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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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio/Penguin 2016

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

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,...

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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

Doerr, John E.

Summary: "In the fall of 1999, John Doerr met with the founders of a start-up he'd just given nearly $12 million, the biggest investment of his career. Larry Page and Sergey Brin had amazing technology, entrepreneurial energy, and sky-high ambitions, but no real business plan. For Google to change the world, or even survive, Page and Brin had to learn how to make tough choices on priorities while...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio/Penguin 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 658.4 DOE

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 Display, Call number: 658.5 TIC

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: McGraw-Hill 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 658.401 MAU

McChrystal, Stanley A.

Summary: "In this powerful book, McChrystal and his colleagues show how the challenges they faced in Iraq can be relevant to countless businesses, nonprofits, and other organizations. The world is changing faster than ever, and the smartest response for those in charge is to give small groups the freedom to experiment while driving everyone to share what they learn across the entire organization. As the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Zak, Paul J

Summary: When someone shows you trust, a feel-good jolt of oxytocin surges through your brain and triggers you to reciprocate. This simple mechanism creates a perpetual trust-building cycle—the key to changing stubborn workplace patterns. Drawing on his original research, Zak teases out science-backed insights for building high-trust organizations. Trust Factor opens a window on how brain chemicals...

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Publisher / Publication Date: AMACOM, American Management Association 2017

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

McChrystal, Stanley A.

Summary: "As commander of Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC), General Stanley McChrystal discarded a century of management wisdom and pivoted from a pursuit of mechanical efficiency to organic adaptability. In this book, he shows how any organization can make the same transition to act like a team of teams -- where small groups combine the freedom to experiment with a relentless drive to share...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio/Penguin 2015

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

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

Comaford-Lynch, Christine.

Summary: Explaining how leaders tend to put employees into disempowered positions where optimal performance is compromised, a guide to creating high-performance teams shares strategies for promoting accountability and positive communication.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio/Penguin 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 658.4 COM

Fussell, Chris

Summary: When retired four-star General Stanley McChrystal and former Navy SEAL Chris Fussell co-wrote Team of Teams, they drew on their experience transforming the U.S. military s Special Forces into a flexible and nimble force that could defeat Al-Qaeda s decentralized network in Iraq. They proved that the agility, adaptability, and cohesion of small teams could be scaled up to large organizations,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio/Penguin 2017

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

Tichy, Noel M.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperBusiness 2002

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 658.4092 TIC

Pande, Peter S.

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Publisher / Publication Date: McGraw-Hill 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 658.4013 PAN

Lencioni, Patrick

Summary: Argues that organizational health is the most important factor in determining success, sharing anecdotal examples that demonstrate the power of non-political, cohesive operations and consistent management.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2012

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 658.4 LEN

Maxwell, John C.

Summary: What would happen if a top expert with more than thirty years of leadership experience were willing to distill everything he had learned about leadership into a handful of life-changing principles just for you? It would change your life. John C. Maxwell has done exactly that in The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership. He has combined insights learned from his thirty-plus years of leadership...

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Publisher / Publication Date: THOMAS NELSON 2007

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Slap, Stan.

Summary: This book is about igniting the power of any manager's emotional commitment to his or her company--worth more than financial, intellectual and physical commitment combined. Sometimes companies get this from their managers in the early garage days or in times of tremendous gain, but it's almost unheard of to get it on a sustained, self-reinforced basis. Of course your company is only going to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 658.4 SLA

Ward, Dan

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 658.5752 WAR

Greenleaf, Robert K

Summary: With the publication of Servant Leadership in 1977, a new paradigm of management entered the boardrooms and corporate offices of America. Robert K. Greenleaf, a retired AT&T executive, proposed that service ought to be the distinguishing characteristic of leadership. Not only would it create better, stronger companies, he said, but business leaders themselves "would find greater joy in their...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Paulist Press 2002

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.5 GRE

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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La Piana, David

Contents: The limits of collaboration -- Competition out of the closet -- The competitive continuum -- Your organization's competitive position -- Competing with individual organizations -- Benchmarking against the field -- Customers -- Third party payers -- Human resources -- The media and the public at large -- Conclusion : awakening to competitive strategy.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Jossey-Bass 2005

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 658.4012 LAP

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Foundation Center 2009

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

Pennington, Randy.

Contents: The new normal -- Faster, better, cheaper--friendlier -- Good change, bad change -- Dodos and coyotes : -- Only the nimble survive.

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Publisher / Publication Date: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 658.406 PEN

Hamel, Gary.

Summary: "Critical insight from the man Fortune called "the world's leading expert on business strategy"About the only thing a leader can be sure of is that what worked yesterday is unlikely to work today, let alone tomorrow. Never before have businesses faced a more fractured, contentious and dynamic environment. If ever there was a need for fundamentally new thinking about values, competition,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Jossey-Bass 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 658.4 HAM

Reina, Dennis S.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Berrett-Koehler Publishers 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 158.7 REI