First, Break All the Rules
Get the latest edition of the groundbreaking management bestseller that established the science of employee engagement. First, Break All the Rules now includes updated research and access to the CliftonStrengths assessment.
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What Do the World's Greatest Managers Do Differently?
Despite their different styles and backgrounds, great managers don't hesitate to break virtually every rule held sacred by conventional wisdom.
They don't believe that, with enough training, people can achieve anything they set their minds to. They don't try to help people overcome their weaknesses. And yes, they even play favorites.
In this longtime management bestseller, Gallup presents the remarkable findings of its massive in-depth study of great managers. From managers at Fortune 500 companies to those at small, entrepreneurial firms, the best managers excel at turning each employee's talents into high performance.
Learn How to Measure Your Human Capital
Gallup's research produced the 12 simple statements that distinguish the strongest workgroups in a company from all the rest.
First, Break All the Rules is the first book to present this essential measuring stick and to prove the link between employee opinions and productivity, profit, customer satisfaction and the rate of turnover.
The insights from Gallup's study of great managers show you how you can:
- keep your best performers
- improve performance and profitability
- measure essential outcomes
Best of all, with vital performance and career lessons for managers at every level, First, Break All the Rules shows you how to apply them to your own situation.
First, Break All the Rules now includes access to the CliftonStrengths assessment.
The 2016 re-release of the bestselling management classic First, Break All the Rules now includes access to a product Gallup created to help managers and leaders turn employees' talents into great performance.
Every new copy of First, Break All the Rules includes:
Use your unique access code to take the Top 5 CliftonStrengths assessment, which reveals your top themes of talent, so you can spend more time doing what you do best each day.
Read Gallup’s updated meta-analytic research on the linkage of employee engagement and organizational outcomes.
Frequently Asked Questions
Does this book include any access codes?
Yes. This book includes a unique access code for the CliftonStrengths assessment for one individual use.
How will I receive my access code?
When you purchase a physical book that includes an access code(s), you can find your access code(s) in a sealed packet in the back of the book. The packet includes your unique access code(s) and instructions for how to redeem your code(s) and take the online assessment(s). You will not receive any access codes digitally when you purchase a hardcopy version of a book because all codes are delivered to you in the sealed packet.
What do I do if I need my access code immediately and cannot wait for my book to arrive?
You can purchase the Top 5 CliftonStrengths assessment or CliftonStrengths 34 assessment. Access codes for both of these products are delivered digitally.
What is the difference between this version and the original version of First, Break All the Rules?
While the original content remains essentially unchanged, the 2016 re-release of First, Break All the Rules includes access to a product Gallup created to help managers and leaders turn employees' talents into great performance.
Along with updated Gallup meta-analytic research on the linkage of employee engagement and organizational outcomes, you'll get an access code to complete the CliftonStrengths assessment for one individual use.