Gung Ho! Turn On the People in Any Organization
by Ken Blanchard and Sheldon Bowles
The co-authors of the business bestseller Raving Fans are back with Gung Ho! Here is an invaluable management tool that outlines foolproof ways to increase productivity by fostering excellent morale in the workplace. It’s a must-read for everyone who wants to stay on top in today’s ultra-competitive business world.
Raving Fans taught managers how to turn customers into full-fledged fans. Now, Gung Ho! brings the same magic to employees. Through the inspirational story of fictional business leaders, the authors reveal the secret of Gung Ho!—a revolutionary technique to boost enthusiasm and performance and usher in astonishing results. The three principles of Gung Ho! are:
- The Spirit of the Squirrel
- The Way of the Beaver
- The Gift of the Goose
These three cornerstones 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. It also includes a clear game plan with a step-by-step outline for instituting these groundbreaking ideas.
(This book review was originally published in 1999 as one of the Top 10 Books – Edition 2.)