Managing to Have Fun: How Fun at Work Can Motivate Your Employees, Inspire Your Coworkers, and Boost Your Bottom Line
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Managing to Have Fun: How Fun at Work Can Motivate Your Employees, Inspire Your Coworkers, and Boost Your Bottom Line

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What's the best way to revolutionize the workplace? Forget restructuring and reengineering. Have a little fun!
Imaging sendig a pizza to your assistant's home after keeping her late at the office...or writing a "thank you" note to her spouse for being so understanding! It's not business as usual, but as management consultant Matt Weinstein makes clear, recognition and app...more
Paperback, First Fireside edition, 224 pages
Published January 23rd 1997 by Touchstone (first published January 22nd 1996)
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Diane
It actually has a list and descriptions for motivational ideas. Good work. I will keep this book for future reference. Now THAT does not happen very often!
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May 16, 2011 ^ rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Senior company management
A good read. There are many really good ideas in this book. Be aware that whether or not you can, or cannot, implement these motivational and fun activities at work, will most likely depend on the quality and style of leadership exhibited by your company's senior management. Some of Weinstein's ideas, as described, may possibly struggle to produce results outside of an American culture. However, I believe all are translatable into local custom, because his fundamental message is that happy worke...more
Judith
A quick read with lots of good ideas. Ideas are skewed toward companies that have extra money to fund them but can be adapted to a certain extent to those of us that are budget challentged and in the public secotr.
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