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Laszlo Bock

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Laszlo Bock is a Romanian-born American businessman who is co-founder and CEO of Humu. He was formerly the Senior Vice President of People Operations at Google, Inc.
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Dying for a Paycheck book cover
Dying for a Paycheck
How Modern Management Harms Employee Health and Company Performance―and What We Can Do About It
Jeffrey Pfeffer - 2018-03-20
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In one survey, 61 percent of employees said that workplace stress had made them sick and 7 percent said they had actually been hospitalized. Job stress costs US employers more than $300 billion annually and may cause 120,000 excess deaths each year. In China, 1 million people a year may be dying from overwork.  People are literally dying for a...
Laszlo Bock
2021-10-21T19:56:28.000Z
@mpk This book sums it up pretty well. Dying for a Paycheck: How Modern Management Harms Employee Health and Company Performance―and What We Can Do About It      source
The No Asshole Rule Building a Civilised Workplace and Surviving One That Isn't. Robert Sutton book cover
The No Asshole Rule Building a Civilised Workplace and Surviving One That Isn't. Robert Sutton
Robert I. Sutton - 2010-12-01 (first published in 2000)
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In a landmark article published in the esteemed Harvard Business Review, Stanford University professor Robert I. Sutton addressed a taboo topic that affects every workplace: employees who are insensitive to their colleagues, corporate bullies, bosses who just don't get it, the kind of people who make you exclaim in exasperation, "What an asshole!"N...
Laszlo Bock
2020-05-15T16:06:45.000Z
@work_matters @nytimes It's still an amazing book!      source
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How Change Happens
Cass R. Sunstein - 2020-04-14
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The different ways that social change happens, from unleashing to nudging to social cascades.Sunstein's book is illuminating because it puts norms at the center of how we think about change.--David Brooks, The New York Times How does social change happen? When do social movements take off? Sexual harassment was once something that women had to endu...
Laszlo Bock
2020-05-13T14:59:21.000Z
Fantastic book!      source
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Impro
Improvisation and the Theatre
Keith Johnstone - 1987-01-07 (first published in 1979)
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First published in 1987. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. First published in 1987. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. ...more...
Laszlo Bock
2020-01-12T22:49:54.000Z
@rtilleard SUCH a good book. Glad you liked it!      source
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