All Summaries

All Summaries

 
Darüber können wir nicht am Arbeitsplatz reden! Winters, Mary-Frances Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc. , 2017 German

Gespräche über heikle Themen können am Arbeitsplatz negative Auswirkungen auf die Produktivität, die Motivation, die Zusammenarbeit und die Bindung an die Arbeit haben, doch sie müssen geführt werden, um eine...

 
 
¡No en la oficina! Winters, Mary-Frances Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc. , 2017 Spanish

Las conversaciones en la oficina sobre temas controversiales pueden afectar negativamente la productividad, la participación, la colaboración y la permanencia de los empleados. Sin embargo, estas ideas tabúes...

 
 
Multipliers Wiseman, Liz | McKeown, Greg HarperCollins Business , 2010 Leadership, Management

Many leaders and managers believe they need to have all the answers. Onlookers might celebrate these leaders for their genius, but as Liz Wiseman and Greg McKeown show in Multipliers, the best...

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Rookie Smarts Wiseman, Liz HarperCollins Publishers , 2014 Leadership Development, Management

Rookies, people tasked with doing jobs they have never done before, are not clueless, inept, or slow, as some people may think. Instead, rookies are creative, fast-moving, and willing to learn from everyone. In many...

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Why Women Mean Business Wittenberg-Cox, Avivah | Maitland, Alison John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2008 Diversity, Human Resources

According to the authors of Why Women Mean Business, the influence of women in the workplace and the marketplace is changing everything, and the changes are desirable rather than threatening. Utilizing...

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Make Difficult People Disappear Wofford, Monica John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2012 Communication, Relationships

In Make Difficult People Disappear, Monica Wofford presents her recipe for better workplace relationships through new insights into personality preferences. This requires an understanding of how...

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Seven Disciplines of a Leader Wolf, Jeff | Shelton, Ken John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2015 Leadership

Leaders make or break organizations. To help organizations succeed, Jeff Wolf and Ken Shelton have condensed Wolf’s Leadership Development Program into their book, Seven Disciplines of a Leader. It is...

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Ageless Marketing Wolfe, David B. | Snyder, Robert E. Dearborn Trade Publishing , 2003 Customer Focus, Marketing

In the 1960s, an age-based "get-them-young-before-some-other-brand-gets-them" marketing mantra emerged in answer to the suddenly large and growing young adult consumer market. According to Wolfe and Snyder, however,...

 
 
Lean Thinking Womack, James P. | Jones, Daniel T. The Free Press , 2003 Innovation, Management, Productivity

In 1990, Womack and Jones published The Machine That Changed the World, with the objective of sending a wake-up call to organizations still struggling in the antiquated world of mass production. Thus,...

 
 
The Machine That Changed the World Womack, James P. | Jones, Daniel T. | Roos, Daniel Rawson Associates , 1990 Global Business, Productivity

The Machine That Changed the World is devoted to a careful explanation of the logic and techniques of lean production. By extracting the universal principles of lean production from their initial...

 
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