- Paperback: 208 pages
- Publisher: Harper; New edition edition (1 Sept. 2011)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0006530680
- ISBN-13: 978-0006530688
- Product Dimensions: 13 x 1.5 x 19.7 cm
- Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars See all reviews (72 customer reviews)
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 8,052 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
Gung Ho!: How To Motivate People In Any Organization (The One Minute Manager) Paperback – 1 Sep 2011
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""Gung Ho!" will make a difference in your life, and in the lives of all of those you have theprivilege to touch."-- Anthony Robbins, author of "Awaken the Giant Within"and "Unlimited Power"""Gung Ho!" will become the preeminent book in energizing and empowering people as "The One Minute Manager? has become for management and "Raving Fans for customer service."-- Harvey Mackay, author of "Swim with the Sharks Without Being Eaten Alive"and "Dig Your Well Before You're Thirsty""Aboriginal North Americans are running banks and hospitals, designing computers and teaching in universities. They own and operate thousands upon thousands of successful businesses. It's nice to have the business-book world finally catch up to reality and give us Andy Longclaw, a man who saved 1,500 jobs and may well save yours." -- Phil Fontaine, Grand Chief, Assembly of Canadian Chiefs"Ken Blanchard and Sheldon Bowles strike again. "You need and "business needs "Gung Ho!" This book will revolutionize any organization which adopts it, and those that don't won't survive. It's that simple."-- Tom Peters, co-author of "In Search of Excellence""I predict that like "Raving Fans" and "The One Minute Manager?, Gung Ho!" will become an invaluable tool in our team's pursuit of excellence. It conveys meaningful lessons about motivation, inspiration, and goal-setting that any organization can put to immediate use."-- Sally Gore, Human Resources Leader, W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc.""Gung Ho!" shows in three easy steps how to release the energy and enthusiasm of your whole team and focus it on success. A great book."-- Stephen R. Covey, author of "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People" --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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Through the inspirational story of business leaders Peggy Sinclair and Andy Longclaw, Blanchard and Bowles reveal the secret of Gung Ho - a revolutionary technique to boost enthusiasm and performance and usher in astonishing results for any organization. The three principles of Gung Ho are the spirit of the Squirrel, the Way of the Beaver, and the Gift of the Goose. These three cornerstones of Gung Ho are surprisingly simple and yet amazingly powerful. Whether your organization consists of one or is listed in the Fortune 500, this book ensures Gung Ho employees committed to success. Gung Ho! also includes a clear game plan with a step-by-step outline for instituting these groundbreaking ideas. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.See all Product Description
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The three principles involve lessons from the natural world. The animals used to demonstrate the principles - squirrels, beavers and geese - should be sufficiently familiar to most readers, even if only from television, to not obscure the messages which the authors present. To me the beauty of this book - less than 200 pages in paperback - is the evident conviction conveyed in the text, supported by several references to other organisations who have successfully adiopted the Gung Ho! principles.
This is not a dry technical managerial textbook. It is rather a story of how observation of the natural world can be used to motivate human beings.
This is an easy book to read, and in some ways it is a simple book, although not simplistic. The principles are timeless, and you can take practical advice from it which you can apply straightaway.
What's cool is that the story is based on real events, and its connexion with real-life people is touching. A success-story blueprint.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Gung Ho! promises to teach you how to motivate people in any organisation so you can increase productivity, profits and your own prosperity. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Paul Simister
American theme, american approach. Does not sit well to us Europeans.
Theme is a fair one however the approach would be classed as 'different' or 'crazy' in the UK. Read more
A very helpful and useful book. Absolutely practical and straight to the point.Published 11 months ago by mp