DECISION making

DECISION making

 
Judgment Tichy, Noel M. | Bennis, Warren G. Portfolio , 2007 Leadership, Management, Personal Growth

According to Noel Tichy and Warren Bennis, leaders are remembered for their best and worst decisions. Whether they are running a country, a military unit, a global corporation, or a sports team, the quality of their...

 
 
Talent Edward E. Lawler III Jossey-Bass , 2008 Business Strategy, Human Resources, Management

Although human capital is potentially the most powerful source of competitive advantage, in today’s global business environment, it is becoming increasingly difficult to design organizations that can turn talent into...

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Great Business Teams Guttman, Howard M. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2008 Business Strategy, Leadership, Management, Teams

Great teams stand apart from the rest. They are undaunted by the toughest business challenges and are not content with simply overcoming such challenges. Instead, they use them as opportunities for transformation. In...

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Green to Gold Esty, Daniel C. | Winston, Andrew S. Yale University Press , 2006 Business Strategy, Major Works, Social Responsibility

Companies are facing an unavoidable new array of environmentally driven issues. Like any revolution, this new “Green Wave” presents an unprecedented challenge to business as usual. Organizations that do not add...

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The Impulse Factor Tasler, Nick Fireside , 2008 Management, Personal Growth

In The Impulse Factor, Nick Tasler offers insight into what leads people to make decisions by drawing on research in genetics, psychology, politics, and even the animal kingdom. He states that there...

 
 
Managing the Unexpected Weick, Karl E. | Sutcliffe, Kathleen M. Jossey-Bass , 2007 Business Strategy, Management

Successful organizations know that they must deal with unexpected events with flexibility, adaptability, and alertness. They learn from their mistakes, are less concerned with blame, and promote communication. In...

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Tactical Transparency Holtz, Shel | Havens, John C. Jossey-Bass , 2009 Business Strategy, Technology

Customers and investors demand much from modern companies. They require absolute integrity, full disclosure of financials and business practices, and dialogue with company managers, and in the age of social media they...

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Exceptional Leadership Dye, Carson F. | Garman, Andrew N. Health Administration Press , 2006 Health Care, Leadership, Management

In Exceptional Leadership, authors Carson F. Dye and Andrew N. Garman identify the 16 characteristics of outstanding healthcare leaders. Drawing on decades of healthcare experience and research, the authors identify...

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Games at Work Goldstein, Mauricio | Read, Philip John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2009 Human Resources, Leadership, Management, Relationships

Every company engages in some form of game play, whether knowingly or not, yet most companies do not understand the detriment these games can have on productivity and profitability. In Games at Work,...

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Social Media at Work Jue, Arthur L. | Marr, Jackie Alcalde | Kassotakis, Mary Ellen Jossey-Bass , 2010 Business Strategy, Technology

Today’s workforce is more diverse than ever, and in order to succeed, savvy businesses are looking to the emerging world of social media to help employees build relationships and solve problems together. In ...

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