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  • Image of Hot Groups
    Image of Hot Groups

    Seeding Them, Feeding Them, and Using Them to Ignite Your Organization

    by Jean Lipman-Blumen, Harold Leavitt

    Different from teams, focus groups, or committees, hot groups are small, passionate, creative groups of individuals who come together to focus obsessively on a certain task, then flame out never to be seen again once the task is complete. The authors show what hot groups can do for your organization.

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  • Image of Rewards that Drive High Performance
    Image of Rewards that Drive High Performance

    Success Stories from Leading Organizations

    by Thomas Wilson

    Case studies of companies who used compensation and reward systems to achieve their organizational goals -- from putting employees first at Starbucks to building an entrepreneurial spirit at Southwest Airlines.

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  • Image of Saving Big Blue
    Image of Saving Big Blue

    Leadership Lessons and Turnaround Tactics of IBM's Lou Gerstner

    by Robert Slater

    Having explained Jack Welch and the GE Way in his previous best-seller, Slater now turns his attention to Louis V. Gerstner, who saved the floundering IBM by focusing on customers and demanding high performance from his managers and employees. Full of key leadership lessons for managing a turnaround.

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  • Image of Big League Business Thinking
    Image of Big League Business Thinking

    The Heavy Hitter's Guide to Top Managerial Performance

    by Paul Miller, Tom Gorman

    Miller trains fast-trackers to think better and more productively. Here he outlines the four types of business problems you encounter and how to solve them.

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  • Image of The Age of Paradox
    Image of The Age of Paradox

    by Charles Handy

    Britain's best business thinker explains how the changing nature of society is transforming business. For all those wondering how to make sense of the world and protect their careers amid the changes.

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