Tribal Leadership

Author: Dave Logan
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061754722
Size: 19.59 MB
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“Tribal Leadership gives amazingly insightful perspective on how people interact and succeed. I learned about myself and learned lessons I will carry with me and reflect on for the rest of my life.” —John W. Fanning, Founding Chairman and CEO napster Inc. “An unusually nuanced view of high-performance cultures.” —Inc. Within each corporation are anywhere from a few to hundreds of separate tribes. In Tribal Leadership, Dave Logan, John King, and Halee Fischer-Wright demonstrate how these tribes develop—and show you how to assess them and lead them to maximize productivity and growth. A business management book like no other, Tribal Leadership is an essential tool to help managers and business leaders take better control of their organizations by utilizing the unique characteristics of the tribes that exist within.

Tribal Leadership Revised Edition

Author: Dave Logan
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062196790
Size: 73.51 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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It’s a fact of life: birds flock, fish school, people “tribe.” Malcolm Gladwell and other authors have written about how the fact that humans are genetically programmed to form “tribes” of 20-150 people has proven true throughout our species’ history. Every company in the word consists of an interconnected network of tribes (A tribe is defined as a group of between 20 and 150 people in which everyone knows everyone else, or at least knows of everyone else). In Tribal Leadership, Dave Logan, John King, and Halee Fischer-Wright show corporate leaders how to first assess their company’s tribal culture and then raise their companies’ tribes to unprecedented heights of success. In a rigorous eight-year study of approximately 24,000 people in over two dozen corporations, Logan, King, and Fischer-Wright discovered a common theme: the success of a company depends on its tribes, the strength of its tribes is determined by the tribal culture, and a thriving corporate culture can be established by an effective tribal leader. Tribal Leadership will show leaders how to employ their companies’ tribes to maximize productivity and profit: the author’s research, backed up with interviews ranging from Brian France (CEO of NASCAR) to “Dilbert” creator Scott Adams, shows that over three quarters of the organizations they’ve studied have tribal cultures that are adequate at best.

The Future Of Ocean Governance And Capacity Development

Author: International Ocean Institute - Canada
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9004380272
Size: 19.43 MB
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The International Ocean Institute – Canada has compiled more than 80 insightful essays on the future of ocean governance and capacity development, based largely on themes of its Training Program at Dalhousie University in Canada, to honor the work of Elisabeth Mann Borgese (1918-2002).

Acting As One

Author: Maria Collar
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 1475999836
Size: 42.92 MB
Format: PDF
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Times of economic uncertainty require greater commitment from all members. It is no longer sufficient to empower into action if the collective efforts do not enable strategic direction. In this concrete guide, strategic consultant Maria Collar combines first-hand experiences with the latest research to explore the hidden potential of peer-driven processes as the foundation of sustainable solutions. A practical guide that will propel leaders, teams, and entities into collective-action under a joint strategic direction by: • Exercising the mind for the challenges of tomorrow, • Navigating the barriers of communication, and • Harnessing the power of collective creativity. It will help answer what is possible the greatest question in the business world today: “How can our talented employees gain collective-action to the business process to effectively execute strategic goals and objectives?” Acting as One seeks to empower at all levels to equal partnership through shared responsibility and mutual accountability. Readers will find the appropriate framework to equip with all necessary strategic competencies and align to the overall strategic direction. Maria has captured the heart of leaders through her inquisitive and open mind. Acting as One is a tool for leaders and gift to any member of a team. Powerful, concise, a tour de force. -Enrique J. Brouwer, Instructor of Industrial Psychology at Washington State University Acting as One captures the type of culture that can catapult a company from average to extraordinary through its people and processes. -Renee Larsen, EEO Compliance Manager

Reframing Organizations

Author: Lee G. Bolman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118573315
Size: 37.73 MB
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In this fifth edition of the bestselling text in organizational theory and behavior, Bolman and Deal’s update includes coverage of pressing issues such as globalization, changing workforce, multi-cultural and virtual workforces and communication, and sustainability. A full instructor support package is available including an instructor’s guide, summary tip sheets for each chapter, hot links to videos & extra resources, mini-assessments for each of the frames, and podcast Q&As with Bolman & Deal.

Help Your Group Thrive

Author: Ann Steiner
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0429837615
Size: 27.68 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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This easy-to-use manual is recommended for leaders of all types of groups - discussion groups, peer support, organizations, and workplace teams. You'll find discussion of the different types of groups, leadership styles and roles. Worksheets help you figure out your preferred leadership style, along with facilitation tools, sample group agreements, online netiquette information, and numerous modifiable written forms for starting and maintaining effective groups. Practical advice and worksheets help you design your group, select potential members, and understand common group challenges. These valuable tools will take you from defining your group's mission to helping your group thrive.

Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2012

Author: Sam Guckenheimer
Publisher: Addison-Wesley
ISBN: 0133119181
Size: 33.94 MB
Format: PDF
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Use Visual Studio® Team Foundation Server 2012 and Agile Methods to Deliver Higher Value Software Faster This is the definitive guide to applying agile development and modern software engineering practices with Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2012—Microsoft’s complementary Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) platform. Written by the Microsoft Visual Studio product owner and a long-time Team Foundation Server implementation specialist, it focuses on solving real development challenges, systematically eliminating waste, improving transparency, and delivering better software more quickly and painlessly. Coverage includes • Accelerating the “flow of value” to customers, with a transparent backlog, PowerPoint Storyboarding, VS 2012 feedback requests, and a “usability lab” right into your customers’ hands • Driving quality upstream to uncover hidden architectural patterns, ensure cleaner code, fix multiple recurring “cloned” bugs at once, ensure the definition of done with continuous integration and deployment in a reliable build process • Eliminating “no repro” bugs with VS 2012’s six powerful mechanisms for more accurate fault identification and use of virtualized test environments • Using Scrum or other Agile methods with Process Templates effectively across distributed teams in large organization by automating burndowns and dashboards to identify “early warning signals” of emerging problems with quality or maintainability • Staying in the groove by storing the state of your work and environment with shelvesets, to let you handle interruptions smoothly • Leveraging VS 2012’s new support for multiple Microsoft and open source unit testing frameworks in your IDE and continuous integration pipeline • Performing exploratory testing to uncover bugs in surprising places and testing immersive Windows 8 apps • Rapidly improving team development and collaboration with the hosted Team Foundation Service Whatever your development role, this book will help you apply modern software development practices using Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2012 to focus on what really matters: building soft­ware that begins delivering exceptional value sooner and keeps delighting customers far into the future.