Browse Summaries

Clear All

Filters

Publication Date

Browse by subject:

Management Leadership Career & Self Development Marketing Sales Human Resources Economics Entrepreneurship Finance Technology Innovation All Subjects


Sign up for our Professional or Premier plan and you'll receive all of these summaries plus much more.

Compare Plans

  • 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

    View Details

  • Image of Slack
    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

    View Details

  • Image of The Book of Leadership Wisdom
    Image of The Book of Leadership Wisdom

    by Peter Krass

    Here's your chance to chat with the business leaders of yesterday and today. Harold Geneen says that if you have to pull rank, you're no leader. J. Paul Getty believes that true leaders not only know how to battle crises, they enjoy them. Robert Haas emphasizes the need for having core values and principles if you are to be a great leader. Others heard include the Washington Post's Katherine Graham, John Patterson, who founded the National Cash Register Co. more than a century ago, and McDonald'

    View Details

Recently Viewed Categories