The Joy of Work
If you’re not happy with the status quo, if you want to find out how things could be done better, if you’re seeking greater fulfilment at work and a life that is less fraught, ‘The Joy of Work’ will point the way.
In the course of a career that has taken him from some of the world’s biggest media companies to Twitter, via Google and YouTube, Bruce Daisley has become fascinated by what makes great companies tick. In ‘The Joy of Work’, he shares the fruits of his discoveries in 30 succinct tips that range across all aspects of 21st-century office life and that combine inspiration, empirically tested insight and down-to-earth practical answers in equal measure.
- Are lunch breaks for wimps, or do they actually make us more productive?
- Is it true that you can improve team performance simply by moving the location of the kettle or coffee machine?
- Why are meetings so often a waste of time, and how can they be fixed?
Author: Bruce Daisley
Bruce Daisley has worked for some of the world's largest media companies, from Twitter to Google to YouTube. He is fascinated by what makes great companies tick and has spoken with leading experts about how we can make our jobs more fulfilling, more productive, and much more enjoyable.
- « The Joy of Work by Bruce is a book that brilliantly explores the strategies we can all adopt to make our work and that of the people around us more exciting, creative and rewarding. Follow their advice and you will get extraordinary results». JACK DORSEY, co-founder and CEO of Twitter.
- «From the importance of food to the value of laughter, this book offers wise and practical advice. I loved it and have already started to change some of the things I do at work as a result.». PROFESSOR SOPHIE SCOTT, University College London.
- «It has been a pleasure to read The Joy of Work by Bruce Daisley. It turns the best of psychological research on the workplace into practical methods for establishing creative and livable work cultures: a must-read for all of us who work from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. PROFESSOR SIR CARY COOPER, Alliance Manchester Business School, University of Manchester.
“As little as 30 changes can take your work experience from bland and boring—or worse—to exciting. Bruce Daisley has pulled together different strands of research and woven them into a tapestry of strategies that actually work, and don't depend on CEO approval for implementation.". DANIEL PINK, author of WHEN? and THE SURPRISING TRUTH ABOUT WHATIT MOTIVATES US.
Topic: Organizational Development
Title: The Joy of Work
Subtitle: 30 ways to fix your work culture and fall in love with your job again
Author: Bruce Daisley
Original title: The Joy of Work
Number of pages: 320
ISBN Paper: 978-84-17963-20-0
ISBN e-book: 978-84-291-9604-7