All Summaries

All Summaries

 
Designed Leadership Quayle, Moura Columbia University Press , 2017 Leadership

Designers don’t create things that work well by accident. Rather, they apply time-tested principles and practices that lead to highly functional output. To be the best leaders they can be and to get the best results...

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Fortune Makers Useem, Michael | Singh, Harbir | Liang, Neng | Cappelli, Peter Hachette Book Group, Inc. , 2017 Global Business

The growth of China’s economy over the past several decades has been extraordinary. Its rise has been led by entrepreneurs and private company executives who have created personal and company fortunes despite their...

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The Magnetic Leader Matuson, Roberta Chinsky Taylor & Francis Group , 2017 Leadership

According to Roberta Chinsky Matuson in The Magnetic Leader, the current trend of offering more and better perks in order to retain employees isn’t sustainable. Whenever attracting and retaining talent...

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The Amazon Way on IoT Rossman, John Clyde Hill Publishing , 2016 Business Strategy

The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to sensors that are embedded on a wide range of items to collect and transmit data. This data can be used to monitor and manage systems, and the combined data from thousands of...

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The Power of Little Ideas Robertson, David | Lineback, Kent Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2017 Innovation

Companies often see two paths to innovation: incrementally improving existing products or services or disrupting their markets with completely new offerings. While both of these approaches can be effective, a third...

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The Amazon Way Rossman, John Clyde Hill Publishing , 2016 Business Strategy

Having rapidly expanded from its entry to market as an online bookseller to its current position as a leading retail giant, Amazon is one of today’s most compelling business success stories—and for good reason. Under...

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Feminist Fight Club Bennett, Jessica HarperCollins Publishers , 2016 Diversity

Though women have made huge strides in the workplace in the past decades, sexism still presents them with significant obstacles. In Feminist Fight Club, Jessica Bennett describes how she and a group of...

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HBR Emotional Intelligence Series: Purpose, Meaning, and Passion Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2018 Personal Growth

HBR Emotional Intelligence Series: Purpose, Meaning, and Passion from Harvard Business Review Press provides an essential roadmap for finding and harnessing the power of passion at work. Through a...

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Power Your Tribe Comaford, Christine McGraw-Hill Education , 2018 Teams

Businesses in every sector are facing challenges from increased competition, shifts in market preferences, demands for restructuring, and the introduction of new leaders. In light of these relentless, rapid changes,...

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The Outstanding Middle Manager Tinline, Gordon | Cooper, Cary Kogan Page Limited , 2016 Management

Life as a mid-level manager can be tough. Pressures from other employees both up and down the organizational hierarchy and the absence of sanctioned role empowerment can leave you feeling stressed out, ineffective, and...

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