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Brinkman, Rick.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: McGraw-Hill 2002

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 158.2 BRI

Summary: When people decide whether or not to follow the crowd, what happens inside their brains? This ABC News program explores that question, highlighting neurological research that helps explain conformity and sheds light on the complex relationship between group and individual behavior. Placing test subjects in candid-camera style settings, the program illustrates how social pressures can alter...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: This program takes the viewer through the intensely personal stories of several ethnically diverse storytellers. From learning to speak English to teenage motherhood and blatant discrimination, all the participants share how they were able to beat the odds and gain employment. Each story offers insight into the issues that affect minorities, while experts offer some explanation and advice about...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: This program covers the important and timely issues involved in managing multicultural and sexual diversity in the workplace. Topics covered include "Why Value Diversity?," "Understanding Our Biases and Assumptions," "Sexual Harassment," "Recruiting and Interviewing a Diverse Workforce," "Making New Employees Feel Valued," and "Managing Diversity: Meeting the Challenge.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Using the EEOC definition of sexual harassment, this program shows how this damaging and expensive problem in the workplace takes place, how situations get out of hand, and how the problem can be addressed and stopped. It reviews all the well-worn excuses for ignoring harassment, provides suggestions for action if harassment is suspected, and highlights the cost of failing to take action at...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: This program illustrates the application of positive psychology through a powerful workshop in which participants increase their awareness of what creates happiness by performing acts of indulgence, altruism, and gratitude. How to Be Happy also considers whether wealth, friendship, religion, job satisfaction, raising children, and getting older typically do or don't promote happiness. An fMRI...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: This program is devoted to the ways in which the demands of a diverse work force can best be met: how schools can help prepare students, how businesses can help build bridges, how all Americans can-and must-learn to value, respect, and benefit from diversity in society and in the workplace.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: This program refutes the melting pot theory, explaining that employees do not-and should not be expected to-set aside their particular cultural values when they come to work. The most successful organizations and managers are those who understand diversity and seek to profit from it; this program presents the views of African Americans, Hispanics, Asian Americans, and Native Americans who share...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Focusing on the issues that can arise during employment, this ethnically diverse program shares the often frustrating and dramatic experiences minorities often face while on the job. Experts advise on how to deal constructively with problems such as racism, verbal abuse, and ignorance. Participants give an eye-opening account of how these problems exist at all levels of employment, from the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: From mud-slinging ad campaigns to the public airing of dirty laundry, the words coming from America's political class in recent years have done more to disillusion than inspire. At what point will cynicism, indignation, or outright anger cause substantive changes in the guidelines for attaining-and remaining in-office? This program appraises the alarming decline in popularity of politics among...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: The Enron era saw the rise of a Machiavellian management style, but Bill Marriott sets a different standard. His attention to detail, including the concerns and the performance of his employees, is legendary. This ABC News program profiles Marriott and takes a look inside his

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: This program deals with the nature of biases and preconceptions, pointing out that almost everyone sees the world from his or her own perspective and stressing the need to examine one's own thinking about "us" and "them. It covers the subjects of being "in" and "out" and the role of peer groups, community institutions, schools, and the media in determining what is "good" and "bad"; permits...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Heffernan, Margaret

Summary: "Competition has run amok. Social Darwinism, survival of the fittest, is crudely understood as justifying a winner-takes-all culture. If you want get into the best school, land the right job, buy the cool dress, find the perfect partner, be made for life, you have tread underfoot any and all your rivals. Competition has become a simplistic zero-sum game, played without any enjoyment at all. In...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Perseus Books Group 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 658.046 HEF

Horn, Art

Contents: The people in your (work) neighborhood: The worrier; The controller; The fake; The attention-seeker; The victim; The prisoner -- Hell is not just other people: The transcendence model; Here comes the judge; Our shaky foundations; How we judge -- Moving from fear to freedom: What's your operating strategy?; A case of disidentification; There goes the judge; A way of being; A better way.

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Publisher / Publication Date: American Management Association 2004

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 650.13 HOR

Michelli, Dena.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Barron's 1997

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 158.7 MIC

Scott, Vivian.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wiley 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 658.3045 SCO

Summary: Heinz has sold baked beans since the late 1880s, and even though the recipe has remained basically the same, the company still sells 10 times as many beans as its nearest rival. Has nobody come up with a better product in 120 years, or is something else going on? Is branding so powerful that it can actually affect our taste buds? This program goes on the trail of international food and beverage...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2011

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Summary: Essentially, a manager's style is the way he or she makes decisions, relates to subordinates, and lays out a vision for an organization. This program examines five widely recognized management styles, commonly identified as autocratic, persuasive, consultative, participative, and laissez faire. Viewers learn about each style's characteristics, advantages, drawbacks, and practical applications....

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2011

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Summary: High tech is big money-as Facebook, Apple, and other digital superbrands have demonstrated so well. What factors enable technology companies to rule today's global economy? Is it all about marketing, or are other forces at work when the latest smart phone stirs consumers into a frenzy? This program goes inside the technology industry for answers. Viewers will learn about Sony's Blu-ray...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2011

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Summary: Formerly a speechwriter for Vice President Al Gore as well as an aide to Labor Secretary Robert Reich, Dan Pink went freelance to spark a right-brain revolution in the career marketplace. In this TEDTalk, the author of Drive and A Whole New Mind examines the puzzle of motivation - why it does or doesn't work. Viewers discover something that most social scientists know but many managers don't:...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: Mind Over Money investigates the shattering impact the recent global financial meltdown had on how economists think. Why did so few of the brightest minds in finance not only fail to predict the crash but also argue that it was impossible? With insights from experts and scientific experiments that highlight the hidden money drives in us all, NOVA explores how human psychology and finance...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Crowley, Katherine.

Contents: Change your reaction, change your life -- The business of boundaries - protecting yourself at work -- If the role fits, you don't have to wear it -- Haven't we met before? Fatal attractions at work -- Managing up - taking control -- Difficult and extreme bosses - how to keep your sanity -- Managing down - business parenting -- Corporate culture - Is this the right place for you?

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Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Business Books 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 650.13 CRO

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard Business Review Press 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 158 HAL

Molinsky, Andy

Summary: "Short, prescriptive, and based not only on the author's groundbreaking research but on his own quest to get out of his comfort zone, Reach will help you take the thing you are most afraid of doing and make it a proud part of your personal repertoire."--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Avery 2017

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