All Summaries

All Summaries

 
The Trophy Kids Grow Up Alsop, Ron Jossey-Bass , 2008 Diversity, Human Resources, Management

The millennial generation – comprised of individuals born between 1980 and 2001 – is shaking up the workplace. A polarizing generation that is both admired and critiqued, millennials are serious about changing work...

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The 18 Immutable Laws of Corporate Reputation Alsop, Ronald J. Wall Street Journal Books , 2004 Customer Focus, Relationships
Everything an individual or company does or produces contributes to its reputation. Reputation is an intangible asset, but a very important...
 
 
The Progress Principle Amabile, Teresa | Kramer, Steven Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2011 Management, Productivity

One of the most distinguishing features of a great manager is the ability to maximize employee performance. While there are many theories about how to foster stellar employee performance, few have been proven by...

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Managing the Telecommuting Employee Amigoni, Michael | Gurvis, Sandra Adams Business , 2009 Management

In Managing the Telecommuting Employee, authors Michael Amigoni and Sandra Gurvis explain that while managers are often supervising employees that are physically distant from them, the experience can...

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#GIRLBOSS Amoruso, Sophia Random House, Inc. , 2014 Entrepreneurship, Personal Growth

In just seven years, self-described former anticapitalism anarchist Sophia Amoruso went from dumpster diving, petty thievery, and hitchhiking her way up and down the West Coast to becoming the CEO of the multimillion...

 
 
The Seven Principles of Professional Services Anastasi, Shane PS Principles , 2014 Customer Focus

Many individuals strive to make the transition from subject matter expert to successful consultant. However, subject matter expertise only accounts for about 75 percent of a successful consulting engagement. The other...

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The Rare Find Anders, George Penguin Group , 2012 Human Resources

When organizations hire new talent, they usually focus on candidates whose résumés most closely match the requirements of the job. Yet, résumés do not always represent people accurately. Often, hiring processes result...

 
 
Leading So People Will Follow Andersen, Erika Jossey-Bass , 2012 Leadership

Humans have been choosing leaders since they first began organizing tribes and villages. Choosing the right leaders was often the key for group survival, and people wanted proven leaders they could rely on. The...

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Be Bad First Andersen, Erika Bibliomotion, Inc. , 2016 Personal Growth

The modern world is defined by constant connection, abundant choices, and rapid change. Information that once took years to travel across the globe now spreads in seconds. As society is propelled forward by new...

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Beyond the Sales Process Andersen, Steve | Stein, Dave AMACOM , 2016 Marketing

Top-performing salespeople can no longer achieve success by applying traditional sales tactics. They must adapt to the changing marketplace and employ new approaches that will allow them to effectively engage with...

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