All Summaries

All Summaries

 
The Leadership Gap Weiss, David S. | Molinaro, Vince John Wiley & Sons, Canada Ltd. , 2005 Human Resources, Leadership, Leadership Development, Management, Personal Growth

Because leaders must shape their organizations, build teams, drive results, and inspire their employees to deliver value, leadership is a critical source of competitive advantage in today’s economy. However, Weiss and...

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Time Mastery Clemens, John K. | Dalrymple, Scott Amacom , 2005 Leadership, Management, Personal Growth

Every executive has wished for more hours in a day in order to meet all of his or her business goals. John K. Clemens and Scott Dalrymple suggest that more hours are not necessarily the best answer. They contend that...

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Managing Across Cultures Solomon, Charlene M. | Schell, Michael S. McGraw-Hill , 2009 Diversity, Human Resources, Management

Today’s business world has become so interconnected that most businesspeople now regularly work with colleagues, customers, or suppliers from other cultures. Not everyone in the world shares American attitudes toward...

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Why Some Companies Emerge Stronger and Better from a Crisis Mitroff, Ian I. AMACOM , 2005 Business Strategy, Change Management, Leadership

Until very recently, companies thought of accidents as natural or normal. Natural disasters such as fires and floods have always existed and most companies know how to use risk management to protect themselves. But...

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Career Warfare D'Alessandro, David F. McGraw-Hill , 2008 Personal Growth

Career Warfare outlines the various ways that individuals working within business can create their own successful personal brand. A personal brand is really the individuals themselves; how they present...

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The New Workforce Hankin, Harriet Berrett-Kohler , 1995 Diversity, Human Resources, Management, Personal Growth, Productivity

The difference between the market value of a publicly held company and its official net value is the value of its intangible assets. In most companies, the value of these assets exceeds the value of tangible holdings....

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Leading the Way Gandossy, Robert | Effron, Marc John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2005 Leadership, Personal Growth

In the past, there has been little real research to show that leadership development has resulted in positive, long-term success. Now studies are showing that leaders can change, but aren’t necessarily doing so....

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Coming to Concurrence Smith, J. Walker | Clurman, Ann | Wood, Craig Racom Communications , 2005 Customer Focus, Marketing, Productivity

Marketing is in crisis mode, for the model for marketing, as it stands today, is obsolete. Customers have developed a resistance to marketing that is only going to grow. The crisis spawned by consumer resistance...

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Building the Bridge As You Walk On It Quinn, Robert E. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2004 Change Management, Human Resources, Leadership, Personal Growth

"Building the Bridge as You Walk on It" is Robert Quinn’s final book in the trilogy focusing on personal change and organizational leadership that began with "Deep Change" in 1996. In "Deep Change," Quinn teaches that...

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Creativity in Virtual Teams Nemiro, Jill E. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2004 Human Resources, Innovation, Productivity, Teams

Written by Jill Nemiro—an expert in organizational and team creativity—Creativity in Virtual Teams offers readers a model for achieving high levels of creativity in a virtual environment. As a result of global...

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