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  • Image of Management Wisdom From the New York Yankees’ Dynasty
    Image of Management Wisdom From the New York Yankees’ Dynasty

    What Every Manager Can Learn from a Legendary Team's 80-Year Winning Streak

    by Lance Berger

    Author Lance Berger is a management consultant to Fortune 500 companies and has served as a consultant to Major League Baseball. After looking deeply into the history of the Yankees’ organization, Berger discovered that many of the same principles that made the Yankees great were also driving the success of business clients. These core principles are based on leadership, processes and culture. In Management Wisdom From the New York Yankees’ Dynasty, Berger offers time-tested management

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  • Image of The Growth Gamble
    Image of The Growth Gamble

    When Leaders Should Bet Big on New Business, and how They Can Avoid Expensive Failures

    by Robert Park, Andrew Campbell

    Conventional business wisdom dictates that companies should focus their sights on growth. But growth is no certain thing, say the authors of The Growth Gamble. Not all companies are built for rapid growth: Their markets are unsteady or extremely competitive, their infrastructure is not sufficiently flexible, or they don’t have the quality or quantity of people to lend to the effort. For these companies, a slow or steady growth curve, over years or even decades, is the healthiest option.

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  • Image of The Enthusiastic Employee
    Image of The Enthusiastic Employee

    How Companies Profit by Giving Workers What They Want

    by Michael Irwin Meltzer, David Sirota, Louis Mischkind

    Enthusiastic employees outproduce and outperform employees who are not motivated to perform. In The Enthusiastic Employee, three employee management experts from Sirota Consulting offer 30 years of research and experience to show readers exactly what managers are doing wrong — and what they should do instead. Drawing on detailed case studies and employee attitude surveys from hundreds of companies, the authors describe a dollars-and-cents business case for high employee morale, and pres

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  • Image of Speed Review: Ethics in Public Relations
    Image of Speed Review: Ethics in Public Relations

    A Guide to Best Practice

    by Patricia Parsons

    Kogan Page, 187 pages

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  • Image of Speed Review: The Only Sustainable Edge
    Image of Speed Review: The Only Sustainable Edge

    Why Business Strategy Depends on Productive Friction and Dynamic Specialization

    by John Hagel, John Seely Brown

    Harvard Business School Press, 218 pages

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  • Image of The Internet Strategy Handbook
    Image of The Internet Strategy Handbook

    Lessons from the New Frontier of Business

    by Mary Cronin

    Companies are saving or making money on the Internet now by improving communications and customer service, marketing, doing research, and selling. This summary’s case studies show how.

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  • Image of The Secrets of Power Presentations
    Image of The Secrets of Power Presentations

    by Recie Mobley, Micki Holliday, Kristy Steinbrecher, William Hendricks

    This one has it all: Overcome your fear of speaking in front of an audience, choose a style that fits you, capture the audience s attention, and close memorably.

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  • Image of Reengineering The Corporation
    Image of Reengineering The Corporation

    A Manifesto for Business Revolution

    by Michael Hammer, Jim Champy

    Forget about incremental improvement. Here’s how to make quantum leaps in performance by analyzing and redesigning your work practices. This is your guide to remaining competitive.

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  • Image of Overcoming Resistance
    Image of Overcoming Resistance

    A Practical Guide to Producing Change in the Workplace

    by Jerald Jellison

    Who gives you the most trouble on the job? Resisters -- subordinates and peers who make excuses, complain, and find creative ways to avoid work and responsibility. Jellison's meet-them-head-on method to get cooperation isn't pretty, but it works.

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