Author: Josh Bersin
Publisher: Ideapress Publishing
In Irresistible, HR analyst Josh Bersin distils the seven principles of employee-focused management that he believes make leading organisations so compelling to work for. Principles cover new takes on organisational design, focusing on employee engagement and development, and the importance of a collective mindset, looking at businesses as networks rather than hierarchies.
Don’t Fix Women
Author: Joy Burnford
Publisher: Practical Inspiration Publishing
Examining the gender imbalance that permeates through working culture Joy Burnford, founder and CEO of training and coaching provider Encompass Equality, provides recommendations on how to create more balanced and inclusive working environments for women in a system that is weighted against them.
Author: Lily Zheng
Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers
DEI Deconstructed looks at how current methods of achieving diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) at work can leave certain groups feeling marginalised. Strategist Lily Zheng examines how companies can implement a top-to-bottom reinvention of their workplace to make the environment more comfortable for those within it.
The Brain-Friendly Workplace
Author: Friederike Fabritius
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
With talent attraction and retention an ongoing problem, neuroscientist Friederike Fabritius shows the value of taking a scientific approach to retention. The Brain-Friendly Workplace offers a simple step-by-step programme showing companies how small changes can lead to better employee performance, increased job satisfaction, and eventually better talent retention.
It Pays to Play
Author: Kristi Herold
Publisher: Lioncrest Publishing
It’s impossible for workplaces to be 100% serious 100% of the time, and It Pays to Play shows the benefits of bringing joy into work. Kristi Herold shares helpful resources which aid employee morale, development and mental health, benefitting a company’s long-term goals in the process.
Author: Patrice Gordon
Executive coach Patrice Gordon shares her blueprint for senior leaders learning from junior employees. Reverse Mentoring examines topics such as how to navigate awkward dynamics, giving a voice to underrepresented employees, and senior leaders showing a more vulnerable side in order to foster a culture of learning and development.
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