The Human Element > Productivity, Self-Esteem and the Bottom Line
The name of this book by Will Schutz is The Human Element - Productivity, Self-Esteem and the Bottom Line. Apart from information in the form of text this book also contains practical exercises with the purpose of increasing the effectiviness of organisations.
A bottom line in the book is where the american psychologist shows that every attempt to change an organisation or a company is doomed to fail if each individual is not genuinely engaged.
This book with the byline Productivity, Self-Esteem and the Bottom Line was originally published in 1994 by Jossey-Bass. It has the been translated to other languages also. The author, Will Schutz, is one of the most respected leaders in the field of human relationships, a field in which he was active until his death in the year of 2002.
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The books foundation is several training models that the author has named The Human Element. Even though the book is primarily written for people in leading positions it is definetely well worth reading for all categories of people that at their or in other environments interact with other people, and most of all as part of your leadership development.
The bacis principles this book of Productivity, Self-Esteem and the Bottom Line and therefore in The Human Element are own choices, truth, borderlessness, simplicity, following through, holistic perspective (when it comes to individuals), self respect and dimensions. The dimensions in question are inclusion, control and openess.
The book has two part where the first part describes the different principles and how they can be developed. The second part is more focused on how you can apply the model in your work.
Quick facts about this book
Number of pages: 304
Author: Will Schutz
Full title: The Human Element: Productivity, Self-Esteem, and the Bottom Line