Selected Filters

Recently Viewed Categories

Book Summaries

Browse the full archive of Soundview Executive Book Summaries®.
Page 1 of 2
  • Image of Turn the Ship Around!

    Turn the Ship Around!

    by L. David Marquet
    Item #: 3430
    From the vantage point of the commander of the USS Santa Fe, read how the crew completely turned the ship around, going from worst to first by questioning many of our basic leadership assumptions and shifting from take-control authority to give-control empowerment. Share the author's insights as the crew gains unprecedented decision making authority, the risks of doing so, and the reward of an exponentially more effective and more resilient organization. Learn how to achieve...
    From: $9.00
    Buy Now!
  • Image of Team Turnarounds

    Team Turnarounds

    by Daniel Leidl, Joe Frontiera
    Item #: 3428
    As sports fans already know, behind every great underdog story is a leader who roots out the competitive advantage that will propel the team to victory. In Team Turnarounds, Joe Frontiera and Dan Leidl share how this fine art of the turnaround really works, from how to inspire the team to the actual tools for change. Through interviews with team managers and turnaround masters in the NFL, MLB, and the NCAA, as well as managers at top global firms who have successfully reversed their...
    From: $9.00
    Buy Now!
  • Image of The Synergist

    The Synergist

    by Les McKeown
    Item #: 3414
    A successful team includes bold dreamers (Visionaries), pragmatic realists (Operators), and systems designers (Processors) but it takes a Synergist to blend the motivations and goals of the three types and get everyone to work together effectively. The Synergist puts aside his or her own agenda and captures the best input from each team member. Anyone can learn to be the Synergist and fill this critical role in teamwork improvement. The Synergist reveals a proven method to build...
    From: $9.00
    Buy Now!
  • Image of Collaboration

    Collaboration

    by Morten T. Hansen
    Item #: FBR1010C
    A Soundview Featured Book Review
    Years after the problem was first codified in books such as Silos, Politics and Turf Wars, companies still struggle to solve the riddle of departmental collaboration. Companies are faced with drains of money, time and resources as infighting is often the only thing accomplished. Hansen's book provides a disciplined practice that resulted from 15 years of detailed research. The strength of his philosophy is something about which even the most divide
    From: $6.00
    Buy Now!
  • Image of Divide or Conquer

    Divide or Conquer

    by Diana McLain Smith
    Item #: 32BS04
    In Divide or Conquer, Diana McLain Smith distills almost thirty years of experience studying and advising leaders to offer a new way to think about teams –– not as a bunch of individuals, but as the sum of their relationships.
    From: $9.00
    Buy Now!
  • Image of The Five Dysfunctions of a Team

    The Five Dysfunctions of a Team

    by Patrick Lencioni
    Item #: 31BS10
    In The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, bestselling business author Patrick Lencioni once again offers a leadership powerful and instructive leadership fable. Throughout the story, Lencioni reveals the five dysfunctions that go to the very heart of why teams –– even the best ones –– often struggle. He outlines a powerful model and actionable steps that can be used to overcome these common hurdles and build a cohesive, effective team.
    From: $9.00
    Buy Now!
  • Image of Great Business Teams

    Great Business Teams

    by Howard M. Guttman
    Item #: 3029
    Renowned business consultant Howard M. Guttman takes you inside some of the word’s most successful corporations to discover how a powerful new high-performance horizontal model has changed the way leaders lead, team members function, challenges are met, and decisions are made.
    From: $9.00
    Buy Now!
  • Image of Silos, Politics, and Turf Wars

    Silos, Politics, and Turf Wars

    by Patrick Lencioni
    Item #: 2809
    In Silos, Politics, and Turf Wars, bestselling author and acclaimed management expert Patrick Lencioni presents a dynamic leadership fable that reveals how organizations can overcome the “silos” that divide work units and paralyze performance. Lencioni also offers solutions to a key leadership issue — the impact of turf wars and political infighting on organizational effectiveness. Written in the form of a realistic but fictional story, this summary tackles a tough business issue in bot
    From: $9.00
    Buy Now!
  • Image of Confidence

    Confidence

    by Rosabeth Moss Kanter
    Item #: 2803
    Presidents, managers, coaches and even individuals have the power to choose how they deal with a loss, and whether they are going to allow it to be the beginning of a trend, or have the confidence to learn how to win next time. By studying winning and losing teams, companies and organizations, Harvard Business School Professor Rosabeth Moss Kanter has found the keys to confidence and the way to find it when it is lost. Confidence presents the new theory and practice of success, and expl
    From: $9.00
    Buy Now!
Page 1 of 2