Audio Titles

Audio Titles

 
When Growth Stalls McKee, Steve John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2009 Business Strategy, Marketing

Almost every company in the world will eventually face a period of stalled growth. This phenomenon occurs in every industry, and affects businesses both large and small. Stalled growth affects well-managed companies,...

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Social Media at Work Jue, Arthur L. | Marr, Jackie Alcalde | Kassotakis, Mary Ellen Jossey-Bass , 2010 Business Strategy, Technology

Today’s workforce is more diverse than ever, and in order to succeed, savvy businesses are looking to the emerging world of social media to help employees build relationships and solve problems together. In ...

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The Introverted Leader Kahnweiler,, Jennifer B. Berrett-Koehler , 2009 Leadership, Personal Growth

In an outgoing, Type-A business culture, the introvert may feel excluded, overlooked, and misunderstood. Reticence can be mistaken for reluctance, arrogance, or even lack of intelligence. These impressions can result...

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The Communication Problem Solver Carroll, Nannette Rundle AMACOM , 2010 Communication, Management

When employees cannot rely on their manager for clear communication, roles are confused, responsibilities are misunderstood, and trust and authority are undermined. In The Communication Problem Solver...

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Extraordinary Groups Bellman, Geoffrey M. | Ryan, Kathleen D. Jossey-Bass , 2008 Leadership, Management, Productivity, Teams

People take part in group activities in countless aspects of their lives, but truly exceptional group experiences are rare. Groups that can harnesses the energy to satisfy their goals and surpass expectations have a...

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Not Everyone Gets a Trophy Tulgan, Bruce John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2009 Diversity, Human Resources, Management

As members of Generation Y enter the workforce in ever-increasing numbers, they bring with them a new set of attitudes that can present unique challenges to their managers, many of whom come from older generations. It...

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The Art and Science of Communication Perkins, P. S. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2008 Personal Growth

P.S. Perkins’ The Art and Science of Communication informs the reader of the seven types of communication, beginning with the individual and ending on a global scale. Perkins argues that effective...

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Rethinking Retention in Good Times and Bad Finnegan, Richard P. Davies-Black Publishing , 2010 Human Resources, Leadership Development, Management

Studies indicate that employee turnover costs anywhere from 12 to 40 percent of a company’s pretax income, making turnover a critical issue for executives in all industries. Turnover is especially important in poor...

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Games at Work Goldstein, Mauricio | Read, Philip John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2009 Human Resources, Leadership, Management, Relationships

Every company engages in some form of game play, whether knowingly or not, yet most companies do not understand the detriment these games can have on productivity and profitability. In Games at Work,...

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Making Sustainability Work Epstein, Marc J. Greenleaf Publishing Ltd. , 2010 Business Strategy, Social Responsibility

Marc J. Epstein’s book Making Sustainability Work is the ultimate “how-to” guide for business leaders who want to control their company’s social, environmental, and economic impacts. Drawing on decades...

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