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Skills for New Managers, 2nd Edition

Skills for New Managers, 2nd Edition

By: Morey Stettner

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 29-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 22-DEC-2013

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PROVEN TIPS TO HANDLE EVERYDAY MANAGEMENT SITUATIONS --ALL IN A FAST-MOVING, EASY-TO-REFERENCE FORMAT Managing people is one of the most demanding yet career-enhancing and rewarding skills you can have. Skills for New Managers , Second Edition, provides everything you need to excel as a manager from day one. From hiring productive employees to developing mentoring, leadership, and coaching skills, this fast-paced, easy-to-understand guide is your blueprint for managing your staff to success. Getting results by knowing when to speak up--and when to listen Motivating your...

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Hundred Percenters: Challenge Your Employees to Give It Their All, and They'll Give You Even More, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

Hundred Percenters: Challenge Your Employees to Give It Their All, and They'll Give You Even More, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

By: Mark Murphy

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 17-SEP-2013

Insert Date: 22-DEC-2013

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THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! The groundbreaking guide to inspiring 100% performance from employees--updated with expanded research findings In this new edition of his guide to unleashing employees' full potential, Mark Murphy explains why true employee motivation is not achieved by focusing on making your people "happy." The most effective leaders are the ones who respect their people enough to push them to deliver real results--to become Hundred Percenters. Basing its conclusions on a detailed study of more than 500,000 leaders and employees, Hundred Percenters ,...

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The Top 50 Management Dilemmas

The Top 50 Management Dilemmas

By: Sona Sherratt; Roger Delves

Publisher: Pearson International

Publication Date: 20-NOV-2013

Insert Date: 14-DEC-2013

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The Top 50 Management Dilemmas provides help on the most common hurdles that managers face.  It will help you understand every situation better so you know exactly what to do, fast.   ...

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End-to-End Lean Management

End-to-End Lean Management

By: Robert Trent

Publisher: J. Ross Publishing

Publication Date: 21-AUG-2008

Insert Date: 13-DEC-2013

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While there are a number of valuable resources that explain the Lean philosophy or focus solely on operations or manufacturing, none provide an integrated, holistic view and the “how to” needed to address today’s relentless and severe pressure to gain or improve a competitive advantage. End-to-End Lean Management: A Guide to Complete Supply Chain Improvement fills an important void in the current literature. It shows how to apply Lean tools and techniques across the entire supply chain: from suppliers, through transportation, into operations, and through distribution to customers,...

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Lean and Agile Value Chain Management

Lean and Agile Value Chain Management

By: Ehap Sabri; Salim Shaikh

Publisher: J. Ross Publishing

Publication Date: 13-JAN-2010

Insert Date: 12-DEC-2013

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Although the benefits of applying lean concepts or improving the flexibility of a value chain are clear and desperately needed in today’s competitive environment, none of the current literature provides guidance on how to do this. Lean & Agile Value Chain Management fills that gap by providing a breakthrough start-to-finish roadmap for organizations to implement a lean and agile value chain transformation program successfully. It brings together the field’s latest advances and offers practical, proven tactics and detailed guidance into every aspect of value chain process redesign,...

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The Leader's Guide to Managing People

The Leader's Guide to Managing People

By: Mike Brent; Fiona Dent

Publisher: FT Publishing International

Publication Date: 04-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 12-DEC-2013

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  'A very valuable resource for busy leaders to dip in and out of as time allows.' - Dr Mark Pegg, Chief Executive, Leadership Foundation for Higher Education 'Clear and concise with great anecdotes and oozing with experience.' -Dr K. D. Akabusi, MBE, MA, FPSA, Executive Director, The Akabusi Company   Coaching, motivating, team building and influencing are all essential tools for getting the most out of the people around you. Commonly described as ‘soft skills’, there’s nothing soft about the impact they will have on your business performance.   This book is your...

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The First-Time Manager, 6th Edition

The First-Time Manager, 6th Edition

By: Loren B. BELKER; Jim MCCORMICK; Gary S. TOPCHIK

Publisher: AMACOM

Publication Date: 30-JAN-2012

Insert Date: 11-DEC-2013

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What’s a rookie manager to do? Faced with new responsibilities, and in need of quick, dependable guidance, novice managers can’t afford to learn by trial and error. The First-Time Manager is the answer, dispensing the bottom-line wisdom they need to succeed. A true management classic, the book covers essential topics such as hiring and firing, leadership, motivation, managing time, dealing with superiors, and much more. Written in an inviting and accessible style, the revised sixth edition includes new material on increasing employee engagement, encouraging innovation and initiative, helping...

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The Professional Woman's Guide to Managing Men

The Professional Woman's Guide to Managing Men

By: Anna Runyan

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 21-NOV-2013

Insert Date: 06-DEC-2013

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Get the best out of the men you manage at work with this step by step guide for female leaders Gain better working relationships and more respect from the men on your team Learn to speak up, walk confidently into a room of men without fear or anxiety, and successfully handle common pitfalls of male management Packed with step-by-step instructions, practical examples and inspiring personal stories from the author’s own experience of managing men In Detail Leading career coach Anna Runyan, founder of ClassyCareerGirl.com and Professor of Career Development at DeVry...

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Feedback to Managers: A Guide to Reviewing and Selecting Multirater Instruments for Leadership Development, 4th Edition

Feedback to Managers: A Guide to Reviewing and Selecting Multirater Instruments for Leadership Development, 4th Edition

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Publisher: Center for Creative Leadership

Publication Date: 19-AUG-2013

Insert Date: 06-DEC-2013

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Feedback is a rare commodity in day-to-day organizational life, but it is a key to ongoing effectiveness. One popular vehicle for getting feedback from one's boss, peers, subordinates, and customers is the multiple-perspective or 360-degree-feedback instrument. Whether part of a management-development course or used alone, this kind of instrument can enhance self-awareness by highlighting a leader's strengths and areas in need of further development. Selecting the right multirater instrument from among the dozens that are available can be difficult. This new edition of Feedback to...

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Value-Based Metrics for Improving Results

Value-Based Metrics for Improving Results

By: Mel Schnapper; Steven Rollins

Publisher: J. Ross Publishing

Publication Date: 23-AUG-2006

Insert Date: 06-DEC-2013

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Featuring a roadmap that can be applied in most any organization, this book presents a unique universal, value-based methodology for developing and using metrics as a management tool to baseline, monitor, manage, improve, align and reward performance of most any business function at any level. Metrics can specifically define the Value Chain and support the kind of clarity that will improve every business process and procedure if defined and implemented correctly. This book illustrates how to establish and manage an effective Metrics Program for improving performance and results. Key...

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The Best Practices Enterprise

The Best Practices Enterprise

By: James Kerr

Publisher: J. Ross Publishing

Publication Date: 20-APR-2006

Insert Date: 06-DEC-2013

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While there are many best practices that firms should consider in their efforts to continuously improve, there are seven best practices that are indispensable in this era of rapid change, increasing customer demands, and intense global competition. These seven best practices address the people, processes, and technology elements of which every enterprise is comprised and without them firmly in place, organizations will eventually flounder. When driven by top management, instituting 15 business principles based on these seven best practices will transform an organization from mediocrity...

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Love 'Em or Lose 'Em, 5th Edition

Love 'Em or Lose 'Em, 5th Edition

By: Beverly Kaye; Sharon Jordan-Evans

Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers

Publication Date: 06-JAN-2014

Insert Date: 04-DEC-2013

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NEW EDITION, REVISED AND UPDATED Since employees who walk out the door cost their companies up to 200 percent of their annual salaries to replace, retention is one of the most important issues facing businesses today. And with so many surveys reporting that employees are unhappy and not working up to their full potential, engagement is a second serious and costly issue. The latest edition of this Wall Street Journal bestseller offers twenty-six simple strategies—from A to Z—that managers can use to address their employees’ real concerns and keep them engaged. The fifth edition has been...

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How to Manage Your Agent

How to Manage Your Agent

By: Gervich Chad

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 26-NOV-2013

Insert Date: 01-DEC-2013

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First published in 2013. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

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Beat the Odds

Beat the Odds

By: Robert Rudzki

Publisher: J. Ross Publishing

Publication Date: 21-FEB-2007

Insert Date: 21-NOV-2013

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Beat the Odds fills a crucial void in the current business literature. It clearly illustrates why great organizations slip from leader to follower to road-kill, and how organizations can Beat the Odds and avoid this fate. This is a concise must-read for senior executives, and for any manager interested in seeing his or her organization avoid corporate death and build for the future. Beat the Odds evolved from a study of a broad pool of companies across a wide spectrum of performance over an extended period of time. The book presents a tested and comprehensive nine-part framework...

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Fuel Your Business

Fuel Your Business

By: Gina Soleil

Publisher: Career Press

Publication Date: 30-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 20-NOV-2013

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Gina Soleil takes you through a thought-provoking journey on how to transform your business into a haven of productivity. Using the science of energy, Gina gives you a step-by-step roadmap for building a business that’s fueled to win in today’s market. Soleil reveals the intersection between human energy and business, exposing the truth about how to attract what you want-energy, action, and profits. ...

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Nanotechnology Commercialization for Managers and Scientists

Nanotechnology Commercialization for Managers and Scientists

By: Wim Helwegen; Luca Escoffier

Publisher: Pan Stanford Publishing

Publication Date: 09-FEB-2012

Insert Date: 10-NOV-2013

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This book discusses the most relevant issues that a company or university will face when bringing a nanotechnology invention to the market. It discusses obtaining, strategic use, valuation, and licensing of patents. It also deals with venture capital, university-industry collaboration, environmental health and safety, and public perception. The book provides managers and scientists at universities and companies with industry-specific basic knowledge of often unfamiliar issues that are essential to the commercial success of their inventions. ...

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The Changing Role of the CIO

The Changing Role of the CIO

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 08-NOV-2013

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Does Big Data represent an existential threat to CIOs? Yes, quite possibly. For the past three decades, corporate CIOs have served primarily as stewards and guardians of IT infrastructure. Big Data -- together with cloud, social and mobile computing -- throws the value of legacy IT infrastructure into question and undermines the traditional authority of CIOs over the systems they have championed. For corporate CIOs, getting comfortable with Big Data will require reaching beyond the traditional comfort zone of IT and learning a new language that combines business, math and behavioral science,...

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Effective Non-Profit Management: Context, Concepts, and Competencies

Effective Non-Profit Management: Context, Concepts, and Competencies

By: Shamima Ahmed

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 26-JUL-2012

Insert Date: 10-NOV-2013

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Drawing on input from an advisory group of leading non-profit professionals, this text presents the broad framework and theoretical perspective underlying non-profit management practices. It contextualizes the framework and theories in terms of the changing socio-political conditions and expectations of key stakeholders of non-profit organizations. The theoretical background is coupled with practical information throughout the text. Chapters contain short cases, practical vignettes, the actual forms in use, and the pragmatic understanding of everyday practice. The book also provides best...

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The Little Black Book for Managers: How to Maximize Your Key Management Moments of Power

The Little Black Book for Managers: How to Maximize Your Key Management Moments of Power

By: John Cross; Rafael Gomez; Kevin Money

Publisher: Capstone

Publication Date: 14-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 10-NOV-2013

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A smart, small book for any manager's pocket. In every manager's career there are moments where decisions need to be made in order to achieve success and this smart, nicely packaged little book can be there to help each time. The trick to succeeding in these moments is to identify each of these situations ahead of time and understand how to act and what to do to reduce the chances of failure. That is exactly what The Little Black Book for Managers has done. The authors have listed a whole host of situations most managers face, based on thousands of personal experiences, and have mapped...

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Change Lessons from the CEO: Real People, Real Change

Change Lessons from the CEO: Real People, Real Change

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Publisher: Jossey-Bass

Publication Date: 21-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 10-NOV-2013

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Real stories from real CEOs on implementing successful change initiatives in any organization Change is difficult. In large organizations with established cultures, managing change can be one of the biggest challenges for business leaders and managers. Using a wealth of real stories from real CEOs on how they managed major change initiatives—and the lessons they learned along the way—Change Lessons from a CEO gives professionals and business students powerful and effective guidance on successfully managing change initiatives in any organization. The book's uniquely flexible approach lets...