Productivity

Productivity

 
Thriving in the Gig Economy McGovern, Marion The Career Press, Inc. , 2017 Productivity

In Thriving in the Gig Economy, author Marion McGovern offers an insider’s view of the world of independent workers, or the gig economy. As project-based work and digital employment platforms make it...

 
 
Do It, Mean It, Be It Shanahan, Corrie The Career Press, Inc. , 2017 Productivity

In Do It, Mean It, Be It, noted performance, productivity, and leadership expert Corrie Shanahan shares the secrets of successful executives who enjoy meaningful personal lives and fantastic careers....

 
 
Deep Work Newport, Cal Hachette Book Group , 2016 Productivity

Today’s knowledge worker–based business environment is rife with distraction, due in large part to the proliferation of network tools like email and social media. This distraction fragments our attention and leads us...

 
 
The Business Case for Learning Phillips, PhD, Patricia Pulliam | Phillips, PhD, Jack J. ATD Press , 2017 Productivity

In The Business Case for Learning, Drs. Patricia and Jack Phillips contend that the current systems used to initiate, design, deliver, and evaluate learning are inadequate. They propose an eight-step...

 
 
The Definitive Executive Assistant & Managerial Handbook France, Sue Kogan Page Limited , 2012 Productivity

In today’s corporate environments, successful assistants must think strategically, communicate effectively, and lead confidently. In The Definitive Executive Assistant & Managerial Handbook, Sue...

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HBR Guide to Being More Productive Harvard Business Review Press Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2017 Productivity

As a business professional, you are often faced with competing priorities, distractions, and overly booked schedules that not only drain your momentum but also prevent you from meeting the demands of your role. In...

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The Lean Book of Lean Earley, John John Wiley and Sons Ltd , 2016 Productivity

Lean manufacturing is a well-known concept in the production environment—as companies strive to simplify and streamline manufacturing throughput for maximum results. But Lean has broader applications; generally, it...

 
 
20 Minute Manager: Managing Time Harvard Business Review Press Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2014 Productivity

At some point, everyone feels as though there is too much to do and too little time to accomplish anything. Learning how to effectively manage time can lessen the stress that comes with feeling overbooked and help...

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Creating Authentic Organizations Ryde, Robin | Sofianos, Lisa Kogan Page Limited , 2014 Productivity

Most people feel as though they have to leave their personal selves at home and only bring their “A games” to work. This façade is affecting organizations’ performances and employees’ ability to balance their time and...

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The Lean Turnaround Action Guide Byrne, Art McGraw-Hill Education , 2017 Productivity

Many companies have attempted to become Lean, but are unable to successfully experience their machines, facilities, and people working together to add value without creating waste. In The Lean Turnaround Action...

 
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