From The Gallup Organization, author of the national bestseller First, Break
All the Rules
When was the last time you took a course to make yourself more marketable-and
found yourself wondering just what in the world you were doing? Or watched
"square peg" employees dropped into "round hole" positions only to fail
miserably as revenues tumbled? There's a lesson to be learned in... ANIMALS,
With its previous bestsellers-First, Break All the Rules and Now, Discover
Your Strengths-The Gallup Organization rewrote the book on great management. Now
Gallup finally makes its classic, hilarious parable, ANIMALS, INC., available to
the general public. A story that has proven effective and popular with Gallup
clients for over thirty years, this tale introduces you to a group of
unforgettable barnyard animals trying to run a successful business.
Deciding that education is the key, the members of Animals, Inc. conduct
employee surveys, evaluate competencies, and set up training classes. Filled
with the excitement and hope that accompany any new project, they work hard to
overcome their natural shortcomings. The workhorse tries to operate the
computer, the shy sheep makes sales calls, the scarecrow attempts to lay eggs.
What results will seem uncannily familiar to the human reader.
As revelatory as Who Moved My Cheese? and as funny as Fish!, ANIMALS, INC.
will have you laughing and learning at the same time. Recharge your thinking
with invaluable practical insights. Get an edge in the business world you won't
discover anywhere else. And discover the key to effective management,
reenergized morale, and super-heightened performance. Just listen to the