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Maxwell, John C.

Summary: "#1 New York Times bestselling author John C. Maxwell responds to the most popular questions he's received to help readers achieve greater success. John Maxwell, America's #1 leadership authority, has mastered the art of asking questions, using them to learn and grow, connect with people, challenge himself, improve his team, and develop better ideas. In this compact derivative of Good Leaders...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Street 2016

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Hoffman, Reid.

Summary: "Introducing the new, realistic loyalty pact between employer and employee The employer-employee relationship is broken, and managers face a seemingly impossible dilemma: the old model of guaranteed long-term employment no longer works in a business environment defined by continuous change, but neither does a system in which every employee acts like a free agent. The solution? Stop thinking...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Perseus Distribution Services 2014

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Wilkinson, Amy

Summary: "Based on in-depth interviews with more than 200 leading entrepreneurs, a business executive and senior fellow at Harvard's Center for Public Leadership identifies the six essential disciplines needed to transform your ideas into real-world successes, whether you're an innovative manager or an aspiring entrepreneur. How do some people turn ideas into enterprises that endure? Startup founders...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.6 WIL

Koch, Charles G. (Charles de Ganahl)

Summary: In 1967, Charles Koch took the reins of his father's company and began the process of growing it from a $21 million company into a global corporation with revenues of about $115 billion, according to Forbes. So how did this MIT engineer manage to grow Koch Industries into one of the largest private companies in the world today, with growth exceeding that of the S&P 500 by almost 30-fold over...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Business 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.5 KOC

James, Geoffrey

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Pub 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 650.1 JAM

Tichy, Noel M.

Summary: "Starting out at GE, where he headed up the company's leadership institute and revamped the leadership pipeline under Jack Welch, Noel Tichy has served as a trusted advisor on management succession to such leading companies as Royal Dutch Shell, Nokia, Intel, Ford, Mercedes-Benz, Merck and Caterpillar. Now Tichy draws on decades of hands-on experience working with CEOs and boards to provide a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.5 TIC
1 available in Adult Display, Call number: 658.5 TIC

Madsbjerg, Christian.

Summary: "Christian Madjsberg and Mikkel Rasmussen, principals at ReD Associates, argue for the role of a new set of tools to understand the "soft" factors that influence how people buy and consume ideas and products. Drawn from the authors' work with companies like Lego, Samsung, Adidas, Intel, IBM, and Coke, the book will teach you how to understand people holistically in their environments--how they...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Perseus Distribution Services 2014

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Sutton, Robert I.

Summary: "In Scaling Up Excellence, bestselling author Bob Sutton and Stanford colleague Huggy Rao tackle the topic that obsesses businesses large and small, from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies--how to scale up their businesses and spread excellence throughout the organizational culture"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 658.4 SUT

Ton, Zeynep.

Summary: " For decades, jobs with good pay and decent benefits in service, manufacturing, and retail have gone overseas, eviscerating America's middle class and setting off a chain reaction of problems for the country as a whole. Up until now, defenders of the new system have argued that American corporations, to stay competitive internationally, must cut wages and benefits and essentially squeeze as...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 658.3 TON

Head, Simon.

Summary: "We live in the age of Computer Business Systems (CBSs)-the highly complex, computer-intensive management programs on which large organizations increasingly rely. In Mindless, Simon Head argues that these systems have come to trump human expertise, dictating the goals and strategies of a wide array of businesses, and de-skilling the jobs of middle class workers in the process. CBSs are...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Perseus Books Group 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 303.48 HEA

Maxwell, John C.

Summary: " In GOOD LEADERS ASK GREAT QUESTIONS, John C. Maxwell delves into the process of becoming a successful leader by examining how questions can be used to advantage. What are the questions leaders should ask themselves? What questions should they ask members of their team? He then responds to the toughest problems leaders have presented to him. Using social media, Maxwell offered the floor to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Street 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.5 MAX

Ducker, Chris.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2014

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 658 DUC

Maxwell, John C.

Summary: "In Good Leaders Ask Great Questions, John C. Maxwell delves into the process of becoming a successful leader by examining how questions can be used to advantage. What are the questions leaders should ask themselves? What questions should they ask members of their team? He then responds to the toughest problems leaders have presented to him. Using social media, Maxwell offered the floor to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Street 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.5 MAX

Yoffie, David B.

Summary: "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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperBusiness 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.5 YOF

Coleman, Peter T.

Summary: "A practical guide to navigating workplace conflicts by better understanding the power dynamics at play in every interaction Conflicts at work are as inevitable as they are frustrating. In Making Conflict Work, Peter Coleman and Robert Ferguson's leadingexperts in the field of conflict resolution address the key role of power in workplace tension. Whether you're butting heads with your boss or...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 658 COL

Bock, Laszlo.

Summary: ""We spend more time working than doing anything else in life. It's not right that the experience of work should be so demotivating and dehumanizing." So says Laszlo Bock, head of People Operations at the company that transformed how the world interacts with knowledge. This insight is the heart of WORK RULES!, a compelling and surprisingly playful manifesto with the potential to change how we...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Twelve 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658 BOC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 658 BOC

Roberge, Mark.

Summary: "Use data, technology, and inbound selling to build a remarkable team and accelerate salesThe Sales Acceleration Formula provides a scalable, predictable approach to growing revenue and building a winning sales team. Everyone wants to build the next $100 million business and author Mark Roberge has actually done it using a unique methodology that he shares with his readers. As an MIT alum with...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wiley 2015

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Connors, Roger

Summary: "From the world's leading experts on workplace accountability comes the most comprehensive study on the subject, revealing the cure that could fix low employee engagement in the workplace once and for all One factor, more than any other, causes the problems business leaders fear most. Lackluster performance, sinking profits, and unmet stockholder expectations all stem from one source: a massive...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio/Penguin 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658 CON

Richards, Shola

Summary: Making Work Work focuses on inspiring current and future leaders to start a movement that will banish on-the-job bullying, put meaning back into work, and enhance coworkers' happiness and engagement. Richards, whose popular blog has a worldwide following, explains why inaction is insane, why we must move forward with positivity, and why the "abc" employees (asshats, bullies, and complainers)...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Ethos 2016

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 658.3 Richards 2016

Lencioni, Patrick

Summary: "There is a competitive advantage out there, arguably more powerful than any other. Is it superior strategy? Faster innovation? Smarter employees? No, New York Times best-selling author, Patrick Lencioni, argues that the seminal difference between successful companies and mediocre ones has little to do with what they know and how smart they are and more to do with how healthy they are. In this...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Jossey-Bass 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 658.4 LEN

Hallowell, Edward M.

Summary: "Hallowell, known for his work with children and adults, now identifies the underlying reasons why people really lose their ability to focus at work--where many of today's adults feel distracted and unproductive. He explains why commonly offered solutions like 'learn to manage your time better' or 'make a to-do list' just don't work because they don't address the deeper, underlying issues of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard Business Review Press 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 158 HAL

Frisch, Bob

Summary: "Is your company run by a team with no name?At the top of every organization chart lies a myth--that a Senior Management Team makes a company's critical decisions. The reality is that critical decisions are typically made by the boss and a small group ofconfidants--a "team with no name"--outside of formal processes. Meanwhile, other members of the management team wonder why they weren't in the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Jossey-Bass 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 658.4 FRI

Kotlikoff, Laurence J.

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Summary: "Learn the secrets to maximizing your Social Security benefits and earn up to thousands of dollars more each year with expert advice that you can't get anywhere else. Want to know how to navigate the forbidding maze of Social Security and emerge with the highest possible benefits? You could try reading all 2,728 rules of the Social Security system (and the thousands of explanations of these...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 362.6 KOT

Cramer, Jim.

Summary: " Tired of phony promises about getting rich quickly, promises that lead to reckless decisions (the stepping stones to the poor house)? How about trying something different? How about going for lasting wealth-and doing it the cautious way? In Get Rich Carefully, Jim Cramer uses his thirty-five years of experience as a Wall Street veteran and host of CNBC's Mad Money to create a guide to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 332.024 CRA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 332.024 CRA

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 332.024 CRA