Summary of Corporate Celebration

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Recommendation

This elegantly produced book is authoritatively and beautifully written. It is not - repeat not - a shallow, silly, piece of self-help nonsense. Backed by plenty of research and the professional and academic expertise of its authors, Terrence E. Deal & M.K. Key, the book takes a serious look at the role celebration plays in the success of corporations and other organizations. It also shows you how to plan and implement such events. getAbstract.com recommends this book to leaders and managers of organizations and others interested in the profitable role of celebration in corporate and organizational culture. Now, go party.

In this summary, you will learn

  • Why celebrations are a sound corporate investment;
  • How celebrations lead to improved morale and increased profits;
  • Why fun is just as important as work.
 

About the Authors

Terrence E. Deal, Ph.D., an author, teacher and consultant, has written 17 books, including the best-selling Corporate Cultures He has taught at Harvard and Stanford, and currently teaches at Peabody College of Vanderbilt University. M.K. Key, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical-community psychologist, an organizational development specialist, a writer and trainer, and an adjunct faculty member at Vanderbilt University.

 

Summary

Why Celebrate
Celebration isn’t frivolous - it’s an important part of addressing the major issues in today’s business environment: leadership, purpose, team building, community and even profit. Celebration and fun are linked to the financial bottom line. Since ancient times, ritual and...

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