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Building Effective Work Groups
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
Why groups, not teams? Because teams are always rooted in authority, usually competitive, and really hard to keep in productive activity all day every day. Likewise, team building is entertaining more than educational, producing questionable ROI. But working on the work people do, helping them to be more effective and interdependent, pays big dividends for individuals and employers. Check it out!
Customer Service is Critical: A Manager's Primer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
This book was begun 20 years ago, and shaped by interviews with two world-class hoteliers. They are among the finest managers I've ever met. In the intervening years, I've found that their ideas about management and what managers do are fundamental, no matter what your job or industry, and absolutely essential for providing professional customer service. Reading it will be well worth your time.
Twelve Keys to Management Success: Becoming an Intuitive Manager
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,050. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
Mostly, management is about people skills, getting support (and even appreciation!) from those whose work you oversee. An intuitive manager "knows" the right things to say and do -- reflex actions that keep work moving and build rapport by creating success for co-workers. You already know most of this -- it's just about getting it organized. These 12 keys lead you to become the best of the rest!
The World's Shortest Management Course
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,290. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
Fat books and academic over-writing suggest that only the college-educated can be managers. NOT! What does it really take to lead a group to great performance? Here's the answer, based on observations of 100s of top managers, doing things that mirror the textbooks, but making it look simple -- and human! You can do this stuff. You can be a star manager, and your people will love you. Seriously!
Managing Projects: The Master Skill Set
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
No matter what work you do, your value will be enhanced if you can manage projects -- a skill set every employer is looking for. Here are the essential steps in managing projects -- mostly things you already know how to do! What's required? The discipline to attend to a lot of details ... easily done if you think ahead. You CAN be a project manager! No bull, no joke! This book shows you how.
Managing Yourself and Others
Series: Quality Software Managment, Book 5. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,180. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Programming, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
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To be effective, managers must act congruently. Managers must not only understand the concepts of good software engineering, but also translate them into their own practices. Effective managers need to know what to do, say what they will do, and act accordingly. Their thoughts and feelings need to match their words and behaviors.
Developing Your Human Resources
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
Every employee has potential to become more effective and productive. Developing that potential is an organizational choice and challenge. It doesn't have to be expensive, but it should be intentional, the result of a managerial philosophy, and can be the key to retaining the best employees. The author's doctorate is in Human Resource Development, and the approach he offers really works!
BrainWidth: Smarter than you Think
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,650. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
The familiar term IQ measures people on the basis of their logical, mathematical, and linguistic skills. Wait, there’s more- The lesser-known intelligences are spatial, musical, bodily-kinesthetic, social-interpersonal, spiritual-intrapersonal, and naturalistic. Each of these intelligences is explained. Tangible suggestions are provided for people who need to strengthen individual intelligences.
How To Rock the Corporate World: Join a Company You Love, Rock the Ranks, and Look Good Doing It
Price: $25.00 USD. Words: 33,090. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
How anyone can rock the corporate ladder-climbing game by working smarter, not harder.
Woven Leadership
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 28,450. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
Today’s fast-paced business cycle demands a new approach to solving problems and moving forward. In a global world, you need employees who understand your customers and the competition. By including people of all races, ages, genders, skill sets and approaches, you multiply the resources. You must empower your diverse team and give them permission to be authentic. That is Woven Leadership.
Motivation-Based Interviewing, A revolutionary approach to interviewing and hiring the best
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,820. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
LEARN HOW TO HIRE WINNERS. Today's employers know that savvy job-seekers are capable of Oscar winning performances during interviews. But how do you separate the real performers from the imposters? Motivation-Based Interviewing gives employers the ammunition they need to master the science of hiring. Motivation-Based Interviewing, or "MBI" is an interviewing methodology for hiring high performers.
Leadership: It Takes More Than a Great Haircut!
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 41,200. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
Each anecdote from barber-osopher and motivational speaker Terry L. Sumerlin illustrates an important leadership principle. The entertaining and easy-to-read stories are filled with humor, common sense, inspiration, and practical wisdom. Readers will chuckle and nod their heads in agreement as they improve their leadership skills.
Turning Convenience Stores Into Cash Generating Monsters
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 33,770. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
Throughout America, retailers are struggling to keep up in a Walmart competitive environment. This book focuses on the convenience store industry because c-stores are like most other retailers on steroids. The book explains how Cloud Computing will devour small software firms and put retailers on a level playing field with their larger competitors.
The Birth of a New Workforce
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 15,160. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
A veteran in the staffing and outsourcing industries, Randy Hatcher has collected over thirty years of tested ideas for transforming companies and making them more competitive. In The Birth of a New Workforce, he introduces a new workforce model that frees you to focus on what really matters—your value-added core functions—while third-party specialists manage the rest.
Managing Leadership
Price: $4.79 USD. Words: 55,780. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
In Managing Leadership: Toward a New and Usable Understanding of What Leadership Really is – and How to Manage it, Jim shows how owners, directors, and managers can truly take back command of their organizations - whether business, government, or military - and direct them with effective, no-nonsense managerial effectiveness and integrity.
The Six Things: Leading People to Outstanding Achievement
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 48,200. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
What you learn here can change your life as a leader. It can change the lives of those who achieve more under your direction. The process outlined in The Six Things will help you create greater enthusiasm, a stronger sense of team, increased passion and greater results from the people you lead. This book is for anyone in a supervisory position who wants to leave a legacy.
How to Observe Software Systems
Series: Quality Software Managment, Book 3. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,520. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Enterprise IT management, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
(5.00 from 1 review)
"This book will probably make you think twice about some decisions you currently make by reflex. That alone makes it worth reading." "Great to understand the real meaning of non linearity of human based processes and great to highlight how some easy macro indicator can give info about your s/w development process." "An incredibly useful book" - Amazon Reviews
The Refractive Thinker: Vol V: Strategy in Innovation
Series: The Refractive Thinker, Book 5. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 46,060. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Consulting
The goal is to offer additional business solutions with regard to strategy in innovation with different, unique, and often never before explored pathways of thought. Vol. V provides readers tip of the arrow type thinking that challenges prevailing wisdom and conventional thought. Topics will include innovation in leadership, technology, education, economic development, and structure.
E-mails and Artichokes: 20 Ways to Impress The Boss
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,730. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Office productivity applications, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Have you experienced the success that you expected at work? Do you know when to write your message and when to say it in person? You need understand the how’s, when’s and when-not-to’s of communicating in the workplace, especially as it applies to e-mails. Through real life stories, learn what successful managers know about business communications and you can e-mail you way to success.
The Evaluation Maze: Your Expert Guide to Evaluating Management Development
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 25,160. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
An overview of the many approaches to evaluation with their strengths and weaknesses for evaluating management and leadership development. Let this book guide you through the evaluation maze with the help of ten vital questions fundamental to successful evaluation design.