All Summaries

All Summaries

 
Embracing Excellence Ashby, Franklin D. | Pell, Arthur R. Prentice Hall Press , 2001 Customer Focus, Leadership, Management

In today's competitive business world, attracting and retaining top talent has never been more crucial or more difficult, costly, and time consuming. Thus, in order to remain competitive, companies must strive to...

 
 
Digital Rush Aspatore, Jonathan R. | Abell, Alicia AMACOM , 2000 Business Biographies, Technology

As a commercial entity, the Internet has emerged in record-setting time and created record-setting wealth. And, though entrepreneurs, who can keep pushing the boundaries of the Net, stand to reap unprecedented rewards...

 
 
10 Steps to Successful Presentations ASTD Editors ASTD Press , 2008 Communication

It is not unusual for today’s business professional to be expected to deliver effective communication and presentation skills. Ten Steps to Successful Presentations by the American Society...

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10 Steps to Successful Facilitation ASTD Editors ASTD Press , 2008 Teams

In 10 Steps to Successful Facilitation, the American Society for Training and Development provides detailed instructions on becoming an effective and skillful facilitator. It discusses the...

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10 Steps to Successful Meetings ASTD Editors ASTD Editors ASTD Press , 2009 Management, Productivity

In 10 Steps to Successful Meetings, the American Society for Training and Development provides key information needed to develop and facilitate effective meetings. Conducting efficient meetings is an...

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Leading Transformational Change Atchison, Thomas A. | Bujak, Joseph S. 2011 Change Management, Health Care

The healthcare industry has undergone profound change during recent decades. The aging of the population, new treatment options, changes in technology, and access to information once available only to physicians, have...

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Followership Atchison, Tom Health Administration Press , 2004 Health Care, Leadership, Management

For the last three decades healthcare workers have been adjusting to a new work environment—one that puts profits over people. Workers are unsure about their roles in the organization and many struggle to find meaning...

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Business Development for the Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Industry. Austin, Martin Gower Publishing Limited , 2008 Business Strategy, Health Care

In Business Development for the Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Industry, Martin Austin describes the basic processes needed to identify new business opportunities and to bring pharmaceutical alliances to a successful...

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The Adventures of an IT Leader Austin, Robert D. | Nolan, Richard L. | O'Donnell, Shannon. Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2009 Leadership, Technology

The Adventures of an IT Leader by Robert D. Austin, Richard L. Nolan, and Shannon O’Donnell is the fictional story of Jim Barton’s first year as chief information officer (CIO) at financial services...

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Harder Than I Thought Austin, Robert D. | Nolan, Richard L. | O'Donnell, Shannon Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2013 Leadership, Management

Transitioning a twentieth-century, vertically integrated company into a twenty-first century, virtually integrated company poses significant leadership challenges. In Harder Than I Thought, Robert...

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