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Fun works : creating places where people love to work

Yerkes offers tips, examples, and motivation to help readers, their coworkers, and their customers unleash the power of fun in the workplace. Through real-life case studies and interviews with dozens of leading authors and everyday people, the author illustrates 11 principles of what she calls The Work/Fun Fusion
eBook, English, ©2007
2nd ed., updated and expanded View all formats and editions
Berrett-Koehler Publishers, San Francisco, ©2007
1 online resource (xvi, 235 pages) : illustrations
9781576755181, 9781609943462, 9781605099033, 1576755185, 1609943465, 1605099031
pt. 1. Creating the fun/work fusion
The introduction : the case for integrating fun and work
pt. 2. The fun/work fusion principles
Principle one : give permission to perform
Principle two : challenge your bias
Principle three : capitalize on the spontaneous
Principle four : trust the process
Principle five : value a diversity of fun styles
Principle six : expand the boundaries
Principle seven : be authentic
Principle eight : be choiceful
Principle nine : hire good people and get out of the way
Principle ten : embrance expansive thinking and risk taking
Principle eleven : celebrate
pt. 3. Activating the fun/work fusion
The conclusion : opening our minds and letting fun happen
pt. 4. Putting fun to the test
The fun/work fusion inventory
Other voices : stories of fun at work
Includes index