Change the way you think about work (and life) by focusing on results - and only results
Why Managing Sucks and How to Fix It shows how the Results-Only Work Environment (ROWE) mindset can make you or your organization more entrepreneurial, more connected with the broader trends in your industry, and more willing to take smart risks. It explains how to set clear expectations and focus on the endpoint as opposed to managing the process that gets you there. With eyes set on getting rid of distractions, long meetings, and unnecessary updates, this book offers quick, everyday strategies to experience huge increases in productivity (without adding resources) and dramatic drops in turnover.
Authors Ressler and Thompson began their work together at Best Buy where they are credited with revolutionizing the workplace
ROWE is a bold, cultural transformation that permeates the attitudes and operating style of an entire workplace, leveling the playing field and giving people complete autonomy - to manage their measurable results using adult common sense.
©2013 Thompson and Ressler, LLC (P)2013 Audible, Inc.
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"The way work should be"
Cali and Jody capture and teach the essence of what your life's work should and can be. They turn face-time into a four letter word and ask companies to measure what outcomes I do, not when or where I do the role I am paid for. Farmers like my dad would be proud we finally got back to this!
"Few ideas in too many words"
This book could much shorter. ROWE is a manifesto. For managers also. There is no need to tell the same over and over again. Nice try anyway.
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