Productivity

Productivity

 
Value Stream Mapping Martin, Karen | Osterling, Mike McGraw-Hill Education , 2014 Business Strategy, Productivity

Many organizations struggle to succeed because they lack a holistic view and understanding of exactly how their work gets done. Business consultants Karen Martin and Mike Osterling recommend businesses remedy this...

 
 
Fearless Performance Reviews Russell, Jeffrey | Russell, Linda McGraw-Hill Education , 2014 Leadership, Productivity

Evaluating employee performance is a difficult but necessary task, often fraught with anxiety, defensiveness, and sometimes anger for both the reviewer and those being reviewed. In Fearless Performance Reviews...

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Repeat the Remarkable Holley, Perry M. McGraw-Hill Education , 2014 Leadership, Productivity

In Repeat the Remarkable, Perry M. Holley asserts that being “good” is no longer good enough. Achieving great results in today’s world requires remarkable performances, time after time. Therefore,...

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Rapid Realignment Labovitz, George | Rosansky, Victor McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. , 2012 Leadership, Productivity

In Rapid Realignment, George Labovitz and Victor Rosansky chart the path to optimal organizational performance by integrating key processes, staff, customers, and strategies to serve the primary...

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HBR Guide to Getting the Right Work Done Editors, Harvard Business Review Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2012 Productivity

The HBR Guide to Getting the Right Work Done brings together more than two dozen articles on personal productivity, including many excerpts from the pages of the Harvard Business Review. The Harvard...

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When Albert, Stuart John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2013 Productivity

In When, Stuart Albert analyzes the influence of timing in business and day-to-day living. He describes the six temporal concepts of sequence, temporal punctuation, interval and duration, rate, shape,...

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Tipping Sacred Cows Breeden, Jake Jossey-Bass , 2013 Management, Productivity

Every person and profession possesses cherished guidelines that are seemingly impenetrable. Tipping Sacred Cows by Jake Breeden examines these conventional wisdoms of business and exposes how long-...

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The Progress Principle Amabile, Teresa | Kramer, Steven Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2011 Management, Productivity

One of the most distinguishing features of a great manager is the ability to maximize employee performance. While there are many theories about how to foster stellar employee performance, few have been proven by...

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Project Management for Profit Knight, Joe | Thomas, Roger | Angus, Brad | Case, John Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2012 Management, Productivity

While there may be a proliferation of project-based companies in today’s economy, poor project management is pervasive. The scope, budget, and schedule of any project can easily go awry, costing companies millions of...

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Think Twice Mauboussin, Michael J. Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2009 Personal Growth, Productivity

While the mind’s natural pathways may have once been advantageous for survival, they are not well adapted to managing modern decision making. Today, approaching decisions of consequence requires going beyond intuition...

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