The Future of Work

The Future of Work

Winner of the CMI Management Book of the Year 2011 in the Digital Management Book Category. What the judges said:

‘The Future of Work is a book by an acknowledged master in the field, an author who treads the same path as Charles Handy and Richard Leyard, someone who realises that the nature of our working lives and the satisfaction or otherwise that we gain from them are subjects too important to be left to the writers of dusty textbooks.’

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The History of Work


‘This book is huge. In every good sense of the word. It certainly belongs on the bookshelf of every leader and every scholar in the area of management and organizational life.’ – Warren Bennis, author of the bestselling On Becoming a Leader

‘There are a lot of books about work and employment. Richard Donkin has written a book that stands apart from the rest. Blood Sweat& Tears is engaging and intelligent reading, rooted in both historical and personal understanding and insight.’ – Jeffrey Pfeffer, Professor, Stanford Business School, USA and author of The Human Equation: Building Profit by Putting People First

‘A rich and varied treasure trove. Donkin is a great storyteller.’ – Management Today

‘An absorbing, thoughtful and stimulating read for anyone involved with directing or managing business enterprises.’ -The Director

‘Powerful and wide-ranging.’ – Times Literary Supplement.

‘A must read.’ – Scotland on Sunday

‘This work poses thoughtful questions about our definition of work and is recommended for academic and business libraries.’ – New York Times

‘A crie de coeur for the white collar middle class.’ – The Washington Book Review.

‘An intelligent and thoroughly readable analysis of the nature of work.’ – Business Books.

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