Major Works

Major Works

 
The Toyota Way Liker, Jeffrey K. McGraw-Hill , 2004 Business Biographies, Innovation, Major Works, Management, Productivity

Everyone in the auto industry is so familiar with Toyota’s dramatic business success and world-renowned quality that, as Liker points out, many consider the company to be “boring,” with its steadily growing sales,...

 
 
Conquering Complexity in Your Business George, Michael L. | Wilson, Steven A. McGraw-Hill , 2004 Major Works, Management, Productivity

According to George and Wilson, when companies rely solely on Lean and/or Six Sigma improvement initiatives, the amount of profit they are able to generate is severely limited. It is a ceiling on profit that comes from...

 
 
The Wisdom of Crowds Surowiecki, James Doubleday , 2004 Innovation, Major Works

The idea that large groups of people are smarter than an elite few may be a surprise to many involved in decision making and problem solving, and can be a concept that is difficult to accept. The theory that groups are...

 
 
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Covey, Stephen R. The Free Press , 2004 Leadership, Major Works, Personal Growth

Today's complex and interdependent world is plagued by a myriad of common human challenges. These include fear, insecurity, blame, hopelessness, selfishness, conflict, personal stagnation, and a lack of life balance....

 
 
The 8th Habit Covey, Stephen R. The Free Press , 2004 Leadership, Major Works, Management, Personal Growth

Covey’s first book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, has helped tens of millions of individuals in business, government, education, and families to focus on effectiveness and dramatically...

 
 
Organizational Culture and Leadership Schein, Edgar H. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2004 Human Resources, Leadership, Major Works, Management

Culture is to a group what personality is to an individual. Edgar Schein, in this his third edition of the classic, Organizational Culture and Leadership, delves deeper into the origins and evolution...

 
 
A Whole New Mind Pink, Daniel Riverhead , 2005 Human Resources, Major Works, Personal Growth

In A Whole New Mind, Daniel Pink describes a new era already underway in the global economy - the Conceptual Age. Success in this new era calls for a set of skills and talents that have been largely...

 
 
The World Is Flat Friedman, Thomas L. Farrar, Straus and Giroux , 2005 Global Business, Innovation, Major Works, Productivity

Although outsourcing is the current hot topic, Friedman reports that outsourcing is just one dimension of a much more fundamental phenomenon unfolding today – the flattening of the world. Massive technological...

 
 
Flight Capital Heenan, David Davies-Black Publishing , 2005 Global Business, Human Resources, Major Works

The U.S. has always been known to attract the world’s best and brightest—talented immigrants who have created the vast wealth and intellectual capital that have contributed so abundantly to America’s technological and...

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First in Thirst Rovell, Darren Amacom , 2005 Business Strategy, Major Works

Gatorade has conquered all its rivals and has ruled the sport-drink industry since its creation more than 40 years ago. If you need proof of this, all...

 
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