Widgets: The 12 New Rules for Managing Your Employees as if They're Real People

Widgets: The 12 New Rules for Managing Your Employees as if They're Real People

by Rodd Wagner

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071847780
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 04/14/2015
Edition description: Net
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 614,281
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Rodd Wagner is a New York Times bestselling author and a leading authority on employee engagement. He serves as Vice President of Employee Engagement Strategy for BI Worldwide.


Table of Contents

Introduction: "Human Resources" 1

The Foundation: The Reciprocal Employee 11

The First Rule: Get Inside Their Heads 25

The Second Rule: Make Them Fearless 39

The Third Rule: Make Money a Non-Issue 53

The Fourth Rule: Help Them Thrive 67

The Fifth Rule: Be Cool 81

The Sixth Rule: Be Boldly Transparent 95

The Seventh Rule: Don't Kill the Meaning 109

The Eighth Rule: See Their Future 123

The Ninth Rule: Magnify Their Success 137

The Tenth Rule: Unite Them 149

The Eleventh Rule: Let Them Lead 163

The Twelfth Rule: Take It to Extremes 175

"Is 'Paradise' Too Over the Top?": Handling the Truth 189

The Future of So-Called Engagement: The Profitable Pursuit of Happiness 203

Appendix: The Science Behind the New Rules-Engineering a Better Vehicle 211

Notes 235

Acknowledgments 267

Index 271

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