Audio Titles

Audio Titles

 
The Next Level Eblin, Scott Davies-Black Publishing , 2006 Human Resources, Management, Personal Growth

40 percent of new executives fail in their positions within eighteen months of promotion. Could it be that CEOs and executive teams have chosen the wrong person for the job nearly half the time? Scott Eblin doesn’t...

Audio summary available
 
 
Billy, Alfred, and General Motors Johnson, Lydia Brown AMACOM , 2006 Business Biographies, Entrepreneurship, Major Works

In the 1950s, GM was a juggernaut, dominating every market it entered and influencing American manufacturing, marketing, and even society like no other company, before nor since. Now, as the company approaches its...

Audio summary available
 
 
Built To Change. Lawler III, Edward E. | Worley, Christopher G. Jossey-Bass , 2006 Change Management, Innovation, Management

In Built to Change, Edward Lawler III and Christopher Worley address an important and ever-prevalent element of modern business that challenges organizations big and small, old and new. That immense issue is change,...

Audio summary available
 
 
Power Mentoring Ensher, Ellen E. | Murphy, Susan E. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2006 Human Resources, Leadership Development, Personal Growth

Today, few employees spend their entire career at one company. Some people move from company to company in search of raises and promotions; while some move from project to project. Employment patterns have also changed...

Audio summary available
 
 
The Six Disciplines of Breakthrough Learning Wick, Calhoun | Pollock, Roy | Jefferson, Andrew | Flanagan, Richard Pfeiffer , 2006 Human Resources, Personal Growth

Training and development is often viewed as expendable, a department that is nice to have when times are good, but one that organizations can do without when times are bad. This line of reasoning exists because many...

Audio summary available
 
 
Leading Leaders Salacuse, Jeswald W. AMACOM , 2006 Leadership, Management, Personal Growth

Leaders are in for a new set of challenges when they are called upon to manage people who are themselves leaders. This challenge is particularly prevalent in “high talent” organizations made up of people with high...

Audio summary available
 
 
Bigger Isn't Always Better Tomasko, Robert M. AMACOM , 2005 Innovation, Productivity

A big business is a successful business, or so goes contemporary thinking. In Bigger Isn't Always Better, Robert M. Tomasko, discusses his belief that growth does not necessarily mean getting bigger. He believes that...

Audio summary available
 
 
Social Intelligence Albrecht, Karl Jossey-Bass , 2006 Human Resources, Major Works, Personal Growth, Relationships

Having pondered why some people with very high IQ scores fail miserably in their personal lives, Harvard professor Howard Gardner, concluded that the concept of “intelligence,” as a singular measure of competence,...

Audio summary available
 
 
Flight Capital Heenan, David Davies-Black Publishing , 2005 Global Business, Human Resources, Major Works

The U.S. has always been known to attract the world’s best and brightest—talented immigrants who have created the vast wealth and intellectual capital that have contributed so abundantly to America’s technological and...

Audio summary available
 
 
Deals from Hell Bruner, Robert F. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2005 Economics & Finance, Management

Mega-mergers and acquisitions seem to be the norm these days. They garner a lot of press, and with good reason. Shareholders, stockholders, competitors, and regulatory agencies all follow these deals with great...

Audio summary available