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The Great Workplace By Michael Burchell

The Great Workplace
by Michael Burchell

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Gold Medal Winner, Human Resources and Employee Training, 2012 Axiom Business Book Awards Trust, Pride and Camaraderie transform your company into a "Great Place to Work" The Great Place to Work Institute develops the annual ranking of the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For.
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The Great Workplace: How to Build It, How to Keep It, and Why It Matters by Michael Burchell

Gold Medal Winner, Human Resources and Employee Training, 2012 Axiom Business Book Awards Trust, Pride and Camaraderie transform your company into a "Great Place to Work" The Great Place to Work Institute develops the annual ranking of the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For. In this book, the authors explore the model of a Great Place to Work For-one which fosters employee trust, pride in what they do, and enjoyment in the people they work with. They answer the fundamental question, "What is the business value of creating a great workplace?" and brings the definition of a Great Place to work alive with anecdotes, best practices, and quotes from employees working at the best workplaces in the U.S. * Reveals the essential ingredients in and the trends of the best places to work * Explores Great Place to Work model developed in 1984 and validated through its enduring resonance in both the United States and in over 40 countries around the world * Written by Michael Burchell and Jennifer Robin two Great Place to Work Institute Insiders If you organization is struggling with the challenges of leveraging human capital, discover why some companies have what it takes to be great.

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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).

About Michael Burchell


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.

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.

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GOR002822153
The Great Workplace: How to Build It, How to Keep It, and Why It Matters by Michael Burchell
Michael Burchell
Used - Very Good
Hardback
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
2011-01-28
272
0470596260
9780470596265
Commended for Axiom Business Book Awards (Human Resources) 2012
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