All Summaries

All Summaries

 
The Next Level Eblin, Scott Davies-Black Publishing , 2006 Human Resources, Management, Personal Growth

40 percent of new executives fail in their positions within eighteen months of promotion. Could it be that CEOs and executive teams have chosen the wrong person for the job nearly half the time? Scott Eblin doesn’t...

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The DNA of Leadership Glaser, Judith E. Adams Media , 2006 Human Resources, Leadership, Personal Growth

In The DNA of Leadership, which follows her successful Creating WE, author Judith Glaser identifies the seven leadership practices that can re-shape an organization into a culture that...

 
 
Billy, Alfred, and General Motors Johnson, Lydia Brown AMACOM , 2006 Business Biographies, Entrepreneurship, Major Works

In the 1950s, GM was a juggernaut, dominating every market it entered and influencing American manufacturing, marketing, and even society like no other company, before nor since. Now, as the company approaches its...

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On the High Wire Gunn, Robert W. | Gullickson, Betsy Raskin Praeger Publishers , 2006 Leadership

Beginnings are always tough; first times, inexorably fussy. In this tremendously poignant book, Gunn and Gullickson relate the exigencies brought about by a spanking...

 
 
Making Sense of Intellectual Capital Adriessen, Daniel Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann , 2004 Management

The book brings to light a valiant attempt at particularizing an organization's intangible resources, and finding the most systematic way of extracting and...

 
 
The Woman's Advantage Cantando, Mary Kaplan Publishing , 2006 Personal Growth

Women are fast becoming formidable contenders in the world of business. This has been evidenced by the rise of multi-million and billion dollar...

 
 
Built To Change. Lawler III, Edward E. | Worley, Christopher G. Jossey-Bass , 2006 Change Management, Innovation, Management

In Built to Change, Edward Lawler III and Christopher Worley address an important and ever-prevalent element of modern business that challenges organizations big and small, old and new. That immense issue is change,...

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Making Strategy Work Hrebiniak, Lawrence G. Wharton School Publishing , 2005 Change Management, Management

Although there is a wealth of literature, models, and techniques to guide organizations through the definition and planning stages of business strategy, many enterprises are finding the time and resources they commit...

 
 
Power Mentoring Ensher, Ellen E. | Murphy, Susan E. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2006 Human Resources, Leadership Development, Personal Growth

Today, few employees spend their entire career at one company. Some people move from company to company in search of raises and promotions; while some move from project to project. Employment patterns have also changed...

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The Six Disciplines of Breakthrough Learning Wick, Calhoun | Pollock, Roy | Jefferson, Andrew | Flanagan, Richard Pfeiffer , 2006 Human Resources, Personal Growth

Training and development is often viewed as expendable, a department that is nice to have when times are good, but one that organizations can do without when times are bad. This line of reasoning exists because many...

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