Humans at Work - by Anna Tavis & Stela Lupushor

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Dimensions (Overall): 9.21 Inches (H) x 6.14 Inches (W) x .7 Inches (D)
Weight: .81 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 256
Genre: Business + Money Management
Sub-Genre: Human Resources & Personnel Management
Publisher: Kogan Page
Format: Paperback
Author: Anna Tavis & Stela Lupushor
Language: English
Street Date: March 29, 2022
TCIN: 84907529
UPC: 9781398604230
Item Number (DPCI): 247-32-9533
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported


About the Book

Shift your organization's mindset, culture and processes in order to create a human-centric workplace enabled by new technology and organizational design.

Book Synopsis

Is your organization strategically prepared for the digital and distributed workplace?

Technology, data analytics and artificial intelligence already impact how people work and engage with organizations. A dispersed workforce, greater transparency, social change, generational shift and value chain disruptions are driving new behaviors and expectations from the workplace. Together, these trends are shaping a new era of distributed and digitally enabled network of workers where the work comes to workers instead of the workers going to work.

In Humans at Work, employee and workplace experience experts Anna Tavis and Stela Lupushor advocate for the adoption of human-centric practices as a critical and necessary part of adapting work and workplaces to the future of work. Outlining the four factors (digitization of work, distributed workplaces, organizational redesign and changing workforce) driving the dramatic changes in the workplace, each chapter provides examples of how innovative companies are building workplace infrastructure and reshaping norms, serving new markets and adopting new technologies.

Filled with examples from both start-ups and established companies, Humans at Work is the workplace leader's guide to building a workplace that creates market value by making work more human.

Review Quotes

Humans at Work is the book, roadmap and manifesto we have been waiting for. After years of handwringing on the 'future of work' and the 'middle skills gap, ' Humans at Work takes us back to the necessary fundamentals and shows us that the largest and truest successes-for businesses, workers and in our personal lives-happen when we take a radically honest approach to what we do and why we do it. Thank you for this wonderful work that finally makes sense and brings order to the crashing levels of noise and dissonance on the 'work, workforce, workplace and worth' conversation.-- "Angie Kamath, Dean, NYU School of Professional Studies"

If the 'great reassessment' taught us anything, it is the willingness to listen and to meet people where they are. At Mastercard this is central to our DQ (or Decency Quotient). Anna Tavis and Stela Lupushor show how empathy can be a force multiplier in our organizations that when done in an authentic way can build a winning culture that our people and stakeholders will trust and value.-- "Michael Fraccaro, Chief People Officer, Mastercard"

Humans at Work explains how to both consider and, crucially, apply technology and analytics in the workplace with the human purpose in mind. In the book, Anna Tavis and Stela Lupushor provide a timely reminder that our tools, frameworks and technologies should have the ultimate purpose of restoring the workplace to its human-centric design. The four parts of Humans at Work explore the origins and the evolution of the 4Ws of 'work'-work, workforce, workplace and worth. The book's extensive appendix helps translate these concepts into practical tools that can be applied in the day-to-day work of human resources teams. Humans at Work is an indispensable guide for any HR leader or professional looking to ensure that their work has a positive impact on their firm and, more importantly, the people who work for it.-- "David Green, co-author of 'Excellence in People Analytics', Managing Partner of Insight222 and host of the 'Digital HR Leaders' podcast"

Anna Tavis and Stela Lupushor continue to be at the forefront of the future of work. The social contract and world of work is shifting at earthquake levels of magnitude and intensity. Their research and new ways of thinking help us accelerate our understanding of these shifts and solutions that can help our organizations survive this phenomenon and become more fit for human beings and performance.-- "Wendy Branche, Vice President and Global Head of Talent Management, Visa"

Humans at Work is a must-read for anyone who is struggling with the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic and the myriad of other forces changing in fundamental ways how people work and how organizations organize and manage to deliver value-added products and services. Anna Tavis and Stela Lupushor have synthesized this complex and ever-changing environment into a cogent guidebook and playbook from which each reader will gain significant insights and benefits.-- "Mike Dulworth, CEO, Executive Networks"

Humans at Work meets today's moment. Too often, organizations adopt mechanistic approaches to living, dynamic, human organizations. Anna Tavis and Stela Lupushor inject the human element into an intuitive yet clear and systematic framework for any organization seeking alignment with the people that are its business.-- "Dr. Michael N Bazigos, Global Managing Director (Partner) for People and Organizational Analytics, Accenture"

At this time of intense change, the voices of deep thinkers like Anna Tavis and Stela Lupushor are crucial. Humans at Work adds significant insight about empathy and technology into the evolving debate about the future of work.-- "Dr. Lynda Gratton, Professor at London Business School and author of Redesigning Work"

Despite everything we know about humans at work, the undeniable fact is that work is simply not working for many people. This timely book, by two of the leading experts in the field, shows us why there has never been a better time to apply the key lessons from the science of human resources management and organizational psychology, as well as the field of people analytics, to help every human thrive at work. A book that every organization needs to study in detail.-- "Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Chief Innovation Officer at ManpowerGroup and Professor of Business Psychology, Columbia University and UCL"

In this thought-provoking book, Anna Tavis and Stela Lupushor challenge our thinking about how to design work and the workplace to create value for humanity at large. Well researched and evidence-based yet filled with practical frameworks and advice-a must-read for future-minded business and HR leaders. The authors compel us to choose empathy, trust and impact on others to design workplaces that benefit all stakeholders.-- "Michaela Schoberova, Worldwide Director of People, Organization and Leadership Development, Colgate-Palmolive"

Many leaders recognize we are lacking the skills needed for the future of our workforce. Anna Tavis and Stela Lupushor have outlined a practical user guide and model through which to consider the relevant aspects of the new world of work, and how to optimize the relationships and outcomes for both companies and the workforce. I look forward to further exploring and engaging in this journey.-- "Zane Zumbahlen, Chief Human Resources and Talent Officer, Cancer Treatment Centers of America"

Workplaces are now subject to a new 'social contract, ' where the needs of 'humans' are transcending the safety of pay and benefits to experiences of purpose for themselves and their communities. A must-read for anyone involved with defining 'work, ' this book showcases the expertise of two convincing analysts.-- "Rajamma Krishnamurthy, Senior Director HR Technology, Microsoft"

About the Author

Anna Tavis is Clinical Professor and Academic Director of the Human Capital Management Department at NYU School of Professional Studies, Senior Fellow with the Conference Board and the Academic in Residence with Executive Networks. She is based in Brooklyn, New York.

Stela Lupushor is the founder of Reframe.Work Inc. She is also Program Director for the Strategic Workforce Planning and Talent Management Councils, as well as the Human Capital Analytics Institute Senior Fellow shaping the research agenda of the Conference Board. She is based in Summit, New Jersey.

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