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  • Image of The Nokia Revolution
    Image of The Nokia Revolution

    The Story of an Extraordinary Company That Transformed an Industry

    by Dan Steinbock

    How did a small pulp mill in Finland become the leading worldwide force in cellular and mobile telephone technology? The Nokia Corp. gained and maintains its position at the head of this rapidly changing technology field using strategic intent, global focus, strategic market-making, global research and development, and a focus on people. Learn how this company struck the right balance between technological business factors and people management factors on its way to amazing success.

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  • Image of The HR Scorecard
    Image of The HR Scorecard

    Linking People, Strategy, and Performance

    by Brian Becker, Mark Huselid, Dave Ulrich

    Many executives say that people are their most valuable assets, but most do not understand how human resources department functions can make this vision a reality. One of the most limiting roadblocks to understanding the importance of human resources management is the inability to measure the impact of HR functions. A new approach has been developed to chart the strategic influence of HR functions and that system is revealed in this timely book that convincingly showcases HR’s impact on business

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  • Image of Speed Review: Buyout
    Image of Speed Review: Buyout

    The Insider's Guide to Buying Your Own Company

    by Rick Rickertsen

    AMACOM, 374 pages

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  • Image of Speed Review: Creative Destruction
    Image of Speed Review: Creative Destruction

    Why Companies That Are Built to Last Underperform the Market -- and How to Successfully Transform Them

    by Richard Foster, Sarah Kaplan

    Currency Doubleday, 366 pages

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  • Image of Service America
    Image of Service America

    Doing Business in the New Economy

    by Ron Zemke, Karl Albrecht

    This summary is must reading if you're concerned about service and want to get ahead of the competition. Zemke and Albrecht have earned their reputations as authorities on customer service.

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