Management

Management

 
Why Motivating People Doesn’t Work . . . and What Does Fowler, Susan Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc. , 2014 Leadership, Management

Inspiring and motivating people are key aspects of leadership that are as critical as they are elusive. Leaders struggle to find ways to keep their people engaged and performing at their best, and this is largely...

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Wiser Sunstein, Cass R. | Hastie, Reid Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2015 Management, Teams

Individuals often make snap decisions based on subjective factors rather than deliberative decisions based on reasoning. People therefore tend to believe that groups will make wiser decisions than will individuals, for...

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Rookie Smarts Wiseman, Liz HarperCollins Publishers , 2014 Leadership Development, Management

Rookies, people tasked with doing jobs they have never done before, are not clueless, inept, or slow, as some people may think. Instead, rookies are creative, fast-moving, and willing to learn from everyone. In many...

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Fail Better Sastry, Anjali | Penn, Kara Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2014 Innovation, Management

It has become a truism in business today that failure is inevitable—and that effective leaders learn from the experience of failing. But without a roadmap, turning mistakes into positive, goal-driven insights and...

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The Power of Thanks Mosley, Eric | Irvine, Derek McGraw-Hill Education , 2014 Management

Strong company cultures begin with clear visions. However, establishing and sustaining these cultures dependson employees who understand their organizations’ values and engage in behaviors that align with those values...

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20:20 Project Management Marks, Tony Kogan Page Limited , 2012 Management

In 20:20 Project Management, Tony Marks provides a guide for successful project management. Projects come in many forms and for many purposes, whether professional, commercial, or personal, but all...

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20 Minute Manager: Running Meetings Review Press, Harvard Business Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2014 Management

Leaders in any arena are concerned with the practices and skills that will help their teams succeed. Universally, one of the tools that ensures a team’s success is an effective meeting. Whether they are meant to...

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Gen Y Now Hobart, Buddy | Sendek, Herb John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2014 Diversity, Management

Despite the fact that Gen Y is the future of the American workforce, many leaders insist on sticking to out-of-date management practices for all employees. In Gen Y Now, management consultant Buddy...

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Risk-Based Performance Management Smart, Andrew | Creelman, James Palgrave Macmillan , 2013 Management, Productivity

After the credit crisis of 2008, the business world changed dramatically. Senior leadership in most organizations faced more risk than ever and needed an effective way to manage it. In Risk-Based Performance...

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Let’s Stop Meeting Like This Axelrod, Dick | Axelrod, Emily Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc. , 2014 Management, Teams

Most employees—and many leaders—view meetings as an enemy to productivity and a complete waste of time. They are usually boring, repetitive, and many times attendees have no idea why their presence is required. People...

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