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McKeown, Les (John Leslie)

Summary: Presents advice on ways to inspire confidence in management and achieve lasting success in an organization.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenleaf Book Group Press 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Climate Central (COR)

Summary: An accessible explanation of climate change summarizes its science while sharing insights into its implications for the future, answering key questions from the role of fossil fuels to the economic costs of reducing carbon emissions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 577.2 GLO

Cullen, Heidi.

Summary: From one of America's foremost experts on weather and climate change and a senior research scientist with Climate Central, comes this work, a book that predicts what different parts of the world will look like in the year 2050 if current levels of carbon emissions are maintained.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 551.6 CUL

Taylor, William

Summary: "Disruption is the key to innovation. Whether you run a one-man startup or a global business behemoth, the only way to win big is by relentlessly rethinking the rules of your industry - no matter how tried-and-true they are. InSimply Brilliant, the visionary co-founder of Fast Company William C. Taylor goes behind the scenes at nineteen organizations that are revolutionizing their otherwise...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio/Penguin 2016

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

Tidwell, Mike.

Contents: The real reason Katrina happened -- Ignoring the warning signs in Louisiana -- Why do societies commit suicide? -- Global warming: same mistakes, bigger stage -- Sea-level rise: exporting New Orleans to the world -- Killer hurricanes: exporting Katrina to the world -- No more Katrinas, no more warming, no more waiting -- The clean energy revolution -- Climate cover-up at the White House -- A...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2006

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 363.738 Tidewell

Kotter, John P.

Summary: Offers advice on how to lead an organization into change, including establishing a sense of urgency, developing a vision and strategy, and generating short-term wins.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard Business Review Press 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.4 KOT
1 available in Adult Display, Call number: 658.4 KOT

Figueres, Christiana

4 holds on 2 copies

Summary: "In this cautionary but optimistic book, Figueres and Rivett-Carnac--the architects of the 2015 Paris Climate Change Agreement--tackle arguably the most urgent and consequential challenge humankind has ever faced: the world's changing climate and the fate of humanity. In The Future We Choose, the authors outline two possible scenarios for the planet. In one, they describe what life on Earth...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2020

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Case, Jean

Summary: Identifies the five principles that people who have made breakthrough changes in the world have followed, including making a "big bet," taking bold risks, learning from failure, reaching beyond their comfort zone, and letting urgency conquer fear.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.2 CAS

Firstenberg, Paul B.

Contents: Transforming the dynamics of nonprofit boards : from passive to active agencies -- Reforming board practices -- Board responsibility for operational issues -- Preparing nonprofit directors for the coming changes in governance -- Maximizing your human resources -- The executive director : one of the most challenging assignments in the nonprofit world -- The effective cfo -- The scarcity of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Foundation Center 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Foundation Collection, Call number: R-FC 658.048 FIR

Huber, John J.

Summary: From the publisher: In the years since John Huber’s trailblazing Lean Library Management was published, budget pressures on libraries have only increased. Yet libraries who have adopted his strategies have turned conventional management thinking—that if budgets are reduced, customer service suffers—on its head. These libraries have proven that by streamlining and improving customer services,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Neal-Schuman, an imprint of the American Library Association 2015

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1 available in Reference Office Reference, Call number: OFR 020 HUB

Jacobs, Steve

Contents: The quiet revolution -- Your return on revolution -- Drivers of sustainable high performance -- Putting behavioral leadership into practice: seven essential steps -- Game-changing plan deployment -- Coaching for elite performance -- Changing the way organizations change -- Winning on culture -- Developing behavioral leaders -- Building enterprise advantage.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenleaf Book Group Press 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 302.3 JAC

Smith, Laurence C.

Summary: "A vivid, scientifically based forecast of our planet in forty years, distilling cutting edge research into these world-changing forces: demographic trends; natural resource demand; climate change; globalization"--Jacket flap.What kind of world are we leaving for our children and grandchildren? Geoscientist Laurence Smith draws on the latest global modeling research to construct a sweeping...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 304.209 SMI

Kanter, Rosabeth Moss

Summary: "To address the big social and environmental issues of our day--from poverty, to race and gender disparities, to climate change--we need a different kind of leadership. Good leadership can help solve problems and guide an organization to success. Over a decade ago, Kanter cofounded and has since directed Harvard's breakthrough Advanced Leadership Initiative. In this book, she combines...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.4 KAN

Summary: One of today's hottest topics is global warming. Will the earth's temperature rise nearly 10 degrees, wreaking havoc on the ice caps? Or will the weather stay normal. A heated debate between scientists, climatologists, and futurists.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2007

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV GLO

Pande, Peter S.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: McGraw-Hill 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.4013 PAN

Comstock, Beth

Summary: "Beth Comstock, the former Vice Chair and Chief Marketing Officer at GE, and their long-time head of business innovation and change initiatives, tackles the one issue that keeps managers, executives and leaders up at night at every corporation in America and throughout the world -- how to stay nimble, adapt faster and constantly evolve in the face of almost daily change and disruption. In...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Currency 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.4 COM

Szollose, Brad.

Contents: 1st law : a liquid leader places people first -- 2nd law : a liquid leader cultivates an environment where it is free and safe to tell the truth -- 3rd law : a liquid leader nurtures a creative culture -- 4th law : a liquid leader supports reinvention of the organization -- 5th law : a liquid leader leads by example -- 6th law : a liquid leader takes responsibility -- 7th law : a liquid leader...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenleaf Book Group 2011

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Duarte, Nancy

Summary: 'Illuminate' demonstrates how, though the power of persuasive communication, one can turn an idea into a movement, as compared with the likes of Steve Jobs, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Starbucks, IBM, and more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio/Penguin 2016

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McCord, Patty

Summary: "When it comes to recruiting, motivating, and creating great teams, Patty McCord says most companies have it all wrong. McCord helped create the unique and high-performing culture at Netflix, where she was chief talent officer. In her new book, Powerful: Building a Culture of Freedom and Responsibility, she shares what she learned there and elsewhere in Silicon Valley. McCord advocates...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Silicon Guild 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.3 MCC

Byrne, Art

Summary: Shares what the author has learned during his remarkable career and shows how anyone can achieve similar results. This book explains the ins and outs of applying Lean strategy to: eliminate waste in every value-added operation; deliver consistent value to customers; stimulate growth and add jobs; and more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: McGraw-Hill 2013

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Goodell, Jeff

Summary: "What if Atlantis wasn't a myth, but an early precursor to a new age of great flooding? Across the globe, scientists and civilians alike are noticing rapidly rising sea levels, and higher and higher tides pushing more water directly into the places we live, from our most vibrant, historic cities to our last remaining traditional coastal villages. With each crack in the great ice sheets of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 551.4 GOO

Mason, Paul

Summary: "Over the past two centuries or so, capitalism has undergone profound changes--economic cycles that veer from boom to bust--from which it has always emerged transformed and strengthened. Surveying this turbulent history, Paul Mason's Postcapitalism argues that we are on the brink of a change so big and so profound that this time capitalism itself, the immensely complex system within which...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Maurer, Robert.

Summary: "Maurer uses his knowledge of the brain and human psychology to show what I have promoted for the past three decades -- that continuous improvement is built on the foundation of people courageously using their creativity. Kaizen is much more than a world-class management practice; it is a technique to remove fear from our mind's mind, enabling us to take small steps to better things. The...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: McGraw-Hill 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.401 MAU

Hoque, Faisal.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: McGraw-Hill 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.4 HOQ

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