Major Works

Major Works

 
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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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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Social Intelligence Albrecht, Karl Jossey-Bass , 2006 Human Resources, Major Works, Personal Growth, Relationships

Having pondered why some people with very high IQ scores fail miserably in their personal lives, Harvard professor Howard Gardner, concluded that the concept of “intelligence,” as a singular measure of competence,...

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Billy, Alfred, and General Motors Johnson, Lydia Brown AMACOM , 2006 Business Biographies, Entrepreneurship, Major Works

In the 1950s, GM was a juggernaut, dominating every market it entered and influencing American manufacturing, marketing, and even society like no other company, before nor since. Now, as the company approaches its...

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Practical Intelligence Albrecht, Karl John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2007 Human Resources, Major Works, Personal Growth

Determining that IQ, as a singular measure of competence, could no longer be supported, Harvard professor, Howard Gardner, proposed (in Frames of Mind, 1985) a range of key competencies, which he calls multiple...

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Performance Management Cokins, Gary John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2004 Business Strategy, Major Works, Management

The global business landscape has changed immensely over the past several decades according to author Gary Cokins, and it is time for the world’s business leaders to acknowledge that their organizations must change as...

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Green to Gold Esty, Daniel C. | Winston, Andrew S. Yale University Press , 2006 Business Strategy, Major Works, Social Responsibility

Companies are facing an unavoidable new array of environmentally driven issues. Like any revolution, this new “Green Wave” presents an unprecedented challenge to business as usual. Organizations that do not add...

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The Fifth Discipline Senge, Peter M. Broadway Books , 2006 Human Resources, Major Works

In The Fifth Discipline, Peter M. Senge explores how an organization’s capacity to learn can be enhanced by the practice of five disciplines. The first discipline is personal mastery; it is a personal...

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Managing Mintzberg, Henry Berrett-Koehler Publishers , 2009 Major Works, Management

Identifying what managers do is easy; making sense of the huge assortment of duties and requirements is the difficulty. According to management guru Henry Mintzberg, author of Managing, management must...

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Hot, Flat, and Crowded Friedman, Thomas L. Farrar, Straus and Giroux , 2008 Global Business, Major Works

Global warming, the rise of the middle class and rapid population growth are making the world hot, flat and crowded. In Hot, Flat, and Crowded, author Thomas Friedman explains that these challenges...

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