Business Strategy

Business Strategy

 
Putting Our DIFFERENCES to WORK Kennedy, Debbe Berrett-Koehler Publishers , 2008 Business Strategy, Diversity, Innovation, Teams

Putting differences to work – creating an environment where diverse individuals can work more effectively to drive innovation and performance – has unlimited potential benefits. Unfortunately, however, organizations...

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The New Age of Innovation Prahalad, C. K. | Krishnan, M. S. McGraw-Hill , 2008 Business Strategy, Customer Focus, Innovation

Traditionally, it was assumed that companies created value and offered it to customers. This firm- and product-centric view is being replaced, however, by customers’ personalized experience with products and services,...

 
 
The Age Curve Gronbach, Kenneth W. AMACOM , 2008 Business Strategy, Customer Focus, Marketing

Thoroughly understanding the customer is essential to every successful business. This requires knowing the age, characteristics, wants, and needs of those who buy a particular good or service. But, as Kenneth Gronbach...

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Talent Edward E. Lawler III Jossey-Bass , 2008 Business Strategy, Human Resources, Management

Although human capital is potentially the most powerful source of competitive advantage, in today’s global business environment, it is becoming increasingly difficult to design organizations that can turn talent into...

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The Five Literacies of Global Leadership Hames, Richard David Jossey-Bass , 2007 Business Strategy, Global Business, Leadership

The pace of life has accelerated at an amazing rate over the last few centuries. Rapid technological advancement has completely changed the way businesses operate. Global borders have blurred and geography has little...

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The Three Signs of a Miserable Job Lencioni, Patrick Jossey-Bass , 2007 Business Strategy, Human Resources, Management, Personal Growth

Miserable jobs – those that breed deep cynicism, unhappiness, and frustration – exist across all industries and status levels. Unfortunately, far too many employees experience job misery each day. Not only can this...

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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...

 
 
Create Marketplace Disruption Hartung, Adam FT Press , 2008 Business Strategy, Innovation, Management

Far too often, companies lock-in to processes, products, or technologies that have worked in the past. By clinging to their history - and failing to consider alternative options that are more appropriate in response...

 
 
1,000 Dollars & an Idea Wyly, Sam Sam Wyly, Newmarket Press , 2008 Business Strategy

My work is to create companies and build them," writes Sam Wyly in this candid and engrossing account of the process, relationships, struggles, and strategies in...

 
 
Great Business Teams Guttman, Howard M. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2008 Business Strategy, Leadership, Management, Teams

Great teams stand apart from the rest. They are undaunted by the toughest business challenges and are not content with simply overcoming such challenges. Instead, they use them as opportunities for transformation. In...

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