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Manager
1 The New One Minute Manager - Ken Blanchard & Spencer Johnson, M.D.
Auteur : Ken Blanchard & Spencer Johnson, M.D.
Genre : Management & Leadership
A revised edition of the timeless business classic—updated to help today’s readers succeed more quickly in a rapidly changing world.

For decades, The One Minute Manager® has helped millions achieve more successful professional and personal lives. While the principles it lays out are timeless, our world has changed drastically since the book’s publication. The exponential rise of technology, global flattening of markets, instant communication, and pressures on corporate workforces to do more with less—including resources, funding, and staff—have all revolutionized the world in which we live and work.

Now, Ken Blanchard and Spencer Johnson have updated The One Minute Manger to introduce the book’s powerful, important lessons to a new generation. In their concise, easy-to-read story, they teach readers three very practical secrets about lead

2 Work Rules! - Laszlo Bock
Auteur : Laszlo Bock
Genre : Management & Leadership
From the visionary head of Google's innovative People Operations comes a groundbreaking inquiry into the philosophy of work -- and a blueprint for attracting the most spectacular talent to your business and ensuring that they succeed.

"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, former 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 that offers lessons including:

Take away managers' power over employees Learn from your best employees-and your worst Hire only people who are smarter than you are, no matter how long it takes to find them Pay unfairly (it's more fair!) Don't trust
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Torture
4 Bind, Torture, Kill - Roy Wenzl, Tim Potter, Hurst Laviana & L. Kelly
Auteur : Roy Wenzl, Tim Potter, Hurst Laviana & L. Kelly
Genre : True Crime
For thirty-one years, a monster terrorized the residents of Wichita, Kansas. A bloodthirsty serial killer, self-named "BTK"—for "bind them, torture them, kill them"—he slaughtered men, women, and children alike, eluding the police for decades while bragging of his grisly exploits to the media. The nation was shocked when the fiend who was finally apprehended turned out to be Dennis Rader—a friendly neighbor . . . a devoted husband . . . a helpful Boy Scout dad . . . the respected president of his church.

Written by four award-winning crime reporters who covered the story for more than twenty years, Bind, Torture, Kill is the most intimate and complete account of the BTK nightmare told by the people who were there from the beginning. With newly released documents, evidence, and information—and with the full cooperation, for the very first time, of the Wichita Police Dep

Artisan
5 The Artisan Soul - Erwin Raphael McManus
Auteur : Erwin Raphael McManus
Genre : Christianity
In The Artisan Soul, Erwin Raphael McManus, author, thought leader, and founder of MOSAIC in Los Angeles, pens a manifesto for human creativity and the beginning of a new renaissance. McManus not only calls us to reclaim our creative essence but reveals how we can craft our lives into a work of art. There are no shortcuts to quality, and McManus celebrates the spiritual process that can help us discover our true selves.

McManus demonstrates that we all carry within us the essence of an artist. We all need to create, to be a part of a process that brings to the world something beautiful, good, and true, in order to allow our souls to come to life. It's not only the quality of the ingredients we use to build our lives that matter, but the care we bring to the process itself. Just like baking artisan bread, it's a process that's crafted over time. And God has something to say abo

6 Thanks, Obama - David Litt
Auteur : David Litt
Genre : Biographies & Memoirs
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

An Esquire Best Book of 2017

Remember when presidents spoke in complete sentences instead of in unhinged tweets? Former Obama speechwriter David Litt does. In his comic, coming-of-age memoir, he takes us back to the Obama years – and charts a path forward in the age of Trump. 

More than any other presidency, Barack Obama’s eight years in the White House were defined by young people – twenty-somethings who didn’t have much experience in politics (or anything else, for that matter), yet suddenly found themselves in the most high-stakes office building on earth. David Litt was one of those twenty-somethings. After graduating from college in 2008, he went straight to the Obama campaign. In 2011, he became one of the youngest White House speechwriters in history. Until leaving the White House in 2016, he wrote on topics

Secrets
7 Secrets of Six-Figure Women - Barbara Stanny
Auteur : Barbara Stanny
Genre : Personal Finance
According to the Department of Labor, the average woman in 1998 was bringing home less than $25,000 a year. For every dollar that a man makes, a woman makes between 50 and 75 cents, and that is hardly news.

But what you may not know is that, quietly and steadily, the number of women making six figures or more is rapidly increasing. Currently, over fifteen million women make $100,000 or more, and the number continues to rise at a rate faster then for men. And these women come from every industry - psychologists, dot com founders, consultants, freelance writers, and even part-timers.

What makes these particular women able to do so well in the workplace? Fueled by curiosity, Barbara Stanny, author of Price Charming Isn't Coming: How Women Get Smart About Money (Viking Penguin), set out to research this phenomenon. What she discovered was that, though the high-earning

8 The 7 Dirty Words of the Free Agent Workforce - Daniel H. Pink
Auteur : Daniel H. Pink
Genre : Economics
From the author of Free Agent Nation, comes a short manifesto about the 7 words you should never use as you try to be your own manager or start your own business.
In the new economy, everyone is a free agent. That can be a headache for managers -- or it can be an opportunity. In this short, focused eBook exclusive, Daniel Pink -- author of Free Agent Nation -- equips business leaders with a simple, provocative, and powerful strategy for winning talent wars. By eliminating seven words from their business vocabulary -- by banishing the terms that make talented people's skin crawl and the best employees head for the exits -- they can attract and inspire the new economy's superstars. Pink's spirited, and often hilarious, 4,500-word manifesto belongs on the PDA of every manager in America.

Building
Magnetic
Culture
Attract
Engaged
Productive
9 Building a Magnetic Culture: How to Attract and Retain Top Talent to Create an Engaged, Productive Workforce - Kevin Sheridan
Auteur : Kevin Sheridan
Genre : Management & Leadership
Attract top talent and energize your workforce with a MAGNETIC CULTURE

“Sheridan outlines simple but powerful steps to take in creating and maintaining an organization that fosters an environment with similar attraction.”
—Marshall Goldsmith, Ph.D., international bestselling author of MOJO and What Got You Here Won’t Get You There

“A compelling case for and guide to the creation of a high engagement/high performance workforce.”
—Douglas R. Conant, retired president and CEO, Campbell Soup Company; New York Times bestselling author of TouchPoints

“It’s impossible for any company to have a monopoly on talent. But it is possible to have the best culture. Sheridan shares insights and best practices for creating an engaging culture where associates can grow and thrive.”

10 Hiding Out - Tina Alexis Allen
Auteur : Tina Alexis Allen
Genre : Biographies & Memoirs
“[Hiding Out] brims with drunkenness, sexuality and urgency...a “can’t-put-down” read."  — Washington Post

Actress and playwright Tina Alexis Allen’s audacious memoir unravels her privileged suburban Catholic upbringing that was shaped by her formidable father—a man whose strict religious devotion and dedication to his large family hid his true nature and a life defined by deep secrets and dangerous lies.

The youngest of thirteen children in a devout Catholic family, Tina Alexis Allen grew up in 1980s suburban Maryland in a house ruled by her stern father, Sir John, an imposing, British-born authoritarian who had been knighted by the Pope. Sir John supported his large family running a successful travel agency that specialized in religious tours to the Holy Land and the Vatican for pious Catholics.

But his daughter, Tina, was n

Etiquette
11 Modern Etiquette Made Easy - Myka Meier
Auteur : Myka Meier
Genre : Etiquette
The founder of The Plaza Hotel's Finishing Program spills her insider knowledge to help you become instantly more polished.
 
In her debut book, Modern Etiquette Made Easy, the Queen of Good Manners Myka Meier takes formal etiquette that she learned while training under a former member of the Queen of England’s household and breaks it down into five easy steps to help you feel 100 percent confident in the areas of social, dining, business, and networking etiquette.
 
In this refreshingly entertaining etiquette guide, Myka combines her passion for etiquette and love of humor to share tips that are sure to give you a competitive edge in both your social and professional life. Through easy-to-follow chapters and relatable lessons, you’ll learn how to: 
• Create the best first impression
• Become the most coveted party

12 Saving Normal - Allen Frances
Auteur : Allen Frances
Genre : Psychology
International Bestseller • "An extraordinarily important book." —Marcia Angell, Harvard Medical School

A deeply fascinating and urgently important critique of the widespread medicalization of normality, by "one of the world's most prominent psychiatrists" (The Atlantic)

Anyone living a full, rich life experiences ups and downs, stresses, disappointments, sorrows, and setbacks. Today, however, millions of people who are really no more than "worried well" are being diagnosed as having a mental disorder and receiving unnecessary treatment. In Saving Normal, Allen Frances, one of the world's most influential psychiatrists, explains why stigmatizing a healthy person as mentally ill leads to unnecessary, harmful medications, the narrowing of horizons, the misallocation of medical resources, and the draining of the budgets of families and the nation. We also shift

Machines
13 The Book of Basic Machines - U.S. Navy
Auteur : U.S. Navy
Genre : Engineering
Have you ever wondered why levers and pulleys make it easy to lift heavy objects? Or thought about what it is that makes a combustion engine work?
The Book of Basic Machines will give you the information you need to understand key concepts, techniques, components, and much more. Designed and prepared by the Naval Education and Training Program Development Center for naval training, and taught widely in technical school across the country, the manual covers the theory and application of many of the most important mechanical ideas. Concepts build effortlessly from one chapter to the next.  Clear explanations, illuminating examples, and over 200 skillfully rendered diagrams, cross-sections, and illustrations make it remarkably easy for readers of any level to understand the fascinating inner-workings of basic machines.   
The Book of Basic Machines is

Without
14 A World Without Work - Daniel Susskind
Auteur : Daniel Susskind
Genre : Economics
A New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice

From an Oxford economist, a visionary account of how technology will transform the world of work, and what we should do about it

From mechanical looms to the combustion engine to the first computers, new technologies have always provoked panic about workers being replaced by machines. For centuries, such fears have been misplaced, and many economists maintain that they remain so today. But as Daniel Susskind demonstrates, this time really is different. Breakthroughs in artificial intelligence mean that all kinds of jobs are increasingly at risk.

Drawing on almost a decade of research in the field, Susskind argues that machines no longer need to think like us in order to outperform us, as was once widely believed. As a result, more and more tasks that used to be far beyond the capab

Achieve
Patient
Healthcare
15 Zero Harm: How to Achieve Patient and Workforce Safety in Healthcare - Craig Clapper, James Merlino & Carole Stockmeier
Auteur : Craig Clapper, James Merlino & Carole Stockmeier
Genre : Industries & Professions
From the nation’s leading experts in healthcare safety—the first comprehensive guide to delivering care that ensures the safety of patients and staff alike. One of the primary tenets among healthcare professionals is, “First, do no harm.” Achieving this goal means ensuring the safety of both patient and caregiver. Every year in the United States alone, an estimated 4.8 million hospital patients suffer serious harm that is preventable. To address this industry-wide problem—and provide evidence-based solutions—a team of award-winning safety specialists from Press Ganey/Healthcare Performance Improvement have applied their decades of experience and research to the subject of patient and workforce safety. Their mission is to achieve zero harm in the healthcare industry, a lofty goal that some hospitals have already accomplished—which you can, too.
Combining t

Employing
Generation
Understanding
Managing
Motivating
16 Employing Generation Why? Understanding, Managing, and Motivating Your New Workforce - Eric Chester
Auteur : Eric Chester
Genre : Industries & Professions
Who is Generation Why and why are they creating chaos for managers of every type of business? What do they really want from a job? What does it take to attract and keep the best and brightest of this generation? How can you tap into this next generation's so often touted "remarkable potential" and leverage their talent to maximize productivity and enhance profits? This book not only addresses these questions but also provides the answers.

Employing Generation Why blends eye-opening profiles and stories with the practical experience of a professional who has worked directly with millions of Gen Why youth over the past ten years. The book goes beyond creating an awareness of a generation growing up in turbulent times, and provides a critical understanding of why this generation responds the way it does. Then it delivers to managers the ideas and tools the need to successfully

17 How We Work - Leah Weiss, PhD
Auteur : Leah Weiss, PhD
Genre : Self-Improvement
“I have long thought that what the Buddha taught can be seen as a highly developed science of mind which, if made more accessible to a lay audience, could benefit many people. I believe that Dr. Weiss’s book, in combining such insights with science and good business practice, offers an effective mindfulness based program that many will find helpful.” --His Holiness, the Dalai Lama

A practical guide to bringing our whole selves to our professional work, based on the author’s overwhelmingly popular course at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

In today’s workplace, the traditional boundaries between "work" and "personal" are neither realistic nor relevant. From millennials seeking employment in the sharing economy to Gen Xers telecommuting to Baby Boomers creating a meaningful second act, the line that separates who we are from the work we do is blurri

Disappointing
18 Now for the Disappointing Part - Steven Barker
Auteur : Steven Barker
Genre : Humor
True stories from the world of temporary employment for anyone terrified of being stuck in a job they hate.

When Steven Barker was twelve, his father, in pursuit of the American Dream, moved the family from Canada to Connecticut, having worked his way up from an IBM mailroom to landing a vice president position in a top computer factory. Steven, in contrast, has followed the philosophy of “quit everything until you find something you don’t want to quit,” and has spent over fifteen years as a contract employee, a demographic that has come to make up 2 percent of the nation’s work force. Now for the Disappointing Part is the first collection of essays written for the temp workers of the millennial generation—those who, by choice or circumstance, delay or abandon plans for long-term careers for the variety (and anxiety) of contract work.

Funny,

Whatever
19 Whatever It Took - Henry Langrehr & Jim DeFelice
Auteur : Henry Langrehr & Jim DeFelice
Genre : Biographies & Memoirs
Published to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day, an unforgettable never-before-told first-person account of World War II: the true story of an American paratrooper who survived D-Day, was captured and imprisoned in a Nazi work camp, and made a daring escape to freedom. 

Now at 95, one of the few living members of the Greatest Generation shares his experiences at last in one of the most remarkable World War II stories ever told. As the Allied Invasion of Normandy launched in the pre-dawn hours of June 6, 1944, Henry Langrehr, an American paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne, was among the thousands of Allies who parachuted into occupied France. Surviving heavy anti-aircraft fire, he crashed through the glass roof of a greenhouse in Sainte-Mère-Église. While many of the soldiers in his unit died, Henry and other surviving troops valiantly battled enemy tanks to a standstil

20 Hope in the Workforce - Joshua Ivey
Auteur : Joshua Ivey
Genre : Christianity
There is an all-encompassing living Word that speaks eternal meaning and significance into your life. No matter how low our circumstances, our spirit, or our life may be this Word filled with Almighty power from above clothes us, transforms us, sets us free, and changes our lives. This Word comes directly from heaven itself, and is made flesh as a man and God spoke through His miracles, death on the cross, and resurrection not in human words, but in supernatural unconditional eternal never ending love that ceases all condemnation and accusations of injustice. The healing word of Jesus mends broken hearts; the resurrecting, life-giving Spirit of God raises us from the depths of the pit into the kingdom of heaven. But He doesn’t stop there! The same power (God) or Word that set you free from the power and lies of a sinful life under Satan’s will— wants you to walk in faith, surrender

Outcome
21 A Stake in the Outcome - Jack Stack & Bo Burlingham
Auteur : Jack Stack & Bo Burlingham
Genre : Management & Leadership
The First Management Classic of the New Millennium!
A bold experiment is taking place these days, as leading-edge companies turn upside down the management paradigm that has dominated corporate thinking for more than one hundred years. Southwest Airlines is perhaps the most visible practitioner, soaring through economic downturns while its competitors slash their budgets and order massive layoffs, but you can find other pioneers of the new approach in almost every industry and market niche. Their secret: a culture of ownership that allows them to tap into the most underutilized resource in business today–namely, the enthusiasm, intelligence, and creativity of working people everywhere.

No one knows more about building a culture of ownership than CEO Jack Stack, who’s been working on one for the past twenty years with his colleagues at SRC Holdings Corporation (

Building
Competitive
American
Perspective
22 The Building Blocks for a Competitive Workforce: A Latin American Perspective - British Council
Auteur : British Council
Genre : Industries & Professions
As international markets become increasingly competitive, it is essential that Latin American recruiters are able to identify and hire the best possible employees to ensure the continued success of their businesses.

With a view to better understanding the needs of businesses across Latin America, and to better serve the growing demand for integral educational solutions that include benchmarked aptitude and achievement testing, Aptis from the British Council commissioned a study to find out more about the skills businesses value in their employees.

This report is based on the results of the study.

Leading
Virtual
23 Leading the Virtual Workforce - Karen Sobel Lojeski
Auteur : Karen Sobel Lojeski
Genre : Management & Leadership
LEADING THE VIRTUAL WORKFORCE

World markets are unsteady, unemployment is on the rise, housing foreclosures are up, asset values are down, and the political landscape is shifting. Under such tumultuous conditions, people often look to leaders to soothe battered nerves. But in today's rough and tumble environment, there are reportedly few leaders the average person relies upon.

Over 80 percent of Americans believe that we are in the midst of a major leadership crisis. And over 75 percent of executives from around the world are seriously concerned about whether businesses can develop good leaders for the future. And yet not one leadership book squarely addresses the issue of the changed workforce, the virtual workforce, and why old leadership models just don't work—until now.

Leading the Virtual Workforce builds off the ground-breaking co

Managing
Leading
Building
Sustaining
Virtual
24 Managing the Mobile Workforce: Leading, Building, and Sustaining Virtual Teams - David Clemons & Michael Kroth
Auteur : David Clemons & Michael Kroth
Genre : Management & Leadership
Tools and strategies for hiring, training, supporting, and motivating the fast-growing modern mobile workforce, which in 2011 will surpass 1 billion worldwide Clemons, a leading training solutions innovator, outlines the eight essentials for creating and sustaining a passionate and productive mobile work force Includes sections on choosing the right technologies to enable and empower mobile workers

Managing
Millennials
25 Managing the Millennials - Chip Espinoza & Mick Ukleja
Auteur : Chip Espinoza & Mick Ukleja
Genre : Business & Personal Finance
The Builders, Baby Boomers, Generation X, and Millennials—all make up workforces in every type of industry all over the world. The generational gaps are numerous and distinctly different between each age group, and Millennials have gotten a reputation for being particularly unique and often challenging. In this updated and expanded Second Edition of the popular guidebook Managing the Millennials, you'll see how Millennial traits are the same around the globe.

In fact, Millennials are more alike than any other generation before them due in large part to rapid advances in technology that let us share more experiences together. These same rapid advances are also redefining the fundamental ways businesses operate, and this revised edition includes the international perspective today's valuable leadership needs to attract and retain these high-perform

Reviving
26 Reviving Work Ethic - Eric Chester
Auteur : Eric Chester
Genre : Management & Leadership
The Reviving Work Ethic Special Edition includes a bonus chapter from Eric Chester's new book, On Fire at Work: How Great Companies Ignite Passion in Their People without Burning Them Out, which will be released in October.

Reviving Work Ethic is a guide for frustrated managers and leaders on how to instill a strong work ethic in the modern workforce. Work ethic in America is fast declining, plaguing young and old alike.

But in Reviving Work Ethic, renowned consultant, speaker and author Eric Chester shows that you do best to focus on your young employees - those whose habits and ideals can still be influenced. He presents an incisive look at the root of the entitlement mentality that afflicts many in the emerging workforce and shows you the specific actions you can take to give your employees a deep commitment to performing excellent work.

Chester's a

Millennials
Maximize
Engagement
27 What Millennials Want from Work: How to Maximize Engagement in Today’s Workforce - Jennifer J. Deal & Alec Levenson
Auteur : Jennifer J. Deal & Alec Levenson
Genre : Business & Personal Finance
The most comprehensive, in-depth look at Millennials to date—essential for managers, HR professionals, and global business leaders seeking to align long-term organizational goals with the realities of the new workforce

Millennials have been burdened with a reputation as spoiled, lazy, and entitled, but the reality behind the stereotype is far richer and more complex. Who are Millennials and what do they really want?

Based on fieldwork and survey data from global research on more than 25,000 Millennials and 29,000 older workers in 22 countries, this book paints a comprehensive, scientifically accurate picture of what really motivates Millennials around the world. Learn how to get the most from Millennials by:

• Improving workplace flexibility—because Millennials don’t separate life and work
• Providing adequate support and fee

Opportunities
Cybersecurity
28 The Future and Opportunities of Cybersecurity in the Workforce - Dr. Pete Limon PHD
Auteur : Dr. Pete Limon PHD
Genre : Computers
"Every 39 seconds, hackers attack a server or network somewhere. And by 2020, the estimated per data breach will cost more than $150 million."

These basic cybersecurity statistics should alarm everyone.

With those stats in mind, people should understand the internet is never fully safe. Everything can be hacked, and the few safe spots on the internet are kept that way thanks to teams of cybersecurity professionals.

These are the people responsible for keeping your data, and you, safe every day.

They studied hard to be entrusted with such a crucial responsibility.

Industries are realizing they need more support to keep their data safe and are in need of cybersecurity professionals. There simply aren't enough people to keep up with hackers and keep everyone safe, so more people are being recruited who have earned certi

Becoming
Inclusive
Navigate
Century
29 Becoming An Inclusive Leader: How To Navigate The 21st Century Global Workforce - Shirley Engelmeier
Auteur : Shirley Engelmeier
Genre : Business & Personal Finance
The inversion of power within today's global workforce has created an urgent need for the death of command and control style leadership to successfully manage the new democratized workforce. A confluence of factors—including increasingly diverse demographics, personal communications technology that provides a stage for every citizen's voice, and a highly participative Gen Y permeating the workforce—has created an environment where leadership must quickly change to succeed. Employees have an increasing need to be heard and feel that they are contributing to the overall business. Shirley Engelmeier's newest book, Becoming an Inclusive Leader, delivers a timely primer on the new style of leadership required to effectively manage the 21st century workforce and drive success today in any modern organization. Becoming an Inclusive Leader delineates the traits, tools, and behaviors that wil

Achieve
30 Stress Less. Achieve More. - Aimee Bernstein
Auteur : Aimee Bernstein
Genre : Business & Personal Finance
Stress. It’s unavoidable today, it seems. High-intensity workplaces. Nonstop at-home demands. Traffic that follows you wherever you go. Stress is near impossible to avoid, and whether we acknowledge it or not, it’s definitely taking a toll on our productivity and well-being. But is that spinach salad at lunch really helping to reinvigorate you at halftime? Is the yoga class on the way to work truly decreasing your mental workload throughout the day? Or do all these stress-reduction techniques we utilize to help us persevere through the day just become one more thing to do?In Stress Less. Achieve More. executive coach and psychotherapist Aimee Bernstein offers a more effective and realistic approach: Don’t try to numb yourself from the pressure or run from it. Embrace it! See it as an energy source that you can tap into in order to accomplish more while feeling calm and centered. Pa

Business
Etiquette
31 Business Etiquette Made Easy - Myka Meier
Auteur : Myka Meier
Genre : Business & Personal Finance
Crowned “the picture of grace” by Vogue magazine, the founder of The Plaza Hotel’s Finishing Program spills her insider tips on how to achieve an upper edge in your career.
 
Etiquette expert Myka Meier has coached thousands of business professionals and worked with internal human resources and hiring departments of some of the most successful Fortune 100 companies to learn what it takes to be the best in business. It may surprise you to learn that etiquette is what differentiates you from everyone else, and Business Etiquette Made Easy shows you how to put your best professional foot forward.
 
Whether you’re just entering the workforce or have been working for many years and want to revamp your image, Myka shares practical tips that are simple to incorporate into your everyday business life. Through easy-to-follow ch

Building
Stronger
Millennial
Generation
32 Building a Stronger Workforce with the Millennial Generation - Michael McCatrey
Auteur : Michael McCatrey
Genre : Business & Personal Finance
In this ground breaking illustration of introspection and forward thinking, Michael takes on the world of corporate culture and its relationship to the Millennial workforce. Many companies, globally, are investing millions into the Millennial workforce yet many Millennials are leave the company within a few months. This leaves the company with unmet goals, lost assets, and low returns on investment. With this in mind, Michael wrote and directed this video ebook to push the status quo of corporate culture to retain Millennial employment and maximize valuable assets and ROI.

Leading
33 Leading with Vision - Bonnie Hagemann, Simon Vetter & John Maketa
Auteur : Bonnie Hagemann, Simon Vetter & John Maketa
Genre : Management & Leadership
What does it mean to lead with vision? From LinkedIn Learning Expert, Bonnie Hagemann comes the first book devoted entirely to vision as a key leadership principle.

Hagemann and her co-authors delve deeply into the notion that a compelling vision that motivates and inspires is a differentiator for organizations that want to hire and retain talent, be more competitive, and thrive in uncertain times. But a compelling vision on its own is not enough, which is why the authors, sought-after leadership development experts globally, provide readers with detailed analysis of the essential things leaders must do to effectively engage the workforce around that vision: embody courage, forge clarity, build connectedness, and shape culture.

Leading with Vision draws on quantitative data from the authors' research of over 400 companies supplemented with real-world examp

Strategic
Planning
34 Strategic Workforce Planning - Ross Sparkman
Auteur : Ross Sparkman
Genre : Industries & Professions
Strategic Workforce Planning is a practical guide to effectively assessing, managing and preparing for current and future workforce requirements. It demystifies the often complex and seemingly technical world of strategic workforce planning to explain what it is, why it's necessary and most importantly, how to do it.

Packed full of advice and real-world examples, Strategic Workforce Planning is a playbook for workforce planning from beginning to end. It enables HR professionals to answer core business questions including how do I analyze future hiring demand? How do I assess what skills will be required in the future? How should I prioritize investments like training and development? How do I assess the supply of talent around the world? How do I identify the business drivers that impact workforce demand? It also covers the impact of artificial

35 Push Back! - B. K. Eakman
Auteur : B. K. Eakman
Genre : Psychology
How many times have you had the unsettling experience of being treated as a troublemaker as soon as you question or raise an objection to a school policy, a textbook, a course of study, a new county regulation, or a community proposal?

Every day, attendees of conferences, community forums, PTA meetings, and board meetings are made to feel uncomfortable and occasionally foolish by the person or persons leading the meeting. The speakers, moderators, or provocateurs—whom author B. K. Eakman refers to as professional manipulators—hold power over the room and know how to steer the discussion back to their agendas without ever answering audience questions or addressing their concerns. These people use techniques to ostracize those brave enough to stand and question or criticize them.

With Push Back!, readers will be able to counter group manipulation tactics by

Leading
Managing
36 Leading and Managing a Global Workforce - ArLyne Diamond
Auteur : ArLyne Diamond
Genre : Management & Leadership
Dynamic, timely and multifaceted, Dr. ArLyne Diamond is unlike any typical one perspective consultants. A noted public speaker and author, she is an internationally recognized expert on organizational effectiveness, international business, communication, conflict management, leadership, management, teams and professional development.
In this latest book, Dr. Diamond draws on her extensive background in global business, marketing management, and business ownership to bring real-world expertise and advice to a changing global workplace. She focuses on current business trends, the future of working in a fast-paced global environment and offers many suggestions for dealing with the changes, chaos, and challenges of today and tomorrow’s workplace.

An easy read, with lots of stories from her life and practice, the author paints a clear picture that shows readers

Scorecard
37 The Workforce Scorecard - Mark A. Huselid, Brian E. Becker & Richard W. Beatty
Auteur : Mark A. Huselid, Brian E. Becker & Richard W. Beatty
Genre : Industries & Professions
In a marketplace fueled by intangible assets, anything less than optimal workforce success can threaten a firm's survival. Yet, in most organizations, employee performance is both poorly managed and underutilized. The Workforce Scorecard argues that current management and human resources practices hinder employees' ability to contribute to strategic goals. To maximize the power of their workforce, organizations must meet three challenges: view their workforce in terms of contribution rather than cost; replace benchmarking metrics with measures that differentiate levels of strategic impact; and make line managers and HR professionals jointly responsible for executing workforce initiatives. Building on the proven model outlined in their best-selling book The HR Scorecard, Mark Huselid, Brian Becker, and co-author Richard Beatty show how to create a Workforce Scorecard that id

38 Too Young to Retire - Marika Stone & Howard Stone
Auteur : Marika Stone & Howard Stone
Genre : Self-Improvement
“This little gem of a book offers sage advice on everything from downsizing to diet and exercise.”—The New York Times

With Americans living longer, healthier lives, the conventional idea of retirement is obsolete. Millions of Americans are working past the age of sixty-five—not because they have to, but because they want to. Many, like Marika and Howard Stone, discover second careers, start their own businesses, or go back to school.

Too Young to Retire offers inventive and exciting retirement alternatives to help readers find their labors of love, inner activists, or how to make a home away from home.  Enlightening exercises and workbook pages as well as a comprehensive list of publications, home exchange organizations, and websites are included to assist readers in making meaningful choices. For those who aren’t ready to throw i

Engaged
Caregiver
Performance
Burnout
Transform
39 The Engaged Caregiver: How to Build a Performance-Driven Workforce to Reduce Burnout and Transform Care - Joseph Cabral, Thomas H. Lee & Martin Wright
Auteur : Joseph Cabral, Thomas H. Lee & Martin Wright
Genre : Business & Personal Finance
From the top experts on healthcare workforce engagement comes a vital road map to reduce the alarmingly high—and fast-growing—rate of staff burnout and to transform care.

More than half of U.S. physicians and 40 percent of nurses experience one or more symptoms of burnout. This crisis poses a serious threat to our health systems, impacting not only the well-being of the caregiving workforce but also that of their patients.

Written by a team of thought leaders with deep expertise in healthcare workforce engagement and cultural development, The Engaged Caregiver shows leaders, managers, and front-line providers how to:

•Recognize the early signs of burnout and turn it around

•Address staff more effectively to keep them engaged

•Build strong, reliable teams with a real sense of purpose
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Manager
40 Diary of a Workforce Manager - Tiffany LaReau
Auteur : Tiffany LaReau
Genre : Careers
A comprehensive WFM guide, written by Tiffany LaReau and told through her experiences, trials, and errors during her 30+ years as a WFM consultant. Praise for Diary of a Workforce Manager If you want a great book on Workforce Management please check this one out! Tiffany LaReau is one of the sharpest minds in the field, she has also been to many conferences, workshops, sites, and centers. She has a wealth of knowledge and practical experience, expertly delivered in nuggets that anyone in the field can access. I genuinely enjoyed this read. —MARSHALL LEE, Workforce Optimization Acolyte and Evangelist If you’re new to the WFM industry or an experienced WFM professional, I recommend getting this book today! —CAROL MITCHELL, CWFM, MBA Tiffany LaReau has a book! If you are WFM-y she is an absolute font of knowledge in the sphere! —RENÉE HOPKINS, Workforce Planning &a

41 The Big Zero - Kris Timmermans, Chris Roark & Rodrigo Abdalla
Auteur : Kris Timmermans, Chris Roark & Rodrigo Abdalla
Genre : Business & Personal Finance
Do you want to achieve startup speed at enterprise scale?

Growth. It's what every company strives for. But it's become more and more elusive as companies struggle to hit their projected growth rates in an increasingly competitive market.

While zero-based budgeting (ZBB) has been wielded for decades to cut costs, it falls short when it comes to spurring growth. But a zero-based mindset (ZBx) does that and more. ZBx facilitates forensic oversight into resource allocation that funnels savings back into growth initiatives and encourages new sources of innovation.

The Big Zero shows how a ZBx approach focuses on agility over austerity, visibility over guesswork and the future over the past to fuel growth and competitiveness.

Leadership
42 What Is Global Leadership? - Ernest Gundling, Terry Hogan & Karen Cvitkovich
Auteur : Ernest Gundling, Terry Hogan & Karen Cvitkovich
Genre : Management & Leadership
Discover the skill set - and mindset - that great global leaders must have to succeed. What is global leadership? It turns out that many companies around the world are missing a key point: that global leadership is distinctly different from the leadership skills needed in a domestic operation. The global economy requires a new set of leadership skills-imbued with a global mindset, multi-functional and effective across cultures and nationalities-that were not as critical even a decade ago.

In What Is Global Leadership?, the authors draw on cutting-edge research conducted by Aperian Global, including first-hand interviews with successful global leaders, which highlights ten key behaviors critical to international settings, such as cultural self-awareness, frame-shifting, and developing "third-way solutions."

In addition to providing a detailed description of

Playing
Against
43 Playing Against the House - James D. Walsh
Auteur : James D. Walsh
Genre : Economics
In the tradition of Barbara Ehrenreich’s classic Nickel and Dimed, a talented young journalist goes undercover as a casino labor-union organizer in this rare inside look at the ongoing struggle of hourly-wage service workers to survive in America.

“Salting” is a simple concept—get hired at a non-union company, do the job you were hired to do, and, with the help of organizers on the outside, unionize your coworkers from the inside. James Walsh spent two years as a “salt” in two casinos in South Florida, working as a buffet server and a bartender. Neither his employers nor the union knew of Walsh’s intentions to write about his experience. Now he reveals hard-won and little-known truths about how unions fight to organize service workers, the vigorous corporate opposition against them, and how workers get caught in the middle.

As a salt, Wal

Strategic
Resources
Capital
Development
Strategies
Managing
Century
44 Strategic Human Resources and Human Capital Development: Strategies for Managing the 21st Century Workforce (Report) - Forum on Public Policy: A Journal of the Oxford Round Table
Auteur : Forum on Public Policy: A Journal of the Oxford Round Table
Genre : Law
Introduction Organizations today, large or small, public or private, profit or not-for-profit, are faced with the daunting task of managing a "multi-generational" pool of employees. The various generations: Baby Boomers, Baby Busters, Generation X & Y all have differing and competing interests, needs and expectations that are placing a demand on organizations to embrace, cultivate and incorporate these needs within the organizational structure. Moreover, despite the real or perceived strengths that each group brings to the organization, the realities of the marketplace are placing a demand on the organizations as well (economic instability, downsizing, rightsizing, global competition, privatization, rapid technological advancements) to quickly find solutions and insure a competent workforce is in place and prepared to meet these challenges. These realities have caused management t

Burnout
Breakthrough
45 Burnout to Breakthrough - Ina Catrinescu
Auteur : Ina Catrinescu
Genre : Management & Leadership
You’ll never think about productivity the same way again!

Are your employees feeling exhausted, cynical, or just tuned-out? Do they frequently check their phones in meetings, and seem especially uninterested to hear about the next important organizational change? Are they working harder but getting less done? Ill too often or for too long? These are some of the classic warning signs of disengagement.

In a perfect world, work should do so much for us. It should lend us purpose and a sense of meaning, offer us structure and stability. But invariably, something goes wrong—many employees have to pull themselves over the fence each day at a job that is burning them out.

Employee engagement and burnout were declared in a state of “crisis” and the biggest concerns for employers in 2017. And we are right to be concerned. Disengagement comes at t

46 2020 WORKFORCE DESIGN - Ian Tomlin
Auteur : Ian Tomlin
Genre : Industries & Professions
This guide (sponsored by www.ustechsolutions.com) describes the many opportunities for re-modeling the workforce emerging for 2020 and how organizations can harness these new sourcing approaches to create a competitive advantage through a more elastic workforce approach.  It’s written for business leaders, human resources professionals and workforce design  professionals responsible for innovation and evolving effective workforce strategies.
Explore other books at https://newtonday.uk/ebooks/
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47 Rivers of Power - Laurence C. Smith
Auteur : Laurence C. Smith
Genre : Nature
An "eye-opening, sometimes alarming, and ultimately inspiring" natural history of rivers and their complex and ancient relationship with human civilization (Elizabeth Kolbert, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Sixth Extinction).

Rivers, more than any road, technology, or political leader, have shaped the course of human civilization. They have opened frontiers, founded cities, settled borders, and fed billions. They promote life, forge peace, grant power, and can capriciously destroy everything in their path. Even today, rivers remain a powerful global force -- one that is more critical than ever to our future.

In Rivers of Power, geographer Laurence C. Smith explores the timeless yet underappreciated relationship between rivers and civilization as we know it. Rivers are of course important in many practical ways (water supply, transportation

Sustaincase
Supports
Diversity
Opportunity
48 SustainCase: How Royal Mail supports diversity and equal opportunity in its workforce - www.sustaincase.com
Auteur : www.sustaincase.com
Genre : Education
Case study: How Royal Mail supports diversity and equal opportunity in its workforce

Royal Mail is one of the largest UK employers, as it directly employs approximately 139,000 people. On average, 1 out of every 175 employed people in the UK works for it. Thus, supporting diversity and equal opportunity in its workforce is a key priority for Royal Mail.

Ensuring its workforce reflects the wider society is a key priority for Royal Mail Tweet This!. In order to support diversity and equal opportunities for all employees Royal Mail took action to:
• promote diversity and inclusiveness through the Diversity Council, unconscious bias workshops and partnerships
• support gender diversity
• employ disabled people and support employees with disabilities
• protect dignity and respect in the workplace

Using the GRI Standards in or

49 Impact - Sir Ronald Cohen
Auteur : Sir Ronald Cohen
Genre : Small Business & Entrepreneurship
** THE BESTSELLING BUSINESS BOOK **

Changing the world and making a profit can go hand in hand.

'A fascinating blueprint for a hope-filled future underpinned by the social power of impact investing.' - Kristalina Georgieva, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund, Former CEO, World Bank Group

"Capitalism isn't immoral, it's amoral - it's a wild beast that needs to be led. Here Sir Ronnie provides the core operating manual for those seeking to do good while also doing well." - Bono, Lead Singer of U2 and Co-Founder of The Rise Fund

'Impact is a new and very important idea to reshape and save our economic system.' - Paul Romer, Nobel Prize in Economics, 2018

'The book is timely, visionary, bold...and thoroughly persuasive.' - Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

"The most g

Business
Networking
Veterans
Guidebook
Successful
Transition
Military
Civilian
50 Business Networking for Veterans: A Guidebook for a Successful Transition from the Military to the Civilian Workforce, 2/e - Mike Abrams, Michael Lawrence Faulkner & Andrea Nierenberg
Auteur : Mike Abrams, Michael Lawrence Faulkner & Andrea Nierenberg
Genre : Careers
Your military skills and experience will be invaluable to you in civilian life. But your successful transition won't just happen. You need a network of people who can help you decide where you want to go[md]and then help you get there.

Don’t know how to build that network? No problem: Business Networking for Veterans will help you. Not comfortable drawing attention to yourself? Don't worry: networking is about service, not showing off. And service is something you've already mastered.

Authored by two former U.S. Marines and a world-renowned business consultant, Business Networking for Veterans will teach you everything you need to know to succeed. From start to finish, it focuses on the unique challenges you face as a transitioning veteran[md]and the unique skills and resources you bring to the table.

You've already pr
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