First Break All Rules is about challenging the status quo that exists in the management world and encourages management to adopt a unique and innovative outlook of employee management.
This book is the product of tremendous research conducted by the Gallup organization, comprising of 80,000 managers from various industries and examining concepts around employees satisfaction, hiring and tools and methods to measure and correctly estimate employee-related metrics.
The four keys for breaking the rules and unlock the potential for effective management are to focus on :
1. Selecting Talent:
The authors divide talents into 3 broad categories:
Describes the ‘why’ of a person. What exactly motivates them and how badly do they want to stand out.
Describes the 'how' of a person. From how they think, their process of decision making, to their focus, discipline and approach to thinking.
This describes the 'who' of a person. Who do they build relations with, who they socially interact with.
2. Suggesting Outcomes:
3. Developing Employee Strengths:
4. Finding The Right Fit:
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