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The Power of Servant-Leadership

The Power of Servant-Leadership

By: Robert K. Greenleaf; Larry C. Spears; Peter B. Vaill

Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers

Publication Date: 04-SEP-1998

Insert Date: 22-JUN-2014

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Based on the seminal work of Robert K. Greenleaf, a former AT&T executive who coined the term almost thirty years ago, servant-leadership emphasizes an emerging approach to leadership—one which puts serving others, including employees, customers, and community, first. The Power of Servant Leadership is a collection of eight of Greenleaf's most compelling essays on servant-leadership. These essays, published together in one volume for the first time, contain many of Greenleaf's best insights into the nature and practice of servant-leadership and show his continual refinement of the...

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Social eCommerce

Social eCommerce

By: ; Jimmy Harding; Jennifer Sheahan

Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 03-AUG-2014

Insert Date: 21-JUN-2014

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Discover how to extend brand reach and forming key business relationships through social media. With this guide, two highly respected experts in ecommerce, online marketing, and social media clearly explain how to increase online sales using social media, complete with case studies....

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Integrated Talent Management Scorecards

Integrated Talent Management Scorecards

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Publisher: American Society for Training & Development

Publication Date: 05-SEP-2013

Insert Date: 20-JUN-2014

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Proven Methods for Showing the Impact of Talent Management on Business Results.   The term "integrated talent management" has been in vogue for several years, yet organizations are still trying to understand how to integrate talent management functions to achieve business results. Authors Toni Hodges DeTuncq and Lynn Schmidt, PhD use case studies from 18 top organizations to reveal methods and techniques for designing and implementing talent management initiatives  including workforce planning, talent acquisition, performance management, learning and development, succession management,...

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Cutting Through the Noise

Cutting Through the Noise

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Publisher: American Society for Training & Development

Publication Date: 15-DEC-2013

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Managers are flooded with theories, concepts, and ideas for how to improve employee engagement—but what works, and what doesn’t? This book helps managers cut through the clutter of all those strategies and find the one that works for them. Beginning with the myths and realities of employee engagement, authors Davila and PiñaRamirez highlight the importance of organizational culture and context when it comes to keeping employees invested in the organization. ...

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Teach With Style

Teach With Style

By: ; Lynn Hodges

Publisher: American Society for Training & Development

Publication Date: 12-JUL-2013

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The best facilitation techniques harness the unique strengths of individual instructors, while incorporating what the learners need to succeed. Classroom facilitators Jim Teeters and Lynn Hodges draw on more than 70 combined years of experience to share their unique and accessible approach to teaching adults. The Teach With Style methodology is a dynamic model built around four "instructor styles," each supported by strategies and tactics that you can use in the classroom. This book will help you improve certain facilitation techniques and skills while enhancing your natural strengths,...

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Creating a Mentoring Program

Creating a Mentoring Program

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Publisher: American Society for Training & Development

Publication Date: 21-APR-2014

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Engage your employees with a mentoring program that spans across the generations.   With a workforce full of varying degrees of experience, the focus is often on the challenges of balancing a multigenerational staff. But what can be overlooked is what these generations can learn from each other. Senior members in organizations have expressed that they continually want to learn—and not only teach. These findings lead Reitman and Benatti to create the Mentoring Partnership Model, which is a way for new and seasoned employees to partner and learn from each other. This book is a twopart...

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The Art of Modern Sales Management

The Art of Modern Sales Management

By: Renie McClay

Publisher: American Society for Training & Development

Publication Date: 03-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 20-JUN-2014

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Learn everything you need to know to be a top sales manager!   Sales management has changed dramatically in the past decade. With increasing globalization and many companies adding more virtual workers, the task of managing these diverse sales teams has become increasingly complicated. In a connected and evolving world it is hard to offer a definitive guide, but this book strives to sketch out a blueprint for managing performance in a changing sales landscape. Each chapter is written by a sales professional and thought leader, many with experience as both a salesperson and as a sales...

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Emerging Mobile and Web 2.0 Technologies for Connected E-Government

Emerging Mobile and Web 2.0 Technologies for Connected E-Government

By: Zaigham Mahmood

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-MAY-2014

Insert Date: 20-JUN-2014

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E-Government describes the utilization of technologies to improve the lives of citizens and business organizations while facilitating the operation of the government. With the rise of new technologies, governments need to consider implementing Web 2.0 and mobile technologies as a way to offer relevant e-services to citizens so that they may fully participate in governmental affairs. Emerging Mobile and Web 2.0 Technologies for Connected E-Government highlights the latest technologies and how they can be implemented by the government and effectively used by citizens. This book aims to be an...

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Handbook of Research on Retailer-Consumer Relationship Development

Handbook of Research on Retailer-Consumer Relationship Development

By: Fabio Musso; Elena Druica

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-MAY-2014

Insert Date: 20-JUN-2014

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Though based on an economic transition, retailer-consumer relationship is also influenced by non-economic factors and is a context of social interaction. With the emergence of modern merchandising techniques and a rise in large retail companies, consumers have become increasingly vigilant of practice within the retail industry. Handbook of Research on Retailer-Consumer Relationship Development offers a complete and updated overview of various perspectives relating to customer relationship management within the retail industry and stimulates the search for greater integration of these views in...

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Quickly acquire the knowledge and skills you need to confidently administer, score, and interpret the WAIS-IV. Providing a clinically rich and innovative theory-based interpretive system, this book offers state-of-the-art interpretation of the most popular intelligence test for adults. In addition, the book is packaged with a CD-ROM containing scoring tables, case report material, worksheets, and a user-friendly software program that fully automates the interpretive system, making Essentials of WAIS-IV Assessment, Second Edition, the best and most authoritative resource of information on...

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Learning for Leadership

Learning for Leadership

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Publisher: American Society for Training & Development

Publication Date: 07-MAY-2014

Insert Date: 19-JUN-2014

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If you are tasked with developing effective leaders, "teaching" just isn't going to be enough!   Teaching leadership can be one of the most fulfilling, as well as challenging, tasks of a trainer. Learning for Leadership builds on foundational learning and development concepts and practices to help trainers and facilitators develop programs that meet these challenges and turn learners into leaders. Yael Hellman illustrates how a truly "facilitative" classroom is structured, and she shows why it is the best environment to learn leadership skills. The author does so through the lens of...

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Ruthless Execution: What Business Leaders Do When Their Companies Hit the Wall, Second Edition

Ruthless Execution: What Business Leaders Do When Their Companies Hit the Wall, Second Edition

By: Amir Hartman; Craig LeGrande

Publisher: Pearson FT Press

Publication Date: 12-SEP-2014

Insert Date: 19-JUN-2014

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. Today's business leaders are confronted with a variety of obstacles that threaten their very survival. To survive and thrive, the modern manager must know how to lead through adversity while preparing their companies for a new era of success. In Ruthless Execution, Amir Hartman and Craig LeGrande identify the primary approaches and techniques that keep companies from falling prey to the myriad of corporate, economic, and market challenges faced by organizations around the world. In the second edition of this book, managers and executives...

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Human Factors in Process Plant Operation

Human Factors in Process Plant Operation

By: David A. Strobhar

Publisher: Momentum Press

Publication Date: 01-JUL-2014

Insert Date: 18-JUN-2014

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Call it the Human element in how a refining and chemical process operation is run….the other side of the machine and control system operation equation. Its value is in lives protected and money saved. This plain English guide to the principles of human factors will enable operations and control personnel—both the experienced and uninitiated— to understand how to successfully incorporate the concepts within their own plants. Through real-world examples, the author explains how human factors engineering concepts do, and must, dovetail with process plant design and operation. Offering practical...

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Through the Eye of a Needle

Through the Eye of a Needle

By: Peter Brown

Publisher: Princeton University Press

Publication Date: 02-SEP-2013

Insert Date: 18-JUN-2014

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Jesus taught his followers that it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter heaven. Yet by the fall of Rome, the church was becoming rich beyond measure. Through the Eye of a Needle is a sweeping intellectual and social history of the vexing problem of wealth in Christianity in the waning days of the Roman Empire, written by the world's foremost scholar of late antiquity. Peter Brown examines the rise of the church through the lens of money and the challenges it posed to an institution that espoused the virtue of poverty and called avarice...

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Coastal Disasters and Climate Change in Vietnam

Coastal Disasters and Climate Change in Vietnam

By: Nguyen Danh Thao; Hiroshi Takagi; Miguel Esteban

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

Publication Date: 04-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 18-JUN-2014

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Coastal Disasters and Climate Change in Vietnam is the first book to focus specifically on natural hazards and climate change in Vietnam. The book examines threats such as tropical cyclones, sea-level rise, flooding, erosion, and salinity intrusion, and their respective effects on coastal structures and environments. It also looks at crucial management and mitigation efforts, including breakwater design, irrigation systems, coastal dunes and dikes, and more. The challenges faced by this country in the future will have important regional and global repercussions; areas such as the...

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Ways and Means for Managing Up

Ways and Means for Managing Up

By: F. William Smullen

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 26-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 17-JUN-2014

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WHAT'S THE BEST WAY TO SUCCEED AT WORK? MAKE SURE YOUR BOSS SUCCEEDS FIRST. Today's typical workplace may be less formal and more inclusive than those of the past, but one thing hasn't changed: The boss is the boss. A veteran of the U.S. Army, William Smullen spent 50 years leading--and being led by--some of the toughest people in the business. Over his career, he served at every level from platoon to division--and at the highest levels in the Pentagon, as well. In business terms, that's the equivalent of running a very small business to sitting in a corporate C-Suite. ...

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The Great Economists

The Great Economists

By: Phil Thornton

Publisher: FT Publishing International

Publication Date: 06-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 17-JUN-2014

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The Great Economists succinctly and accurately describes the thinking of the world’s leading economic thinkers. It captures their key beliefs, explores their backgrounds, assesses their thinking and evaluates their legacy. It explains the schools of thought named after them and clearly shows how they influence our everyday lives. ...

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The Art of War for Small Business

The Art of War for Small Business

By: Becky Sheetz-Runkle

Publisher: AMACOM

Publication Date: 11-JUN-2014

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Sun Tzu's ancient The Art of War has inspired military, political, and business leaders across the world with its brilliant strategies for prevailing against opponents. At the core of this classic treatise is the message that sledgehammer approaches can backfire, and size alone does not guarantee wins. Strategy, positioning, planning, leadership--all play equally significant roles, making Sun Tzu's teachings perfect for small business owners and entrepreneurs entrenched in fierce competition for customers, market share, talent . . . for their very survival. The Art of War for Small Business...

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State of the Union

State of the Union

By: Nelson Lichtenstein

Publisher: Princeton University Press

Publication Date: 25-AUG-2013

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In a fresh and timely reinterpretation, Nelson Lichtenstein examines how trade unionism has waxed and waned in the nation's political and moral imagination, among both devoted partisans and intransigent foes. From the steel foundry to the burger-grill, from Woodrow Wilson to John Sweeney, from Homestead to Pittston, Lichtenstein weaves together a compelling matrix of ideas, stories, strikes, laws, and people in a streamlined narrative of work and labor in the twentieth century. The "labor question" became a burning issue during the Progressive Era because its solution seemed essential...

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The Ethics of Voting

The Ethics of Voting

By: Jason Brennan

Publisher: Princeton University Press

Publication Date: 29-APR-2012

Insert Date: 17-JUN-2014

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Nothing is more integral to democracy than voting. Most people believe that every citizen has the civic duty or moral obligation to vote, that any sincere vote is morally acceptable, and that buying, selling, or trading votes is inherently wrong. In this provocative book, Jason Brennan challenges our fundamental assumptions about voting, revealing why it is not a duty for most citizens--in fact, he argues, many people owe it to the rest of us not to vote. Bad choices at the polls can result in unjust laws, needless wars, and calamitous economic policies. Brennan shows why voters have...