Leadership

Leadership

 
Why Decisions Fail Nutt, Paul C. Berrett-Kohler , 2002 Leadership, Management, Personal Growth

In his 20 years of studying decisions, how they are made, what works, what fails, and why, Nutt s key finding is that despite the vast sums spent implementing decisions, organizations only realize benefits half of the...

 
 
Secrets of an Executive Coach Downs, Alan AMACOM , 2002 Leadership, Leadership Development

Too often, the corporate life of many executives is driven by what Downs calls the ongoing process of truth management a major component of executive failure that attempts to minimize pain and maximize success by...

 
 
Managers as Mentors Bell, Chip R. Berrett-Koehler Publishers , 2002 Human Resources, Leadership, Leadership Development, Management, Personal Growth

In the contemporary workplace, where the requirement for learning is constant, the traditional boss-subordinate relationship is rapidly becoming obsolete. The old authoritarian, patriarchal leader/manager model is...

 
 
When Teams Work Best LaFasto, Frank | Larson, Carl Sage Publications , 2001 Human Resources, Leadership, Marketing, Teams

During the past several decades, the trend toward collaborative teamwork has grown tremendously. Teams can be found everywhere in the public and private sectors, and they come in many forms--executive teams, management...

 
 
The Passion Plan at Work Chang, Richard | Smith, Fred Jossey-Bass Publishers , 2001 Human Resources, Leadership, Management, Personal Growth

Everyone enjoys something, but that "something" is usually not the job. This is unfortunate because a job consumes a large portion of an adult’s life, and spending countless hours toiling at a career that is neither...

 
 
High Performance HR Weiss, David S. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2000 Human Resources, Leadership, Management

In order to reinvent themselves for the New Economy, companies are beginning to shed outdated processes and unprofitable lines of business. Given this new order, Human Resources is in danger of extinction if it...

 
 
The Strategy and Tactics of Pricing Nagle, Thomas T. | Holden, Reed K. Prentice Hall Press , 2002 Leadership, Management, Marketing

Few marketing managers think strategically about pricing, or manage their businesses so as to create the conditions that promote more profitable pricing. Their pricing decisions are generally made in reaction to a...

 
 
The Most Effective Organization In the U.S. Watson, Robert A. | Brown, Ben Crown Publishing , 2001 Business Biographies, Leadership

The Salvation Army boasts 9,500 centers of operation, a workforce of 2 million (1.7 million of whom are volunteers), $2 billion in annual revenues, and 32 million clients served throughout the U.S. Indeed, The Army is...

 
 
The Other 90 Percent Cooper, Robert K. Crown Publishing , 2001 Innovation, Leadership, Personal Growth

Although a host of recent scientific discoveries have found that human capacity is limitless, most people, because of an innate biological predisposition, use only a tiny fraction of the immense power of their...

 
 
The Hard Road to the Softer Side Martinez, Arthur C. | Madigan, Charles Times Books , 2001 Business Biographies, Leadership, Management

When Arthur C. Martinez was asked to take control of Sears in 1992, he found a company in disarray, despite its illustrious history and venerable name. Sales were down, morale was low, operating costs were exorbitant,...

 
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