Joy, Inc.: How We Built a Workplace People Love

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“A guidebook for how leaders can motivate, engage, and recognize their people all the while growing the business profitably.” —Forbes.com

Every year, thousands of visitors come from around the world to visit Menlo Innovations, a small software company in Ann Arbor, Michigan. They make the trek not to learn about technology but to witness a radically different approach to company culture.

CEO Rich Sheridan removed the fear ...

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Overview


“A guidebook for how leaders can motivate, engage, and recognize their people all the while growing the business profitably.” —Forbes.com

Every year, thousands of visitors come from around the world to visit Menlo Innovations, a small software company in Ann Arbor, Michigan. They make the trek not to learn about technology but to witness a radically different approach to company culture.

CEO Rich Sheridan removed the fear and ambiguity that typically make a workplace miserable. With joy as the explicit goal, he and his team changed everything about how the company was run. The results blew away all expectations. Menlo has won numerous growth awards and was named an Inc. magazine “audacious small company.”

Joy, Inc. offers an inside look at how Menlo created its culture, and shows how any organization can follow their methods for a more passionate team and sustainable, profitable results.

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Joy Inc. is about a way of organizing work so logical, so effective, and so rewarding that you have to wonder why everyone doesn’t do it.”
Bo Burlingham, author, Small Giants
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Joy Inc. is about a way of organizing work so logical, so effective, and so rewarding that you have to wonder why everyone doesn’t do it.”
Bo Burlingham, author, Small Giants
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781591847120
  • Publisher: Portfolio Trade
  • Publication date: 1/27/2015
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 498,301

Meet the Author


Richard Sheridan is CEO and cofounder of Menlo Innovations, which has won the Alfred P. Sloan Award for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility for six straight years and five revenue awards from Inc. magazine. He frequently speaks at business conferences and to major corporations such as Mercedes-Benz, Nike, and 3M. He lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
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