Work, Workers & Workplaces: Using space as the starting point of innovation

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Humans are wired to follow the path of least resistance. If one doesn’t have to do something, he or she will not do it. Technology has enabled humans to work from coffee shops and from home, reducing the need to go to work. The very meaning of work has changed for modern day workers where the workplace is no more a physical space. The new workplace is a blended space of the physical and the digital.

The subconscious mind is like cruise control for humans and shapes behavior. The environment that one is in conditions the mind. At work, the workplace environment conditions quality of thinking. For organizations in a collaboration economy today, productivity depends on the quality of thinking, and not so much on efficiency. The blended workplace is the starting point of innovation for organizations that believe in innovation.

Parthajeet Sarma delves into psychology, human evolution and science to draw connections with greatly changed expectations from work. In his third book, Parthajeet espouses the need for management to get out of codified theories. This facilitates a macro view, leading to a radical new meaning of work, workers and workplaces that is aligned with the organization’s vision for the future.

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Parthajeet Sarma is a Chevening scholar (Oxford University), award-winning innovator and entrepreneur. Fifteen out of his over two decades of work experience has been as an entrepreneur. Set up in 2003, iDream has metamorphosed to be a boutique strategic management consultancy, handholding change management in corporate organizations. 


Besides iDream, Parthajeet also acts as an advisor at Gallopper. Gallopper fuels experimentation and discourses around design as the core in business transformation. Parthajeet’s experimentation efforts have yielded award winning products and services. He is the joint winner of The Economic Times ‘Power of Ideas’ 2012, Sankalp Awards for social innovation and others. He has been featured across various electronic and print media including CNBC TV-18’s ‘Young Turks’.

A graduate of Sir J J College of Architecture, Mumbai, Parthajeet went on to complete an MBA. After years of industry experience, he was selected by the British Government to do a leadership program on science and innovation at Oxford University. A husband to a fellow professional and a father of two daughters, Parthajeet is a regular speaker at industry forums as well as in educational institutions.
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Wordit CDE
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102
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9788193763445
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English
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Business & Economics / Human Resources & Personnel Management
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