REWORK by Jason Fried & David Heinemeir Hansson (founders of Basecamp) offers a fresh look at work, Operating Models, and Organizational Design. If you are a manager, leader, organizational designer, or someone who wants to positively influence organizational design and culture you’ll find that this book is just packed with interesting observations, insights and inspiring ideas.
“You don’t create culture. It happens. This is why new companies don’t have culture. Culture is the byproduct of consistent behavior…. Culture isn’t a foosball table or trust falls. It isn’t policy. It isn’t the Christmas party or the company picnic. Those are objects and events, not culture. Culture is action, not words…You can’t install a culture. Like a fine scotch, you’ve got to give it time to develop”. – From the chapter “Culture”.