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

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Touchstone, Jan 23, 1997 - Business & Economics - 224 pages
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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 appreciation can play a vital role in boosting morale and productivity among stressed-out, overworked employees. Based on his success with some of America's best-known and most profitable companies, Weinstein presents a step-by-step plan for building an enthusiastic, high-performance team and offers hundreds of tried-and-true techniques for enhancing employee satisfaction and personal pride.

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Is work supposed to be fun? Can employees have fun in their workplace without impacting productivity? Should practical jokes, games and general play be discouraged at work? This book definitely takes ... Read full review

Contents

THE FOUR PRINCIPLES OF FUN AT WORK
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ONE SMALL ACT CAN MAKE A BIG DIFFERENCE
45
CREATING THE ENVIRONMENT FOR FUN
53
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Matt Weinstein is a psychologist, management consultant, and nationally acclaimed expert on play. One of the most widely requested speakers on the corporate lecture circuit, Weinstein is the founder and Emperor of Playfair, Inc., an international management consulting firm that presents innovative team-building programs to more than 400 clients each year. He lives in Berkeley, California.

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