This is a novel based on true stories about bosses. Written by an ex-IBM business executive, the book is an insider's expose of the world of work and the impact leaders have on people's spirits. The novel tells the story of Lauren Johnson, a talented but naive professional struggling under an insensitive boss who undermines her at every turn. Forced into a final decision, Lauren must fight back or have her spirit crushed.
Andrew O'Keeffe has been a senior human resources executive with a number of organisations, including IBM, Cable &Wireless, and Hewitt Associates. He is now principal of Hardwired Humans, a leadership-consulting firm. He studied economics and industrial relations at the University of Sydney.