Productivity

Productivity

 
Why This Horse Won't Drink Matejka, Ken AMACOM , 1990 Human Resources, Management, Productivity

In Why This Horse Won’t Drink, Matejka explicitly states that employee happiness is not the issue, that it is not the manager’s job to make it happen. Management’s function is to set performance at the...

 
 
The Machine That Changed the World Womack, James P. | Jones, Daniel T. | Roos, Daniel Rawson Associates , 1990 Global Business, Productivity

The Machine That Changed the World is devoted to a careful explanation of the logic and techniques of lean production. By extracting the universal principles of lean production from their initial...

 
 
Don't Sweat the Small Stuff...and It's All Small Stuff Carlson, Richard Hyperion Books , 2003 Personal Growth, Productivity

The co-author of "Handbook for the Soul" offers 100 simple but powerful strategies for bringing harmony and peace of mind into individual life. The strategies allow for changes in paradigm and changes in practice --...

 
 
Managers as Facilitators Weaver, Richard G. | Farrell, John D. Berrett-Koehler Publishers , 1997 Human Resources, Management, Productivity

The workplace is changing to such an extent that the amount of work demanded is more than individuals working alone can produce. The need for people to work together has lead to the creation of a great number of groups...

 
 
The Service Profit Chain Heskett, James L. | Sasser Jr., W. Earl | Schlesinger, Leonard A. The Free Press , 1997 Customer Focus, Productivity

The Service Profit Chain demonstrates that leading companies maintain their leadership position by managing The Service Profit Chain - a quantifiable set of relationships that directly...

 
 
Calm at Work Wilson, Paul Penguin Books , 1999 Personal Growth, Productivity

Work can often be one of the most stressful situations in our lives. We have to work with people that we don't necessarily have anything in common with and perform boring and repetitive tasks. In the United States and...

 
 
Profit Building Ludy, Perry J. Berrett-Koehler Publications , 2000 Productivity, Teams

Ludy's five-step process shows how to organize teams with the specific purpose of improving profit. When employees are involved in the cost reduction strategy and are actively seeking creative ways to cut costs and...

 
 
e-Profit Cohan, Peter S. AMACOM , 2000 Management, Productivity, Technology

In 1998, $74 billion worth of electronic commerce was conducted, and by the year 2002, that figure is expected to grow to $1.2 trillion. Obviously, e-commerce cannot be considered a short-lived management fad, but a...

 
 
Trusted Partners Lewis, Jordan D. The Free Press , 2000 Management, Productivity

In today’s business climate, alliances hold sway as an effective competitive strategy for businesses of all sizes, whether the alliance is between rivals, customers and suppliers, any combination of firms, mergers and...

 
 
The ROI of Human Capital Fitz-enz, Jac Amacom , 2000 Human Resources, Leadership, Productivity

Although current conventional wisdom says that people (human capital), rather than money, facilities, or equipment, are the lifeblood assets of any business, still there is no reliable means of quantifying the...

 
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