All Summaries

All Summaries

 
HBR Emotional Intelligence Series: Dealing with Difficult People Business, Harvard Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2018 Relationships

HBR Emotional Intelligence Series: Dealing with Difficult People from Harvard Business Review Press provides techniques for using empathy and social skills to transform unpleasant or dysfunctional...

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Einstein’s Boss Hromas, Robert | Hromas, Christopher AMACOM , 2018 Management

Although he wasn’t a physicist or a mathematician himself, Abraham Flexner was responsible for some of the biggest scientific breakthroughs of the 20th century. As the director of the Institute for Advanced Studios (...

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The Activist Director Millstein, Ira M. Columbia University Press , 2017 Management

In The Activist Director, attorney Ira M. Millstein reveals the importance of board-centric oversight in corporate, not-for-profit, and government entities. He recounts his experiences with corporate...

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The Leadership Capital Index Ulrich, Dave Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc. , 2015 Leadership

When evaluating companies, investors know that the quality of their leadership is an important factor to consider. Financial metrics can predict about half of a company’s value on the market, while good leadership...

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High-Stakes Leadership Dierickx, PhD, Constance Bibliomotion, Inc., an imprint of the Taylor & Francis Group , 2018 Leadership

Change and risk are inevitable in business today. Companies need leaders who can adapt to these threats with imagination, toughness, and solid direction. In High-Stakes Leadership, Constance Dierickx,...

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The New Global Road Map Ghemawat, Pankaj Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2018 Global Business

In The New Global Road Map, Pankaj Ghemawat provides a definitive guide to help organizations compete profitably in international markets, even as pressures against globalization are mounting. Leaders...

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Learning in the Age of Immediacy Carson, Brandon ATD Press , 2017 Technology

In Learning in the Age of Immediacy, Brandon Carson examines the invention of the Internet and its effect on every aspect of human life—especially on how people learn. Five factors of digital...

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Live Large Crook, Elizabeth B. Greenleaf Book Group Press , 2017 Personal Growth

Many professionals who lead successful lives still feel discontent or restless at times. They dream about what’s next, but are unsure how to find what they’re looking for, move forward with confidence, or maximize...

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Becoming a Better Boss Birkinshaw, Julian John Wiley and Sons Ltd , 2013 Management

In Becoming a Better Boss, Julian Birkinshaw sheds light on the gap between what managers know and what they do. He believes that managers can become more effective by adopting realistic assumptions...

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Speak Like a CEO Bates, Suzanne McGraw-Hill Education , 2005 Communication

In Speak Like a CEO, Suzanne Bates takes you on the exciting journey to becoming a compelling, confident speaker who engages and inspires others. A former television journalist and now strategic...

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