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Lencioni, Patrick

Summary: After her first two weeks observing the problems at DecisionTech, Kathryn Petersen, its new CEO, had more than a few moments when she wondered if she should have taken the job. But Kathryn knew there was little chance she would have turned it down. After all, retirement had made her antsy, and nothing excited her more than a challenge. What she could not have known when she accepted the job,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jossey-Bass 2002

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Welch, Jack

Summary: The founders of the Jack Welch Management Institute, a fully accredited online MBA program, present a guide to overcoming modern business challenges, with recommendations for creating effective strategies, leading others, and building a thriving career.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Business, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

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Dungy, Tony

Summary: From the New York Times bestselling author of The Mentor Leader and Quiet Strength comes a book sure to transform your team or organization! For most people, succeeding in life requires mastering the art of teamwork. Whether at work, school, church, or home, virtually everyone is part of a team-and when they work well, teams can accomplish more than individuals working by themselves. But not...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2019

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 658.4 DUN

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

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

Gordon, Jon

Summary: Soup offers an inspirational business fable that explains the "recipe" you can use to create a winning culture and boost employee morale and engagement. The story follows Nancy, the newly anointed CEO of America's Favorite Soup Company. She has been brought in to reinvigorate the brand and bring success back to a company that has lost its flavor and profit and has fallen on hard times....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wiley 2010

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

Zhuo, Julie

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Summary: "Congratulations, you're a manager! After you pop the champagne, accept the shiny new title, and step into this thrilling next chapter of your career, the truth descends like a fog: you don't really know what you're doing. That's exactly how Julie Zhuo felt when she became a rookie manager at the age of twenty-five. She stared at a long list of challenges--from hiring to firing, from meeting...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio/Penguin 2019

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Summary: Requiring several applicants to complete some kind of shared exercise, the group interview is designed to assess collaborative and team-building skills as well as personal initiative. This program helps students prepare for joint interview situations and the demands they make on applicants. Starting with one-on-one and group case studies to illustrate specific contrasts, the video explores...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: A positive attitude is essential on the job. When Florence receives a negative performance review, she is forced to confront her weaknesses. Using humorous vignettes in the present and in her childhood, Flo demonstrates why she's in trouble. With a little help from an unseen narrator, Flo recognizes that attitude, responsibility, and communication are the key to her success on the job and takes...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: Students who've had a hard time with term papers and essay questions may be shocked to learn how much their postgraduation world revolves around writing. This program shows how effective written communication is possible for anyone, even those who struggle to complete a simple fax or e-mail. Methods for improvement include gauging the needs of the reader, keeping prose short and simple,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: Mark's public speaking nightmare has materialized into reality: he must present his department's new marketing plan to the board of directors. This dramatization tracks Mark's preparations, during which he learns good speaking techniques, effective methods for organizing a speech, tips for minimizing stage fright, and the importance of nonverbal communication.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: If Mark and his colleagues are to meet a tight research deadline, they will have to read faster-and smarter-than ever. This dramatization illustrates the value of taking a time-saving approach to reading, which includes using skimming and active reading techniques, taking advantage of reader-friendly devices designed to help pinpoint information, and diligently concentrating on the content...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: In general, prospects can be divided into groups known as Amiables, Expressives, Analytics, and Drivers-and knowing the differences between them can make or break a budding business relationship. This program narrated by Bob Kimball-author of the American Marketing Association's popular AMA Handbook for Successful Selling and professor of marketing at the University of West Florida-stresses the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Welch, Jack

Summary: The business titans and #1 New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling authors of Winning return with a modern, essential guide for everyone in business today-and tomorrow-that explores the most pressing challenges related to creating winning strategies, leading and managing others, and building a thriving career. In the decade since their blockbuster international bestseller Winning was...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Collins Publishers 2015

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Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Currency, Doubleday 1994

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 658.402 FIF

Adams, Linda

Summary: Great teams are built and maintained with great intention, though they can make it look deceptively easy. Too many teams engage in dysfunctional behaviors or fall into territorialism, apathy, and unproductive relationships. The result? An overwhelmed, unengaged, and stressed-out workforce that settles for average or poor performance.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2017

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

Lencioni, Patrick

Summary: The author uses a fable to describe how a man taking over the family business is forced to rapidly build and create a culture based on the virtues of a true team player, before laying out the real framework for placing the system in real world institutions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: John Wiley and Sons, Inc. 2016

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Nilson, Carolyn D.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: McGraw-Hill 1993

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 658.4036 NIL

Pacetta, Frank.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1994

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 658.314 Pacet

Summary: The transient nature of the hospitality industry means that employees are often inexperienced, lacking awareness of the basic skills and good customer service techniques that add up to a smooth-running facility. This program uses input from training experts to define the role of the hospitality coach as well as the key factors for effective coaching in this industry. The video lists the main...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2011

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Dungy, Tony.

Summary: From the New York Times bestselling author of The Mentor Leader and Quiet Strength comes a book sure to transform your team or organization! For most people, succeeding in life requires mastering the art of teamwork. Whether at work, school, church, or home, virtually everyone is part of a team-and when they work well, teams can accomplish more than individuals working by themselves. But not...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2019

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 658.4 DUN

Lundin, Stephen C.

Summary: A powerful story about the African philosophy of teamwork and collaboration that has the power to reshape our workplaces, our relationships with our coworkers, and our personal lives. John Peterson, a new manager in the credit department at a major big-box retailer, is struggling in his job. The people under him are not working as well or effectively as they need to, and his department is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broadway Books 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 658.4022 LUN

Lundin, Stephen C.

Summary: Bob Nelson and Stephen Lundin reveal how traditional African stories and customs can be utilized in the temporary business world to increase productivity and profits.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 658.4 LUN

Maxwell, John C.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: T. Nelson 2001

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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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio/Penguin 2015

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