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The Principles of Scientific Management

by Frederick Winslow Taylor Dover Publications (March 22, 2012)

Since its 1911 publication, this influential essay has helped administrators eliminate inefficiency through a system applicable to individual and collective activities. A classic of decision theory and managerial...


The Executive in Action

by Peter F. Drucker Harper Business (January 07, 2014)

Three complete Drucker management books in one volume — Managing for Results, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and The Effective Executive with a new preface by the author.

In his preface, Peter F. Drucker...


Passive Addiction or Why We Hate Work: An Investigation of Problems in Organizational Communication

by Xin-An Lucian Lu & Matthew C. Ramsey UPA (July 05, 2013)

This work examines various organizational problems that contribute to the phenomenon of passive addiction. Future technological and economic changes may lead to the emergence of active addiction, a state of...


Project Management for Environmental, Health and Safety Professionals: 18 Steps to Success

by Pierce, Csp, Cih, F. David Government Institutes (March 01, 1998)

Learn the project management skills you need to survive as an EH&S professional. This book presents a simple-to-use 18-step approach for effective project management. Each of the three phases are explained in...


Executive Intelligence

by Justin Menkes HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

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....


Inside the Box: A Proven System of Creativity for Breakthrough Results

by Drew Boyd & Jacob Goldenberg Simon & Schuster (June 11, 2013)

"The 'inside-the-box approach' can reveal key opportunities for innovation that are hiding in plain sight" (Daniel H. Pink, author of Drive).

The traditional attitude toward creativity in the American business...


The Gifted Boss

by Dale Dauten HarperCollins e-books (March 17, 2009)

“Whether you’re a manager trying to hire or hold on to your best talent, or an employee who always hoped to have work be more than just another job, this little book can bring you closer to your dream.”...


Nice Companies Finish First

by Peter Shankman St. Martin's Press (April 01, 2013)

The era of authoritarian cowboy CEOs like Jack Welch and Lee Iacocca is over. In an age of increasing transparency and access, it just doesn't pay to be a jerk--to employees, customers, competitors, or anyone...


What Management Is

by Joan Magretta & Nan Stone Free Press (December 25, 2012)

A beginner's guide and a bible for one of the greatest social innovations of modern times: the discipline of management.

Whether you're new to the field or a seasoned executive, this book will give you a firm...


Human Resources Excellency - How to avoid the Pitfalls and Piranhas: Managing a diverse and ever changing workforce

by Claire Engle Emereo Publishing (October 24, 2012)

Human Resources Excellency - How to avoid the Pitfalls and Piranhas: Managing a diverse and ever changing workforce


Behavior Management: Traditional and Expanded Approaches

by Norris M. Haynes UPA (November 15, 2012)

This book serves as a reference guide on the implementation of basic and more advanced behavior management strategies. It covers the principles and application of basic learning theories as well as those that...


SMART Criteria

by 50Minutes 50Minutes.com (September 17, 2015)

The SMART way to set objectives

This book is a practical and accessible guide to understanding and implementing the SMART criteria, providing you with the essential information and saving time.

In 50 minutes you...


How Excellent Companies Avoid Dumb Things

by Neil Smith & Patricia O'Connell St. Martin's Press (June 04, 2012)

Every day, seemingly intelligent and successful companies make headline news for poor decisions that can cause their business to stumble and make many of us scratch our heads in wonder. Why would such a successful...


On Leadership

by Donald J. Palmisano Skyhorse (May 11, 2011)

Every day, leaders around the world make decisions that affect millions of people. The results of these decisions are mixed. Sometimeslike when Nelson Mandela led the fight against apartheidour leaders inspire...


Team Secrets of the Navy SEALs

by Robert Needham Skyhorse (June 15, 2012)

For business professionals who want to make it in today's extremely aggressive business environment.

Team Secrets of the Navy SEALs is written especially for business professionals in today's cutthroat business...


Blue Ocean Shift

by W. Chan Kim & Renee Mauborgne Hachette Books (September 25, 2017)

Blue Ocean Shift is the essential follow up to Blue Ocean Strategy, the classic and 3.6 million copy global bestseller by world-renowned professors W. Chan Kim and Renee Mauborgne.

Drawing on more than a decade...


In Defense of Troublemakers

by Charlan Jeanne Nemeth Basic Books (March 19, 2018)

An eminent psychologist explains why dissent should be cherished, not feared

We've decided by consensus that consensus is good. In In Defense of Troublemakers, psychologist Charlan Nemeth argues that this principle...


Leadership in Organizations: There is a Difference Between Leaders and Managers

by David I. Bertocci UPA (May 16, 2009)

Leadership in Organizations is the first in a series of three books written primarily for distance-learning students in online undergraduate and graduate programs with a focus on management, leadership, and...


The Essential Drucker

by Peter F. Drucker & Tim Andres Pabon HarperAudio (December 08, 2015)

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...


Stewardship

by Peter Block & Sherman Allen Blackstone Publishing (May 20, 2013)

The classic first edition of this book argued that organizations that place service above self-interest and practice a far-reaching redistribution of power, privilege, and wealth stewardship will succeed far...


Research Methods for the DBA

by Nathalie Mitev, L. Martin Cloutier & Françoise Chevalier Éditions Ems (September 20, 2019)

The thesis completed as part of the Doctorate in Business Administration, called the DBA, requires the candidate to choose from a wide range of research methods and tools so this project can become reality....


SUN TZU in 36 Stratagems

by Pierre Fayard Va Press (March 13, 2019)

“The art of war is like water which flows clear of heights and fills the hollows”! So what else Master Sun Tzu? How can one translate your metaphorical phrasing into practical fruitful advice for Westerners?...


Leadership Lessons of Abraham Lincoln

by Abraham Lincoln Skyhorse (October 20, 2011)

What is it about Abraham Lincoln that, 146 years after his death, continues to inspire us? Was it his commitment to honesty and his unfailing integrity? Was it his courage to stand up against the injustices...


Convergence of Project Management and Knowledge Management

by T. Kanti Srikantaiah, Michael E. D. Koenig & Suliman Hawamdeh Scarecrow Press (November 16, 2010)

This book discusses the benefits of managing knowledge in projects and provides techniques that will increase the rate of return on projects. Addressing strategy and deployment issues, this volume also provides...


Building A Winning Culture In Government

by Patrick R. Leddin & Shawn D. Moon Mango (April 15, 2018)

Building Successful Government

Government Culture — Our government organizations face political fallout, media scrutiny, reduced funding, and the many challenges involved in motivating large, multi-layered...


Employee Confidence

by Karen J Hewitt Panoma Press (April 26, 2018)

Are your people the change you want to see? Employee Engagement figures are flagging. Employees are disgruntled, stressed or underutilised, or all three. The world is changing faster than ever before, and companies...


New Theory on Leadership Management Science

by Bingxin Wu Chartridge Books Oxford (June 01, 2013)

‘New Theory on Leadership Management Science’ uses multidisciplinary systems to comprehensively study leadership management. From philosophical, sociological, cultural, historical, management and marketing...


It Doesn't Have to Be Crazy at Work

by Jason Fried & David Heinemeier Hansson Harper Business (October 02, 2018)

In this timely manifesto, the authors of the New York Times bestseller Rework broadly reject the prevailing notion that long hours, aggressive hustle, and "whatever it takes" are required to run a successful...


A Professional's Guide to Problem Solving with Decision Science

by Frank A Tillman & Deandra T Cassone Pioneering Partnerships LLC (January 15, 2018)

Drawing on vast experience, the authors show how to apply state-of-the-art decision science, statistical modeling, benchmarking, and process modeling techniques together to create a robust analytical framework...


Cofounding The Right Way

by Jana Nevrlka Panoma Press (January 24, 2018)

Jobs & Wozniak, Page & Brin, Ben & Jerry... any list of successful companies seems awash with cofounders who are a match made in business heaven. The benefits are obvious: by combining resources, knowledge,...


A Practical Guide for Behavioural Leadership

by Arjan Molenkamp Grammar Factory Pty. Ltd. (December 04, 2017)

Eager to find out how to groom employees, grow customer satisfaction while creating great performance?

The need for organisations to change is bigger than ever before, with the impact of disruptive technical...


The Parker Principles

by Mel Parker TTLO - Take The Limits Off (December 15, 2017)

In today’s chaotic and turbulent times, Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity are the new normal for business. To survive and thrive in this new world, organizations require an increased focus...


Brilliant or Blunder

by Mary B. Lippitt & Mark Victors Enterprise Management Ltd. (September 26, 2014)

Great leaders make smart choices to address changing realities, new opportunities and potential risks. They recognized the danger of relying on habit or past practice for future success. No one should use a...


Thriving in the Middle

by Mike Cook AMJ Group (November 10, 2017)

How does your company train its operational-level managers? Do they go offsite, learn new information from a management expert, receive a training manual, or something similar? Most businesses fall into this...


DRIVERS

by Susanne Jacobs Panoma Press (November 30, 2017)

Grounded in research, DRIVERS provides an accessible and practical guide for leaders to understand and apply the science of intrinsic motivation and trust at work. The DRIVERS are the true performance currency....


Exploring the Organizational Impact of Software-as-a-Service on Software Vendors

by Sebastian Stuckenberg Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (April 29, 2014)

Software-as-a-Service has gained momentum as a software delivery and pricing model within the software industry. Existing practices of software vendors are challenged by a potential paradigm shift. This book...


E-Mobility and Related Clean Technologies from an Empirical Corporate Finance Perspective

by Christian Babl Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (June 26, 2015)

The book deals with the use of clean technologies and in particular of electronic mobility from the perspective of the empirical capital market. The author sheds light on the developments of economic research...


Addressing Barriers to Low-Carbon Innovation

by Friedemann Polzin Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (October 16, 2015)

The author analyses how finance flows can be guided towards low-carbon value generation and growth. He investigates the arrangements between actors in the innovation system and policy measures such as technology...


Advanced E-Business Research

by Stephan Böhm, Werner Quint & Peter Winzer Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (August 08, 2017)

Since years, e-business research is subject of many conferences and publications. While researchers and practitioners often focus on e-business systems and applications, so far little attention has been given...


Extended Performance Evaluation Based on DEA

by Ludmila Neumann Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (May 30, 2017)

This study introduces new methodological developments of Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) that satisfy the demands of business practice and provide a multidimensional point of view on the evaluation of organizational...


Financial Reporting Quality in Emerging Economies

by Gregor Hagemann Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (December 22, 2016)

Contrary to their increasingly important role in the global economy, little is known so far about the financial reporting practices in emerging economies. This study therefore analyses the financial reporting...


Gender Equality and Quality of Life

by Marta Warat, Ewa Krzaklewska, Anna Ratecka & Krystyna Slany Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (April 11, 2017)

This book engages with a critical perspective on gender equality and quality of life. It provides a comprehensive overview of theoretical and methodological frameworks for exploring both concepts which is complemented...


Microfinance

by Arvind Ashta Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (October 25, 2016)

A school of thought hails microcredit as a social innovation, a messiah to enable people to help themselves out of poverty through entrepreneurship. An opposing school of thought considers microcredit as a capitalist...


The Neuro Edge

by Clive Hyland Panoma Press (April 03, 2017)

The Neuro Edge brings the complex world of neuroscience into everyday relevance for those engaged in leading, developing and supporting people in organisations. This book explains the inner workings of the brain...


Design Thinking for the Greater Good

by Jeanne Liedtka, Randy Salzman & Daisy Azer Columbia University Press (September 05, 2017)

Facing especially wicked problems, social-sector organizations are searching for powerful new methods to understand and address them. Design Thinking for the Greater Good goes in depth on both the how of using...


The New Ecology of Leadership: Business Mastery in a Chaotic World

by David K. Hurst Columbia University Press (April 24, 2012)

David Hurst has a unique knowledge of organizations—their function and their failure—both in theory and in practice. He has spent twenty-five years as an operating manager, often in crises and turnaround conditions,...


Sustainable Leadership

by David Ducheyne Die Keure Publishing (May 18, 2017)

How to lead efficiently in a volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous world?

Leadership has never been as difficult as it is today. And it has never been as crucial. In this VUCA world people ask leaders to...


A Pirate Captain's Guide to Leadership

by Doug Heatherly Lighthouse for Leaders (May 05, 2017)

Every workplace has them. Employees with bad attitudes. People who ignore the rules. Rude and insubordinate workers. Individuals who put forth little or no effort, produce substandard output, and yet still expect...


NeuroLeadership

by Felicia Page NeuroTriggers (April 18, 2017)

Science has discovered many things about people in the workplace; how output can be increased, happiness improved, patterns of communication optimized. But these research insights rarely make it outside the...


Taylorism Transformed

by Stephen P. Waring The University of North Carolina Press (August 01, 2016)

This intellectual history interprets recent American business management ideas as political theory, describing their underlying assumptions about power and value. According to Stephen Waring, most business management...