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  • Image of The Contrarian’s Guide to Leadership
    Image of The Contrarian’s Guide to Leadership

    by Steven B. Sample

    Steven Sample, president of the University of Southern California (USC), has the leadership skills that have helped the school to receive international recognition as a successfully growing organization. In his book, Sample has compiled the skills and tactics required by leaders who want to improve their organizations and their ability to lead. His unconventional approach to leadership offers a plethora of new ideas about making better decisions, using time wisely, picking top staffers, reading

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    Image of Slack

    Getting Past Burnout, Busywork, and the Myth of Total Efficiency

    by Tom DeMarco

    If you think that getting your employees to rapidly move between tasks is making your organization more effective and productive, think again. Efficiency expert Tom DeMarco challenges many of the most popular management theories by demonstrating how they are inappropriate for today’s knowledge-worker-based economy. In Slack, he shows companies how constant overtime and aggressive schedules work against their effectiveness and their ability to compete in the global marketplace. For organ

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  • Image of The Race Without A Finish Line
    Image of The Race Without A Finish Line

    America's Quest for Total Quality

    by Jerome Finnigan, Warren Schmidt

    This summary, an overview of Total Quality Management, discusses TQM.s strengths and how to use them to restructure your company. Don't miss the examples from Baldrige Award winners.

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  • Image of The Great Game of Business
    Image of The Great Game of Business

    by Jack Stack

    Stack bought a business on the verge of bankruptcy and turned it around by opening the books and offering employees a piece of the action. These methods will boost the results of any company.

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    Image of The New Leaders

    Leadership Diversity in America

    by Ann Morrison

    Does your company have women and minorities in leadership positions? If not, you're losing an advantage to your competitors. Use these tested methods to increase diversity.

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