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Tough Calls Martin, Dick Amacom , 2004 Business Biographies, Leadership, Management, Social Responsibility

For decades, before its 1984 breakup, AT&T, affectionately (and sometimes not so affectionately) known as “Ma Bell," dominated the corporate landscape—as much a symbol of American culture as the proverbial, very...

 
 
Creativity in Virtual Teams Nemiro, Jill E. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2004 Human Resources, Innovation, Productivity, Teams

Written by Jill Nemiro—an expert in organizational and team creativity—Creativity in Virtual Teams offers readers a model for achieving high levels of creativity in a virtual environment. As a result of global...

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Leadership: The Inner Side of Greatness Koestenbaum, Peter John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2004 Leadership, Personal Growth

Leaders are not born; they are developed. Furthermore, leadership is not a characteristic confined to business, but is a way of thinking and a way of living. In the thoroughly revised Leadership: The Inner Side...

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In Search of Business Value McDowell, Robert | Simon, William L. Select Books, Inc. , 2004 Management, Technology

In Search of Business Value provides practical management advice on how to make decisions about technology and profit in the current competitive business environment. Specifically, authors McDowell and...

 
 
Leveraging The New Human Capital Burud, Sandra | Tumolo, Marie Davies-Black Publishing , 2004 Diversity, Human Resources, Management, Personal Growth

According to Burud and Tumolo, people live and work differently today than they did in the past. Because employees no longer have the “invisible” support of the home-based partner who backed workers of the Industrial...

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Crucial Confrontations Patterson, Kerry | Grenny, Joseph | McMillan, Ron | Switzler, Al McGraw-Hill , 2004 Communication, Human Resources, Leadership, Management, Personal Growth, Relationships

Behind the problems that plague organizations are individuals who cannot, or will not, deal with broken promises and violated expectations. The problems often involve broken rules, missed deadlines, and simply...

 
 
Conquering Complexity in Your Business George, Michael L. | Wilson, Steven A. McGraw-Hill , 2004 Major Works, Management, Productivity

According to George and Wilson, when companies rely solely on Lean and/or Six Sigma improvement initiatives, the amount of profit they are able to generate is severely limited. It is a ceiling on profit that comes from...

 
 
The Power of We Tisch, Jonathan M. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2004 Business Biographies, Human Resources, Leadership, Social Responsibility

Jonathan Tisch, Chairman and CEO of Loews Hotels and one of the nation's most influential corporate executives, understands the power of partnerships in achieving success. Although he developed his leadership...

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Confidence Kanter, Rosabeth Moss Crown Business , 2004 Leadership, Management, Personal Growth, Productivity

According to Rosabeth Moss Kanter in Confidence, winning creates a “halo” effect, which encourages positive behavior, and positive behavior, in turn, makes further wins more likely. In addition, the...

 
 
Navigating the Badlands O'Hara-Devereaux, Mary John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2004 Global Business, Leadership, Management

Business forecaster and author Mary O’Hara-Devereaux borrows a metaphor from the old American West, “navigating the badlands,” to describe the journey that business and industry finds itself on in the current...

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