New Titles | Business Book Summaries http://www.bizsum.com/ Thu, 23 Feb 2017 09:00:23 -0500 Thu, 23 Feb 2017 11:20:05 -0500 20 Minute Manager: Running Virtual Meetings http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/20-minute-manager-running-virtual-meetings <div>Author: Business, Harvard</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2016</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>For managers and leaders, running effective virtual meetings—from conference calls to WebEx meetings—can come with an array of obstacles. Silences, interruptions, technical issues, and cultural differences can all add...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries Hiring & Firing http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/hiring-firing <div>Author: Tracy, Brian</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2017</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In<strong> Hiring & Firing</strong>, noted business expert Brian Tracy discusses the fine points of selecting the right employees and firing those who are not a good fit. Because a single hiring decision has the...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries The Immigrant Exodus http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/immigrant-exodus <div>Author: Wadhwa, Vivek</div> <div>Publisher: Wharton Digital Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/global-business">Global Business</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>America currently faces a crisis of skilled workers in the fields of science, technology, and engineering. While the trillion-dollar economy of Silicon Valley represents the potential financial power of immigrant-...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries The Resilient Investor http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/resilient-investor <div>Author: Brill, Hal | Kramer, Michael | Peck, Christopher</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/economics-finance">Economics & Finance</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Uncertainty about the future requires financial strategies that are fluid and adaptable. In <strong>The Resilient Investor</strong>, Hal Brill, Michael Kramer, and Christopher Peck present a step-by-step method for...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries Work Reimagined http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/work-reimagined <div>Author: Leider, Richard J. | Shapiro, David A.</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/economics-finance">Economics & Finance</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Work Reimagined</strong>, Richard J. Leider and David A. Shapiro urge people to develop a new vision for their work. They offer methods to help people uncover their individual callings rather than simply...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries Repenser le travail http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/repenser-le-travail <div>Author: Leider, Richard J.</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/french">French</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Dans <strong>Repenser le travail</strong>, Richard J. Leider et David A. Shapiro exhortent le lecteur à considérer son travail sous un nouvel angle. Ils lui expliquent comment découvrir sa vocation profonde et cesser...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries Arbeit neu definieren http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/arbeit-neu-definieren <div>Author: Leider, Richard J.</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/german">German</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Arbeit neu definieren</strong> Richard J. Leider und David A. Shapiro ihre Leser dazu, ein neues Verständnis von ihrer Arbeit zu entwickeln. Sie stellen Wege vor, wie Menschen ihre individuelle Berufung...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries El trabajo reinventado http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/el-trabajo-reinventado <div>Author: Leider, Richard J.</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/spanish">Spanish</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>En <strong>El trabajo reinventado</strong>, Richard&nbsp;J.&nbsp;Leider y David&nbsp;A.&nbsp;Shapiro instan a las personas a desarrollar una nueva visión de su trabajo. Ofrecen métodos para ayudar a descubrir el...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries Work Reimagined http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/work-reimagined-0 <div>Author: Leider, Richard J.</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/chinese">Chinese</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries Mastering Leadership http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/mastering-leadership <div>Author: Anderson, Robert J. | Adams, William A.</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2016</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Despite the fact that it has been proven to directly contribute to business performance, few organizations prioritize developing leadership effectiveness. In <strong>Mastering Leadership</strong>, consultants Robert J...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries Lean Startups for Social Change http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/lean-startups-social-change <div>Author: Gelobter, Michel</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/social-responsibility">Social Responsibility</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>It takes a lot of time and hard work to turn a new idea into a useful social program. Traditionally, in-depth planning and often monetary expenses are front-loaded in the process, which results in the innovator waiting...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries The Leadership Contract http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/leadership-contract-0 <div>Author: Molinaro, Vince</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2016</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>The Leadership Contract</strong>, Vince Molinaro provides solutions to the problems of unaccountable leadership. He articulates the ways in which responsible leadership can create a successful and enduring...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries Make Your Own Waves http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/make-your-own-waves <div>Author: Patler, Louis</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2016</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/entrepreneurship">Entrepreneurship</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Make Your Own Waves</strong>, Louis Patler explains that those starting their own businesses can learn a great deal from the rules followed by Big Wave surfers. Like surfers, successful entrepreneurs must...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries The Daily Edge http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/daily-edge-0 <div>Author: Horsager, David</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/productivity">Productivity</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>For many professionals, time management can be challenging. Unfortunately, most available literature on the art of productivity contains complex theories and philosophies. In <strong>The Daily Edge</strong>, David...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries Der tägliche Vorteil summary http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/der-tagliche-vorteil-summary <div>Author: Horsager, David</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/german">German</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Viele Berufstätige tun sich schwer damit, ihre Zeit effektiv zu managen. Leider enthält der Großteil der verfügbaren Literatur zur Kunst der Produktivität komplexe Theorien und Philosophien. In Der tägliche Vorteil...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries La ventaja de lo cotidiano http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/la-ventaja-de-lo-cotidiano <div>Author: Horsager, David</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/spanish">Spanish</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Para muchos profesionales, la administración del tiempo puede resultar un desafío. Lamentablemente, casi todos los escritos disponibles sobre el arte de la productividad contienen teorías y filosofías complejas. En La...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries The Daily Edge http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/daily-edge <div>Author: Horsager, David</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/chinese">Chinese</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries La productivité au quotidien http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/la-productivite-au-quotidien <div>Author: Horsager, David</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/french">French</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>La gestion du temps demeure un défi de taille pour bon nombre de professionnels. Malheureusement, la plupart des ouvrages traitant de la productivité exposent des théories et des philosophies très complexes. Selon...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries Co-Active Leadership http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/co-active-leadership <div>Author: Kimsey-House, Karen | Kimsey-House, Henry</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Co-Active Leaders</strong>hip, Karen and Henry Kimsey-House present a five-dimensional model for engaged leadership. The model involves people at all levels of an organization creating leadership that is...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries Focus http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/focus-0 <div>Author: Halvorson, Ph.D., Heidi Grant | Higgins, Ph.D., E. Tory</div> <div>Publisher: Penguin Group</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Every person has a natural inclination to view his or her goals as either opportunities for advancement or opportunities to minimize risks. Those with the first point of view are promotion-focused. These individuals...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries Everydata http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/everydata <div>Author: Johnson, PhD, John H. | Gluck, Mike</div> <div>Publisher: Bibliomotion, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2016</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/technology">Technology</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>The increasing influx of data in an average person’s life may at times seem overwhelming. It is not uncommon, when presented, for some of this data to be misrepresented, misinterpreted, and misused. In <strong>...</strong></p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries What Great Trainers Do http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/what-great-trainers-do <div>Author: Bolton, Robert | Grover Bolton, Dorothy</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2016</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>What Great Trainers Do</strong>, Robert Bolton and Dorothy Grover Bolton target the underlying need for trainers to energize and motivate individuals to enact relevant change in their workplaces. They...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries Stop Spending, Start Managing http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/stop-spending-start-managing-0 <div>Author: Menon, Tanya | Thompson, Leigh</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2016</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Managers and leaders across industries and business environments often find themselves perplexed by problems that they simply cannot solve—regardless of how many dollars they spend, consultants they hire, or time and...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries Mettre fin au gaspillage grâce à une meilleure gestion http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/mettre-fin-au-gaspillage-gr%C3%A2ce-%C3%A0-une-meilleure-gestion <div>Author: Menon, Tanya | Thompson, Leigh</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2016</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/french">French</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Quel que soit le secteur ou l’environnement professionnel dans lequel ils évoluent, les dirigeants et les leaders se retrouvent fréquemment face à des problèmes qu’ils ne parviennent pas à résoudre, malgré les milliers...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries Ausgaben einstellen, Management starten http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/ausgaben-einstellen-management-starten <div>Author: Menon, Tanya | Thompson, Leigh</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2016</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/german">German</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Manager und Führungskräfte aller Branchen und Geschäftsumfelder stehen häufig ratlos vor Problemen, für die sie einfach keine Lösung finden – gleich wie viel Geld sie ausgeben, wie viele Berater sie anheuern oder wie...</p></div> New Titles | Business Book Summaries