The Seven Day Weekend

Author: Ricardo Semler
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 0099425238
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In THE SEVEN- DAY WEEKEND, Semler explains how he transformed a small family business into a highly profitable manufacturing, services and high- tech powerhouse- 40 times larger- while watching his favorite movies or relaxing with his son in the middle of the business day.

The Work Revolution

Author: Julie Clow
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118172051
Size: 34.26 MB
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Embrace connectivity, increase empowerment, and achieve better work-life blending We live in a new age of global companies, hyper-access to information, and accessibility to tools that enable us to bring any idea life. Strangely, our workplaces are lagging behind the promise of this open and collaborative world. Most organizations are rule-based, top-down, dreary environments optimized for conformity and little else. The Work Revolution creates a compelling portrait of a different kind of work. “I believe that freedom in the workplace is worth fighting for and that every person and every organization can be excellent.” Julie Clow articulates the rules we follow today in our work force, the reasons they no longer work, and what we can do instead. The Work Revolution deconstructs the magic behind thriving, liberated organizations (such as Google) into clear principles that any individual, leader, and organization can adopt to create sustainable and engaging lives. Provides actionable changes anyone can make, regardless of where they work, to create a more sustainable work-life blend Details concrete ways to influence existing organizations to change Guides leaders to make tangible changes in their teams to enable greater autonomy and impact Outlines organizational culture principles that support and nurture high-performance and healthy environments, providing clear options for instituting cultural change based on specific organizational challenges Rejecting productivity Band-Aids and quick fixes, The Work Revolution conceptualizes a completely new workplace that embraces the always-connected reality to create organizations in which high achievers can sustainably thrive.

Meaning Inc

Author: Gurnek Bains
Publisher: Profile Books
ISBN: 1847656900
Size: 54.44 MB
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Meaning, Inc. is about achieving happiness, motivation and performance at work for you and your organisation. Well-motivated people who are happy with their work and where they work are more likely to deliver high performance. People who work for organisations whose purpose they believe in are more likely to go the extra mile to help achieve that purpose. Yet modern organisations too often stifle the enthusiasm and skills of those who work for them. Instead of providing meaning, they prevent it. Meaning Inc. shows the way for organisations to provide meaning to their people through a clearly understood sense of purpose, unequivocal values and day-to-day leadership. This is joined-up business thinking for 21st century leaders and organisations.

Training Through Drama For Work

Author: Brian Groves
Publisher: EDUCatt - Ente per il diritto allo studio universitario dell'Università Cattolica
ISBN: 8867803786
Size: 43.14 MB
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Story Of Edusat

Author: Marmar Mukhopadhyay
Publisher:
ISBN: 9788175413108
Size: 80.16 MB
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Edusat Is An Important Promise In The Life Of Indian Nation. Conceptualized Sometime In 2001 Or Earlier In Isro, It Surfaced In 2002 With The Document Educating The Nation: The Need For A Dedicated Satellite, Authorship Credited To Prof. Mukhopadhyay

Mind Over Matter

Author: Ronald J. Baker
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 9780470053614
Size: 40.82 MB
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Praise for Mind Over Matter Why Intellectual capital is tHe Chief Source of Wealth "Ron Baker has written another great book on the thoughts and theories on intellectual capital.As usual, he has an awesome depth of content, knowledge, and thought. A great read." --Reed Holden, founder, Holden Advisors Corp., www.holdenadvisors.com, and coauthor, The Strategy and Tactics of Pricing and Pricing with Confidence: 10 Ways to Stop Leaving Money on the Table "At a time when the virtues that made America great--individualism, hard work, and free trade--are openly debated by well-meaning politicians, Ron Baker gives us Mind Over Matter. It is a story detailing the triumph of human spirit, imagination, and creativity. Ron tells us what the 'knowledge economy' really means. He gives a prescription for transforming human and intellectual capital into the foundation for sustainable prosperity. Mind Over Matter is a provocative book deserving of a thoughtful read. It is a timeless message to be treasured for generations." --Robert G. Cross, Chairman and CEO, Revenue Analytics, Inc., www.revenueanalytics.com "Ron Baker is an absolute master at challenging the 'physical fallacy,' e.g., the basis on which we assign value to businesses by focusing on tangible rather than intangible assets. This book builds on his previous books and helps the reader understand how critical intellectual capital is to the key to success in the twenty-first century. Ron pulls from the greatest business thinkers and economists,?from Drucker to Karl Sveiby as well as current company success stories to fund his rich gold mine of proof. The biggest benefit of the book is to change the paradigm of those who are the passive keepers of the 'books.' This is a must-read for anybody who wants to flourish in the age of intellectual capital." --Sheila Kessler, PhD, President, Competitive Edge, www.CompetitiveEdge.com "This book helps us understand some of the origins and sources that have led Ron Baker to the many contributions he has made to our understanding of good practice in running professional businesses." --David Maister, author and leading consultant to professional firmswww.davidmaister.com "Reading Ron Baker's book was the only delightful incident that robbed my sleep on the flight to Frankfurt today. It was sheer pleasure--I must have entertained or annoyed fellow passengers with repeated nodding and several exclamations. Baker has a terrific style that captures my mind while he entertains and educates by showing lines of connection between authors, incidents, and theories that I have never seen before. He hardly uses the 'You have to do this and that' approach, which I despise in most business books. I sum it up in two words: outstanding stuff!" --Friedrich Blase, Kerma Partners, www.kermapartners.com "This is a wonderful read for anyone who wants to explore the power of constructive thinking. In Mind Over Matter, Ron examines the power of creative thought over the conventional wisdom that you must make a tangible product for wealth to be created. The opening chapter sets a wonderful stage for the book, which develops the power of the new business equation and the underlying theory of the various types of intellectual capital. This is a must-read book for every business leader." --Peter Byers, Chartered Accountant, Byers & Co. Ltd, New Zealand "Peter Drucker coined the term knowledge worker a half century ago. We are all still only beginning to fully comprehend the implications. In Mind Over Matter, Ron Baker has switched on a beacon for us to follow. If we have the courage to embrace the concepts Ron posits, perhaps it will be less than another half century before we begin to reap the rewards as individuals and as a society." --Ed Kless, Senior Director, Partner Development and Recruitment, Sage Software

Organisational Consulting

Author: John Higgins
Publisher:
ISBN:
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A presentation of the complexity and dynamics of life in an organization, this study employs the use of personal stories to illustrate the anxieties and successes of professional consultants. An essential reference for those trying to bring about change in an organization or develop leadership capability, this book looks at what it takes to consult with a rigorous understanding of a philosophy and theory behind the position and the benefits and challenges associated with consulting. Organizational Consulting: A Relational Perspective provides, through the very personal stories of a group of organizational consultants, an insight into the complexity and dynamics of life in an organization. An ideal reference for those with a growing interest in the filed, this work will also help practicing consultants deepen their understanding of the principles of relational consulting.

The Way Of The Guerrilla

Author: Jay Conrad Levinson
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780395770184
Size: 40.82 MB
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Advocates making one's life a number one priority, with work as a close second, giving recommendations for having a healthy balance between the two

Parents Raising Children

Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Subcommittee on Children and Families
Publisher: Government Printing Office
ISBN:
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Best Ever Recipes

Author: Slimming World
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1409003175
Size: 30.81 MB
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Food Optimising is the name given by Slimming World to their highly successful weight-loss technique that enables slimmers to lose weight without ever having to go hungry. It is the most slimmer-friendly eating system there is and is based on a deep understanding of the challenges faced by overweight people - no foods are banned, there is no calorie counting and there are hundreds of 'free foods' that can be eaten in unlimited amounts. Published to coincide with the 40th anniversary of Slimming World, Best Ever Recipes draws on Slimming World's 40 years of unrivalled experience in helping slimmers achieve their target weight. Packed with nutritional, lifestyle and diet information, as well as more than 120 new, healthy yet delicious recipes, it is the definitive guide to successful - and enjoyable - weight loss.