The Soul of the Organization: How to Ignite Employee Engagement and Productivity at Every Level

The Soul of the Organization: How to Ignite Employee Engagement and Productivity at Every Level

by David B. Zenoff

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781430249658
Publisher: Apress
Publication date: 12/11/2012
Edition description: 1st ed.
Pages: 152
Product dimensions: 7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.01(d)

About the Author

David B. Zenoff advises CEOs, senior executives, and Boards of Directors on organizational renewal, leadership and general management practices, Board-CEO relationships, top executive team functioning, implementing important organizational change, and strategy formulation. During the past 43 years, he has consulted in more than 31 countries for more than 90 organizations, ranging from large, complex, multinational companies to young startups operating in many different industries. His clients have also included not-for-profit organizations working in several different domains. He has also worked in various advisory and board capacities for public and private companies and not-for-profit organizations. In most instances, Zenoff's assistance is requested when organizational leaders are challenged by important changes and transitions and/or low levels of employee engagement and overall organizational performance. Earlier in his career, Zenoff taught at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, Columbia Graduate School of Business, and IMEDE (now IMD) in Switzerland. He was also a Harvard Business School research assistant in the Philippines. He holds a B.A. degree from Stanford University and M.B.A. and D.B.A. degrees from Harvard Business School.

Table of Contents

  1. What Is the Soul of an Organization?
  2. Organizations with Soul: Not-for-Profits
  3. Organizations with Soul: For-Profits
  4. Common Traits and the Power of Organizations' Souls
  5. Why Organizations' Souls Can Endure for Decades
  6. What Can Challenge, Weaken, or Destroy Organizations' Souls
  7. Finding, Reviving, and Recreating Lost Souls
  8. Young Organizations' Souls
  9. Hope for Organizations' Souls
  10. References

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