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The Dance of Change: The Challenges of Sustaining Momentum in Learning Organizations
The Dance of Change
The Challenges of Sustaining Momentum in Learning Organizations
Paperback      ISBN: 0385493223
From the group that revolutionized business management earlier this decade comes a new guide for organizations that have implemented a philosophy of learning and now want to develop strategies for maintaining it. Original.
The Art of Possibility
The Art of Possibility
Hardcover      ISBN: 0875847706
Aims to provide us a deep sense of the powerful role that the notion of possibility can play in every aspect of our lives. This title features simple practices that are based on two premises: that life is composed as a story ("it's all invented") and that, with new definitions, much more is possible than people ordinarily think.
Thriving on Chaos: Handbook for a Management Revolution
Thriving on Chaos
Handbook for a Management Revolution
Paperback      ISBN: 0060971843
The national bestseller that offers prescriptions for an economic world turned upside down. A New York Times bestseller for eleven months.
To Do Doing Done!: A Creative Approach to Managing Projects and Effectively Finishing What Matters Most
To Do Doing Done!
A Creative Approach to Managing Projects and Effectively Finishing What Matters Most
Paperback      ISBN: 0684818876
Describes a system of evaluation, prioritizing, and time management that boosts productivity and overcomes unexpected developments
Four Obsessions of an Extraordinary Executive: A Leadership Fable
Four Obsessions of an Extraordinary Executive
A Leadership Fable
Hardcover      ISBN: 0787954039
In this stunning follow-up to his best-selling book, The Five Temptations of a CEO, Patrick Lencioni offers up another leadership fable that's every bit as compelling and illuminating as its predecessor. This time, Lencioni's focus is on a leader's crucial role in building a healthy organization--an often overlooked but essential element of business life that is the linchpin of sustained success. Readers are treated to a story of corporate intrigue as the frustrated head of one consulting firm faces a leadership challenge so great that it threatens to topple his company, his career, and everything he holds true about leadership itself. In the story's telling, Lencioni helps his readers understand the disarming simplicity and power of creating organizational health, and reveals four key disciplines that they can follow to achieve it.
What Your Boss Doesn't Tell You Until It's Too Late: How to Correct Behavior That Is Holding You Back
What Your Boss Doesn't Tell You Until It's Too Late
How to Correct Behavior That Is Holding You Back
Paperback      ISBN: 0684811464
A practical plan for minimizing and modifying personal behavior patterns that inhibit career success outlines specific steps for finding out how others see you and recasting negative perceptions. Original. 25,000 first printing.
Beyond Budgeting: How Managers Can Break Free from the Annual Performance Trap
Beyond Budgeting
How Managers Can Break Free from the Annual Performance Trap
Hardcover      ISBN: 1578518660
Aiming to offer a model for budgeting, this title explains how Beyond Budgeting has both a financial and managerial component to it. It shows managers how, in the absence of a traditional budget, they can still satisfy budget-related needs such as setting goals, designing compensation and incentive rewards, and measuring performance.
True Professionalism: The Courage to Care About Your People, Your Clients, and Your Career
True Professionalism
The Courage to Care About Your People, Your Clients, and Your Career
Hardcover      ISBN: 0684834669
A consultant challenges professionals to closely examine the meaning of their work and to reach beyond their grasp, and advises professional institutions that they should invest in skill building. 30,000 first printing. Tour.
Whale Done!: The Power of Positive Relationships
Whale Done!
The Power of Positive Relationships
Hardcover      ISBN: 074323538x
Sets forth techniques used by animal trainers at SeaWorld that accentuate the positive and redirect negative behavior and can be equally effective in the office and at home.
The Fifth Discipline: The Art and Practice of the Learning Organization
The Fifth Discipline
The Art and Practice of the Learning Organization
Paperback      ISBN: 0385260954
An MIT Professor's pathbreaking book on building "learning organizations" -- corporations that overcome inherent obstacles to learning and develop dynamic ways to pinpoint the threats that face them and to recognize new opportunities. Not only is the learning organization a new source of competitive advantage, it also offers a marvelously empowering approach to work, one which promises that, as Archimedes put it, "with a lever long enough... single-handed I can move the world."