Why Managing Sucks and How to Fix It
A Results-only Guide to Taking Control of Work, Not PeopleeBook - 2013
Change the way you think about work (and life) by focusing onresults--and only results
Why Managing Sucks and How to Fix It shows how theResults-Only Work Environment (ROWE) mindset can make you or yourorganization more entrepreneurial, more connected with the broadertrends in your industry, and more willing to take smart risks. Itexplains how to set clear expectations and focus on the endpoint asopposed to managing the process that gets you there. With eyes seton getting rid of distractions, long meetings, and unnecessaryupdates, this book offers quick, everyday strategies to experiencehuge increases in productivity (without adding resources) anddramatic drops in turnover.Authors Ressler and Thompson began their work together at BestBuy where they are credited with revolutionizing the workplace Reframes thinking away from counting on general availability(Where's Bob?) to creating clear expectations (Does Bob knowexactly what's expected of him?) Explains how to reduce the number of meetings while increasingtheir quality Shows how to eliminate scheduled events in order to increasecritical thinking and improve communication
ROWE is a bold, cultural transformation that permeates theattitudes and operating style of an entire workplace, leveling theplaying field and giving people complete autonomy--to managetheir measurable results using adult common sense.