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Bankable Leadership: Happy People, Bottom-line Results, and the Power to Deliver Both
by Tasha Eurich Details
Despite all the research telling us that effective leaders do both, most of us struggle to balance the happiness of our teams and the health of the bottom line. Psychologist, executive coach, and proud leadership geek Dr. Tasha Eurich solves this dilemma and reveals how to make leadership exhilarating, fun, and fulfilling.
Becoming the Boss: New Rules for the Next Generation of Leaders
by Lindsey Pollak Details
We are in the midst of a leadership revolution, as power passes from Baby Boomers to Millennials. All grown up, the highly educated Generation Y is moving into executive positions in corporations and government, as well as running their own businesses, where they are beginning to have a profound impact that will last for decades. Pollak provides a brisk, tech savvy success manual filled with real-world, actionable tips. Discover the key trends affecting your career, and master the classic rules of excellence that never go out of style.
Flex: The New Playbook for Managing Across Differences
by Jane Hyun Details
The workplace around the world is changing--growing increasingly multicultural, female, and younger. "Flex" offers a new approach -- a proactive strategy for managers to understand and leverage difference effectively in this new global economy. It shows managers how to understand the power gap -- the social distance between you and those in the workplace of different cultures, ages, and gender; stretch your management style and bridge the gap with more effective communication and feedback tools; and multiply the effect by teaching these skills to others and closing the power gap with clients, customers, and partners to create innovative solutions.
Management Skills
by David Rohlander Details
Managing people and getting the best from a team can be a challenge, and motivating dynamic, talented people to work together takes skill and finesse. With this helpful guide, first-time managers--as well as those more experienced--discover strategies and techniques applicable to all aspects of leadership.
Manager 3.0: A Millennial's Guide to Rewriting the Rules of Management
by Brad Karsh Details
Millennials are creative, big thinkers, and they will change the face of leadership -- IF they can bridge the gap between the hierarchical management style of senior executives and the casual, more collaborative approach of their peers. "Manager 3.0" offers advice on dealing with difficult people, delivering constructive feedback, and making tough decisions -- while gaining insight into the four generations in the workplace and how they can successfully bring out the best in each.
Millennials & Management: The Essential Guide to Making it Work at Work
by Lee Caraher Details
This book addresses a very real concern of large and small businesses nationwide: how to motivate, collaborate with, and manage the millennial generation, who now make up almost 50% of the American workforce. The key is to change Boomer attitudes from disbelief and derision to acceptance and respect without giving up work standards. Using real world examples, Caraher gives leaders data-driven steps to take to co-create a productive workplace for today and tomorrow.
Quick and Nimble: Lessons from Leading CEOs on How to Create a Culture of Innovation
by Adam Bryant Details
Adam Bryant draws on interviews with more than 200 CEOs to offer business leaders the wisdom and guidance to move an organization faster, to be quick and nimble, and to rekindle the whatever-it-takes collective spark of a start-up workplace, all with the goal of innovating and thriving in a relentlessly challenging global economy.
Skills for New Managers
by Morey Stettner Details
Managing people is one of the most demanding yet career-enhancing and rewarding skills you can have. From hiring productive employees to developing mentoring, leadership, and coaching skills, this fast-paced, easy-to-understand guide is your blueprint for managing your staff to success.
The Power of Thanks: How Social Recognition Empowers Employees and Creates a Best Place to Work
by Eric Mosley Details
The most powerful word in your leadership vocabulary is . . . THANKS! Building a fully engaged, energized workforce is the key to business success. This book reveals how leading companies like Intuit, JetBlue Airways, IHG, Symantec, ConAgra Foods and The Hershey Company empower employees through social recognition, in which the practice of mutual appreciation and trust directs and rewards higher performance.
Updated 03/23/2015
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