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HBR's 10 Must Reads 2020 - The Definitive Management Ideas of the Year from Harvard Business Review (with bonus article... HBR's 10 Must Reads 2020 - The Definitive Management Ideas of the Year from Harvard Business Review (with bonus article "How CEOs Manage Time" by Michael E. Porter and Nitin Nohria) (Paperback)
Harvard Business Review
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We've combed through the ideas, insights, and best practices from the past year of Harvard Business Review to help you get up to speed fast on the relevant concepts driving business today. Discover new ideas and sample the latest thinking of our vast array of management experts. Revisit these topics now to make sure your organization is incorporating the best, most up-to-date practices, or keep this book as a reference so you can turn to these memorable pieces when you need them the most. The collection includes articles on leadership, strategy, and innovation, as well as articles that will help you manage yourself and others. A year's worth of management wisdom, all in one place.

HBR Guide to Thinking Strategically (Paperback): Harvard Business Review HBR Guide to Thinking Strategically (Paperback)
Harvard Business Review
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Bring strategy into your daily work.

It's your responsibility as a manager to ensure that your work--and the work of your team--aligns with the overarching objectives of your organization. But when you're faced with competing projects and limited time, it's difficult to keep strategy front of mind. How do you keep your eye on the long term amid a sea of short-term demands?

You need to change the way you think. The HBR Guide to Thinking Strategically provides practical advice and tips to help you see the big-picture perspective in every aspect of your daily work--from making decisions to setting team priorities to attacking your own to-do list--and help you become the leader you aspire to be.

You’ll learn how to:

- Understand your organization's strategy

- Align your team around key objectives

- Focus on the priorities that matter

- Spot trends in your company and in your industry

- Consider future outcomes when making decisions

- Manage trade-offs

- Embrace a leadership mindset

HBR's 10 Must Reads on Leadership (with featured article "What Makes an Effective Executive," by Peter F. Drucker)... HBR's 10 Must Reads on Leadership (with featured article "What Makes an Effective Executive," by Peter F. Drucker) (Paperback)
Harvard Business Review, Peter Ferdinand Drucker, Daniel Goleman, Bill George
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Go from being a good manager to an extraordinary leader.

If you read nothing else on leadership, read these 10 articles (featuring “What Makes an Effective Executive,” by Peter F. Drucker). We've combed through hundreds of Harvard Business Review articles on leadership and selected the most important ones to help you maximize your own and your organization's performance.

HBR's 10 Must Reads On Leadership will inspire you to:

  • Motivate others to excel
  • Build your team's self-confidence in others
  • Provoke positive change
  • Set direction
  • Encourage smart risk-taking
  • Manage with tough empathy
  • Credit others for your success
  • Increase self-awareness
  • Draw strength from adversity

This collection of best-selling articles includes: featured article "What Makes an Effective Executive" by Peter F. Drucker, "What Makes a Leader?" "What Leaders Really Do," "The Work of Leadership," "Why Should Anyone Be Led by You?" "Crucibles of Leadership," "Level 5 Leadership: The Triumph of Humility and Fierce Resolve," "Seven Transformations of Leadership," "Discovering Your Authentic Leadership," and "In Praise of the Incomplete Leader."
The Harvard Business Review Entrepreneur's Handbook - Everything You Need to Launch and Grow Your New Business... The Harvard Business Review Entrepreneur's Handbook - Everything You Need to Launch and Grow Your New Business (Paperback)
Harvard Business Review
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Starting an independent new business is rife with both opportunity and risk. From the basics of writing a business plan to the challenges of financing your new venture, the Harvard Business Review Entrepreneur’s Handbook is your essential resource for getting your start-up off the ground.

Topics include:

- Navigating the world of venture capital funding

- Turning innovations into successful products in the marketplace

- Building a business model that makes sense for your business

- Developing sales and marketing programs that support your venture

- Leading your business by building its culture and setting its direction

HBR Emotional Intelligence: Confidence (Paperback): Harvard Business Review HBR Emotional Intelligence: Confidence (Paperback)
Harvard Business Review 1
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You need confidence to inspire trust, communicate effectively, and succeed in your organization. But self-doubt and nerves can undermine your ability to act decisively and persuade others. What can you do to push past these insecurities?

This book explains how you can use emotional intelligence to become more confident at work. You'll learn how to correct what is holding you back, how to overcome imposter syndrome, and when feeling too self-assured can actually backfire.

This volume includes the work of:

- Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic

- Rosabeth Moss Kanter

- Amy Jen Su

- Peter Bregman

How to be human at work. The HBR Emotional Intelligence Series features smart, essential reading on the human side of professional life from the pages of Harvard Business Review. Each book in the series offers proven research showing how our emotions impact our work lives, practical advice for managing difficult people and situations, and inspiring essays on what it means to tend to our emotional well-being at work. Uplifting and practical, these books describe the social skills that are critical for ambitious professionals to master.

Mindful Listening (HBR Emotional Intelligence Series) (Paperback): Harvard Business Review Mindful Listening (HBR Emotional Intelligence Series) (Paperback)
Harvard Business Review
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Listening is a critical skill that leaders and managers often take for granted. By learning to listen mindfully, you can keep your employees more engaged, foster the discovery of new ideas, and hear what you need to hear in a discussion rather than what you expect to hear. The book will teach you what great listeners do, how to stay fully present in challenging conversations, and how empathic listening can help others learn and grow. This volume includes the work of: Peter Bregman Jack Zenger and Joseph Folkman Rasmus Hougaard and Jacqueline Carter Amy Jen Su and Muriel Maignan Wilkins How to be human at work. The HBR Emotional Intelligence Series features smart, essential reading on the human side of professional life from the pages of Harvard Business Review. Each book in the series offers proven research showing how our emotions impact our work lives, practical advice for managing difficult people and situations, and inspiring essays on what it means to tend to our emotional well-being at work. Uplifting and practical, these books describe the social skills that are critical for ambitious professionals to master.

HBR Emotional Intelligence: Self-Awareness (Paperback): Harvard Business Review HBR Emotional Intelligence: Self-Awareness (Paperback)
Harvard Business Review
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Self-awareness is the bedrock of emotional intelligence that enables you to see your talents, shortcomings, and potential. But you won't be able to achieve true self-awareness with the usual quarterly feedback and self-reflection alone.

This book will teach you how to understand your thoughts and emotions, how to persuade your colleagues to share what they really think of you, and why self-awareness will spark more productive and rewarding relationships with your employees and bosses.

This volume includes the work of:

- Daniel Goleman

- Robert Steven Kaplan

- Susan David

HOW TO BE HUMAN AT WORK.

The HBR Emotional Intelligence Series features smart, essential reading on the human side of professional life from the pages of Harvard Business Review. Each book in the series offers proven research showing how our emotions impact our work lives, practical advice for managing difficult people and situations, and inspiring essays on what it means to tend to our emotional well-being at work. Uplifting and practical, these books describe the social skills that are critical for ambitious professionals to master.

HBR's 10 Must Reads for CEOs (Paperback): Harvard Business Review HBR's 10 Must Reads for CEOs (Paperback)
Harvard Business Review
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As CEO, you set the vision, the strategy, and the tone of your organization.

You establish priorities, anticipate and address challenges, champion and lead change efforts, set people up for success, and manage risk. Though you may have a great senior executive team and a top-flight board, the success of your organization depends on your leadership.

If you read nothing else on being an effective chief executive, read these 10 articles by experts in the field. We've combed through hundreds of Harvard Business Review articles and selected the best ones to help you toggle between long- and short-term views, manage risk and innovation, and cultivate productive relationships with your staff and your board. This book will inspire you to:

- Navigate the changing global business environment

- Customize your company's strategy to the environment you're working in

- Attract, engage, and retain the best talent

- Anticipate and address legislative and regulatory issues

- Sharpen your awareness of the tactical and soft skills you need to lead

- Adopt a founder's mindset and build new offerings, move into new markets, and create next-generation solutions

- Manage and build relationships with your board--and your shareholders

HBR's 10 Must Reads on Negotiation (Paperback): Harvard Business Review HBR's 10 Must Reads on Negotiation (Paperback)
Harvard Business Review
R514 R348 Discovery Miles 3 480 Save R166 (32%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Learn to be a better negotiator--and achieve the outcomes you want.

If you read nothing else on how to negotiate successfully, read these 10 articles. We've combed through hundreds of Harvard Business Review articles and selected the most important ones to help you avoid common mistakes, find hidden opportunities, and win the best deals possible.

This book will inspire you to:

- Control the negotiation before you enter the room

- Persuade others to do what you want--for their own reasons

- Manage emotions on both sides of the table

- Understand the rules of negotiating across cultures

- Set the stage for a healthy relationship long after the ink has dried

- Identify what you can live with and when to walk away

HBR's 10 Must Reads on Diversity (Paperback): Harvard Business Review HBR's 10 Must Reads on Diversity (Paperback)
Harvard Business Review
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Reap the benefits of a diverse workforce.

If you read nothing else on promoting diversity and realizing its benefits, read these 10 articles. We've combed through hundreds of Harvard Business Review articles and selected the most important ones to help you create a culture that seeks and celebrates difference.

This book will inspire you to:

- Identify and address bias

- Short-circuit discrimination instead of unintentionally feeding it

- Attract, retain, and engage talented people who represent myriad identities

- Ensure that everyone has equal access to growth opportunities

- Trade outdated policies for practices that are proven to foster inclusion

- Harness employees' unique skills and perspectives to transform how your company operates

HBR's 10 Must Reads 2019 - The Definitive Management Ideas of the Year from Harvard Business Review (Paperback): Harvard... HBR's 10 Must Reads 2019 - The Definitive Management Ideas of the Year from Harvard Business Review (Paperback)
Harvard Business Review
R389 R357 Discovery Miles 3 570 Save R32 (8%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

A year's worth of management wisdom, all in one place.

We've reviewed the ideas, insights, and best practices from the past year of Harvard Business Review to keep you up-to-date on the most cutting-edge, influential thinking driving business today. With authors from Thomas H. Davenport to Michael E. Porter and company examples from Facebook to DHL, this volume brings the most current and important management conversations right to your fingertips.

This book will inspire you to:

- Make stronger connections and build greater trust among people who work on multiple teams

- Engage customers and employees alike with the help of artificial intelligence

- Channel your outrage about sexual harassment in the workplace into effective action

- Consider how CEO activism can generate goodwill for your company--and weigh its risks

- Pair data with qualitative research to increase diversity in your organization

- Remain competitive in a hub economy by using your company's assets and capabilities differently

HBR's 10 Must Reads on Strategy (Paperback): Harvard Business Review, Michael E. Porter, W. Chan Kim, Renee a Mauborgne HBR's 10 Must Reads on Strategy (Paperback)
Harvard Business Review, Michael E. Porter, W. Chan Kim, Renee a Mauborgne
R390 R269 Discovery Miles 2 690 Save R121 (31%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Is your company spending too much time on strategy development—with too little to show for it?

If you read nothing else on strategy, read these 10 articles (featuring “What Is Strategy?” by Michael E. Porter). We've combed through hundreds of Harvard Business Review articles and selected the most important ones to help you catalyze your organization's strategy development and execution.

HBR's 10 Must Reads on Strategy will inspire you to:

  • Distinguish your company from rivals
  • Clarify what your company will and won't do
  • Craft a vision for an uncertain future
  • Create blue oceans of uncontested market space
  • Use the Balanced Scorecard to measure your strategy
  • Capture your strategy in a memorable phrase
  • Make priorities explicit
  • Allocate resources early
  • Clarify decision rights for faster decision making

This collection of best-selling articles includes: featured article "What Is Strategy?" by Michael E. Porter, "The Five Competitive Forces That Shape Strategy," "Building Your Company's Vision," "Reinventing Your Business Model," "Blue Ocean Strategy," "The Secrets to Successful Strategy Execution," "Using the Balanced Scorecard as a Strategic Management System," "Transforming Corner-Office Strategy into Frontline Action," "Turning Great Strategy into Great Performance," and "Who Has the D? How Clear Decision Roles Enhance Organizational Performance."
HBR Emotional Intelligence Series: Mindfulness (Paperback): Harvard Business Review, Daniel Goleman, Ellen Langer, Susan David,... HBR Emotional Intelligence Series: Mindfulness (Paperback)
Harvard Business Review, Daniel Goleman, Ellen Langer, Susan David, Christina Congleton
R227 R213 Discovery Miles 2 130 Save R14 (6%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The benefits of mindfulness include better performance, heightened creativity, deeper self-awareness, and increased charisma―not to mention greater peace of mind.

This book gives you practical steps for building a sense of presence into your daily work routine. It also explains the science behind mindfulness and why it works and gives clear-eyed warnings about the pitfalls of the fad.

This volume includes the work of:

- Daniel Goleman

- Ellen Langer

- Susan David

- Christina Congleton

This collection of articles includes “Mindfulness in the Age of Complexity,” an interview with Ellen Langer by Alison Beard; “Mindfulness Can Literally Change Your Brain,” by Christina Congleton, Britta K. Hölzel, and Sara W. Lazar; “How to Practice Mindfulness Throughout Your Work Day,” by Rasmus Hougaard and Jacqueline Carter; “Resilience for the Rest of Us,” by Daniel Goleman; “Emotional Agility: How Effective Leaders Manage Their Thoughts and Feelings,” by Susan David and Christina Congleton; “Don’t Let Power Corrupt You,” by Dacher Keltner; “Mindfulness for People Who Are Too Busy to Meditate,” by Maria Gonzalez; “Is Something Lost When We Use Mindfulness as a Productivity Tool?” by Charlotte Lieberman; and “There Are Risks to Mindfulness at Work,” by David Brendel.

How to be human at work. The HBR Emotional Intelligence Series features smart, essential reading on the human side of professional life from the pages of Harvard Business Review. Each book in the series offers proven research showing how our emotions impact our work lives, practical advice for managing difficult people and situations, and inspiring essays on what it means to tend to our emotional well-being at work. Uplifting and practical, these books describe the social skills that are critical for ambitious professionals to master.

HBR's 10 Must Reads on AI, Analytics, and the New Machine Age (Paperback): Harvard Business Review HBR's 10 Must Reads on AI, Analytics, and the New Machine Age (Paperback)
Harvard Business Review
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Machine learning and data analytics are powering a wave of groundbreaking technologies. Is your company ready?

If you read nothing else on how intelligent machines are revolutionizing business, read these 10 articles. We've combed through hundreds of Harvard Business Review articles and selected the most important ones to help you understand how these technologies work together, how to adopt them, and why your strategy can't ignore them.

In this book you'll learn how:

- Data science, driven by artificial intelligence and machine learning, is yielding unprecedented business insights

- Blockchain has the potential to restructure the economy

- Drones and driverless vehicles are becoming essential tools

- 3-D printing is making new business models possible

- Augmented reality is transforming retail and manufacturing

- Smart speakers are redefining the rules of marketing

- Humans and machines are working together to reach new levels of productivity

HBR's 10 Must Reads on Teams (with featured article "The Discipline of Teams," by Jon R. Katzenbach and Douglas K. Smith)... HBR's 10 Must Reads on Teams (with featured article "The Discipline of Teams," by Jon R. Katzenbach and Douglas K. Smith) (Paperback)
Harvard Business Review, Jon R Katzenbach, Kathleen M. Eisenhardt, Lynda Gratton 1
R515 R354 Discovery Miles 3 540 Save R161 (31%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

NEW from the bestselling HBR's 10 Must Reads series. Most teams underperform. Yours can beat the odds. If you read nothing else on building better teams, read these 10 articles. We've combed through hundreds of articles in the Harvard Business Review archive and selected the most important ones to help you assemble and steer teams that get results. Leading experts such as Jon Katzenbach, Teresa Amabile, and Tamara Erickson provide the insights and advice you need to: * Boost team performance through mutual accountability * Motivate large, diverse groups to tackle complex projects * Increase your teams' emotional intelligence * Prevent decision deadlock * Extract results from a bunch of touchy superstars * Fight constructively with top-management colleagues Looking for more Must Read articles from Harvard Business Review? Check out these titles in the popular series: HBR's 10 Must Reads: The Essentials HBR's 10 Must Reads on Communication HBR's 10 Must Reads on Collaboration HBR's 10 Must Reads on Innovation HBR's 10 Must Reads on Leadership HBR's 10 Must Reads on Making Smart Decisions HBR's 10 Must Reads on Managing Yourself HBR's 10 Must Reads on Strategic Marketing

HBR Guide to Your Professional Growth (Paperback): Harvard Business Review HBR Guide to Your Professional Growth (Paperback)
Harvard Business Review
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Don't wait for someone else to manage your career. The days of HR-sponsored development plans are over. Managing your career--and the skills you need to be successful--is your responsibility. If you're looking to push yourself to the next level, it can be hard to determine where to start. The HBR Guide to Your Professional Growth will be your coach, transforming your abstract hopes and ideas into a concrete action plan. No matter where you are in your career, this guide will help you: Assess your current skills--and acquire new ones Elicit feedback you can use Set meaningful--and achievable--goals Make time for learning Play to your strengths Identify your next challenge Arm yourself with the advice you need to succeed on the job, from a source you trust. Packed with how-to essentials from leading experts, the HBR Guides provide smart answers to your most pressing work challenges.

HBR Guide for Women at Work (Paperback): Harvard Business Review HBR Guide for Women at Work (Paperback)
Harvard Business Review
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How to lean in at work.

Women regularly face unfair challenges in the workplace--from being passed over for promotion to being ignored in conversation. Unconscious bias and negative assumptions are working against them. As a woman, how can you break through these barriers and get what you want from your career?

The HBR Guide for Women at Work will help you identify and overcome the factors that are holding you back. It provides practical tips and advice so you can face gender stereotypes head-on, make yourself visible when opportunities arise, and demonstrate your leadership skills.

You'll learn to:

- Speak up in meetings in a way that ensures your ideas will be heard

- Wield influence by building the right relationships

- Advocate for yourself--and for what you want

- Align yourself with mentors and sponsors to support your growth

- Show passion without being perceived as "too emotional"

- Create your unique vision as a leader

Resilience (HBR Emotional Intelligence Series) (Paperback): Harvard Business Review Resilience (HBR Emotional Intelligence Series) (Paperback)
Harvard Business Review
R227 R213 Discovery Miles 2 130 Save R14 (6%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

How do some people bounce back with strength from daily setbacks, professional crises, or even intense personal trauma? This book reveals the key traits of those who emerge stronger from challenges, helps you train your brain to withstand the stresses of daily life, and presents an approach to an effective career reboot. This volume includes the work of; Daniel Goleman. Jeffrey A. Sonnenfeld. Shawn Achor. How to be human at work. HBR's Emotional Intelligence Series features smart, essential reading on the human side of professional life from the pages of Harvard Business Review. Each book in the series offers proven research showing how our emotions impact our work lives, practical advice for managing difficult people and situations, and inspiring essays on what it means to tend to our emotional well-being at work. Uplifting and practical, these books describe the social skills that are critical for ambitious professionals to master.

HBR's 10 Must Reads on Nonprofits and the Social Sectors (Paperback): Harvard Business Review HBR's 10 Must Reads on Nonprofits and the Social Sectors (Paperback)
Harvard Business Review
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Nonprofits and the social sectors are taking on an increasing share of the world's most vital work. Make sure your organization is ready for the challenge.

If you read nothing else on nonprofits and the social sectors, read these 10 articles. We've combed through hundreds of Harvard Business Review articles and selected the most important ones to help you align your organization's mission and strategy, deliver immediate impact, and create lasting change.

This book will inspire you to:

- Choose the right problem to solve

- Understand when the best practices of for-profits don't apply

- Assemble an engaged and goal-driven board of directors

- Make the most of for-profit initiatives and corporate partnerships

- Drive demand, scale up, and be ready to change course

- Learn from the success stories of the world's most respected nonprofit leaders

HBR Guide to Emotional Intelligence (HBR Guide Series) (Paperback): Harvard Business Review HBR Guide to Emotional Intelligence (HBR Guide Series) (Paperback)
Harvard Business Review
R291 Discovery Miles 2 910 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Managing the human side of work Research by Daniel Goleman, a psychologist and coauthor of Primal Leadership, has shown that emotional intelligence is a more powerful determinant of good leadership than technical competence, IQ, or vision. Influencing those around us and supporting our own well-being requires us to be self-aware, know when and how to regulate our emotional reactions, and understand the emotional responses of those around us. No wonder emotional intelligence has become one of the crucial criteria in hiring and promotion. But luckily it's not just an innate trait: Emotional intelligence is composed of skills that all of us can learn and improve on. In this guide, you'll learn how to: Determine your emotional intelligence strengths and weaknesses Understand and manage your emotional reactions Deal with difficult people Make smarter decisions Bounce back from tough times Help your team develop emotional intelligence Arm yourself with the advice you need to succeed on the job, with the most trusted brand in business. Packed with how-to essentials from leading experts, the HBR Guides provide smart answers to your most pressing work challenges.

HBR Emotional Intelligence Series: Happiness (Paperback): Harvard Business Review, Daniel Gilbert, Annie McKee, Gretchen... HBR Emotional Intelligence Series: Happiness (Paperback)
Harvard Business Review, Daniel Gilbert, Annie McKee, Gretchen Spreitzer, Teresa Amabile
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What is the nature of human happiness, and how do we achieve it in the course of our professional lives? And is it even worth pursuing?

This book explores answers to these questions with research into how happiness is measured, frameworks for personal behaviors, management techniques that build happiness in the workplace—and warnings that highlight where the happiness hype has been overblown.

This volume includes the work of:

- Daniel Gilbert

- Annie McKee

- Gretchen Spreitzer

- Teresa M. Amabile

This collection of articles includes “Happiness Isn’t the Absence of Negative Feelings” by Jennifer Moss; “Being Happy at Work Matters” by Annie McKee; “The Science Behind the Smile” an interview with Daniel Gilbert by Gardiner Morse; “The Power of Small Wins” by Teresa M. Amabile and Steven J. Kramer; “Creating Sustainable Performance” by Gretchen Spreitzer and Christine Porath; “The Research We’ve Ignored About Happiness at Work” by André Spice and Carl Cedarström; and “The Happiness Backlash” by Alison Beard.

How to be human at work. The HBR Emotional Intelligence Series features smart, essential reading on the human side of professional life from the pages of Harvard Business Review. Each book in the series offers proven research showing how our emotions impact our work lives, practical advice for managing difficult people and situations, and inspiring essays on what it means to tend to our emotional well-being at work. Uplifting and practical, these books describe the social skills that are critical for ambitious professionals to master.

HBR's 10 Must Reads on Change Management (Paperback): Harvard Business Review, John P. Kotter, W. Chan Kim, Renee a... HBR's 10 Must Reads on Change Management (Paperback)
Harvard Business Review, John P. Kotter, W. Chan Kim, Renee a Mauborgne
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Most company's change initiatives fail. Yours don't have to.

If you read nothing else on change management, read these 10 articles (featuring “Leading Change,” by John P. Kotter). We've combed through hundreds of Harvard Business Review articles and selected the most important ones to help you spearhead change in your organization.

HBR's 10 Must Reads on Change Management will inspire you to:

  • Lead change through eight critical stages
  • Establish a sense of urgency
  • Overcome addiction to the status quo
  • Mobilize commitment
  • Silence naysayers
  • Minimize the pain of change
  • Concentrate resources
  • Motivate change when business is good

This collection of best-selling articles includes: featured article "Leading Change: Why Transformation Efforts Fail" by John P. Kotter, "Change Through Persuasion," "Leading Change When Business Is Good: An Interview with Samuel J. Palmisano," "Radical Change, the Quiet Way," "Tipping Point Leadership," "A Survival Guide for Leaders," "The Real Reason People Won't Change," "Cracking the Code of Change," "The Hard Side of Change Management," and "Why Change Programs Don't Produce Change."
Dealing with Difficult People (HBR Emotional Intelligence Series) (Paperback): Harvard Business Review Dealing with Difficult People (HBR Emotional Intelligence Series) (Paperback)
Harvard Business Review
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At the heart of dealing with difficult people is handling their--and your own--emotions. How do you stay calm in a tough conversation? How do you stay unruffled in the face of passive-aggressive comments? And how do you know if you're difficult to work with? This book explains the research behind our emotional response to awful colleagues and shows how to build the empathy and resilience to make those relationships more productive. Books in this series are based on the work of experts including: Daniel Goleman Tony Schwartz Nick Morgan Daniel Gilbert This collection of articles includes "To Resolve a Conflict, First Decide: Is It Hot or Cold?" by Mark Gerzon; "Taking the Stress Out of Stressful Conversations," by Holly Weeks; "The Secret to Dealing with Difficult People: It's About You," by Tony Schwartz; "How to Deal with a Mean Colleague," by Amy Gallo; "How To Deal with a Passive-Aggressive Colleague," by Amy Gallo; "How to Work with Someone Who's Always Stressed Out," by Rebecca Knight; "How to Manage Someone Who Thinks Everything Is Urgent," by Liz Kislik; and "Do You Hate Your Boss?" by Manfred F. R. Kets de Vries. HOW TO BE HUMAN AT WORK. The HBR Emotional Intelligence Series features smart, essential reading on the human side of professional life from the pages of Harvard Business Review. Each book in the series offers proven research showing how our emotions impact our work lives, practical advice for managing difficult people and situations, and inspiring essays on what it means to tend to our emotional well-being at work. Uplifting and practical, these books describe the social skills that are critical for ambitious professionals to master.

HBR's 10 Must Reads on Managing People (Paperback): Harvard Business Review, Daniel Goleman, Jon R Katzenbach, W. Chan... HBR's 10 Must Reads on Managing People (Paperback)
Harvard Business Review, Daniel Goleman, Jon R Katzenbach, W. Chan Kim, Renee a Mauborgne
R390 R269 Discovery Miles 2 690 Save R121 (31%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Managing people is fraught with challenges—even if you're a seasoned manager. Here's how to handle them.

If you read nothing else on managing people, read these 10 articles (featuring “Leadership That Gets Results,” by Daniel Goleman). We've combed through hundreds of Harvard Business Review articles and selected the most important ones to help you maximize your employees' performance.

HBR's 10 Must Reads on Managing People will inspire you to:

  • Tailor your management styles to fit your people
  • Motivate with more responsibility, not more money
  • Support first-time managers
  • Build trust by soliciting input
  • Teach smart people how to learn from failure
  • Build high-performing teams
  • Manage your boss

This collection of best-selling articles includes: featured article "Leadership That Gets Results" by Daniel Goleman, "One More Time: How Do You Motivate Employees?" "The Set-Up-to-Fail Syndrome," "Saving Your Rookie Managers from Themselves," "What Great Managers Do," "Fair Process: Managing in the Knowledge Economy," "Teaching Smart People How to Learn," "How (Un)ethical Are You?" "The Discipline of Teams," and "Managing Your Boss."
HBR Guide to Data Analytics Basics for Managers (HBR Guide Series) (Paperback): Harvard Business Review HBR Guide to Data Analytics Basics for Managers (HBR Guide Series) (Paperback)
Harvard Business Review
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Don't let a fear of numbers hold you back.Today's business environment brings with it an onslaught of data, but leaving the analysis to others in your company just won't cut it. Now more than ever, managers must know how to tease insight from data--to understand where it comes from, make sense of the numbers, and use those findings to inform their toughest decisions. But how do you get started?Whether you're working with data experts or running your own tests, you'll find answers in the HBR Guide to Data Analytics Basics for Managers. This book describes a three-step process to get the information you need, study the data, and communicate your findings to others.You'll learn how to:Identify the metrics you need to measureFormulate hypotheses and test against themAsk the right questions of your data expertsUnderstand statistical terms and conceptsCreate effective charts and visualizationsAvoid common mistakes

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