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Great Work: How to Make a Difference People Love by David Sturt

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APPENDIX OVERVIEWTHE GREAT WORK STUDY

The Great Work study was the primary source of the five skills discussed in Great Work. This study, which began in early 2010, was designed by members and partners of the O.C. Tanner Institute to help us define “great work” and test the hypothesis that there are specific skills that anyone can practice to increase the odds of producing great work that others love.

In the Great Work study, we focused specifically on actions that led to great work, rather than using the traditional approach of looking at personality traits of high achievers. The Great Work study combined four disparate yet complementary research components: “The Executive Omnibus Survey” (Appendix A), “The O.C. Tanner Study of Award-Winning ...

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