ORGANIZATIONAL behavior

ORGANIZATIONAL behavior

 
Stirring It Up Hirshberg, Gary Hyperion Books , 2008 Business Biographies, Business Strategy, Social Responsibility

In Stirring It Up, Gary Hirshberg describes the mission behind Stonyfield Farm and catalogs the lessons he has learned while seeking profit via environmental sustainability over the past 25 years....

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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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Extreme Toyota Osono, Emi | Shimizu, Norihiko | Takeuchi, Hirotaka | Dorton, John Kyle John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2008 Business Biographies, Business Strategy, Management, Productivity

Toyota is defined by contradictions. The auto company has a famously efficient production system, but appears to have heavy layers of management and a surplus of administrative employees. It has a stable history...

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10 Steps to Successful Teams McClay, Renie ASTD Press , 2009 Leadership, Teams

Renie McClay's 10 Steps to Successful Teams provides advice and guidance for team leaders and team members who are charged with accomplishing tasks through collaborative...

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The Personal Efficiency Program Gleeson, Kerry John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2009 Personal Growth, Productivity

The problems of overwork can plague anyone in today's hectic business world where technology has increased both projects and expectations. The paperless society has only half arrived, so many have to deal with an...

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The Fifth Discipline Senge, Peter M. Broadway Books , 2006 Human Resources, Major Works

In The Fifth Discipline, Peter M. Senge explores how an organization’s capacity to learn can be enhanced by the practice of five disciplines. The first discipline is personal mastery; it is a personal...

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The Red Queen Among Organizations Barnett, William P. Princeton University Press , 2008 Business Strategy

In Lewis Carroll’s Through the Looking Glass, the Red Queen leads Alice on a chase after which neither character has moved from the spot where they began. Evolutionary biologists refer to this race as “the Red...

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The GE Work-Out Ulrich, Dave | Kerr, Steve | Ashkenas, Ron McGraw-Hill , 2002 Business Biographies, Business Strategy, Management

Employees at GE have a deeply engrained and internalized process for addressing and solving the company’s problems quickly, simply, and with the involvement of people who will ultimately carry out the decision. The...

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Unleashing Innovation Snyder, Nancy Tennant | Duarte, Deborah L. Jossey-Bass , 2008 Business Biographies, Innovation

Every company wants to be an innovation leader. After all, companies that innovate are ultimately those that thrive. Unfortunately, most companies that institute innovation programs do it in a manner that thwarts the...

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Corporate Agility Grantham, Charles E. | Ware, James P. | Williamson, Cory AMACOM , 2007 Business Strategy, Change Management, Management

In today's volatile and unpredictable economy, corporate agility is a prerequisite for success. Consequently, traditionally managed companies which are plagued by excess real estate; costly, inflexible labor forces;...

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