Transforming Work: The Five Keys to Achieving Trust, Commitment, and Passion in the Workplace / Edition 1

Paperback (Print)
Buy New
Buy New from BN.com
$32.50
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $1.99
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 93%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (21) from $1.99   
  • New (7) from $2.95   
  • Used (14) from $1.99   

Overview

In this age of stiff competition and "free agency," no organization can afford to take its employees for granted. The new labor-market landscape is forcing organizations to think creatively about how to inject passion in the workplace and motivate their employees to find meaning in their work. In Transforming Work, Boverie and Kroth draw from their extensive research and experience in the field to show executives, HR professionals, and students how to create inspiring, employee-friendly work environments in order to capture, develop, and retain talent and transform both the employees and the organization in the process.

Read More Show Less

What People Are Saying

Richard Leider
An excellent resource that teaches you how to bring your passionate self to work--how you can take it home.
— Richard Leider, Founder, The Inventure Group, author of Whistle While You Work and Repacking Your Bags
Beverly Kaye
Transforming Work unlocks the essentials to talent retention and shows leaders how to build a culture of growth and development.
— Beverly Kaye, author of Up Is Not the Only Way
Read More Show Less

Product Details

Meet the Author

Patricia Boverie and Michael Kroth run Boverie, Kroth & Associates, a consulting company specializing in personal and organizational transformation in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Patricia Boverie is an Associate Professor of Organizational Learning and Institutional Technologies at the University of New Mexico. A featured speaker in many national and international forums on organizational learning, she has been writing and consulting extensively in the field. Michael Kroth consults at Public Service Company and teaches at the University of New Mexico. Patricia Boverie and Michael Kroth run Boverie, Kroth & Associates, a consulting company specializing in personal and organizational transformation in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Patricia Boverie is an Associate Professor of Organizational Learning and Institutional Technologies at the University of New Mexico. A featured speaker in many national and international forums on organizational learning, she has been writing and consulting extensively in the field. Michael Kroth consults at Public Service Company and teaches at the University of New Mexico.

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Tables
Acknowledgments
Prologue
1 Introduction to Passion and Work 1
2 The Foundations of Passionate Work 29
3 Passion Transformation Process and Cycle 47
4 Occupational Intimacy 71
5 The Discovering Process 97
6 The Designing Process 131
7 The Developing Process 167
8 Transforming Work: The Five Keys to Achieving Trust, Commitment, and Passion in the Workplace 185
References 203
About the Authors 209
Index 211
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)