Remote: Office Not Required

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Basecamp founders Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson explore the "work from home" phenomenon and show precisely how a remote work setup can be accomplished in Remote.

The Industrial Revolution's "under one roof" model of conducting work is steadily declining as technology creates virtual workspaces that allow employees to provide their vital contribution without physically clustering together. Today, the new paradigm is "move work to the workers, rather than workers to the workplace."

Remote work increases the talent pool, reduces turnover, lessens the real estate footprint, and improves the ability to conduct business across multiple time zones, to name just a few advantages. As Fried and Hansson explain the challenges and unexpected benefits of this phenomenon, they show why--with a few controversial exceptions such as Yahoo--more businesses will want to promote this model of getting things done.
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JASON FRIED and DAVID HEINEMEIER HANSSON are the founders of Basecamp (previously 37signals), a trailblazing software company. They have been profiled in such publications as Time, Newsweek, and Wired. They're also contributors to Signals v. Noise, one the of Web's most popular blogs.
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Crown Business
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Published on
Oct 29, 2013
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Pages
256
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ISBN
9780804137515
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Language
English
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Genres
Business & Economics / Careers / General
Business & Economics / Management
Business & Economics / Workplace Culture
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Simon Sinek
The New York Times bestseller by the acclaimed, bestselling author of Start With Why and Together is Better. Now with an expanded chapter and appendix on leading millennials, based on Simon Sinek's viral video "Millenials in the workplace" (150+ million views).

Imagine a world where almost everyone wakes up inspired to go to work, feels trusted and valued during the day, then returns home feeling fulfilled. This is not a crazy, idealized notion. Today, in many successful organizations, great leaders create environments in which people naturally work together to do remarkable things. 

In his work with organizations around the world, Simon Sinek noticed that some teams trust each other so deeply that they would literally put their lives on the line for each other. Other teams, no matter what incentives are offered, are doomed to infighting, fragmentation and failure. Why?

The answer became clear during a conversation with a Marine Corps general. "Officers eat last," he said. Sinek watched as the most junior Marines ate first while the most senior Marines took their place at the back of the line. What's symbolic in the chow hall is deadly serious on the battlefield: Great leaders sacrifice their own comfort--even their own survival--for the good of those in their care.
     
Too many workplaces are driven by cynicism, paranoia, and self-interest. But the best ones foster trust and cooperation because their leaders build what Sinek calls a "Circle of Safety" that separates the security inside the team from the challenges outside.

Sinek illustrates his ideas with fascinating true stories that range from the military to big business, from government to investment banking.
Jason Fried
 >> Práce na dálku se stává běžně uznávanou praxí, tak proč čekat? <<








V knize Práce na dálku přináší Jason Fried a David Heinemeier Hansson, zakladatelé firmy 37signals (nedávno přejmenované na Basecamp) a autoři nekonvenčního bestselleru Restart, nový pohled na aktuální téma. Práce na dálku s sebou podle Jasona a Davida nese řadu výzev – a v blízké budoucnosti práci v kanceláři převálcuje.


V posledních letech je model práce „pod jednou střechou“ na ústupu pod vlivem nových technologií, které umožňují vytvořit virtuální pracovní prostředí prakticky kdekoli. To s sebou nese řadu výhod – konec dlouhých hodin strávených dojížděním, přijetí té nejlepší možné práce (nikoli té, co je poblíž) a dosažení rovnováhy mezi zaměstnáním a životem a zároveň zvýšení produktivity.


A to jsou jen některé z výhod, které můžete opuštěním tradiční kanceláře získat. Práce na dálku odhaluje další přínosy tohoto modelu práce spolu s množstvím tipů, jak si zorganizovat pracovní den mimo kancelář.


# V KNIZE SE DOZVÍTE

Proč vůbec zavádět práci na dálku, když máme tak pěkné kanceláře?Kde a jak najdu nejlepší talenty světa?Jak zajistím, aby mezi vzdálenými kolegy fungovala spolupráce?Jaké nástroje mám používat?Jak zabráním pocitu izolace a vyhoření svých pracovníků?Kde všude se dá pracovat?

 # ŘEKLI O KNIZE


„To, že držíte tuto knihu v ruce, je důkazem, že práce na dálku funguje. Naše nakladatelství nemá společnou kancelář.“ 


– Tomáš Baránek, Jan Melvil Publishing


„V Práci na dálku najdete promyšlené rady těch, kteří už sami na poli virtuální pracovní síly uspěli. Je to manifest odložení dusivých organizačních zvyků týkajících se místa a času práce a osvojení nejlepších pracovních postupů pro úplně nový virtuální a globální svět. Pokud vám vaše firma svěřila zodpovědnost za produktivitu, tohle si musíte přečíst.“ 


– David Allen, autor mezinárodního bestselleru Mít vše hotovo: Jak zvládnout práci i život a cítit se při tom dobře


„Práce na dálku je víc než jen soubor kvalitních rad. Knížka je nabitá fascinujícími postřehy o spolupráci, inovacích a lidské mysli.“ 


– Leo Babauta, autor knihy Zen Habits: Handbook for Life


# O AUTORECH


JASON FRIED a DAVID HEINEMEIER HANSSON jsou zakladatelé firmy 37signals (nedávno přejmenované na Basecamp), průkopnické softwarové společnosti, a tvůrci nejznámějšího webového nástroje na řízení projektů Basecamp a dalších užitečných produktů, jako je Backpack, Highrise nebo Campfire. Svou firmu vybudovali na principech práce na dálku – když začínali, jeden partner žil v Kodani a druhý v Chicagu. Od té doby se rozrostli na třicet šest lidí rozptýlených po celém světě, obsluhujících miliony uživatelů. Jejich první kniha Restart (v originále Rework) se stala bestsellerem podle žebříčku New York Times a byla přeložena do mnoha jazyků.


# VÍCE O KNIZE


http://melvil.cz/kniha-prace-na-dalku

Jason Fried
“A genialidade deste livro é que ele nos inspira a repensar tudo o que sabíamos sobre estratégia, clientes e execução.” – William C. Taylor, editor fundador da Fast Company “Você não vai encontrar jargões nem clichês aqui, apenas centenas de ideias simples e brilhantes para o sucesso. Reinvente sua empresa é o livro para quem está cansado de ler sempre os mesmos conselhos sobre negócios.” – Chris Anderson, autor de A cauda longa Muitas pessoas não entendem que uma empresa possa rejeitar o crescimento, as reuniões, os orçamentos e a propaganda, e, ainda assim, prosperar. Dizem que não é possível ter êxito sem fazer projeções financeiras e planos quinquenais. Elas estão erradas, e Jason Fried e David Hansson podem provar isso. Em Reinvente sua empresa eles compartilham sua experiência como empresários bem-sucedidos e explicam seu modo revolucionário de pensar os negócios. Este livro se destina a quem está procurando dicas para aumentar a eficiência, trabalhar de forma mais inteligente e alcançar o sucesso. É indicado ainda para quem está preso a um emprego mas sempre sonhou em realizar algo próprio. Talvez você goste do que faz, mas não do chefe. Ou talvez esteja entediado e queira criar algo que ame e ganhar dinheiro com isso. Os autores criticam os workaholics e as ideias tradicionais sobre promoção. Acreditam que as empresas devem fazer menos que os concorrentes: criar poucas coisas muito boas, em vez de várias razoáveis. Em um mundo onde todos são compelidos a fazer mais com menos, este livro mostra como fazer menos e lucrar mais.
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