The Rebel Rules
Daring to Be Yourself in Business
Paperback ISBN: 0684865165
The founder of the management company Joie de Vivre identifies the personality traits of today's successful unconventional business leaders, offering exercises and activities that can sharpen such traits for more competitive practices. Original. 50,000 first printing.
Globalization and Its Discontents
1st Edition Hardcover ISBN: 0393051242
A former chairman of Clinton's Council of Economic Advisers and World Bank chief economist recounts his experiences with the International Monetary Fund, which he charges put the interests of the United States above those of poorer nations. 30,000 first printing.
Leadership and Self-Deception
Getting Out of the Box
Paperback ISBN: 1576751740
Explains why self-deception is at the heart of many leadership problems, identifying destructive patterns that undermine the successes of potentially excellent professionals while revealing how to improve teamwork, communication, and motivation. Reprint.
The Six Sigma Way
How Ge, Motorola, and Other Top Companies Are Honing Their Performance
Hardcover ISBN: 0071358064
An implementation blueprint for SIX SIGMA! "The Six Sigma Way demystifies Six Sigma with a real-world 'how-to 'guide. A good investment for any business planning to launch Six Sigma." John Biedry, VP Quality & Compliance, Sears Home Services. Cost reduction...productivity improvement...customer retention...these are the promises of the Six Sigma quality management system.The Six Sigma Way reveals how GE, Motorola, and numerous other companies are successfully using Six Sigma to fine-tune products and processes, improve performance, and increase profits. Now you can read the roadmap for implementing Six Sigma in your manufacturing or service organization. The authorswho have worked with some of the most visible Six Sigma companies including GEprovide step-by-step guidance and practical implementation guidelines. Whether your goal is to fix a process problem or implement Six Sigma company-wide,The Six Sigma Way will help you develop an approach customized for your company's needs and the challenges of the twenty-first century business environment.The Six Sigma Way: - Addresses the challenges and politics of launching, leading, and training people for Six Sigma. - Focuses on implementing the major steps and quality improvement tools in the Six Sigma system. - Features insights, comments, and examples from business leaders and managers using Six Sigma in their organizations.
Why We Buy
The Science of Shopping
Paperback ISBN: 0684849143
An expert on shopping behavior and motivation offers an analysis of consumers' tastes and habits, discussing why point-of-sale purchases are still the most significant, and why Internet shopping will not replace the mall.