Leadership

Leadership

 
The Distance Manager Fisher, Kimball | Fisher, Mareen Duncan McGraw-Hill , 2001 Leadership, Management, Technology

With an increasing number of employees working outside the central workplace, direct control over members of a project team is a thing of the past. In The Distance Manager, authors Kimball Fisher and...

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The Inspiring Leader Folkman,, Joseph R. | Edinger, Scott K. | Zenger, John H. McGraw-Hill , 2009 Communication, Leadership

In The Inspiring Leader, John H. Zenger, Joseph R. Folkman, and Scott K. Edinger explain how leaders can bring about extraordinary performance and move a group from ho-hum to gung-ho by breaking...

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Equipped to Lead Sanders, Dan J. | Walters, Galen McGraw-Hill , 2008 Leadership

The current social culture, which is often characterized by greed, individualism, and narcissism, disrupts organizations and has led to a myopic focus on short-term profits at the expense of human beings. This chaos...

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Leaders Make the Future Johansen, Bob Berrett-Koehler Publishers , 2009 Business Strategy, Leadership

In the future, the world will be filled with volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity, or VUCA. Though the past has certainly seen its fair share of these things, the future will be more volatile, more...

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The Secrets of CEOs Tappin, Steve | Cave, Andrew Nicholas Brealey Publishing , 2008 Leadership, Social Responsibility

Being a CEO is without a doubt a difficult job. Effective company leaders strive to deal with ever-changing business realities while attempting to find a work-life balance. Steve Tappin and Andrew Cave interviewed over...

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Strategic Project Management Made Simple Schmidt, Terry John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2009 Leadership, Management, Productivity

Too many project teams and project managers fail to accomplish their goals because they lack “the right tools to think, plan, and act effectively.” In Strategic Project Management Made Simple, Terry...

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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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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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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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Everything I Know About Business I Learned at McDonald's Facella, Paul McGraw-Hill , 2009 Business Biographies, Leadership

Paul Facella’s Everything I Know About Business I Learned at McDonald’s is an overview of his 34-year career with the fast food giant. In it he provides advice and guidance for achieving success and...

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