8 radical lessons from 100 of the world’s most inspiring companies
Today’s workplaces are broken. Badly broken. With 85% of employees disengaged, 23% feeling burned out and 37% believing that their job makes no useful contribution to society, work as we know it today is simply not working.
The good news? There is a better way. And it's not just theory. It's already practiced in pioneering organisations around the globe. Drawing on Minnaar and De Morree’s visits to 100+ of the world’s most progressive organisations, this book gives direct evidence that you can make work enjoyable and rewarding, while boosting performance and success.
This book is for people who know workplaces could, and should, be better. Whether you’re in the leadership team, a rebel who has been suppressed by corporate dogma or a manager who is trapped in the broken system: this book is for you!
Joost Minnaar and Pim de Morree are the founders of Corporate Rebels – a global movement to make work more fun. Their cult blog is read in over 100 countries and has been featured in The New York Times, Forbes, HuffPost, The Guardian, and the BBC. The authors have been listed among the Top 30 Emergent Management Thinkers and won the 2019 Thinkers50 Radar Award.
Want to learn how to improve employee engagement? Rethink company culture? How to change your workplace for the better? Get ready to dive into more than 20 examples of the best company cultures. Learn, be inspired, and revolutionise today’s workplaces.
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About the Author
Co-founder Pim de Morree started Corporate Rebels after saying goodbye to a corporate job. That was three years after finishing his studies in Industrial Engineering and Management Science and Innovation Management at the Eindhoven University of Technology. Besides travelling the world and researching, he writes for the Corporate Rebels blog, advises companies, and gives keynote presentations to inspire organisations to radically change the way they work. Together with the rest of the Corporate Rebels team, he supports the growth of a global movement to make work more fun.
Table of Contents
Introduction: Plunging in
Chapter 1: from profit to purpose & values
Chapter 2: from a hierarchical pyramid to a network of teams
Chapter 3: from directive leadership to supportive leadership
Chapter 4: from plan & predict to experiment & adapt
Chapter 5: from rules & control to freedom & trust
Chapter 6: from centralized authority to distributed authority
Chapter 7: from secrecy to radical transparency
Chapter 8: from job descriptions to talents & mastery
Join the revolution: Seeing is believing