All Summaries

All Summaries

 
The Great Brain Race Wildavsky, Ben Princeton University Press , 2010 Global Business

International competition for the brightest minds has made higher education a global commodity. In The Great Brain Race, Ben Wildavsky makes the case that this latest educational globalization should...

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RESPECT Wiley, Jack | Kowske, Brenda Jossey-Bass , 2012 Leadership

Organizations deliver superior results when their employees feel satisfied with their jobs. In RESPECT, Jack Wiley and Brenda Kowske use data from surveys of over 200,000 workers to distill employee...

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The Creator’s Code Wilkinson, Amy Simon & Schuster, Inc. , 2015 Entrepreneurship

Creators, extraordinary entrepreneurs who have built hugely profitable businesses, share some common traits and practices. Amy Wilkinson has codified these into six essential skills she calls the creator’s code. She...

 
 
Unstoppable Wilkinson, Pete Capstone Publishing , 2015 Business Strategy, Productivity

Businesspeople often have the experience of being constantly busy but feeling as though they and their companies are never truly progressing. In these situations, business is being maintained, but it does not grow, and...

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The Sustainability Champion's Guidebook Willard, Bob New Society Publishers , 2009 Social Responsibility

In The Sustainability Champion's Guidebook, Bob Willard addresses the global need for sustainable practices and the influential role of the business world in the sustainability movement. Effective...

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Leading the Unleadable Willett, Alan AMACOM , 2017 Leadership

Leaders are responsible for maintaining order and civility among their ranks. While some choose the perfunctory role of holding the line and causing no harm, others forge ahead by leading energetic, well-provisioned...

 
 
The 7 Non-Negotiables of Winning Williams, David K. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2013 Productivity

Businesses typically focus on the “hard results” of sales, profits, and productivity. David K. Williams thinks this is shortsighted because it ignores the roles leaders and employees play in producing those hard...

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Connected CRM Williams, David S. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2014 Customer Focus, Marketing

The world of marketing is changing dramatically with the emergence of three phenomena: the digitization of media, the propagation of social media networks, and the capability of consumers to access media at any time...

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Leadership for a Fractured World Williams, Dean Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc. , 2015 Change Management, Leadership

Although technology can break down boundaries and increase the ability of people to connect, fractures remain in the ways people relate to one another. Fractures are breakdowns...

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Body Language Secrets to Win More Negotiations Williams, Greg | Iyer, Pat The Career Press, Inc. , 2016 Communication

Deals can fall apart in the blink of an eye—literally. An eye movement can indicate how someone is thinking, and it is up to the opposing party to notice it and discover what it means. Gestures, silences, sighs, and...

 
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