Human Resources

Human Resources

 
The Carrot Principle: Second Edition Gostick, Adrian | Elton, Chester The Free Press , 2009 Human Resources, Management, Productivity

Recognition is an important and powerful tool that managers often do not use to full advantage. However, the effective use of recognition becomes even more critical in turbulent or difficult times when finding and...

 
 
The Carrot Principle Gostick, Adrian | Elton, Chester The Free Press , 2007 Human Resources, Management, Productivity

Numerous organizations employ business leaders who set clear goals, communicate openly, treat people fairly, hold them accountable, and create trusting relationships. However, there’s often something critical missing....

 
 
Diversity: Leaders Not Labels Graham, Stedman Simon & Schuster , 2006 Diversity, Human Resources, Leadership, Management

As technology brings people closer together, our environment becomes more diverse. And while workers from all backgrounds are merging into the global marketplace, businesses are being challenged by a shortage of talent...

 
 
Hot Spots Gratton, Lynda Berrett-Koehler Publishers , 2007 Human Resources, Innovation, Management, Productivity, Teams

According to Gratton, Hot Spots are places and times—workplaces, teams, departments, companies, factories, cities, industries, coffee shops, hallways, and/or conferences—where people work in exceptionally creative and...

 
 
Succeed on Your Own Terms Greenberg, Herb | Sweeney, Patrick McGraw-Hill , 2006 Entrepreneurship, Human Resources, Personal Growth

All successful individuals maintain a defining quality that sets them apart, and often, a clear vision of their own success. Those who know what motivates people and who have a clear sense of purpose and meaning in...

 
 
From Baby Boom to Baby Bust Greller, Martin M. | Nee, David M. Addison-Wesley , 1989 Human Resources

At the end of World War II, America saw the birth rate soar to unprecedented numbers, and then, in the early '60s, "suddenly" plummet. Because of this boom/bust cycle, American business will be left stranded. Corporate...

 
 
Chasing Stars Groysberg, Boris Princeton University Press , 2010 Human Resources, Leadership Development

In the knowledge economy, companies take it for granted that they must employ the most talented performers to compete and succeed. Many firms try to buy stars by luring them away from competitors. However, in ...

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Leadership and the Sexes Gurian, Michael | Annis, Barbara Jossey-Bass , 2008 Diversity, Human Resources, Leadership, Personal Growth

Gender differences are apparent in all facets of life, and work settings are no exception. Some companies ignore these differences, breeding miscommunication and misunderstanding. Other companies work to become gender...

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We Are All Self-Employed Hakim, Cliff Berrett-Koehler , 2004 Entrepreneurship, Human Resources, Personal Growth

This second edition of Cliff Hakim’s bestseller, We Are All Self-Employed, is not about starting a business. It is instead, about challenging and influencing our beliefs about work - an empowering...

 
 
The New Human Capital Strategy Hall, Ph.D., Bradley W. AMACOM , 2008 Human Resources, Management, Productivity

Bradley W. Hall identifies many problems with the current approach to talent management: no one is accountable; programs are emphasized over systems; and the existing Human Resources model is egalitarian, even though...

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