Management

Management

 
Games at Work Goldstein, Mauricio | Read, Philip John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2009 Human Resources, Leadership, Management, Relationships

Every company engages in some form of game play, whether knowingly or not, yet most companies do not understand the detriment these games can have on productivity and profitability. In Games at Work,...

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Rethinking Retention in Good Times and Bad Finnegan, Richard P. Davies-Black Publishing , 2010 Human Resources, Leadership Development, Management

Studies indicate that employee turnover costs anywhere from 12 to 40 percent of a company’s pretax income, making turnover a critical issue for executives in all industries. Turnover is especially important in poor...

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Not Everyone Gets a Trophy Tulgan, Bruce John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2009 Diversity, Human Resources, Management

As members of Generation Y enter the workforce in ever-increasing numbers, they bring with them a new set of attitudes that can present unique challenges to their managers, many of whom come from older generations. It...

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Extraordinary Groups Bellman, Geoffrey M. | Ryan, Kathleen D. Jossey-Bass , 2008 Leadership, Management, Productivity, Teams

People take part in group activities in countless aspects of their lives, but truly exceptional group experiences are rare. Groups that can harnesses the energy to satisfy their goals and surpass expectations have a...

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The Communication Problem Solver Carroll, Nannette Rundle AMACOM , 2010 Communication, Management

When employees cannot rely on their manager for clear communication, roles are confused, responsibilities are misunderstood, and trust and authority are undermined. In The Communication Problem Solver...

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Strategic Project Management Made Simple Schmidt, Terry John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2009 Leadership, Management, Productivity

Too many project teams and project managers fail to accomplish their goals because they lack “the right tools to think, plan, and act effectively.” In Strategic Project Management Made Simple, Terry...

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Keeping the Millennials Sujansky, Joanne G | Ferri-Reed, Jan John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2009 Diversity, Human Resources, Management

For the first time in history, corporate managers face the challenge of managing four generations at once: the Matures, Baby Boomers, Generation X, and Generation Y (the Millennials). As Boomers get ready to retire en...

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Getting to Resolution Levine, Stewart Berrett-Koehler Publishers , 2009 Communication, Human Resources, Management, Personal Growth, Relationships

In traditional models of conflict resolution, disagreeing parties are pitted against one another in a highly adversarial win/lose scenario. According to Stewart Levine, author of Getting to Resolution...

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How to Tell Anyone Anything Gallagher, Richard S. AMACOM , 2009 Communication, Management

The mix of personalities, styles, and stressors in today’s fast-paced work environments provides a real challenge to effective communications. Whether dealing with a boss, someone we manage, or a peer, bringing up and...

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The Distance Manager Fisher, Kimball | Fisher, Mareen Duncan McGraw-Hill , 2001 Leadership, Management, Technology

With an increasing number of employees working outside the central workplace, direct control over members of a project team is a thing of the past. In The Distance Manager, authors Kimball Fisher and...

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