Corporate Celebration: Play, Purpose, and Profit at Work
Celebration is an important factor in many of the major issues in today's business environment - leadership, profit, purpose, community, team building, and more.'Corporate Celebration' clearly links celebration and fun to the financial bottom line and provides a practical guide to planning and implementing meaningful celebrations in all types of organizations.Deal and Key first distill what we know about the role that ritual and ceremony play in human organizations and offer examples from multiple sectors and companies.Next, they examine a wide variety of situations where ritual and ceremony play a vital role - including recognition, triumphs, tragedies, transitions, product launches, and community outreach efforts.They detail the psychological benefits of seven types of celebrations - cyclical celebrations, recognition ceremonies, celebrations of triumph, rituals of comfort and letting go, succession rites, altruistic celebration, and play.
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