All Summaries

All Summaries

 
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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Metaphorically Selling Miller, Anne Chiron Associates, Inc , 2004 Communication, Marketing

A lot of people consider selling a very difficult task. Unfortunately for them, selling is an activity that forms part of everyone's daily routine. It occurs not only at work, but also...

 
 
Making Work Work Julie Morgenstern Julie Morgenstern , 2004 Management

Making Work Work is a book about how to effectively handle dilemmas and hardships that an employee might experience in an ordinary work environment....

 
 
Jack: Straight from the Gut Welch, Jack | Byrne, John A. Warner Books Inc , 2001 Leadership, Management

Former General Electric CEO Jack Welch leaves us with many lessons in management and leadership. From his humble beginnings as a competitive kid from...

 
 
How to Change The World Bornstein, David Oxford University Press , 2004 Entrepreneurship, Social Responsibility

This book documents the true and inspiring stories of the Ashoka fellows - bright, energetic, and creative individuals who are leaders in a growing citizen (non-profit)...

 
 
The World Is Flat Friedman, Thomas L. Farrar, Straus and Giroux , 2005 Global Business, Innovation, Major Works, Productivity

Although outsourcing is the current hot topic, Friedman reports that outsourcing is just one dimension of a much more fundamental phenomenon unfolding today – the flattening of the world. Massive technological...

 
 
A Whole New Mind Pink, Daniel Riverhead , 2005 Human Resources, Major Works, Personal Growth

In A Whole New Mind, Daniel Pink describes a new era already underway in the global economy - the Conceptual Age. Success in this new era calls for a set of skills and talents that have been largely...

 
 
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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Hiring the Best Knowledge Workers, Techies & Nerds Rothman, Johanna Dorset House Publishing , 2004 Business Strategy, Management

The foundation for a successful high technology organization is good technical people. Organizations should realize that it is essential to establish a good process for hiring key individuals....

 
 
The Five Temptations of a CEO Leoncioni, Patrick Jossey-Bass , 1998 Leadership, Management

Managing a company need not be complicated, and being a CEO should be conceptually simple. True, business leaders face difficult problems and challenges, but they eventually get the results they want...

 
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