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  • Image of Bridging the Boomer-Xer Gap
    Image of Bridging the Boomer-Xer Gap

    Creating Authentic Teams for High Performance at Work

    by Danilo Sirias, Hank Karp, Connie Fuller

    Today’s workplaces are dominated by two generational groups: Baby Boomers and Generation Xers. The Boomers now hold top management and policy-making positions, while the younger Xers have just recently entered the world of work. Unfortunately, both groups view each other with suspicion. Boomers tend to believe the stereotype that Xers are slackers, loners, and self-absorbed. Xers think Boomers are incapable of adapting to technological and social change. Both stereotypes are false, and those who

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    Image of Leading Quietly

    An Unorthodox Guide to Doing the Right Thing

    by Joseph Badaracco

    Every profession and walk of life has its great figures, leaders and heroes, people who are exalted for their achievements and treated as role models. Yet, in day-to-day life, we often find that the most effective leaders are rarely public heroes; they maintain a low profile, yet they do what is right (for themselves and their organizations) inconspicuously and without casualties. These are the "quiet leaders" Joseph L. Badaracco, Jr. studies and celebrates in his book. Through four years of res

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    A Radical Prescription for Recreating Corporate America and Rediscovering Success

    by Russell Ackoff

    Ackoff's ideas for corporate reform are nothing short of a complete overhaul. For instance: let employees join in making every decision that affects them. Turn each department into a profit center — or get rid of it. Such reforms ensure you stay fleet and lean.

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