All Summaries

All Summaries

 
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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Fantastic Austin-Smith, Alan Capstone Publishing, Ltd. , 2013 Personal Growth

In Fantastic, author Alan Austin-Smith attempts to answer the age old question of why some people are consistently more successful than others. Having studied many successful people, Austin-Smith...

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Terms of Engagement Axelrod, Richard H. Berrett-Koehler Publishers , 2010 Change Management, Leadership

In Terms of Engagement, author Richard Axelrod dispels the myth that change has to be leader-driven. When a few decide for many, it is difficult to engage staff and employees in the changes, and...

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Make Talent Your Business Axelrod, Wendy | Coyle, Jeannie Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc. , 2011 Leadership Development

In Make Talent Your Business, Wendy Axelrod and Jeannie Coyle discuss ways in which managers in all types of organizations can integrate talent development into daily work routines. The authors base...

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Engagement Is Not Enough Ayers, Keith E. Elevate , 2008 Business Strategy, Human Resources, Management

In Engagement Is Not Enough, Keith Ayers details the steps companies must take to engage with their employees and inspire passionate team participation. Managers of teams large and small will learn how...

 
 
Make Your Contacts Count Baber, Anne | Waymon, Lynne AMACOM , 2007 Communication, Relationships

Working in today’s business environment is more demanding than ever. Employees and managers are faced with challenges ranging from competitive intelligence gathering to new business development, attracting and...

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