Those who are encouraged to innovate, lead, and create become high performers for your organization. Yet, only about a third of American workers are engaged at work, with 16 percent “actively disengaged”— costing U.S. businesses around half a trillion dollars each year in lost productivity. We need a new, twenty-first-century approach to management that shirks traditional command-control hierarchies and is rooted in trust that allows people access to the power they need to do what they do best: work and create with dedication and love.
Doug Kirkpatrick examines how any company can begin the journey toward becoming a twenty-first-century enterprise with limitless power for growth. For Doug, that journey starts with understanding people. A pioneer of organizational self-management, Doug Kirkpatrick has identified two critical truths about the new world of work. First, people work best when they are happy and passionate about their work. Second, people produce and innovate on their highest levels when they are not coerced to work but are simply expected to keep the commitments they freely make to their colleagues and their organization.Learn More