Business Strategy

Business Strategy

 
Why Some Companies Emerge Stronger and Better from a Crisis Mitroff, Ian I. AMACOM , 2005 Business Strategy, Change Management, Leadership

Until very recently, companies thought of accidents as natural or normal. Natural disasters such as fires and floods have always existed and most companies know how to use risk management to protect themselves. But...

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How to Sell Yourself Lustberg, Arch Career Press , 2008 Business Strategy, Communication, Personal Growth

Everything a speaker does sends signals to members of the audience. Where we gaze, the way we speak or gesture, and the inflection in our voice all cause the audience to reach certain conclusions and judgments about...

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The Granularity of Growth Viguerie, Patrick | Smit, Sven | Baghai, Mehrdad John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2008 Business Strategy, Management

It is undeniable that companies need growth to continue to thrive in today’s marketplace. The question that lingers in the minds of many organizational leaders – particularly those representing large companies – is...

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Transparency Bennis, Warren | Goleman, Daniel | O'Toole, James | Biederman, Patricia Ward Jossey-Bass , 2008 Business Strategy, Leadership, Management, Personal Growth

In Transparency, Warren Bennis, Daniel Goleman, James O’Toole, and Patricia Ward Biederman use three essays to explore the complexities of transparency and reflect on becoming a transparent leader,...

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The Manager's Guide to Rewards Jensen, Doug | Stark, Mel | McMullen, Tom AMACOM , 2007 Business Strategy, Human Resources, Management

Most books written about compensation and rewards are targeted at human resource professionals. But with more and more frontline managers making decisions about employee rewards, practical guidance is needed about how...

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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 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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