Rituals for Work: 50 Ways to Create Engagement, Shared Purpose, and a Culture That Can Adapt to Change
ISBN: 1119530784
EAN13: 9781119530787
Language: English
Pages: 272
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 9.00" L x 7.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Wiley

Rituals for Work: 50 Ways to Create Engagement, Shared Purpose, and a Culture That Can Adapt to Change

Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover ENHANCE YOUR PERSONAL AND WORK LIVES THROUGH CREATIVE RITUALS Rituals for Work is an accessible guide to the rituals that individuals, teams, and organizations can use to make their work lives more meaningful. Drawing from empirical research and rich examples from industry, the authors show how rituals can spark creativity, get to flow, deal with conflict and failures, and build a culture of innovation. At IDEO and the Stanford d.school we use ritual as a tool to get teams in sync emotionally and mentally. Margaret and Kursat's book is full of ready to go rituals that will tune your teams and might just become your secret weapon. --DAVID KELLEY, founder and chairman of IDEO, founder of the d.school at Stanford University, and bestselling author of Creative Confidence Kursat Ozenc and Margaret Hagan have created and curated a whole new set of powerful work rituals for the 21st Century. Playful and profound, these rituals will help you and your organization create meaning, tackle challenges and live your values. --AYSE BIRSEL, Author of Design the Life You Love This wonderful book helps us to be more present in your personal and work life. Margaret and Kursat offer a variety of rituals to mark and honor individual and organizational events and to signify new ones. This book belongs on your shelf if you do collaborative work, or if you lead, manage and direct teams on a day-to-day basis. --JODI FORLIZZI, Professor and Director of Human Computer Interaction Institute, Carnegie Mellon University Visual, lively, and timely. Rituals for Work reminds us of the potential for creativity to transform how we work, and our ability to build the kinds of organizations that we want to be a part of. Kursat and Margaret open up a conversation that we don't have that often -- how we can create better work lives for ourselves, whether it's as a CEO, a middle manager, or an entry-level employee. --MARSHALL GOLDSMITH is the New York Times #1 bestselling author of Triggers, Mojo, and What Got You Here Won't Get You There Rituals For Work is practical, fun, and timeless. Ozenc and Hagan's compelling blend of stories, drawings, advice, and proven tools can help any leader develop and instill effective workplace rituals. If you are looking for better ways to implement change, innovate, build closer bonds, or reduce destructive conflict, you need this relentlessly useful gem. --ROBERT I. SUTTON, Stanford Professor and author of national bestsellers, including The No Asshole Rule and (with Huggy Rao) Scaling Up Excellence