GREAT WORK by David Sturt and the O.C. Tanner Institute Out Today
The challenge of inspiring and accomplishing "Great Work" just got easier. The O.C. Tanner Institute, a division of O.C. Tanner, the leading global provider of strategic employee recognition solutions, unveils the surprisingly achievable secrets to outstanding workplace success in a new book, Great Work: How To Make a Difference People Love, available from McGraw-Hill Professional today, Sept. 3. The book is the work of O.C. Tanner Executive Vice President David Sturt, in conjunction with the O.C. Tanner Institute.
Based on the largest ever study of award-winning work, Great Work distills the five essential things people do to make a difference that others loveat work, home or in the world. After analyzing a sample from more than 1.7 million examples of great work, the O.C. Tanner Institute clearly identifies the fundamental skills used by difference makers from every background and walk of lifeto make a difference that companies, customers and communities love.
Specifically, the book and its landmark study will demonstrate the following:
- It's not who you are or the personality traits you possess, but what you do that makes the difference in producing Great Work.
- The Great Work study defines the five skills people use to make a difference that others love. These five skills are stronger predictors of great work than any other factor.
- The activities that "Difference Makers" accomplish are based on skills that anyoneat any levelcan learn.
Readers can download a free preview chapter of the book at www.greatwork.com.
About the Author
David Sturt is an executive vice president of the O.C. Tanner Company. His career began in market research, where he analyzed the impact of recognition on people and their work. In the two decades since, he has developed products and services that engage employees, inspire contribution and reward outstanding results in organizations around the world. He regularly consults with Fortune 1000 leaders and speaks to audiences worldwide. He has been interviewed by the Wall Street Journal, MSNBC, Human Capital and is a guest contributor for Forbes.com.