Productivity

Productivity

 
10 Steps to Successful Project Management Russell, Lou ASTD Press , 2007 Management, Productivity, Teams

Many people today find themselves in charge of one or more projects. Lou Russell uses her own experiences to lay out her 10 Steps to Successful Project Management that can be molded to fit any project...

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Rethink Merrifield, Ric FT Press , 2009 Change Management, Innovation, Management, Productivity

When it becomes necessary to search for cost efficiencies and business improvement ideas, company leaders tend to focus on fine-tuning processes (the hows) rather than focusing on what companies actually do and why...

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From Concept to Consumer Baker, Phil Pearson Education, Inc. , 2009 Management, Marketing, Productivity

Successful products not only depend on a good idea; they also require cost-effective manufacturing, customers who are willing to buy, and strong marketing and distribution programs. The steps leading from product...

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10 Steps to Successful Strategic Planning Barksdale, Susan | Lund, Teri ASTD Press , 2006 Business Strategy, Management, Productivity

One practice that often sets successful businesses apart from the rest is strategic planning. These organizations benefit not just from having a strategic plan, but from undergoing the strategic planning process itself...

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Identifying and Managing Project Risk Kendrick, Tom AMACOM , 2009 Business Strategy, Management, Productivity, Teams

All projects involve risk, and those projects that are successful generally have leaders who employ the best project management practices available. In his book Identifying and Managing Project Risk,...

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The Busy Manager's Guide to Delegation Luecke, Richard A. | McIntosh, Perry AMACOM , 2009 Management, Productivity

All managers, from CEOs to frontline supervisors, must delegate to accomplish their goals. Yet, even though delegation enables managers to produce results through other people, many supervisors have not yet mastered...

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The Personal Efficiency Program Gleeson, Kerry John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2009 Personal Growth, Productivity

The problems of overwork can plague anyone in today's hectic business world where technology has increased both projects and expectations. The paperless society has only half arrived, so many have to deal with an...

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Extreme Toyota Osono, Emi | Shimizu, Norihiko | Takeuchi, Hirotaka | Dorton, John Kyle John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2008 Business Biographies, Business Strategy, Management, Productivity

Toyota is defined by contradictions. The auto company has a famously efficient production system, but appears to have heavy layers of management and a surplus of administrative employees. It has a stable history...

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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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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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