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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...

 
 
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...

 
 
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...

 
 
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...

 
 
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 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...

 
 
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 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,...

 
 
The Five Dysfunctions of a Team Lencioni, Patrick Jossey-Bass , 2002 Leadership, Major Works, Personal Growth, Teams

Team builders will, at one time or another, face the challenge of fostering group harmony in groups where there are inevitably going to be flaws due to human nature. According to author Patrick Lencioni, human beings...

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The Tipping Point Gladwell, Malcolm Little, Brown & Company , 2003 Innovation, Major Works

How is it that Paul Revere’s ride is heralded to this day, while the endeavors of William Dawes, who also rode at the very same time to warn of the British, barely rate a footnote in history? How is it that Hush...

 
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