The Manager's Book of Decencies

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The Definitive Guide to Building a Positive Corporate Culture

“Respect for people is an essential value for anyone who is truly serious about business and organizational success. In The Manager's Book of Decencies, Steve Harrison demonstrates that such respect must not only be visible, it must also be felt by recipients. There is no room in business today for hubris, arrogance or ignorance of this value.”-John D. Hofmeister, President and US Country Chair, Shell Oil Company

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The Manager's Book of Decencies: How Small Gestures Build Great Companies

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Overview

The Definitive Guide to Building a Positive Corporate Culture

“Respect for people is an essential value for anyone who is truly serious about business and organizational success. In The Manager's Book of Decencies, Steve Harrison demonstrates that such respect must not only be visible, it must also be felt by recipients. There is no room in business today for hubris, arrogance or ignorance of this value.”-John D. Hofmeister, President and US Country Chair, Shell Oil Company

“An inspiring book guaranteed to raise people's confidence that their small decent gestures will have a notable impact on the well-being of others and the quality of the workplace. Steve Harrison has done a masterful job of uncovering the value of everyday goodness.”-Amy Lyman, cofounder and Chair, The Great Place to Work Institute

“This book is a gift to people who long to transform their organization, but feel powerless to do so. Steve Harrison's wisdom and good common sense shows them the way to do just that!”-Jinny Ditzler, author of Your Best Year Yet!

“A trove of simple but powerful ideas you'll wish you had thought of on your own, years ago. I'm inspired to do better.”-Trish Carter, President, Dancing Deer Baking Company, Inc.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071486330
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 4/28/2007
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 1,118,768
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 8.10 (h) x 0.87 (d)

Meet the Author

Steve Harrison is chairman of Lee Hecht Harrison, the global performance leader in career management and leadership consulting, and former chief ethics and compliance officer of Adecco Group, the largest HR solutions company in the world.

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Table of Contents


Foreword   Peter Ueberroth     vii
Acknowledgments     xi
Introduction     xiii
Small Changes, Big Results     1
We're Businesspeople, but First We're People     3
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Compliance     21
Leadership, Culture, and Decencies     39
Small Decencies in Action     63
Consideration Decencies     65
Recognition Decencies     81
Listening Decencies     97
Executive Humility Decencies     109
Separation Decencies     135
Building the Decent Organization     151
Bigger Decencies     153
Toward Great Places to Work     171
Five CEOs Who Get It     187
Your Turn: Putting Small Decencies into Action     203
Endnotes     211
Index     217
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