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"Steve presents with a rare combination of expertise and humility."

Video Samples

Jack - Creating Stability During a Recession


Creating Stability During A Recession

Leading with Empathy and Transparency in Times of Uncertainty


Leading With Empathy and Transparency During Times of Uncertainty

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Humanizing Business - Movement vs. Action

Jack Stack - Preparing for the Upturn


Preparing For The Upturn

Creating a 90-Day Plan During A Recession


Creating A 90-Day Plan During A Recession

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Business Can Transform The Wealth Gap

Jack Stack on MiniGames


Jack Stack On MiniGames

Going After Talent in A Recession


Going After Talent In A Recession

Steve Baker Sizzle - FINAL


Sizzle Reel

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Jack Stack

Jack StackJack Stack is president and CEO of SRC Holdings Corporation. Stack, a graduate of Elmhurst College, came to SRC in 1979 as the plant manager of International Harvester. In 1983, Stack and SRC employees bought the company from Harvester and turned it into, what Inc. magazine proclaimed, “one of America’s most competitive small companies.”

Today, SRC has sales over $600 million and over 1600 employee-owners. He is the author of the Books The Great Game of Business, A Stake in the Outcome, and Change the Game: Saving the American Dream by Closing the Gap Between the Haves and Have-Nots. Jack has been married to his wife, Betsy, for forty-seven years and is the father of five children and grandfather of eleven.

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Rich Armstrong

Rich Armstrong

Rich Armstrong has thirty years of experience in improving business performance and employee engagement through open-book management and employee ownership, with service as a business coach and as a current executive at SRC Holdings Corp.

He coauthored Get in the Game as well as the update of the number one bestseller, The Great Game of Business—20th Anniversary Edition.

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Steve Baker

Steve Baker-1Steve Baker  is Vice President of The Great Game of Business, Inc. He coauthored  Get in the Game  as well as the update of the number one bestseller,  The Great Game of Business—20th Anniversary Edition.  Steve is a top-rated coach on open-book management, strategy and execution, leadership, and employee engagement.

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Speaking Topics

By Steve Baker and Rich Armstrong

Get In The Game: How to Create Rapid Financial Results and Lasting Cultural Change

The Great Game of Business is the only business operating system that reconciles the people/profits paradox, balancing the need for profit with the needs of people. In Get In The Game, Steve Baker explains the rules of this Game.

High Involvement Strategic Planning

Employee involvement is crucial to High-Involvement Planning. Learn how when you involve everyone in the strategic planning process, their individual tasks become better aligned with the overarching company goals, and that synergy drives success.

The War for Talent: Unexpected Strategies on Employee Engagement

When people begin to understand how their contributions impact the business and they are encouraged and rewarded to help it thrive, that’s when they begin to have a stake in the outcome.

By Jack Stack

The Great Game of Business

The best-seller, The Great Game of Business, started a business revolution by introducing the world to open-book management, a new way of running a business that creates unprecedented profit and employee engagement. Jack will lead you through this entirely different way of running a company that has proven itself in every industry around the world for the past thirty years.

Change The Game: Saving the American Dream by Closing the Gap Between the Haves and Have Nots

The goal of playing the Great Game of Business has always been to find a new way to teach the have-nots how the have make it. It’s about creating and distributing wealth equitably as a way to close those gaps in wealth that plague our society. In Change the Game Jack will share stories that demonstrate the transformative effects that happen when people embrace a system that makes work fun and rewarding for everyone who plays.

Books

20th Edition Book (480)

The Great Game of Business

The Great Game of Business, by Jack Stack, started a business revolution by introducing the world to open-book management, a new way of running a business that created unprecedented profit and employee engagement.

Change The Game Single (480)

Change the Game

This book is about hope: no matter how grim things look, you can make them better. It’s our continuing belief that, through building successful organizations, we can change the world for the better. We can give people the tools to bring about positive change in our society. CHANGE THE GAME is filled with stories that demonstrate the transformative effects that happen when people embrace a system that makes work fun and rewarding for everyone who plays.

GIG Book single (480)

Get in the Game

In 1983, Jack Stack created a new game: The Great Game of Business. Get In The Game further explains the rules of this Game: to win, you must get everyone at all levels of the business as informed, involved, and engaged as the owner. This book offers a step-by-step guide on how to teach employees the numbers, show them the big picture, and let them have a say in the company’s future. The Game has already benefited thousands of companies: Is yours ready to get in The Game?