All Summaries

All Summaries

 
From Average to Awesome Smith, Jr., Jim ASTD Press , 2008 Personal Growth

Through dozens of uplifting true-life stories, From Average to Awesome by Jim Smith, Jr., demonstrates how others have catapulted themselves from mediocrity to stellar achievement, despite the odds....

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10 Steps to Successful Project Management Russell, Lou ASTD Press , 2007 Management, Productivity, Teams

Many people today find themselves in charge of one or more projects. Lou Russell uses her own experiences to lay out her 10 Steps to Successful Project Management that can be molded to fit any project...

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Leading in Times of Crisis Dotlich, David L. | Cairo, Peter C. | Rhinesmith, Stephen H. Jossey-Bass , 2009 Business Strategy, Change Management, Leadership, Management

The challenges facing leaders today continue to grow as the needs of investors, customers, and employees conflict with one another. Leading in Times of Crisis by David L. Dotlich, Peter C. Cairo, and...

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Corporate Agility Grantham, Charles E. | Ware, James P. | Williamson, Cory AMACOM , 2007 Business Strategy, Change Management, Management

In today's volatile and unpredictable economy, corporate agility is a prerequisite for success. Consequently, traditionally managed companies which are plagued by excess real estate; costly, inflexible labor forces;...

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Leadership Beyond Reason Townsend, John Thomas Nelson , 2009 Leadership, Personal Growth

In Leadership Beyond Reason, Dr. John Townsend speaks from a background of both psychological and theological expertise to urge leaders to go “beyond reason,” to connect with their values, feelings,...

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The Firefly Effect Douglas, Kimberley John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2009 Business Strategy, Leadership, Management, Teams

What does the ideal organic team look like? The Firefly Effect addresses the key characteristics that compose creative, energetic, and productive teams and discusses practical methods leaders can use...

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Just Good Business McElhaney, Kellie Berrett-Koehler Publishers , 2008 Business Strategy, Social Responsibility

Faced with a growing marketplace of socially-savvy consumers, tuned-in suppliers and ecological buying practices, many businesses have begun to adopt corporate social responsibility (CSR) policies. In her book,...

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FUTURECAST Shapiro, Robert J. St. Martin's Press , 2008 Global Business

What will the world look like in the year 2020? Author Robert J. Shapiro believes there will be significant changes caused by globalization, aging societies, and the rise of America as a sole superpower. These...

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Business Development for the Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Industry. Austin, Martin Gower Publishing Limited , 2008 Business Strategy, Health Care

In Business Development for the Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Industry, Martin Austin describes the basic processes needed to identify new business opportunities and to bring pharmaceutical alliances to a successful...

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World Famous Tyreman, David AMACOM , 2009 Business Strategy, Marketing

Understanding brand identity is crucial for every business; yet, few actually have a well-defined brand identity that inspires legions of loyal followers. Companies that are the most successful, that consistently...

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