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Not A Happy Accident: How Google Deliberately Designs Workplace Satisfaction

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“Imagine a world where most organizations were the best place to work.
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The Most Common Leadership Model - And Why It's Broken - Forbes

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When organizations’ hire, develop, and promote leaders using a competency-based model, they’re unwittingly incubating failure.
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Stop Believing Work Gets Done at Work

Jason Fried's Tedx Talk: “Why Work Doesn’t Happen at Work.” The talk deals with the absurdities managers believe about the nature of work and how it gets done. Perhaps a valuable lesson for Yahoo's Marissa Mayer. 

 


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In The Plex: How Google Thinks, Works, and Shapes Our Lives: Steven Levy: 9781416596585: Amazon.com: Books

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Ken Morrison's comment, April 8, 2013 12:00 AM
I need to take this off of my shelf. I've been trying to only read one book at a time so I haven't gotten to this one yet. Are there any parts that you highly suggest reading?
Tania Kowritski's comment, April 10, 2013 9:48 AM
The part "GOOGLENOMICS" is definetely worth reading.
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Designing Culture: The Technological Imagination at Work: Anne Balsamo: 9780822344452: Amazon.com: Books

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Ses 1-2 | MIT 16.660 Introduction to Lean Six Sigma Methods, January (IAP) 2008

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Why Organizations Are So Afraid to Simplify

Why Organizations Are So Afraid to Simplify | Leadership and Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
We may want to hit the "off" button on costly and complex activities, but we're wired to do the opposite.

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Excellent example, thanks Stephane.
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ATENTION. Reingenering processes could be not as simple we find resistence in

organizations.

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Complexity Science For Lean & Agile Teams

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To Become More Adaptable, Take a Lesson from Biology

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It's easy to make your company more adaptable: Stop giving orders and start issuing challenges.
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Start-ups, VCs, Design and the Jobs of the Future (8/7/12)

What are the jobs of the future, and how are leading start-ups and venture funders both preparing and providing for them? How has design and an expanded understanding of business systems opened up new approaches for workers to help create their own roles within these new organizations -- and to respond as active co-creators ? What role will higher education and learning play in these new jobs and organizations?

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Professor Ed Hess discusses his highly acclaimed book "Smart Growth"

Smart Growth is the first book based on academic research that challenges the dominant Wall Street beliefs about corporate growth. Wall Streets beliefs that ...
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Death To The Brogrammer ⚙ Co.Labs ⚙ code + community

Death To The Brogrammer ⚙ Co.Labs ⚙ code + community | Leadership and Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it

"Since I posted in this space last week about Etsy's attempts to hire more female engineers, the conversation has rocketedaround the web. The world clearly wants more female engineers. But where do we go from here?"

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Defend Your Research: What Makes a Team Smarter? More Women - Harvard Business Review

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Creative Leaders versus Authoritative Leaders

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This chart represents a summary of the kind of creative leadership that is rising -- and needed -- in the face of our increasing interconnectedness due to global economies, mobile devices, and social

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Amazon.com: Bursts: The Hidden Pattern Behind Everything We Do (9780525951605): Albert-Laszlo Barabasi: Books

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Will corporations prevent the Singularity? | KurzweilAI

Will corporations prevent the Singularity? | KurzweilAI | Leadership and Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
It occurred to me recently that the world possesses some very powerful intelligent organisms that are directly and clearly opposed to the Singularity ---
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Rick DuFour on Groups vs. Teams

Richard DuFour highlights the difference between a group and a team, using Tiger Woods and Michael Jordan as examples of members of respective groups and teams.

 

He explains the how collaboration is essential for highly functioning teams.

 

 


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Mhd.Shadi Khudr's comment, March 25, 2013 1:04 PM
Hello there Tania. Thanks to you, as well.
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Lessons from Google's unorthodox workplaces and lavish perks - Economic Times

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Economic Times Lessons from Google's unorthodox workplaces and lavish perks Economic Times Newman, 27, who joined Google straight from Yale, and Brian Welle, a "people analytics" manager who has a Ph.D.


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When Big Companies Fall, Entrepreneurship Rises

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When a whale dies, the 30-100 ton body — or "whale fall" — slowly, silently sinks to the ocean bottom where it becomes the wellspring of a complex new microcosm of seabed flora and fauna that can thrive for well over half a century.
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The Ideal Praise-to-Criticism Ratio

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It's the secret to high-performing teams -- and strong marriages.
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Fun is the Future: Mastering Gamification

Google Tech Talk October 26, 2010 Presented by Gabe Zichermann. ABSTRACT Gamification is fundamentally rewriting the rules of engagement for product design.


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Fun is the future :) And we can say future is fun :)

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"So You Want to Start a Business"

Ed Hess, Professor of Business Administration and Batten Institute Executive-in-Residence,gives a seminar based on the book he co-authored called "So You Wan...
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