Manifestos tagged with Management & Workplace Culture

A Call to Lead with Courage, Authenticity and Service
Dec. 20, 2017 - By: Kevin Cashman
“Is focusing on external results the sole source of greater accomplishment? Could it be that our single-minded focus on external results is causing us to miss the underlying dynamics supporting sustainable peak performance?”
A Values-Based Culture
Dec. 20, 2017 - By: Robert Spector & breAnne O. Reeves
“If ‘vision’ embodies the head of your organization, and ‘mission’ personifies the heart, then ‘values” symbolize the soul. Every organization can cite its vision and mission statements, but few recognize the existential value of values.”
Work/Life Balance Is Hurting Us: A Manifesto for a Better Life Because of Work, Not Despite It
Dec. 20, 2017 - By: Jennifer Moss
“It makes us believe that work is hard and horrible—that life is fun and work is tolerated. Too many of us cling to the weekend after just ‘getting by’ every other day of the week. Life shouldn’t begin on Friday and end on Sunday.”
Becoming the New Boss
Dec. 20, 2017 - By: Naphtali Hoff, PsyD
“What can be done to help new leaders hit the ground running and enjoy sustained success? That was the question that I asked after my own challenging leadership experience. The following is some of what I learned.”
The Expectant Non-Profit: A Guide for Navigating the Healthy Growth of Organizations
Nov. 21, 2017 - By: Maxine Harris, PhD
“Just like new parents often need a ‘how to’ book, so do new non-profit CEOs. So here it is, a guide for helping your organization flourish and live well into old age … ”
Creating Change from the Inside-Out
Nov. 21, 2017 - By: Todd Davis
“I’ve learned that it’s not only the people who determine an organization’s performance, it’s what happens between people that makes the greatest impact on effectiveness.”
Archaic “Best” Business Practices Toxic to Resilience, Innovation, and Change (Plus, What To Do Instead!)
Nov. 21, 2017 - By: Carol Sanford
“The concept of ‘best practices‘ is no protection against toxic practices. Most of these ‘best practices‘ have never been validated and are marketing hype invented by a consultant company.”
There Are No Strangers Here: A Rising Tribe Lifts All Boats
Oct. 18, 2017 - By: Sally Haldorson
“In my 20 years of covering the genre, I’ve met an awful lot of impressive women in the pages of business books. Thank goodness there are more now than earlier in my career, because the going gets tougher the older I get, and the more responsibility I take on.”
Why We Need a Take Our Daughters to WORTH Day
Oct. 18, 2017 - By: Nell Merlino
“It is not an option to stand by passively as the first generation of digital native girls comes of age and struggles—feeling isolated, unworthy, under pressure, and filled with doubt.”
Ding Dong the Witch is Dead! The Fall of Homo Economicus and the Rise of Design Thinking
Sept. 20, 2017 - By: Jeanne Liedtka
“It is hard to think of a more flawed theory that has had as much of an impact on organizational life as that of the ‘rational man’ of neoclassical economics: an unfeeling automaton, driven by analytic assessments of economic utility and the pursuit of self-interest.”

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