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    Change the Culture, Change the Game

    by Roger Connors, Tom Smith
    Item #: 3311
    In this executive book summary of the newest release from the best-selling authors of The Oz Principle, you will learn how to build a culture of accountability in your organization. The authors reveal how to transform your entire organization through each level of the Results Pyramid: Experiences, Beliefs, Actions and Results.
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    How Did That Happen?

    by Roger Connors, Tom Smith
    Item #: 3128
    The economy crashes, the government misfires, businesses fail, leaders don't lead, managers don't manage, and the people we count on for the results that affect our own performance don't follow through, leaving us asking, "How did that happen?" Surprises caused by a lack of personal accountability plague almost every organization today, from the political arena to every large and small business. How Did That Happen? offers a proven way to eliminate these nasty surprises, gain an...
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    Journey To The Emerald City

    by Tom Smith, Roger Connors
    Item #: 31CS07
    Journey to the Emerald City, describes the process for Creating a Culture of Accountability® that energizes every level of the organization, from the senior management team to the front-line worker, and, most importantly, it outlines the best and fastest way to create that culture so that you can quickly begin enjoying the results of a greater competitive advantage.
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    The Accountable Leader

    by Brian Dive
    Item #: 3026
    Centered around three themes — leadership, accountability and organizational structure — this book explores what it means for managers to be held accountable at every level and argues that most leadership-related problems arise from the ineffectiveness of organizational structures that lack accountable jobs.
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    The Oz Principle

    by Craig Hickman, Tom Smith, Roger Connors
    Item #: 30PTFS
    This summary details how people and organizations, armed with attitudes of accountability, can overcome the obstacles, excuses and biases that keep them from getting the results they want.
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    The Responsibility Virus

    by Roger L. Martin
    Item #: 2504
    In The Responsibility Virus, Roger Martin unveils a vicious cycle of over-responsibility and under-responsibility infecting working relationships in many companies. Martin shows how heroic leaders take on too much responsibility, passive followers take on too little, and the two groups feed off each other. The result, general unhappiness and a dysfunctional operation.
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    Why Decisions Fail

    by Paul C. Nutt
    Item #: 2427
    For more than 20 years, Ohio State University Professor Paul C. Nutt has studied how decisions are made and has written extensively about what works, what doesn’t and why. His key finding in all this work is startling: Decisions fail half of the time. Organizations spend vast sums of money and commit significant amounts of resources without realizing any benefits. Nutt writes that failures can be traced to three blunders and seven traps that ensnare decision makers; avoiding these blunders and t
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