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  • Image of Encouraging the Heart
    Image of Encouraging the Heart

    A Leader's Guide to Rewarding and Recognizing Others

    by James Kouzes, Barry Z. Posner

    Encouraging the Heart is about the principles and practices that support the basic human need to be appreciated for who we are and what we do. It is not about glad-handing, back-slapping, gold stars and pay-offs. It's about the importance of linking rewards and appreciation to standards of excellence. Encouraging the Heart has its origins in Jim Kouzes's and Barry Posner's research on the practices of individuals functioning at their personal best as leaders. They have consiste

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    The 10 Essential Laws of Supply Chain Risk Management

    by Gary S. Lynch

    In Single Point of Failure, internationally recognized industry veteran Gary Lynch reveals the 10 vital laws you can use to successfully identify, measure, mitigate and finance risk. Lynch offers guidance for establishing your organization's supply risk management program, avoiding bad decisions and gathering better information and data to make good decisions. You need to learn the root causes of problems and decide whether you have the proper systems in place to mitigate risk. Addressi

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  • Image of The New Partnership
    Image of The New Partnership

    by Tom Melohn

    Melohn, former CEO of North American Tool & Die, took on a troubled company and turned it into a star supplier to Nummi, Hewlett Packardl, Apple, and others. Here's how he did it.

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  • Image of The Leader's Window
    Image of The Leader's Window

    Mastering the Four Styles of Leadership to Build High-Performing Teams

    by Neil Yeager, John C. Beck

    Managers often use just one leadership style with all employees. To get the most from them, you need the four styles this summary de­scribes. A time-tested system.

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  • Image of The Age of Unreason
    Image of The Age of Unreason

    by Charles Handy

    The future world of work looks mighty different than it does now. Catch a glimpse of it before it bowls you over.

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