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1001 ways to energize employees /
by Bob Nelson ; illustrations by Burton Morris.
imprint
New York : Workman Pub., c1997.
description
x, 213 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
ISBN
0761101608
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imprint
New York : Workman Pub., c1997.
isbn
0761101608
general note
"Empowerment self-directed teams, continuous improvement, inspiring personal initiative & risk"--Cover.
Includes index.
catalogue key
8954624
A Look Inside
About the Author
BIH Author Biography
Bob Nelson is founder of Nelson Motivation, Inc., and a vice president of Blanchard Training and Development in San Diego. He is the author of 17 books on business and management, including 1001 Ways to Reward Employees, Consulting For Dummies, Motivating Today's Employees, Managing For Dummies, and Empowering Employees Through Delegation, as well as 365 Ways to Manage Better Page-A-DayR Perpetual. He holds an MBA from the University of California at Berkeley and is a doctoral candidate in the Executive Management Program of The Peter F. Drucker Graduate Management Center of The Claremont Graduate School in Los Angeles. He lives in San Diego. Mr. Nelson is publisher of a monthly newsletter, Rewarding Employees, and has created a variety of additional products including videos, audios, software, learning tools and more to help put concepts from his books into practice. For information about his newsletter and available products or to schedule Mr. Nelson or one of his associates to consult or present to your company, association, or conference, contact: 1-800-575-5521 Nelson Motivation, Inc. P.O. Box 500872 San Diego, CA 92150-9973 619-673-0690/619-673-9031 (fax) E-mail: BobRewards@aol.com Website: www.nelson-motivation.com.
Summaries
Back Cover Copy
A motherlode of practical ideas and practices on building employee morale and unleashing employee potential. It represents the new frontier of organizational effectiveness--teaching us to treat our employees as we want them to treat our best customers. -- Dr. Stephen R. Covey, Author of THE SEVEN HABITS OF HIGHLY EFFECTIVE PEOPLE "This exciting book is the secret weapon that every employer can use to make productivity soar--one employee at a time!" - Scott DeGarmo, Publisher, SUCCESS magazine Take the brakes off your business. From management specialist and author of the innovative bestseller 1001 WAYS TO REWARD EMPLOYEES comes a practical handbook chock full of ideas for increasing employee involvement and enthusiasm--the key to an organization's success. Weaving together case studies, examples, suggestions, and quotes from hundreds of America's most energized businesses and business leaders, 1001 WAYS TO ENERGIZE EMPLOYEES is a how-to for getting not just the most--but the best--from everyone in the organization.
Back Cover Copy
"A motherlode of practical ideas and practices on building employee morale and unleashing employee potential. It represents the new frontier of organizational effectiveness--teaching us to treat our employees as we want them to treat our best customers." -- Dr. Stephen R. Covey, Author of THE SEVEN HABITS OF HIGHLY EFFECTIVE PEOPLE "This exciting book is the secret weapon that every employer can use to make productivity soar--one employee at a time!" - Scott DeGarmo, Publisher, SUCCESS magazine Take the brakes off your business. From management specialist and author of the innovative bestseller 1001 WAYS TO REWARD EMPLOYEES comes a practical handbook chock full of ideas for increasing employee involvement and enthusiasm--the key to an organization's success. Weaving together case studies, examples, suggestions, and quotes from hundreds of America's most energized businesses and business leaders, 1001 WAYS TO ENERGIZE EMPLOYEES is a how-to for getting not just the most--but the best--from everyone in the organization.
Back Cover Copy
Take the brakes off your business. From management specialist and author of the innovative national bestseller 1001 Ways to Reward Employees comes a practical handbook chock full of ideas for increasing employee involvement and enthusiasm-the key to an organization's success. Weaving together case studies, examples, suggestions, and quotes from hundreds of America's most energized businesses and business leaders, 1001 Ways to Energize Employees is a how-to for getting not just the most-but the best-from everyone in the organization. Energizing is: New Approaches-One MCI supervisor converted the worst-performing telemarketing group into the best by calling employees' mothers to brag about them. Implementing Ideas-At and T Universal Card Services employee suggestion system yields an average of 1,200 ideas a month and millions of dollars in savings. Encouraging Flexibility- Mars, Inc., replaced its inch-thick set of policies with a new five-page version, causing employee grievances to plunge. Open Communications- Rosenbluth International's CEO has a toll-free voice mail box and encourages employees to call with questions and ideas. An average of seven employees call each day. A Productive Environment- Microsoft's espresso bars are open 12 hours a day, an ultracasual dress code is the rule, and employees often unwind by playing basketball outside.
Bowker Data Service Summary
Nelson reveals what the best companies are doing to get the very best of their employees, and offers practical suggestions for increasing employee involvement and enthusiasm. He includes ideas and quotes from top business leaders.
Main Description
Take the brakes off your business. In the perfect follow-up to 1001 Ways to Reward Employees, the innovative book that has sold over one million copies, Bob Nelson reveals what real companies across America are doing to get the very best out of their employees-and why it's the key to their success. Energizing is listening-AT&T's Universal Card Service's employee suggestion system yields 1,200 ideas a month and millions of dollars in savings. Energizing is encouraging risk-taking-Hershey Foods gives out The Exalted Order of the Extended Neck Award. Energizing is Starbuck's making employees partners, Saturn creating teams that function as independent small businesses, Springfield Remanufacturing's opening its books to all employees. With case studies, examples, techniques, research highlights, and quotes from business leaders, 1001 WAYS TO ENERGIZE EMPLOYEES is invaluable for managers seeking to increase employee enthusiasm and involvement.
Main Description
Take the brakes off your business. In the perfect follow-up to 1001 Ways to Reward Employees , the innovative book that has sold over one million copies, Bob Nelson reveals what real companies across America are doing to get the very best out of their employees-and why it's the key to their success. Energizing is listening-AT&T's Universal Card Service's employee suggestion system yields 1,200 ideas a month and millions of dollars in savings. Energizing is encouraging risk-taking-Hershey Foods gives out The Exalted Order of the Extended Neck Award. Energizing is Starbuck's making employees partners, Saturn creating teams that function as independent small businesses, Springfield Remanufacturing's opening its books to all employees. With case studies, examples, techniques, research highlights, and quotes from business leaders, 1001 Ways to Energize Employees is invaluable for managers seeking to increase employee enthusiasm and involvement.
Unpaid Annotation
Bob Nelson reveals what real companies across America are doing to get the very best out of their employees-and why it's the key to their success.
Unpaid Annotation
Empowerment. Self-Directed Teams. Continuos Improvement. Achievement Awards. Personal initiative. It would be impossible to do justice to the enormous wealth of ideas that Bob Nelson, in his remarkable 1001 WAYS series, has elucidated for both employers and employees. This bestselling series points to a new way of looking at employee-employer relations, offering practical advice, case studies, thorough research and evidence, and clear business theory. Also available: 1001 WAYS TO REWARD EMPLOYEES, the bestselling title that started the series; 1001 WAYS EMPLOYEES CAN TAKE INITIATIVE, turning its voice towards the ambitious employee who wants to develop self-leadership, set goals, and build a team; and the 365 WAYS TO MANAGE BETTER Page-a-day Perpetual Calendar, with daily advice for the consciencious manager. 331,000
Unpaid Annotation
In the follow-up to "1001 Ways to Reward Employees, " Nelson reveals what real companies across America are doing to get the very best out of their employees--and why it's the key to their success. Weaving together case studies, examples, research highlights, and quotes from business leaders, "1001 Ways to Energize Employees" is a practical handbook full of suggestions for increasing employee involvement and enthusiasm. Illustrations.
Table of Contents
Foreword
Introduction
Energizing Individuals Energizing
Teams Energizing Organizations
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