Productivity

Productivity

 
Smart Growth Hess, Edward D. Columbia University Press , 2010 Business Strategy, Productivity

In Smart Growth, Edward D. Hess challenges commonly held business beliefs that businesses must grow or die, growth is always good, public companies should grow smoothly and continuously, and quarterly...

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Beyond Performance Keller, Scott | Price, Colin John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2011 Business Strategy, Productivity

In Beyond Performance, Scott Keller and Colin Price strive to offer an explanation for why so few companies that achieve excellence are able to maintain it. They make their case with extensive research...

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The Way We're Working Isn't Working Schwartz, Tom | Gomes, Jean | McCarthy, Catherine Free Press , 2010 Productivity

Today’s highly competitive business world has led to a work environment where people feel a constant sense of urgency. Unfortunately, this atmosphere reduces employee creativity, engagement, and performance. In...

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Fake "Work" Peterson, Brent D. | Nielson, Gaylan W. Gallery Books , 2009 Business Strategy, Productivity

People routinely spend long hours writing proposals, filling out paperwork, or sitting in meetings at work only to wonder if their hard work has achieved anything. In other words, many employees are caught in a trap of...

 
 
Make Every Second Count Bly, Robert Career Press , 2010 Productivity

In today’s busy world, the demands on an individual’s time can be overwhelming. In fact, forty-two percent of American workers feel that they are overworked. High speed technology, downsizing, and increased customer...

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First Things First Covey, Stephen R. | Merrill, A. Roger | Merrill, Rebecca R. Free Press , 1994 Productivity

In First Things First, authors Stephen Covey and A. Roger and Rebecca Merrill address the frustration and guilt shared by many when they do not have enough time for those things which matter most to...

 
 
Performance Dashboards Eckerson, Wayne W. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2011 Productivity, Technology

In Performance Dashboards, author Wayne Eckerson demonstrates how organizations can implement performance dashboards to keep employees focused on what is relevant about their organizations and help...

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Act Like a Sales Pro Hansen, Julie The Career Press, Inc. , 2011 Personal Growth, Productivity

It is often assumed that great sales people are naturals. But in Act Like a Sales Pro, author Julie Hansen asserts that what is seen as natural talent is actually the result of years of hard work and...

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The Services Shift Kennedy, Robert E. | Sharma, Ajay FT Press , 2009 Business Strategy, Global Business, Productivity

While twenty-first century managers are well-versed in the phenomenon of globalized manufacturing (the physical production of goods outside of a company’s country of operation), the details and implications of a more...

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Project Management for Dummies Portny, Stanley E. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2010 Management, Productivity

In Project Management for Dummies, Stanley Portny examines project-management skills and techniques, and aims to suggest that they are not burdensome tasks. Rather, they are a systematic way of...

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