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Culture Shock: A Handbook For 21st Century Business

Culture Shock: A Handbook For 21st Century Business

Will McInnes

ISBN: 978-1-118-31243-8

Oct 2012

288 pages

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$28.00

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Will McInnes has nailed it. Inspiring and comprehensive,Culture Shock is aspirational future thinking with its feet firmly on the ground’
Jemima Kiss, Digital Media correspondent, The Guardian


Join the work-place revolution

There's a revolution afoot . . . don't be left behind. A new dawn has broken. Business has changed profoundly—fueled by aggressively advancing technology and a volatile global economy. So why has most business culture remained unchanged? Most organizations are closed, secretive, siloed, slow to change, and deeply hierarchical. It's time to shock these cultures. Let's burn up the old and start something new.

The wonderfully inspiring Will McInnes is here to make a change—he wants us all to work in places that are supportive, open, conducive to creativity, motivating, and fun. In this book he maps out brilliant ways to create an uplifting work culture. Learn to create a more open, democratic, and productive workplace

  • Packed with real-world examples and backed up by facts
  • Step-by-step, practical framework with actionable tasks to help you transform the way you work for the better
Foreword vii

Introduction 1

Chapter One: Purpose and Meaning 5

Chapter Two: Democracy and Empowerment 31

Chapter Three: Progressive People 67

Chapter Four: Conscious Leadership 101

Chapter Five: Organizational Openness 129

Chapter Six: Change Velocity 161

Chapter Seven: Tech DNA 197

Chapter Eight: Fair Finances 227

Conclusion 261

Acknowledgements 267

About Will McInnes 271

Index 273

























'An inspiring and provocative read. This is a story that needed to be told, a timely lesson in the value of openness.’ (FS tech, August 2012)