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#MeToo in the Corporate World

Power, Privilege, and the Path Forward

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Labor economist and author Sylvia Ann Hewlett digs into the #MeToo movement in corporate America and provides strategies to help companies create a more inclusive and safe work environment for women, people of color, and LGBTQA individuals.  More »

Optimal Outcomes

Free Yourself from Conflict at Work, at Home, and in Life

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An award-winning conflict consultant offers a new path to managing conflict when it seems collaboration is impossible.  More »

Perfectly Confident

How to Calibrate Your Decisions Wisely

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Forthcoming: To be announced.  More »

Inclusify

The Power of Uniqueness and Belonging to Build Innovative Teams

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Forthcoming: To be announced.  More »

Radical Collaboration, 2nd Edition

Five Essential Skills to Overcome Defensiveness and Build Successful Relationships

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What is Your Collaborative Intention? James W. Tamm and Ronald J. Luyet provide tools that will increase your ability to collaborate. You will learn to be more aware of others and how to problem-solve and negotiate. Collaborative skills have never been more important, and these skills are absolutely necessary for today's workplace. Radical Collaboration is a how-to-manual for anyone who wants to create trusting, collaborative…  More »

The Remix

How to Lead and Succeed in the Multigenerational Workplace

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THE REMIX is the essential guide for managers, entrepreneurs, and employees looking to navigate the multigenerational work place by best-selling author and keynote speaker Lindsey Pollack.  More »

Unstoppable Teams

The Four Essential Actions of High-Performance Leadership

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Three-time Navy SEAL platoon commander and founder of Perfect Fitness reveals how to put together teams that can accomplish any objective—by leveraging an unexpected set of values and priorities. SEALs and civilians operate in extremely different environments, but what makes both kinds of teams excel comes down to the same thing: service to others, trust, empathy, and a caring…  More »

Turning the Flywheel

A Monograph to Accompany Good to Great

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A companion guidebook to the number-one bestselling Good to Great, focused on implementation of the flywheel concept, one of Jim Collins' most memorable ideas that has been used across industries and the social sectors, and with startups.The key to business success is not a single innovation or one plan. It is the act of turning the flywheel, slowly gaining momentum and eventually…  More »

The Prosperity Paradox

How Innovation Can Lift Nations Out of Poverty

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Clayton M. Christensen, the author of such business classics as The Innovator's Dilemma and the New York Times bestseller How Will You Measure Your Life, and co-authors Efosa Ojomo and Karen Dillon reveal why so many investments in economic development fail to generate sustainable prosperity, and offers a groundbreaking solution for true and lasting change.Global poverty is one of the…  More »

Multipliers, Revised and Updated

How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter

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A thought-provoking, accessible, and essential exploration of why some leaders ("Diminishers") drain capability and intelligence from their teams, while others ("Multipliers") amplify it to produce better results. Including a foreword by Stephen R. Covey, as well the five key disciplines that turn smart leaders into genius makers, Multipliers is a must-read for everyone from first-time managers to world leaders.  More »

The Effective Executive

The Definitive Guide to Getting the Right Things Done

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A handsome, commemorative edition of Peter F. Drucker's timeless classic work on leadership and management, with a foreword by Jim Collins. What makes an effective executive? For decades, Peter F. Drucker was widely regarded as "the dean of this country's business and management philosophers" (Wall Street Journal).  More »

Primed to Perform

How to Build the Highest Performing Cultures Through the Science of Total Motivation

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The revolutionary book that teaches you how to use the cutting edge of human psychology to build high performing workplace cultures. Too often, great cultures feel like magic. While most leaders believe culture is critical to success, few know how to build one, or sustain it over time. What if you knew the science behind…  More »

Team Genius

The New Science of High-Performing Organizations

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A groundbreaking book that sheds new light on the vital importance of teams as the fundamental unit of organization and competition in the global economy. Teams—we depend on them for both our professional success and our personal happiness. But isn't it odd how little scrutiny we give them? The teams that make up our lives are…  More »

The Real-Life MBA

Your No-BS Guide to Winning the Game, Building a Team, and Growing Your Career

Book cover image: The Real-Life MBA: Your No-BS Guide to Winning the Game, Building a Team, and Growing Your Career | New York Times Bestseller | #1 Wall Street Journal Bestseller

The business titans and #1 New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling authors of Winning return with a modern, essential guide for everyone in business today—and tomorrow—that explores the most pressing challenges related to creating winning strategies, leading and managing others, and building a thriving career.  More »

Strategy Rules

Five Timeless Lessons from Bill Gates, Andy Grove, and Steve Jobs

Book cover image: Strategy Rules: Five Timeless Lessons from Bill Gates, Andy Grove, and Steve Jobs

The authors of the bestselling Competing on Internet Time (a Business Week top 10 book) analyze the strategies, principles, and skills of three of the most successful and influential figures in business—Bill Gates, Andy Grove, and Steve Jobs—offering lessons for all managers and entrepreneurs on leadership, strategy and execution.In less than a decade, Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, and Andy Grove founded three companies that would define…  More »

Eyes Wide Open

How to Make Smart Decisions in a Confusing World

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Eyes Wide Open: How to Make Smart Decisions in a Confusing World is Noreen Hertz’s practical, cutting-edge guide to help you cut through the data deluge and make smarter and better choices, based on her highly popular TED talk.In this eye-opening handbook, the internationally noted speaker, economics expert, and bestselling author of IOU: The Debt Threat and Silent Takeover reveals the extent to which the biggest decisions in our lives…  More »

The Peter Drucker Collection on Managing in Turbulent Times

Management: Revised Edition, Management Challenges for the 21st Century, Managing in Turbulent Times, and The Practice of Management

Book cover image: The Peter Drucker Collection on Managing in Turbulent Times: Management: Revised Edition, Management Challenges for the 21st Century, Managing in Turbulent Times, and The Practice of Management

The Peter Drucker Collection on Managing in Turbulent Times includes: Management: Revised Edition, Management Challenges for the 21st Century, Managing in Turbulent Times, and The Practice of ManagementMore »

FIRE

How Fast, Inexpensive, Restrained, and Elegant Methods Ignite Innovation

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Noted military technology expert Dan Ward's manifesto for creating great products and projects using the methods of rapid innovation.Why do some programs deliver their product under cost, while others bust their budget? Why do some deliver ahead of schedule, while others experience endless delays? Which products work better—the quick and thrifty or the slow and expensive? Which situation leads to superior equipment?With nearly two…  More »

Crossing the Chasm, 3rd Edition

Marketing and Selling Disruptive Products to Mainstream Customers

Book cover image: Crossing the Chasm, 3rd Edition: Marketing and Selling Disruptive Products to Mainstream Customers | BusinessWeek Bestseller

The bible for bringing cutting-edge products to larger markets—now revised and updated with new insights into the realities of high-tech marketing In Crossing the Chasm, Geoffrey A. Moore shows that in the Technology Adoption Life Cycle—which begins with innovators and moves to early adopters, early majority, late majority, and…  More »

Boundaries for Leaders

Results, Relationships, and Being Ridiculously in Charge

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In Boundaries for Leaders, clinical psychologist and bestselling author Dr. Henry Cloud leverages his expertise of human behavior, neuroscience, and business leadership to explain how the best leaders set boundaries within their organizations—with their teams and with themselves—to improve performance and increase employee and customer satisfaction.In a voice that is motivating and inspiring, Dr. Cloud offers practical advice on how…  More »

Working Together

Why Great Partnerships Succeed

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In Working Together, a fascinating and invaluable look at why great partnerships succeed, former Disney CEO Michael Eisner discusses how professional partnerships have contributed to his success. In addition, Eisner tells the stories of nine other highly successful business collaborations, including Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger, Valentino and Giancarlo Giammetti, Bill and Melinda Gates, Joe Torre and Don Zimmer, and Brian Grazer and…  More »

The Little Big Things

163 Ways to Pursue EXCELLENCE

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"It is [Tom] Peters—as consultant, writer, columnist, seminar lecturer, and stage performer—whose energy, style, influence, and ideas have [most] shaped new management thinking.” —Movers and Shakers: The 100 Most Influential Figures in Modern Business“We live in a Tom Peters world.” —Fortune Magazine Business uber-guru Tom Peters is back with his first book in a decade, The Little Big Things. In this age of economic…  More »

Great by Choice

Uncertainty, Chaos, and Luck—Why Some Thrive Despite Them All

Book cover image: Great by Choice: Uncertainty, Chaos, and Luck—Why Some Thrive Despite Them All | New York Times Bestseller

Ten years after the worldwide bestseller Good to Great, Jim Collins returns with another groundbreaking work, this time to ask: why do some companies thrive in uncertainty, even chaos, and others do not? Based on nine years of research, buttressed by rigorous analysis and infused with engaging stories, Collins and his colleague Morten Hansen enumerate the principles for building a truly great enterprise in unpredictable, tumultuous and…  More »

The One-Life Solution

Reclaim Your Personal Life While Achieving Greater Professional Success

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“Dr. Cloud will show you how to produce the results you are looking for in your work and personal life.”—Dr. Phil McGraw, #1 New York Times bestselling author From Dr. Henry Cloud, the million-copy selling author of Boundaries and Integrity, comes The One-Life Solution, an essential handbook that demonstrates how establishing a successful, happy, and rewarding business career can be achieved by setting physical, mental, emotional…  More »

The Wall Street Journal Essential Guide to Management

Lasting Lessons from the Best Leadership Minds of Our Time

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The Wall Street Journal Essential Guide to Management offers “Lasting Lessons from the Best Leadership Minds of Our Time.” Compiled by Alan Murray, Deputy Managing Editor of the Wall Street Journal, this is the definitive guide to how to be a successful manager from the world’s most respected business publication—an indispensible handbook for new managers and veterans alike, providing solid business strategies to help them put…  More »

How The Mighty Fall

And Why Some Companies Never Give In

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Decline can be avoided. Decline can be detected. Decline can be reversed. Amidst the desolate landscape of fallen great companies, Jim Collins began to wonder: How do the mighty fall? Can decline be detected early and avoided? How far can a company fall before the path toward doom becomes inevitable and unshakable?…  More »

Management Cases, Revised Edition

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The companion to Drucker's seminal work Management, completely revised and updatedManagement Cases, Revised Edition is a collection of thought-provoking case studies—each a timeless representative of a challenge that all managers will face at some point in their careers. Longtime Drucker colleague, collaborator, and eminent management professor Joseph A. Maciariello has organized the material to be used in conjunction with Management…  More »

The Essential Drucker

The Best of Sixty Years of Peter Drucker's Essential Writings on Management

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Father of modern management, social commentator, and preeminent business philosopher, Peter F. Drucker analyzed economics and society for more than sixty years. Now for readers everywhere who are concerned with the ways that management practices and principles affect the performance of organizations, individuals, and society, there is The Essential Drucker—an invaluable compilation of essential materials from the works of a management…  More »

E-Myth Mastery

The Seven Essential Disciplines for Building a World-Class Company

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The bestselling author of phenomenally successful and continually vital The E-Myth Revisited presents the next big step in entrepreneurial management and leadership with E-Myth Mastery.A practical, real-world program that is implemented real-time into your business, Gerber begins by engaging the reader in understanding why the entrepreneur is so critical to the success of any enterprise, no matter how small or large it may be, and why…  More »

Executive Intelligence

What All Great Leaders Have

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The final word on what traits make for highly successful managers—and a detailed explanation of how to identify potential standout performers.Executive Intelligence is about the substance behind great leadership. Inspired by the work of Peter Drucker and Jim Collins, Justin Menkes set out to isolate the qualities that make for the 'right' people. Drawing on his background in psychology and bolstered by interviews with accomplished…  More »

Winning: The Answers

Confronting 74 of the Toughest Questions in Business Today

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In Winning, their 2005 international bestseller, Jack and Suzy Welch created a rare document, both a philosophical treatise on fundamental business practices and a gritty how-to manual, all of it delivered with Jack's trademark candor and can-do optimism. It seemed as if "no other management book," in the words of legendary investor Warren E. Buffett, would "ever be needed. "Instead, Winning uncovered an insatiable thirst to talk about…  More »

Reengineering the Corporation

A Manifesto for Business Revolution

Book cover image: Reengineering the Corporation: A Manifesto for Business Revolution | National Bestseller

The most successful business book of the last decade, Reengineering the Corporation is the pioneering work on the most important topic in business today: achieving dramatic performance improvements. This book leads readers through the radical redesign of a company's processes, organization, and culture to achieve a quantum leap in…  More »

The Practice of Management

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A classic since its publication in 1954, The Practice of Management was the first book to look at management as a whole and being a manager as a separate responsibility. The Practice of Management created the discipline of modern management practices. Readable, fundamental, and basic, it remains an essential book for students, aspiring managers, and seasoned professionals.  More »

managing for results

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The effective business, Peter Drucker observes, focuses on opportunities rather than problems. How this focus is achieved in order to make the organization prosper and grow is the subject of this companion to his classic work, The Practice of Management. Managing for Results shows what the executive decision maker must do to move his enterprise forward. Drucker again employs his particular genius for breaking through conventional…  More »

Managing in Turbulent Times

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This book, the author explains, "is concerned with action rather than understanding, with decisions rather than analysis." It deals with the strategies needed to transform rapid changes into opportunities, to turn the threat of change into productive and profitable action that contributes positively to our society, the economy, and the individual.  More »

Managing the Non-profit Organization

Principles and Practices

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The groundbreaking and premier work on nonprofit organizationsThe nonprofit sector is growing rapidly, creating a major need for expert advice on how to manage these organizations effectively. Management legend Peter Drucker provides excellent examples and explanations of mission, leadership, resources, marketing, goals, and much more. Interviews with nine experts also address key issues in this booming sector.  More »

Integrity

The Courage to Meet the Demands of Reality

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Integrity—more than simple honesty, it's the key to success. A person with integrity has the ability to pull everything together, to make it all happen no matter how challenging the circumstances. Drawing on experiences from his work, Dr. Henry Cloud, a clinical psychologist, leadership coach, corporate consultant and nationally syndicated radio host, shows how our character can keep us from achieving all we want to (or could) be. In…  More »

In Search of Excellence

Lessons from America's Best-Run Companies

Book cover image: In Search of Excellence: Lessons from America's Best-Run Companies | National Bestseller

The "Greatest Business Book of All Time" (Bloomsbury UK), In Search of Excellence has long been a must-have for the boardroom, business school, and bedside table.Based on a study of forty-three of America's best-run companies from a diverse array of business sectors, In Search of Excellence describes eight basic principles of management—action-stimulating, people-oriented, profit-maximizing practices—that made these organizations…  More »

Direct from Dell

Strategies that Revolutionized an Industry

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At nineteen, Michael Dell started his company as a freshman at the University of Texas with $1,000 and has since built an industry powerhouse. As Dell journeys through his childhood adventures, ups and downs, and mistakes made along the way, he reflects on invaluable lessons learned. Michael Dell's revolutionary insight has allowed…  More »

The Big Bing

Black Holes of Time Management, Gaseous Executive Bodies, Exploding Careers, and Other Theories on the Origins of the Business Universe

Book cover image: The Big Bing: Black Holes of Time Management, Gaseous Executive Bodies, Exploding Careers,  and Other Theories on the Origins of the Business Universe

The definitive collection of thoughts, assaults, and hilarious observations from America’s premier business humorist and bestselling author of Throwing the Elephant and What Would Machiavelli Do?The Big Bing will be a mandatory addition to the library of everyone who works for a living, or would like to. For nearly 20 years, Stanley Bing’s funny, wise, pleasantly mean-spirited, and at times even useful columns have delighted readers…  More »

GOOD TO GRT & SOCIAL SECTOR PB

A Monograph to Accompany Good to Great

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Building upon the concepts introduced in Good to Great, Jim Collins answers the most commonly asked questions raised by his readers in the social sectors. Using information gathered from interviews with over 100 social sector leaders, Jim Collins shows that his "Level 5 Leader" and other good-to-great principles can help social sector organizations make the leap to greatness.  More »

Focus

The Future of Your Company Depends on It

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What's the secret to a company's continued growth and prosperity? Internationally known marketing expert Al Ries has the answer: focus. His commonsense approach to business management is founded on the premise that long-lasting success depends on focusing on core products and eschewing the temptation to diversify into unrelated enterprises.Using real-world examples, Ries shows that in industry after industry, it is the companies that…  More »

The Origin of Brands

How Product Evolution Creates Endless Possibilities for New Brands

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What Charles Darwin did for biology, Al and Laura Ries do for branding.In their exciting new book, The Origin of Brands, the Rieses take Darwin's revolutionary idea of evolution and apply it to the branding process. What results is a new and strikingly effective strategy for creating innovative products, building a successful brand, and, in turn, achieving business success.Here, the Rieses explain how changing conditions in the…  More »

Winning

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Jack Welch's optimistic, no excuses, get-it-done mind-set is riveting. Packed with personal anecdotes and written in Jack's distinctive no b.s. voice, Winning offers deep insights, original thinking, and solutions to nuts-and-bolts problems that will change the way people think about work.  More »

Reinventing the Wheel

A Story of Genius, Innovation, and Grand Ambition

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Reinventing the Wheel is the riveting, behind-the-scenes story of the enigmatic and cocksure inventor Dean Kamen and the Segway Human Transporter.When Kamen invented the two-wheeled vehicle known to many by its code name, Ginger, he promised it would transform the face of personal transportation forever. But when this brilliant and driven inventor attempted to become an entrepreneur, a colossal power struggle ensued. Here, Steve Kemper…  More »

What Really Works

The 4+2 Formula for Sustained Business Success

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Based on a groundbreaking study, analysing data on 200 management practices gathered over a 10 year period. Reveals the effectiveness of the 4+2 practices (4 primary and 2 of 4 possible secondary) practices that really matter –– the ones that, if followed rigorously, ensure sustained business success. With a new introduction by the authors. With hundreds of well–known management practices and prescriptions promoted by consultants…  More »

The Daily Drucker

366 Days of Insight and Motivation for Getting the Right Things Done

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Revered management thinker Peter F. Drucker is our trusted guide in this thoughtful, day-by-day companion that offers his penetrating and practical wisdom. Amid the multiple pressures of our daily work lives, The Daily Drucker provides the inspiration and advice to meet the many challenges we face. With his trademark clarity, vision, and humanity, Drucker sets out his ideas on a broad swath of key topics, from time management, to…  More »

The E-Myth Manager

Why Most Managers Don't Work and What to Do About It

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More than ten years after his first bestselling book, The E-Myth, changed the lives of hundreds of thousands of small business owners, Michael Gerber椮trepreneur, author, and speaker extraordinaire楩res the next salvo in his highly successful E-Myth Revolution. Drawing on lessons learned from working with more than 15,000 small, medium-sized, and very large organisations, Gerber has discovered the truth behind why management doesn′t…  More »

Throwing the Elephant

Zen and the Art of Managing Up

Book cover image: Throwing the Elephant: Zen and the Art of Managing Up | National Bestseller

Sit down. Breathe deep. This is the last business book you will ever need. For in these pages, Stanley Bing solves the ultimate problem of your working life: How to manage the boss. The technique is simple . . . as simple as throwing an elephant. All it takes is the proper state of mind, a step-by-step plan, and a great leap of faith. This…  More »

Built to Last

Successful Habits of Visionary Companies

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Drawing upon a six-year research project at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business, James C. Collins and Jerry I. Porras took eighteen truly exceptional and long-lasting companies and studied each in direct comparison to one of its top competitors. They examined the companies from their very beginnings to the present day—as start-ups, as midsize companies, and as large corporations. Throughout, the authors asked: "What…  More »

The E-Myth Physician

Why Most Medical Practices Don't Work and What to Do About It

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Michael E. Gerber, bestselling author of The E-Myth Revisited shares his powerful insights to lead independent physicians to successful practices and enriched lives. Michael Gerber has dedicated much of his professional life to the study of entrepreneurship and business dynamics. His E-Myth Academy is renown in the entrepreneurial world for its business insight and guidance as well as its inspirational advice.In the E-Myth Physician…  More »

Who Says Elephants Can't Dance?

Leading a Great Enterprise through Dramatic Change

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Who Says Elephants Can't Dance? sums up Lou Gerstner's historic business achievement, bringing IBM back from the brink of insolvency to lead the computer business once again.Offering a unique case study drawn from decades of experience at some of America's top companies—McKinsey, American Express, RJR Nabisco—Gerstner's insights into management and leadership are applicable to any business, at any level. Ranging from strategy to…  More »

The E-Myth Contractor

Why Most Contractors’ Businesses Don't Work and What to Do About It

Book cover image: The E-Myth Contractor: Why Most Contractors’ Businesses Don't Work and What to Do About It

With The E-Myth Contracto r, Michael E. Gerber launches a series of books that apply the E-Myth to specific types of small businesses. The first is aimed at contractors.This book reveals a radical new mind-set that will free contractors from the tyranny of an unprofitable, unproductive routine. With specific tips on topics as crucial as planning, money and personnel management, The E-Myth Contractor teaches readers how to:Implement the…  More »

Consulting Demons

Inside the Unscrupulous World of Global Corporate Consulting

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In this gripping and colorful account of the American dream gone astray, Lewis Pinault provides the essential guidelines on how to get ahead and an enlightening perspective on the brutal infighting that can engulf even the most civilized consulting firm. This stunning exposé of some of the most prestigious and respected names in the business leads you into a world where a client's interests are skillfully subordinated to those of the…  More »

Good to Great

Why Some Companies Make the Leap...And Others Don't

Book cover image: Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap...And Others Don't | New York Times Bestseller | Wall Street Journal Bestseller

Built to Last, the defining management study of the nineties, showed how great companies triumph over time and how long-term sustained performance can be engineered into the DNA of an enterprise from the very beginning. But what about the company that is not born with great DNA? How can good companies, mediocre companies, even bad companies achieve enduring greatness? For years, this question preyed on the mind of Jim Collins. Are there…  More »

Why the Best Man for the Job Is A Woman

The Unique Female Qualities of Leadership

Book cover image: Why the Best Man for the Job Is A Woman: The Unique Female Qualities of Leadership

Playing With The Big Boys—And Beating Them At Their Own Game!From Meg Whitman of eBay to Marcy Carsey of Carsey-Warner and Oxygen Media, today's leading businesswomen show how to make it in the notorious boys' club of corporate America.Gone are the days when men called the shots. More and more women have replaced men or excelled over rivals in male-dominated industries because they possess the qualities of leadership that top firms are…  More »

Management Challenges for the 21st Century

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Peter F. Drucker discusses how the new paradigms of management have changed and will continue to change our basic assumptions about the practices and principles of management. Forward-looking and forward-thinking, Management Challenges for the 21st Century combines the broad knowledge, wide practical experience, profound insight, sharp analysis, and enlightened common sense that are the essence of Drucker's writings and "landmarks of the…  More »

Corps Business

The 30 Management Principles of the U.S. Marines

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Fast. Motivated. Hard-hitting.That's what every business wants to be. And that's why the U.S. Marines excel in every mission American throws at them, no matter how tough the odds. In Corps Business, journalist David H. Freeman identifies the Marine's simple but devastatingly effective principles for managing people and resources—and ultimately winning. Freedman discusses such techniques as "the rule of three," "managing by end state,"…  More »

Rules For Revolutionaries

The Capitalist Manifesto for Creating and Marketing New Products and Services

Book cover image: Rules For Revolutionaries: The Capitalist Manifesto for Creating and Marketing New Products and Services

Guy Kawasaki, CEO of garage.com and former chief evangelist of Apple Computer, Inc., presents his manifesto for world-changing innovation, using his battle-tested lessons to help revolutionaries become visionaries.Create Like a GodTurn conventional wisdom on its head-create revolutionary products and services by analyzing how to approach the problems at hand.Command Like a KingTake charge and make tough, insightful, and strategic…  More »

The Borderless World, rev ed

Power and Strategy in the Interlinked Economy

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Since 1990, when it was first published, The Borderless World has changed the way managers view the world and their businesses, and how they invent, marker, and compete in our new globally interlinked economy. Kenichi Ohmae's groundbreaking bestseller argues persuasively how national borders are less relevant than ever before and identifies key characteristics of top—performing nations and corporations.In this revised, updated edition…  More »

Dogbert's Top Secret Management Handbook

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Behind the closed doors of corporate management lurks a manifesto so devious, so insidious, and of such diabolic power, it has the ability to transform normal human beings into paradigm–spewing zombies. Its purpose: to help bosses stick it to their employees. Its author: none other than Dogbert, the canine corporate consultant out to rule the world.All too often, new managers make mistakes such as rewarding good work with good pay…  More »

Beyond Reengineering

How the Process-Centered Organization Will Change Our Work and Our Lives

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Reengineering has captured the imagination of managers and shareholders alike, sending corporations on journeys of radical business redesign that have already begun to transfigure global industry. Yet aside from earning them improvements in their business performance, the shift into more-process-centered organizations is causing fundamental changes in the corporate world, changes that business leaders are only now beginning to…  More »

Open-Book Management

Coming Business Revolution, The

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"Read even the first chapter of this extraordinary book and you'll find yourself cheering, screaming, jumping up and down with excitement. The companies described in this book are decades ahead of the reengineers—and you don't need to be a Bill Gates or a Jack Welch to put their ideas into practice today."—George Gendron, editor in chief, Inc. "Companies that practice open-book management seem to have captured some sort of lightning…  More »

Reengineering Management

Mandate for New Leadership, The

Book cover image: Reengineering Management: Mandate for New Leadership, The | National Bestseller

The co-author of the monumental bestseller Reengineering the Corporation continues the reengineering revolution with another national bestseller that has already sold more than 165,000 copies in hardcover Reengineering Management is a brilliant, practical and much needed book on the most powerful management idea of the decade.…  More »

Wisdom, Inc.

30 Business Virtues That Turn Ordinary People into Extraordinary Leaders

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A look at the 30 virtues of good business that have inspired success in thousands of leaders, by the man voted Boss of the Year, 1994.Persistent, honest, resourceful, creative—these adjectives begin to define the qualities of a great business leader. Along with the 26 other virtues enumerated in Wisdom, Inc., they are the fundamentals behind a business strategy that works, but they often get lost beneath passing fads and the color of…  More »

Double Your Profits

In Six Months or Less

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One of the nations' foremost financial consultants shares 78 proven ways to cut costs dramatically, send productivity through the roof, and, in just six months, double profits.  More »

The Reengineering Revolution

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Reengineering the Corporation &nbsphas swept through corporate America with a force unprecedented in recent years. Hailed by Business Week &nbsp as "the best-written, most well-reasoned business book for the managerial masses since In Search of Excellence," the book has appeared on virtually every bestseller list, including a six-month run on The New York Times list. Reengineering has become a part of everyone's business vocabulary. It…  More »

The Control Theory Manager

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Combining the control theory of William Glasser with the wisdom of W. Edwards Deming, this indispensable management resource explains both what quality is and what lead-managers need to do to achieve it.  More »

Management

Tasks, Responsibilities, Practices

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Management is an organized body of knowledge. "This book," in Peter Drucker'swords, "tries to equip the manager with the understanding, the thinking, the knowledge and the skills for today'sand also tomorrow's jobs." This management classic has been developed and tested during more than thirty years of teaching management in universities, in executive programs and seminars and through the author's close work with managers as a consultant…  More »

Conflicted

How Productive Disagreements Lead to Better Outcomes

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Forthcoming: To be announced.  More »

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