LABOR productivity

LABOR productivity

 
10 Steps to Successful Business Writing Appleman, Jack E. ASTD Press , 2008 Personal Growth

While studies point to an inadequate level of writing in the business world, most business professionals view writing as a soft skill that is not worth an investment of time and money. Recently, however, some employers...

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A Manager's Guide to Improving Workplace Performance Chevalier, Roger AMACOM , 2007 Human Resources, Management

At one time or another, most managers have experienced dissatisfaction with their employees' performance. Despite the strong temptation to fall prey to the assumption that poor performance is a result of unchangeable...

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Managing for the Future Drucker, Peter F. Truman Talley Books/Dutton , 1992 Management

A presentation of some of Drucker’s most recent pronouncements (from 40 previously published essays) that analyzes and brings practical insight to a host of subjects covering the entire spectrum of today’s and tomorrow...

 
 
HBR Guide to Getting the Right Work Done Editors, Harvard Business Review Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2012 Productivity

The HBR Guide to Getting the Right Work Done brings together more than two dozen articles on personal productivity, including many excerpts from the pages of the Harvard Business Review. The Harvard...

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A Manager's Guide to Coaching Emerson, Brian | Loehr, Anne AMACOM , 2008 Human Resources, Leadership, Leadership Development, Management, Personal Growth

In A Manager's Guide to Coaching, authors Brian Emerson and Anne Loehr operate under the premise that without engaging employees on a human level which responds to a coach's leadership, workplace production and...

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The ROI of Human Capital Fitz-enz, Jac Amacom , 2000 Human Resources, Leadership, Productivity

Although current conventional wisdom says that people (human capital), rather than money, facilities, or equipment, are the lifeblood assets of any business, still there is no reliable means of quantifying the...

 
 
Why Employees Don't Do What They're Supposed to Do and What to Do About It Fournies, Ferdinand F. Liberty House , 1989 Management, Productivity

Not knowing why a task should be undertaken is the one reason for employee nonperformance that most managers find the easiest to accept-it's logical and needs no explanation. Today's managers know that it is perfectly...

 
 
Coaching For Improved Work Performance Fournies, Ferdinand F. McGraw-Hill , 2000 Human Resources, Leadership Development, Management, Productivity

Coaching is a powerful technique for motivating employees to change their behavior. In Coaching For Improved Work Performance, Ferdinand Fournies shows managers how to become skilled coaches and to face the challenges...

 
 
The Carrot Principle: Second Edition Gostick, Adrian | Elton, Chester The Free Press , 2009 Human Resources, Management, Productivity

Recognition is an important and powerful tool that managers often do not use to full advantage. However, the effective use of recognition becomes even more critical in turbulent or difficult times when finding and...

 
 
The High-Impact Middle Manager Haneberg, Lisa ASTD Press , 2010 Management

In The High-Impact Middle Manager, Lisa Haneberg focuses on those who have more impact on business than any other layer of an organization: middle managers. As the glue that connects corporate strategy...

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