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    DescriptionThrough his years of intensive work consulting to companies including Procter & Gamble, Sony, Toyota, Microsoft, Ford and Ernst & Young, with his firm The Energy Project, Schwartz has developed a powerful program for changing the way we are working that greatly boosts our engagement and our satisfication with our work and increases our performance. In this book he marshalls a wide range of powerful evidence from business research and psychology that shows that the current model of work -- in which people are treated essentially as machines that should be able to perform at top speed for extraordinarily long hours, be able to multi-task, be always accessible and online, withstand often harsh and emotionally punishing treatment, and be primarily driven by the need to make profits -- is not only not optimal, it is specfically counter-productive because it saps us of our physical, emotional, mental and spiritual energy. In order for us to perform at our best, we must make a set of key changes in our work lives -- and in order to develop the full potential of their work force, our managers and companies must institute changes that will provide us with the regular physical renewal, emotional reward, mental focus and stimulation; and sense of purpose and significance that we need.

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    The Way We're Working Isn't Working
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Tony Schwartz, By (author) Jean Gomes, Read by Tony Schwartz
    Physical properties
    Format: CD-Audio
    Number of pages: 5
    Width: 134 mm
    Height: 146 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 118 g
    ISBN 13: 9780743597463
    ISBN 10: 074359746X

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    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S4.2
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    BIC subject category V2: KJC
    DC21: 658
    B&T General Subject: 180
    DC22: 658
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    BISAC V2.8: BUS041000, BUS046000
    LC classification: HF5549.5.P37 S39 2010B
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    Edition statement
    Abridged edition
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    Publication date
    05 August 2010
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    Author Information
    Tony Schwartz is the founder and president of The Energy Project, a consulting group that works with a number of Fortune 500 companies. He was a reporter for the New York Times, an associate editor at Newsweek, and a staff writer for New York Magazine and Esquire and a columnist for Fast Company. Jean Gomes is Managing Director of DPA, a London-based management consultancy specialising in leadership and culture change. He is also Chairman of The Energy Project Europe.
    Review quote
    "An engaging, thorough, and authoritative manual for optimal performance and for a rewarding life. Tony Schwartz has done it again. A business must read."--Daniel Goleman, author of Emotional Intelligence