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The fastest, easiest way to shift culture toward engagement and productivity.Change Your Space, Change Your Culture is a guide to transforming business by rethinking the workplace. Written by a team of trail-blazing leaders, this book reveals the secrets of companies that discovered the power of culture and space. This insightful guide reveals what companies lose by viewing office space as something to manage or minimize. With practical tips and implementation details, the book helps the reader see that the workspace is, in fact, a crucial driver of productivity and morale.C
Why do we trust some brands more than others? How important is integrity for a brand’s survival? How can brand confidence be rebuilt during a crisis? Using both new and classic insights from social psychology, cognitive psychology and neuroscience, Brand Psychology reveals the hidden processes behind why certain brands command our loyalty, trust and – most importantly – disposable income. Reputation management authority Jonathan Gabay takes readers on a tour of the corporate, political, and personal brands whose understanding of consumer psychology has either built or broken them.
Suitable for marketing, branding and PR professionals, reputation management specialists and students, Brand Psychology takes examples from e-cigarette legislation, the iPhone 5S’s fingerprint ID technology, Barclays’ branded bikes and the London 2012 Olympics, Miley Cyrus and the UK National Health Service’s big data to reveal how to build a meaningful brand that resonates with the public.
Organizations thrive when employees feel valued, the environment is energized, and high productivity and innovation are the norm. This requires a new kind of leader who fosters a culture of connection within the organization. Michael Lee Stallard’s Connection Culture provides a fresh way of thinking about leadership and offers recommendations for how to tap into the power of human connection.If you want to begin fostering a connection culture in your organization, this book is your game-changing opportunity.
Great Relationships Are Your Key To Business Success. Whether you’re just starting your career or have been in the business world for years, this book provides all the tools you’ll need to create long lasting success in your life. Why wait to build the life you’ve always dreamed of? Running your life is very much like running a business, and People Tools for Business is filled with practical ideas to help you run your life more effectively and efficiently.YOU CAN MAKE A CAREER OUT OF BEING HAPPY In this sequel to his New York Times Bestseller People Tools (January 2014), Alan C.
Today when the competition, technology, and the economy are evolving faster than ever before, organizations and the people like us who work in them need a proven approach to help us adapt–and succeed. The key, according to Paul B. Brown, is to think like an entrepreneur, no matter what your position or industry. What works for the most successful entrepreneurs will work for us, Brown argues, whether we want to stay employed working for someone else or are thinking of going off on our own. Based on extensive research, Entrepreneurship for the Rest of Us reveals the best practices of the most successful entrepreneurs, those who are adept at continually innovating and seeing opportunity where others do not.
Improve yourself and your workplace with GRITLeading With GRIT is a practical and proven guide for transforming the workplace, offering pragmatic insight on value–based strategies that improve the individual and the business.Based on the author′s proprietary principles of GRIT Generosity, Respect, Integrity, and Truth this book describes how working toward individual improvement produces better organizational results than traditional approaches that focus on collective improvement.Readers are introduced to GRIT with a framework that can be applied in any workplace scenario, and are provided with strategies for applying GRIT to communication and intra–office operations.E
Solving the Strategy Delusion is a comprehensive and insightful remedy for the field of strategic change, and advances the subject in original ways. Everyone working at senior levels of business and policy should read this book. This is a fresh and decisive contribution to the canon of strategy. Kevin Roberts, CEO Worldwide of Saatchi & Saatchi
Solving the Strategy Delusion opens new windows for looking at realising strategy. It rewrites ingrained behavioural practices to fit today’s extraordinary strategic challenges.
How much ‘say’ should employees have in the running of business organizations, and what form should the ‘voice’ take? This is both the oldest and latest question in employment relations. Answers to these questions reflect our fundamental assumptions about the nature of the employment relationship, and inform our views on almost every aspect of Human Resource Management (HRM) and Employment Relations.
Voice can also mean different things to different people. For some, employee voice is a synonym for trade union representation which aims to defend and promote the collective interests of workers.
East-West business is booming as thousands of people flock to China. The author, with 25 years of experience dealing with the Chinese, provides up-to-date advice on how to succeed, avoid gaffes, interpret behaviour and make positive impressions.
The Power Playbook is the empowering guide to forging professional success, establishing financial independence, and finding balance for a truly satisfying life.
The author of the #1 New York Times bestseller The Love Playbook, La La Anthony is again opening up her playbook to share her no-nonsense advice. La La is a self-made entrepreneur with a successful fashion line, a cosmetics company, a reality show, and a budding acting career to her credit. From humble beginnings, she created a career that she loves through sheer determination and hard work, and now she shares her hard-won wisdom on how her readers can do the same.
With her unparalleled drive and enterprising attitude, La La knows what it takes to follow a dream, forge goals, and work relentlessly to achieve them. In The Power Playbook, she will share her tried-and-true advice for reaching new levels of success in whatever you set out to do.
Big dreams require hard work, resilience, and an undying belief in yourself. Illustrated by personal stories of her own professional triumphs and challenges, La La reveals her secrets to finding success on your own terms.
If you currently employ knowledge workers who do most of their work on computers or with computers, access the Internet, utilize internal and external databases, use e-mail or other new messaging technology, then this book is for you. Quite simply, this handbook is for any organization with a lot of Web DNA that wishes to cut costs, improve performance, and stay perpetually competitive. It is for change agents or managers within those organizations who work with information and want to leverage the latest crop of tool sets to deliver on the promise of Lean for the modern, information-rich office.…
Im Rahmen eines sich verändernden Sozialstaates lässt sich ein doppelter Professionalisierungsprozess im Sozialmanagement feststellen: Einerseits deutet die Konjunktur und Nachfrage diverser Aus- und Weiterbildungsmöglichkeiten im Sozial-, NPO- und New-Public-Management auf eine akademisch-wissenschaftliche Professionalisierung hin. Andererseits differenziert sich Leitung und Führung (Management) in öffentlichen und freien Trägern durch spezialisiertes Wissen, Kompetenz, Verantwortung und Aufgaben.
For decades, Alan Siegel and Irene Etzkorn have championed simplicity as a competitive advantage and a consumer right. Consulting with businesses and organizations around the world to streamline products, services, processes and communications, they have achieved dramatic results.In SIMPLE, the culmination of their work together, Siegel and Etzkorn show us how having empathy, striving for clarity, and distilling your message can reduce the distance between company and customer, hospital and patient, government and citizen-and increase your bottom line.
Not exactly what you’d expect to hear from a communication expert, but these counterintuitive strategies are precisely what we need to interact productively and meaningfully in today’s digital world. Our overreliance on quick, cheap, and easy means of “staying connected” is eroding our communication skills. Speed steamrolls thoughtfulness; self-expression trumps restraint. Errors and misunderstandings increase. And our relationships suffer.
With startling insights and a dash of humor, Stop Talking, Start Communicating combines scientific research with real-world strategies to deliver a proven approach to more effective communication.
“Only Geoffrey Tumlin could write a book about a serious problem–our mounting communication deficiencies–and make me laugh and learn all the way through it. Witty, smart, and 100 percent accurate, Stop Talking, Start Communicating points the way to a better conversational future.” — Tina Morris, managing director at Standard & Poor’s
“An elegantly analytical, accessible, and enjoyable guide to improving interpersonal communication, Stop Talking, Start Communicating is a key resource for anyone who wants to be a difference-making leader, manager, or team member.” — Eduardo Sanchez, deputy chief medical officer of the American Heart Association
Make workplace conflict resolution a game that EVERYBODY wins!Recent studies show that typical managers devote more than a quarter of their time to resolving coworker disputes. The Big Book of Conflict-Resolution Games offers a wealth of activities and exercises for groups of any size that let you manage your business (instead of managing personalities).Part of the acclaimed, bestselling Big Books series, this guide offers step-by-step directions and customizable tools that empower you to heal rifts arising from ineffective communication, cultural/personality clashes, and other specific problem areas—before they affect your organization’s bottom line.L
Does the thought of networking make you cringe?
In this book you will find ten simple principles that will dispel your dread of networking forever and reveal a proven path to success and happiness. Imagine mastering the skills to create an extraordinary marriage, lifelong friendships, or powerful and enriching business relationships. That is what awaits you in Click: the tools to tap into the richest resource on the planet–other people–no matter how hard it’s been for you to do so in the past.
A new world opens with networking. But George Fraser doesn’t stop there. He shows you how to go from networking to connecting–when you experience that heartfelt feeling of trust and exciting burst of energy with someone. And then when you each willingly add special value to each other and achieve more together than either of you could achieve alone, that’s when you’re clicking.
Work, Ethics & Organisational Life is written from a multidisciplinary perspective, with personal ethical development at its core. The guiding pedagogical principle of the text is that of a ‘learning journey’. Rather than being prescriptive or descriptive, the text is reflective. Readers are encouraged to think of their engagement with ethical frameworks from the outset, and then to apply these as lenses through which people typically engage with organisations: as managers, employees, consumers and stakeholders not directly engaged with corporations.
Let 2010 Set You on the Path to Wealth.Believe it or not, recessions make millionaires! Will you be one? In Start Over, Finish Rich, America’s best-loved financial expert, David Bach, explains that 2010 will be the best opportunity for building wealth we have seen in decades. And, as the economy recovers, you must be set up to recover with it. Bach’s easy, take-action plan will show you how.Start Over, Finish Rich supplies the ten crucial moves you must make in 2010 to get back on track and recapture your dreams of a richer future.
Study after study confirms that career development is the single most powerful tool managers have for driving retention, engagement, productivity, and results. Nevertheless, it’s frequently back-burnered. When asked why, managers say the number one reason is that they just don’t have time—for the meetings, the forms, the administrative hoops.But there’s a better way. And it’s surprisingly simple: frequent short conversations with employees about their career goals and options integrated seamlessly into the normal course of business.
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