Work Rules!

Work Rules!

Insights From Inside Google That Will Transform How You Live and Lead

Book - 2015
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From the visionary head of Google's innovative People Operations--a groundbreaking inquiry into the philosophy of work and a blueprint for attracting the most spectacular talent to your business and ensuring the best and brightest succeed.
Publisher: New York : Twelve, 2015
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781455554799
1455554790
Characteristics: viii, 406 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

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sweetlows
May 12, 2017

Really interesting read. I didn't think I'd like a book about how a company works, I usually like to know about the people who run it and their stories but having the facts and data and analysis is what made it so interesting. They don't just say what they did they show the steps into getting where they wanted to be and the impact it made, saving the failures for its own chapter just to show they aren't perfect. If you want to learn why freedom and choice trumps locking things down and micromanaging this does it in an easily digestible way that doesn't get too bogged down in jargon. the audio book is equally well read by the author as I listened to it to and from work and read the physical book during my lunch breaks.

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careybeal
Dec 01, 2016

Very good insight into what one of the more cutting-edge 'People' departments is doing. Some of the programs stem from having the best and brightest, while others are easily transferable to a small to medium sized business. Good, easy read and some valuable takeaways!

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jannylegs
Jul 14, 2016

An iteration of what I already do on a smaller scale. And while I know the book was about Google, I got a little tired of hearing about it!

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writermala
Apr 16, 2015

Work Rules is written by Laszlo Bock, who is V.P People Operations(HR) at Google. If you always wondered why Google is consistently rated the best employer and why employees rave about Google this is the book for you. Work Rules is a a no holds barred account of Google's philosophies and practices. Any manager who wants to encourage his or her team will find all he/she needs to know in this book. This book will become a classic.

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