats strategy for breakfast" -- Lake Wobegon, where all the new hires are above average -- Searching for the best -- Don't trust your gut -- Let the inmates run the asylum -- Why everyone hates performance management, and what we decided to do about it -- The two tails -- Building a learning institution -- Pay unfairly -- The best things in life are free (or almost free) -- Nudge... a lot -- It's not all rainbows and unicorns -- What you can do starting tomorrow -- Afterword for HR geeks only: building the world's first people operations team.
Summary: Discusses the philosophy of work, claiming that as we spend more time at work than doing anything else, a balance needs to be found between structure and creativity. Examines why Google is consistently found as one of the best companies to work for in the world and attracts the best talent. Offers lessons and techniques on how an organisation can become a talent powerhouse.
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Book Book Australia
208 BOC 2015 (Browse shelf) Available CA011226
Book Book New Zealand
208 WOR (Browse shelf) Available CA008095
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A guidance counselor's nightmare -- Why Google's rules will work for you -- Becoming a founder -- "Culture eats strategy for breakfast" -- Lake Wobegon, where all the new hires are above average -- Searching for the best -- Don't trust your gut -- Let the inmates run the asylum -- Why everyone hates performance management, and what we decided to do about it -- The two tails -- Building a learning institution -- Pay unfairly -- The best things in life are free (or almost free) -- Nudge... a lot -- It's not all rainbows and unicorns -- What you can do starting tomorrow -- Afterword for HR geeks only: building the world's first people operations team.

Discusses the philosophy of work, claiming that as we spend more time at work than doing anything else, a balance needs to be found between structure and creativity. Examines why Google is consistently found as one of the best companies to work for in the world and attracts the best talent. Offers lessons and techniques on how an organisation can become a talent powerhouse.

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