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I Wish I Worked There!: A Look Inside the Most Creative Spaces in Business
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
on September 17, 2010
Format: HardcoverVerified Purchase
This book it's pretty good and big...! The content is also rich and got a lot of motivational stuffs inside. This is because they give a lot of pictures in it. Thank you for the author for this book. I appreciate it really much...! Pretty much helping to increase my efforts of working..
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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
on May 13, 2010
Format: Hardcover
AWESOME, AMAZING, MESMERIZING BOOK! That's no hype. This book OVERdelivers on the promise to show you workplaces you'd die to work in.

I brought it home and before I could spend any time with it, my 8 & 10 year old kids saw it and looked through it cover to cover. I kept hearing them say stuff like "Wow, that's SO COOL!" and "I wish that was MY room."

I'm afraid to take it back to work. As cool as our office already is, I'm afraid my staff will start to say things like "Ooooh, we need to do THAT in our office."
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
on April 7, 2010
Format: Hardcover
Inspiring book about the creative industry in large companies. I Wish I Worked there gives a beautifully presented inside look at the design groups within companies - sometime which can take you by surprise. Gives inspiration both on interiors as well as creativity in business. I would recommend the book to design organizations, those who are looking to make their environment more atuned to inspriring creativity, as well as those who are just curious about the kooky creative cousins in business.
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
on April 7, 2010
Format: Hardcover
This is a book which you can see just from an initial flick through has had a huge amount of care and time put into it. It's a pretty remarkable collection of environments which, to be honest, almost everyone would want to see the inside of, never mind 'design folk'. Being able to gain access to all of these must have been a monumental feat. Thouroughly recommend it to all design based companies in search of inspiration for their 'next' environment and also to companies outside of the design space to see what they could do to inspire their staff to be more productive and comfortable without having to resort to artificial goal setting and bonuses.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
on March 8, 2012
Format: Hardcover
Thanks to the author that provides us such an exclusive perspective all around the angle of workspace. I always wonder how was it like in the office of Google and other leading companies. This is so much for me as a think tank to create more HR work,to building a happy workplace.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
on December 14, 2012
Format: HardcoverVerified Purchase
If you want to know what unique things leading edge companies are doing in terms of design to motivate the new up and coming work generation. This is a great book for that. Shows leading edge design ideas in furniture, paint, colors and overall design.
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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
on May 15, 2010
Format: Hardcover
I love this book! And here's why:

-- It is FILLED with incredible photos and inspiring images of innovative workplaces.
-- It is rich with insights and themes that are common to creative spaces.
-- It distinguishes between spaces for reflection, innovation, collaboration and play.
-- It proves there is no ONE way to create environments for high-engagement.
-- It provides inspiration for anyone in any organization/industry who wants to enhance their workplace to bring out the best in their people.

In short, Kursty Groves, in collaboration with Will Knight and photographs by Edward Denison, has written a provocative, inspiring and practical book. She has done the footwork and put on the miles so the rest of us don't have to. We can simply flip through the pages of this rich book to see what the best of the best are doing to attract, retain and inspire their employees.

By the end, you will have hundreds of ideas to transform your own workplace, regardless of your resources, into one that stretches your imagination and makes others "wish they worked there!"

Pamela Meyer
Author, From Workplace to Playspace: Innovating, Learning and Changing Through Dynamic Engagement
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on November 7, 2014
Format: Hardcover
A great place to aspire to become -- great reference tool.
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