All Hands on Deck: 8 Essential Lessons for Building a Culture of Ownership

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In the stormy seas of today's world economy, organizations needall hands on deck

In the stormy seas of today's world economy, organizations needpeople to own their work, not just rent a spot on the organizationchart. All Hands on Deck is a fun-to-read story that is botha business strategy book about creating competitive advantagethrough corporate culture, and a personal development book thatwill inspire readers to be more committed and engaged with theirwork and their organizations. Drawing upon the wisdom of some ofthe greatest and most beloved business leaders of the 20th century,this essential guide:

  • Creates a virtual roadmap for building a culture of ownershipwhere so workers are inspired to think and act like partners in theenterprise, and not just hired hands
  • Shares practical and proven strategies for earning employeebuy-in and commitment to the values, vision, and purpose of theorganization
  • Features the real-world wisdom of some of the most successfuland beloved business leaders of the 20th century, including WaltDisney, Ray Kroc, Mary Kay Ash, Bill Hewlett, and Dave Packard

A stirring resource for today's business environment, AllHands on Deck shares the tools you need to create anorganization that competes and succeeds in today's turbulent world,and the inspiration that your people need to put those tools towork.

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"Joe Tye wants to change the world. In this far-ranging fable,he might just be able to persuade you to join him."
Seth Godin, New York Times bestselling author ofLinchpin

"My own work with senior leaders around the world resonates withJoe's advice: creating a culture of ownership is the best way toachieving personal, organizational, and societal outcomes thatimprove lives!"
David Altman, Executive Vice President, Research,Innovation and Product Development, Center for CreativeLeadership

"After I read the first few pages, I was hooked. If you want tobuild a great culture and a winning team, read this book and letJoe Tye show you how to get all hands on deck!"
Jon Gordon, author of The Energy Bus andSoup

"People don't do anything worthwhile until they are inspired,which is perhaps why Martin Luther King didn't stand on the stepsof the Lincoln Memorial and say, 'I have a strategic plan.' Inspirethem, engage them, invite them to take ownership, and youremployees will move mountains. Once again, Joe Tye hits a homerun!"
Matthew Kelly, New York Times bestselling authorof The Dream Manager and The Rhythm of Life

"Joe Tye has hoisted the sails high with this captivating book.The necessity for, and returns of, building a culture of ownershipare a relatively common business mantra; Joe makes a culture ofownership a reality, rather than just a slogan."
Kevin A. Sheridan, CEO, HR Solutions, Inc.

"Joe Tye draws on the best business literature and his ownsubstantial experience to show how work in groups can be generativeof new possibilities in work and life. Start your new journey withthis book and keep it at your side."
Michael L. Ray, Stanford Graduate School of Business;author, Creativity in Business and The Highest Goal;and coeditor, The New Paradigm in Business

"In All Hands on Deck, Joe Tye takes us on an Alice inWonderland journey to observe some of history's most successfulleaders in action. With this dramatic technique, Tye reveals againthe too-often-forgotten principles of leadership, how they are madereal in the workplace, and the results they produce."
James A. Autry, author, The Servant Leader

From the Inside Flap:

All Corey Whitaker wanted from the airport limo ride was a fewquiet minutes to think about how, in his role as new CEO, he couldpull Owatt Hospitality Services back from the brink of bankruptcy.So he was annoyed to learn that someone else would be sharing hislimo...until he saw who that person was! In All Handson Deck, Walt Disney introduces Corey—and you—tosome of history's greatest business leaders.

As you follow Walt and Corey on their journey in this intriguingstory, you will learn how:

  • Henry Ford inspired a company, and changed the world, with acompelling vision
  • Tom Watson created the cultural blueprint that transformed IBMinto a powerhouse
  • General Robert Wood Johnson fostered cultural toughness atJ&J to turn every adversity into advantage
  • Ray Kroc built a worldwide fast food empire held together withthe glue of trust
  • Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard shaped "the HP Way" with thepower of stories
  • Mary Kay Ash inspired one of the most enthusiastic sales forcesthe world has ever seen
  • And a lot more

You cannot hold people accountable for the things that reallymatter. To compete in today's tough economy, you must have aculture of ownership. In this book, you'll learn how legendarybusiness leaders did it. All Hands on Deck is an inspiringstory that takes you—and your business—on the journeyof cultural transformation. You will learn practical strategiesthat will help you build an authentic culture, where employees showup to work for more than just a paycheck, see themselves aspartners in the enterprise, and translate their spirit of ownershipinto sustained high performance. In today's stormy economic seas,you need All Hands on Deck!

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