The Best Place to Work: The Art and Science of Creating an Extraordinary Workplace

The Best Place to Work: The Art and Science of Creating an Extraordinary Workplace Author Ron Friedman PhD
ISBN-10 0399165606
ISBN-13 9780399165603
Year 2015-12-01
Pages 352
Language English
Publisher TarcherPerigee
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For readers of Malcolm Gladwell Daniel Pink andFreakonomics comes a captivating and surprising journey through the science of workplace excellence Why do successful companies reward failure What can casinos teach us about building a happy workplace How do you design an office that enhances both attention to detailandcreativity InThe Best Place to Work award winning psychologist Ron Friedman Ph D uses the latest research from the fields of motivation creativity behavioral economics neuroscience and management to reveal what really makes us successful at work Combining powerful stories with cutting edge findings Friedman shows leaders at every level how they can use scientifically proven techniques to promote smarter thinking greater innovation and stronger performance Among the many surprising insights Friedman explains how learning to think like a hostage negotiator can help you diffuse a workplace argument why placing a fish bowl near your desk can elevate your thinking and how incorporating strategic distractions into your schedule can help you reach smarter decisions Along the way the book introduces the inventor who created the cubicle the president who brought down the worlds most dangerous criminal and the teenager who single handedly transformed professional tennisvivid stories that offer unexpected revelations on achieving workplace excellence Brimming with counterintuitive insights and actionable recommendations The Best Place to Work offers employees and executives alike game changing advice for working smarter and turning any organizationregardless of its size budgets or ambitionsinto an extraordinary workplace

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Trust Factor Author Paul J. Zak
ISBN-10 9780814437674
Release 2017-01-17
Pages 256