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Managing Organizational Behavior:  What Great Managers Know and Do (Irwin Management)Managing Organizational Behavior by Baldwin/Bommer/Rubin distinguishes itself from other OB texts by taking a carefully-balanced approach to OB. It covers all traditional OB topics but in a decision-oriented, not just descriptive, way. It embraces the best OB models and evidence but engages students in how to use those models to improve their skill-sets and more successfully navigate organizational life. It is expressly designed to reconcile student demands for relevance and application with in…

Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take ActionThe inspiring, life-changing bestseller by the author of LEADERS EAT LAST and TOGETHER IS BETTER. In 2009, Simon Sinek started a movement to help people become more inspired at work, and in turn inspire their colleagues and customers. Since then, millions have been touched by the power of his ideas, including more than 28 million who’ve watched his TED Talk based on START WITH WHY — the third most popular TED video of all time.   Sinek starts with a fundamental question: Why are some people…

The Great Workplace: How to Build It, How to Keep It, and Why It MattersTrust, Pride and Camaraderie-transform your company into a “Great place to Work” The Great Place to Work Institute develops the annual ranking of the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For. In this book, the authors explore the model of a Great Place to Work For-one which fosters employee trust, pride in what they do, and enjoyment in the people they work with. They answer the fundamental question, “What is the business value of creating a great workplace?” and brings the definition of a Gr…

Workplace Bullying: What we know, who is to blame and what can we do?Workplace bullying is an area that has attracted significant press attention throughout the last decade. A variety of well publicized surveys have revealed that this is an issue endemic in working life in Britain; and, at a conservative estimate, over half the working population can expect to experience bullying at work (either directly by being bullied, or through witnessing it) at some stage in their careers. This is now seen to be a disturbing event, with something like a fifth of witnesses a…

Growing Great Employees: Turning Ordinary People into Extraordinary PerformersHow to develop an all-star staff, even if you don’t know the first thing about managing “Your employees are, like you and me, flawed and hopeful human beings whose success is at least partly dependent on your skill as a manager, human beings who will thrive with skillful and consistent attention and wither without it.” Erika Andersen has helped some of the best-managed companies in the world develop their employees. Now she explains how to stay ahead of the competition by investing in yo…

The Secret of Teams: What Great Teams Know and DoTeams are critical to the success of every organization. Departmental, interdepartmental, cross-functional, ad hoc, task-specific—teams do everything from planning the office party to setting the annual budget to establishing performance goals.But what separates the teams that really deliver from the ones that simply spin their wheels? What is the secret of high-performance teams?As he did in The Secret, Mark Miller uses a compelling business fable to reveal profound yet easily grasped truths …

What It Takes: Seven Secrets of Success from the World's Greatest Professional FirmsExpert insights on what sets the great professional firms apart from all the rest Having devoted a career that spans fifty years to consulting with and studying professional firms in the Americas, Asia, and Europe, author Charles Ellis learned firsthand how difficult it is for an organization to go beyond very good and attain, as well as sustain, excellence. Now, he shares his hard-won insights with you and reveals “what it takes” to be best-in-class in any industry. Enlightening and entertainin…

The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement30th Anniversary EditionWritten in a fast-paced thriller style, The Goal, a gripping novel, is transforming management thinking throughout the world. It is a book to recommend to your friends in industry – even to your bosses – but not to your competitors. Alex Rogo is a harried plant manager working ever more desperately to try improve performance. His factory is rapidly heading for disaster. So is his marriage. He has ninety days to save his plant – or it will be closed by corporate HQ, with h…