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Winning the Global Talent Showdown Gordon, Edward E. Berrett-Koehler Publishers , 2009 Global Business, Human Resources, Social Responsibility

The world will soon face a massive talent shortage, especially in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Every nation in the world will be uniquely affected by this crisis, and each will...

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10 Steps to Successful Strategic Planning Barksdale, Susan | Lund, Teri ASTD Press , 2006 Business Strategy, Management, Productivity

One practice that often sets successful businesses apart from the rest is strategic planning. These organizations benefit not just from having a strategic plan, but from undergoing the strategic planning process itself...

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The Long Tail Anderson, Chris Hyperion , 2008 Business Strategy, Technology

Since star-struck Hollywood’s heyday, our consumer culture has been based primarily on a popularity contest. A relatively small number of “hits” in the market landscape gobble up the largest share of buyers’...

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Riches Among the Ruins Smith, Richard P. | Zheutlin, Peter AMACOM , 2009 Business Biographies, Global Business

The focus of Riches Among the Ruins by Robert P. Smith is twofold: it shows how the isolated economies of individual nations have created great investment opportunities in the last 50 years, and how...

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In Search of the Obvious Trout, Jack John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2008 Business Strategy, Marketing

The word obvious can be used to describe all of the most powerful and successful marketing strategies. Obvious solutions are often hidden in plain sight, and sometimes even ignored in favor of something more clever or...

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Strengths Based Leadership Rath, Tom | Conchie, Barry Gallup, Inc. , 2008 Leadership, Personal Growth

In Strengths Based Leadership, Tom Rath and Barry Conchie discuss the importance of identifying one’s natural strengths and how they fit into the four domains of leadership: Executing, Influencing,...

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Talent Is Never Enough Maxwell, John C. Thomas Nelson Inc. , 2007 Human Resources, Leadership, Personal Growth

We frequently attribute great accomplishments to great talent. However, if success depends on talent alone, then why do we all know talented people who are not successful? In Talent Is Never Enough,...

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It's All Politics Reardon, Kathleen Kelley Broadway Business , 2006 Leadership, Personal Growth, Relationships

Business is not a spectator sport. Regardless of skills and hard work, anyone who aspires to advance in business cannot afford to be apolitical. In It’s All Politics, Kathleen Kelley Reardon explains...

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From Concept to Consumer Baker, Phil Pearson Education, Inc. , 2009 Management, Marketing, Productivity

Successful products not only depend on a good idea; they also require cost-effective manufacturing, customers who are willing to buy, and strong marketing and distribution programs. The steps leading from product...

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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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