Manifestos tagged with Culture


The Upside of Assholes: Is there Virtue in Bad Workplace Behavior?
March 7, 2007 - By: Bob Sutton
Bob Sutton employs his signature frankness to discuss whether the bad behavior of workplace bullies and jerks should be tolerated in the name of success. While referencing such famous assholes as Steve Jobs of Apple or Hall of Fame baseball player Ty Cobb, Sutton debates the value of getting results with a strategic temper ...
How Toyota Can Save Your Life…At the Hospital
March 7, 2007 - By: Mark Graban
It’s well-known that the safety standards of Toyota vehicles are singularly high due to the company’s commitment to innovation and precision. But the Toyota philosophy can save your life at the hospital as well. There are over 100,000 deaths in hospitals each year as a result of systematic failure. Graban asserts that a lean manufacturin ...
Lonely Planet: How Relationships Suffer and Why It Matters
March 7, 2007 - By: Elizabeth M. Johnson
As humans, we crave communication and understanding; we crave authentic relationships. And we think that cell phones and email and the Internet will help us find the key to that fairy-tale myth of happily-ever-after that sustains our culture. Instead, we lose authentic connection. Elizabeth Johnson shows you just how esse ...
Talking Strategy: Three Straightforward Ways to Make Your Strategy Stick
Feb. 7, 2007 - By: Chip Heath and Dan Heath
The Heath Bros. walk the walk in this manifesto about three straightforward ways to make your strategy work. They preach the power of concrete language and stories to communicate your strategy effectively. Missed the Heath Bros. on "The Today Show" or NPR? Get to know them here because these ideas stick. ...
Why Corporate “Goodness” is Not Enough: Rethinking Corporate Responsibility
Feb. 7, 2007 - By: Christine Arena
Arena argues that the widely-held notion that corporate responsibility is about “doing good” marginalizes an important part of doing business in the 21st century. Instead, it is about innovation, changing as the world changes. She also lets us in on which extraordinary companies driven by purposeful id ...
Purposive Drift: Making It Up As We Go Along
Feb. 6, 2007 - By: Richard Oliver
It is a common theory that successful people live their lives like a project plan, so we struggle to shape our lives along a pre-determined path. Instead, Oliver asserts that that the majority of people, many of them very successful, make it up as they go along. This smart manifesto offers a convincing and well-researched argument encouragin ...
Reclaim Your Life: A Two-Week Challenge to Help You Regain Time
Jan. 10, 2007 - By: Stuart R. Levine
January 1st comes around and we’ve all made a resolution or two. By February 1st, we’ve failed more than we’ve succeeded and are back on last year’s track. Stuart Levine has the antidote. Here are 11 of his 100 rules for changing your life and making more of your work/life balance. ...
Work as Refuge: How to Add Meaning to Your Life at Work
Jan. 10, 2007 - By: Jonathon Flaum
The alarm goes off. You stretch, yawn, put your feet on the floor, one foot in front of the other, get started on another unfulfilling day at the office. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Jonathon Flaum shows you how to find meaning in your every day work. ...
Manifesto for Experimentation
Jan. 10, 2007 - By: Joseph Jaffe
Jaffe declares that marketing organizations need to foster and adopt an aggressive and intense culture of experimentation. But how to take the risk? He’ll present 10 critical components to take on the journey, and a 5-step process to guide the way. ...
Elegant Solutions: Breakthrough Thinking the Toyota Way
Dec. 5, 2006 - By: Matthew E. May
One million ideas a year. A culture of innovation. An intrinsic belief that good enough never is. Matthew May’s manifesto shows you how Toyota’s principles and practices will help you engage your creative spirit and bring elegant solutions to your work and life. ...



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