Tracy Brower conducted research, draw from her own experience and interviewed a dozen leaders on ways to Bring Work to Life by Bringing Life to Work. It’s not a matter of a perfect balance, it requires arrangements, changes to culture, alignment, rewards and productivity measurement. Many corporations struggle these days with Bring Your Own Device, New Way of Working and implementing ways to serve the various roles employees have both inside and outside the company they work for. Time can be spent only once. What about office hours? Working on a laptop? Should permissions or denials count for everyone? What’s the influence of gender and generation cohorts? Brower serves us with a guide where technology, HR arrangements, cultural and social insights support you as team leader or manager. Get more engaged and fulfilled employees. Align your organization’s strategies to profit from people with confident with work-life possibilities.
About the author
, PhD is an expert in organizational effectiveness and the sociology of work – how humans affect their work-life and how their work-life affects them. She has worked with hundreds of organizations over her career, as senior advisor to a who’s who list of companies and the executives who run them.
Tracy currently is the Director of Performance Environments at Herman Miller, Inc. She leads teams specializing in helping companies create living offices. Tracy’s career includes experience in a wide range of industries, non-profits, higher education institutions, and healthcare organizations. Her expertise spans HR, OD, real estate/facilities, workplace, change management, organizational culture, TPS, and organizational effectiveness.
Tracy has written for Area Development, The Drucker Institute, The Leader, and more. She has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, MMQB, Green Source, and others. Tracy has also taught university courses, and in addition to her PhD she holds a Master’s of Management degree. She is a member of CoreNet Global and the American Sociological Association. She is an executive advisor to MSU’s Arts + the Innovative Workplace project as well as UCLA’s CityLAB.