All Summaries

All Summaries

 
The Power of We Tisch, Jonathan M. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2004 Business Biographies, Human Resources, Leadership, Social Responsibility

Jonathan Tisch, Chairman and CEO of Loews Hotels and one of the nation's most influential corporate executives, understands the power of partnerships in achieving success. Although he developed his leadership...

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Confidence Kanter, Rosabeth Moss Crown Business , 2004 Leadership, Management, Personal Growth, Productivity

According to Rosabeth Moss Kanter in Confidence, winning creates a “halo” effect, which encourages positive behavior, and positive behavior, in turn, makes further wins more likely. In addition, the...

 
 
Navigating the Badlands O'Hara-Devereaux, Mary John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2004 Global Business, Leadership, Management

Business forecaster and author Mary O’Hara-Devereaux borrows a metaphor from the old American West, “navigating the badlands,” to describe the journey that business and industry finds itself on in the current...

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Embracing Uncertainty Clampitt, Phillip G. | DeKoch, Robert J. M.E Sharpe , 2001 Leadership

In a global business climate that changes faster than any leader can plan, authors Clampitt and DeKoch have outlined the essence of leadership, by first...

 
 
Trust Me Hastings, Wayne | Potter, Ron Waterbrook Press , 2004 Leadership, Management

These days, where the corporate jungle metaphor has transformed into a definite jungle on its own, leadership has become one statement synonymous to corporate...

 
 
Managers Not MBAs Mintzberg, Henry Berrett-Koehler Publishers , 2004 Human Resources, Management

According to Mintzberg, management education is really business education, offering specialized training in the functions of business rather than general education in the practice of managing. As a result, thousands of...

 
 
Corporate Conversations Holtz, Shel AMACOM , 2004 Communication, Leadership, Management

While many companies invest significant sums of money in their external communications efforts, internal communications are frequently overlooked and considered as being of lesser importance. In today’s competitive,...

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Social Power and the CEO Jaques, Elliott Quorum Books , 2002 Human Resources, Leadership, Management, Social Responsibility

According to Jaques, everyone’s ideas about human nature at work are clouded by serious, invasive misconceptions that have continually fueled the development of ill-advised managerial leadership systems. Drawing on...

 
 
The Communication Catalyst Connolly, Mickey | Rianoshek, Richard Dearborn Trade Publishing , 2002 Human Resources, Leadership, Productivity

Co-authors Mickey Connolly and Richard Rianoshek do something extraordinary in the introduction of The Communication Catalyst. They make a promise. If readers take the time to read, understand, and...

 
 
From Selling to Serving Cassara, Lou Dearborn Trade Publishing , 2004 Customer Focus, Marketing

According to Cassara, the devastation and shock of September 11, and the resultant downturn in the market, have caused people in all walks of life to rethink what really matters and to change their fundamental beliefs...

 
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