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THE IDEAL TEAM PLAYER
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By Patrick Lencioni
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In his classic book, The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, Patrick Lencioni laid out a groundbreaking approach for tackling the perilous group behaviors that destroy teamwork. Here he turns his focus to the individual, revealing the three indispensable virtues of an ideal team player. In The Ideal Team Player, Lencioni tells the story of Jeff Shanley, a leader desperate to save his uncle’s company by restoring its cultural commitment to teamwork. Jeff must crack the code on the virtues that real team players possess, and then build a culture of hiring and development around those virtues.   
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DISCOVER YOUR TRUE NORTH
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By Bill George,David Gergen
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The Leadership Classic, Discover Your True North, expanded for today's leaders Discover Your True North is the best-selling leadership classic that enables you to become an authentic leader by discovering your True North. Originally based on first-person interviews with 125 leaders, this book instantly became a must-read business classic when it was introduced in 2007. Now expanded and updated to introduce 48 new leaders and new learning about authentic global leaders, this revisited classic includes more diverse, global, and contemporary leaders of all ages. New case studies include Warren Buffett, Indra Nooyi, Arianna Huffington, J. Ma, Paul Polman, Mike Bloomberg, Mark Zuckerberg, and many others. Alongside these studies, former Medtronic CEO Bill George continues to share his personal stories and his wisdom by describing how you can become the leader you want to be, with helpful exercises included throughout the book. Being a leader is about much more than title and management skills it's fundamentally a question of who we are as human beings. Discover Your True North offers a concrete and comprehensive program for becoming an authentic leader, and shows how to chart your path to leadership success. Once you discover the purpose of your leadership, you'll find the true leader inside you. This book shows you how to use your natural leadership abilities to inspire and empower others to excellence in today's complex global world. Discover Your True North enables you to become the leader you were born to be, and stay on track of your True North.
Author Bill George,David Gergen BindingHardcover
THE FEARLESS ORGANIZATION
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By Amy C. Edmondson
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The Fearless Organization: Creating Psychological Safety in the Workplace for Learning, Innovation, and Growth offers practical guidance for teams and organizations who are serious about success in the modern economy. With so much riding on innovation, creativity, and spark, it is essential to attract and retain quality talent—but what good does this talent do if no one is able to speak their mind? The traditional culture of “fitting in” and “going along” spells doom in the knowledge economy. Success requires a continuous influx of new ideas, new challenges, and critical thought, and the interpersonal climate must not suppress, silence, ridicule or intimidate. Not every idea is good, and yes there are stupid questions, and yes dissent can slow things down, but talking through these things is an essential part of the creative process. People must be allowed to voice half-finished thoughts, ask questions from left field, and brainstorm out loud; it creates a culture in which a minor flub or momentary lapse is no big deal, and where actual mistakes are owned and corrected, and where the next left-field idea could be the next big thing.  
AuthorAmy C. Edmondson BindingHardcover
THE DESIGN THINKING PLAYBOOK
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By Michael Lewrick, Patrick Link,Larry Leifer,
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This book is THE best definition of Design Thinking that I have seen." — Kees Dorst, author of Frame Innovation "The Design Thinking Playbook not only outlines and describes how to apply design thinking. (…) This is an imaginative new contribution." — Nigel Cross, author of Design Thinking: Understanding how designers think and work "Worthwhile because of the authors, the structure and the contents. (…) Despite the playful presentation, the team succeeded to work out a surprisingly profound book." — Harvard Business Manager The Design Thinking Playbook will help individuals, teams, and organizations: Apply design thinking tools and methods in the right context—especially to digital products and services Understand the latest advances in design thinking coming out of Stanford's d.school Build awareness for user-centricity Apply design thinking to the challenges of digital transformation in organizations Combine Design Thinking with Systems Thinking and Big Data Analytics Michael Lewrick, PhD, is an international speaker and teaches design thinking as a visiting professor at various universities, and author of Design Thinking: Radical Innovations in a Digitized World. Patrick Link, PhD, is Professor of Product Innovation and Chair of Industrial Engineering at Lucerne University of Applied Sciences in Switzerland. He is intensively involved in the development of agile methods in product management, design thinking and lean start-ups. Larry Leifer, PhD, is one of the founders of Design Thinking, and teaches in the d.school at Stanford University, where he is Professor of Mechanical Engineering Design. He is the Founding Director of the Hasso Plattner Design Thinking Research Program at Stanford.
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STILL SURPRISED A MEMOIR OF A LIFE IN LEADERSHIP
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By Warren Bennis,Patricia Ward Biederman
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An intimate look at the founding father of the modern leadership movement Warren Bennis is an acclaimed American scholar, successful organizational consultant and author, and an expert in the field of leadership. His much awaited memoir is filled with insights about the successes and failures from his long and storied life and career. Bennis? life and career have traversed eight decades of first–hand experience with tumultuous episodes of recent history–from Jewish child in a gentile town in the 30?s, a young army recruit in the Battle of the Bulge to a college student in the one of the first progressive precursors to the civil rights movement to a patient undergoing daily psychoanalysis for five years, and later a university provost during the Vietnam protests. Reveals the triumphs and struggles of the man who is considered the pioneer in the contemporary field of leadership studies Bennis is the author of 27 books including the bestseller On Becoming a Leader This is first book to examine the extraordinary life of Warren Bennis by the man himself.
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NEW LEADERS 100 DAY ACTION PLAN
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By Bradt George B
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The New Leader?s 100–Day Action Plan, and the included downloadable forms, has proven itself to be a valuable resource for new leaders in any organization. This revision includes 40% new material and updates –– including new and updated downloadable forms –– with new chapters on: ? A new chapter on POSITIONING yourself for a leadership role ? A new chapter on what to do AFTER THE FIRST 100 DAYS ? A new chapter on getting PROMOTED FROM WITHIN and what to do then
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Completely revised for the new computerized CPA Exam Published annually, this comprehensive, four–volume study guide for the Certified Public Accountants (CPA) Exam arms readers with detailed outlines and study guidelines, plus skill–building problems and solutions that help them to identify, focus, and master the specific topics that need the most work. Many of the practice questions are taken from previous exams, and care is taken to ensure that they cover all the information candidates need to pass the CPA Exam. Broken down into four volumes–Regulation, Auditing and Attestation, Financial Accounting and Reporting, and Business Environment and Concepts–these top CPA Exam review study guides worldwide provide: ∗ More than 2,700 practice questions ∗ Complete information on the new simulation questions ∗ A unique modular structure that divides content into self–contained study modules ∗ AICPA content requirements and three times as many examples as other study guides   O. Ray Whittington, PhD, CPA, CMA, CIA (Chicago, IL) is the Dean of the College of Commerce at DePaul University. He is also the author of Audit Sampling: An Introduction, Fifth Edition (0–471––37590–X), available from Wiley. Patrick R. Delaney, PhD, CPA, was the department chair at Northern Illinois University. He spent nearly three decades as a respected colleague of John Wiley & Sons and was author of the Wiley CPA Exam Review and coauthor of Wiley GAAP: Interpretation and Application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
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