Leading Self-Directed Work Teams

Leading Self-Directed Work Teams

RECOMMENDATION Kimball Fisher provides a revised, updated look at the techniques for successfully leading self-directed work teams (SDWTs). He draws on basic principles described in his earlier book of the same name. SDWTs are effective and...

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Leading Organization

Leading Organization

RECOMMENDATION McKinsey senior partners Scott Keller and Mary Meaney examined 20 years of queries to their firm and went through Harvard Business Review articles since 1976 to identify the most important, most queried about and most written about...

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Leading Meaningful Change

Leading Meaningful Change

Recommendation A growing trend in change management theory responds to the uncertain times organizations face. Beverley Patwell encourages people to embark on a “change journey.” She urges you to analyze the power dynamics at work, to be an...

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Leading At The Edge

Leading At The Edge

Recommendation When British explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton was busy saving his crew after a shipwreck in the Antarctic in 1914, you would guess that he wasn’t thinking much about teaching leadership lessons. But author Dennis N.T. Perkins uses...

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Leading Lean

Leading Lean

Recommendation Deloitte’s lean management expert Jean Dahl explains the importance of implementing lean processes and fostering lean leaders. Applying the concepts of operating according to lean principles, she explains how to develop leaders who...

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How Not to Manage People

How Not to Manage People

Recommendation You can learn a lot from bad managers, as Mike Wicks shows with these instructive stories of managerial mistakes. He reveals that bad management practices are alarmingly common and shows how they harm organizations and...

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