Most of us work in organizations where at the very least, it’s espoused that we should engage employees and create a great work environment. But, few firms actually do this well. On this episode, how to practically engagement employees using the principles of Management 3.0 — and also create happiness for the people you lead.
Jurgen Appelo: Management 3.0
Jurgen Appelo calls himself a creative networker. Since 2008 Jurgen has penned a popular blog at www.noop.nl, covering the creative economy, agile management, and personal development. He is the author of Management 3.0*, the bestselling agile management text and the proactive follow-up book, Managing for Happiness*.
- Not all things work for each company. You must experiment to see what works for your company culture.
- Incentives should be tangible.
- Managers should only have to manage the business systems, and the employees should be able to manage themselves.
- You are learning the most when half your experiments fail.
- Figure out how to incentivize experimentation, not just successful results.
- Management 3.0: Leading Agile Developers, Developing Agile Leaders by Jurgen Appelo*
- Managing for Happiness: Games, Tools, and Practices to Motivate Any Team by Jurgen Appelo*
- That’s Not How We Do It Here!: A Story about How Organizations Rise and Fall–and Can Rise Again by John Kotter*
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- CFL122: How To Create Joy At Work with Richard Sheridan of Menlo Innovations and Joy, Inc.
- CFL223: Start With Why featuring Simon Sinek
- CFL249: How to Succeed with Leadership and Management, with John Kotter
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