In the Plex: How Google Thinks, Works, and Shapes Our Lives

15 July 2020 | By Steven Levy | Filed in: organizational culture.

Written with full cooperation from top management, including cofounders Sergey Brin and Larry Page, this is the inside story behind Google, the most successful and most admired technology company of our time, told by one of our best technology writers n nFew companies in history have ever been as suc

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15 July 2020 | By Max Barry | Filed in: organizational culture.

Stephen Jones is a shiny new hire at Zephyr Holdings From the outside, Zephyr is just another bland corporate monolith, but behind its glass doors business is far from usual the beautiful receptionist is paid twice as much as anybody else to do nothing, the sales reps use self help books as manual

Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking

15 July 2020 | By Malcolm Gladwell | Filed in: organizational culture.

Drawing on cutting edge neuroscience and psychology and displaying all of the brilliance that made The Tipping Point a classic, Blink changes the way you ll understand every decision you make Never again will you think about thinking the same way n nMalcolm Gladwell redefined how we understand the w

Powerful: Building a Culture of Freedom and Responsibility

15 July 2020 | By Patty McCord | Filed in: organizational culture.

When it comes to recruiting, motivating, and creating great teams, Patty McCord says most companies have it all wrong McCord helped create the unique and high performing culture at Netflix, where she was chief talent officer In her new book, Powerful Building a Culture of Freedom and Responsibili

$2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America

15 July 2020 | By Kathryn J. Edin | Filed in: organizational culture.

A revelatory account of poverty in America so deep that we, as a country, don t think it exists n nJessica Compton s family of four would have no cash income unless she donated plasma twice a week at her local donation center in Tennessee Modonna Harris and her teenage daughter Brianna in Chicago oft

Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

15 July 2020 | By John Carreyrou | Filed in: organizational culture.

The full inside story of the breathtaking rise and shocking collapse of a multibillion dollar startup, by the prize winning journalist who first broke the story and pursued it to the end in the face of pressure and threats from the CEO and her lawyers n nIn 2014, Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Ho

The Year Without Pants: WordPress.com and the Future of Work

15 July 2020 | By Scott Berkun | Filed in: organizational culture.

A behind the scenes look at the firm behind WordPress.com and the unique work culture that contributes to its phenomenal success50 million websites, or twenty percent of the entire web, use WordPress software The force behind WordPress.com is a convention defying company called Automattic, Inc., wh

Change the Culture, Change the Game: The Breakthrough Strategy for Energizing Your Organization and Creating Accountability for Results

15 July 2020 | By Roger Connors | Filed in: organizational culture.

A fully revised and updated installment from the bestselling author of The Oz Principle Series n nTwo time New York Times bestselling authors Roger Connors and Tom Smith show how leaders can achieve record breaking results by quickly and effectively shaping their organizational culture to capitalize