All Summaries

All Summaries

 
What Would Buddha Do at Work? Metcalf, Franz | Hateley, BJ Gallagher Ulysses Press , 2001 Personal Growth

Using the teachings of Buddha in real-world workplace situations, this little book of wisdom will inspire employees, employers, executives, and entrepreneurs alike with its practical answers to everyday problems...

 
 
Working Together Lewis, James P. Beard Books , 2002 Business Biographies, Global Business

The tremendous engineering achievement of the Boeing 777, as well as its commercial success, was proof to Alan Mulally (executive vice president of The Boeing Company and president and CEO of Boeing Commercial...

 
 
The Five Dysfunctions of a Team Lencioni, Patrick Jossey-Bass , 2002 Leadership, Major Works, Personal Growth, Teams

Team builders will, at one time or another, face the challenge of fostering group harmony in groups where there are inevitably going to be flaws due to human nature. According to author Patrick Lencioni, human beings...

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The Tipping Point Gladwell, Malcolm Little, Brown & Company , 2003 Innovation, Major Works

How is it that Paul Revere’s ride is heralded to this day, while the endeavors of William Dawes, who also rode at the very same time to warn of the British, barely rate a footnote in history? How is it that Hush...

 
 
Deadline! Carrison, Dan AMACOM , 2003 Leadership, Management, Productivity

According to Carrison, when organizations face critical high-pressure deadlines, unique and creative skills and strategies, as well as major changes in management methods, operations, customer relationships, and other...

 
 
Competitive Solutions McAfee, R. Preston Princeton University Press , 2002 Marketing

Competitive Solutions offers conceptual strategic tools, places an emphasis on practical applications in real circumstances, and focuses on individual strategic elements rather than on comprehensive...

 
 
Less Is More Jennings, Jason Portfolio , 2002 Management, Productivity

All businesses want to increase productivity-to increase output while decreasing input, to lower costs while increasing profits, to accomplish more with the same or less. Nonetheless, as Jennings notes, nothing is more...

 
 
The Leadership Challenge Kouzes, James M. | Posner, Barry Z. Jossey-Bass , 2002 Leadership, Management

The first edition of Leadership Challenge (1987) became one of the best-selling leadership books of all time and a modern classic on the subject. Now that the recent dot-com bust seems to have withered...

 
 
The E-Learning Revolution Sloman, Martyn AMACOM , 2002 Technology

Sloman says that as a consequence of the connected economy, the capability and potential of technology-based training has changed considerably, as has the way organizations compete and society advances. These related...

 
 
The New Law of Demand and Supply Kash, Rick Doubleday/Currency , 2002 Economics & Finance, Management, Productivity

In his seminal treatise, The Wealth of Nations, Adam Smith set down the law of supply and demand, and while he did not emphasize supply over demand, during the ensuing 19th and 20th centuries, economists and...

 
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