Productivity

Productivity

 
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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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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e-Learning 2.0 Rosen, Anita AMACOM , 2009 Productivity

Even though e-learning has become a widely accepted practice, many organizations do not invest enough time to fully realize its potential. Instead of sticking with outdated tactics, organizations should embrace...

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Driving Results Through Social Networks Cross, Rob | Thomas, Robert J. Jossey-Bass , 2009 Business Strategy, Management, Productivity, Relationships

Most leaders still rely too heavily on formal structures when designing their organizations and implementing strategy. However, these formal organizational structures often overlook the fact that every organization...

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Executive Stamina Seldman, Marty | Seldman, Joshua John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2008 Management, Personal Growth, Productivity

Most executives have an intense desire to achieve, and equally exhibit a strong sense of responsibility, but sometimes they overlook the fact that raising their endurance and energy levels can strengthen their...

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Focus Like A Laser Beam Haneberg, Lisa L. Jossey-Bass , 2005 Personal Growth, Productivity

Focus is defined as concentrating energy on something, achieving a distinct vision, or attending to the right thing. Focus is purposeful, not accidental; and it is different than giving attention to something....

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Bigger Isn't Always Better Tomasko, Robert M. AMACOM , 2005 Innovation, Productivity

A big business is a successful business, or so goes contemporary thinking. In Bigger Isn't Always Better, Robert M. Tomasko, discusses his belief that growth does not necessarily mean getting bigger. He believes that...

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Designing the Customer-Centric Organization Galbraith, Jay R. Jossey-Bass , 2005 Customer Focus, Leadership Development, Management, Productivity

Studies show that, because sales to existing customers are more profitable than sales to new customers, today’s businesses are recognizing that establishing long-term customer relationships is the best way to ensure...

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The New Workforce Hankin, Harriet Berrett-Kohler , 1995 Diversity, Human Resources, Management, Personal Growth, Productivity

The difference between the market value of a publicly held company and its official net value is the value of its intangible assets. In most companies, the value of these assets exceeds the value of tangible holdings....

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Coming to Concurrence Smith, J. Walker | Clurman, Ann | Wood, Craig Racom Communications , 2005 Customer Focus, Marketing, Productivity

Marketing is in crisis mode, for the model for marketing, as it stands today, is obsolete. Customers have developed a resistance to marketing that is only going to grow. The crisis spawned by consumer resistance...

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