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Making sustainability work at Starbucks: a competence perspective on sustainability By Arjan Vernhout
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Profit for an organization is like oxygen for a person. If you don’t have enough of it, you’re out of the game. But if you think your life is about breathing, you’re really missing... More > something (Drucker). This eBook emphasis a call for action on leaders and managers for shifting towards multiple value creation, but does not seek this value creation at the expense of the environment or society’s needs. The past shows us that organizations are mainly focused on creating value for the short term, with often only the financial results of real importance. Organizations are designed and managed for this short-term purpose, which lead to massive wasting, exhaustion, scarcity and even destruction of resources. If this logic continuous, the future of our society on this planet is at stake. The competence perspective provides organizations and its management a systemic approach to build and leverage competences for continuous multiple value creation.< Less
Visions for A Sustainable Energy Future By Mark A. Gabriel
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This book offers a unique insight into the corporate health of energy companies in an evolving landscape of deregulation. Cutting across both historical and present-day situations, it demonstrates... More > important elements vital to the success of energy companies coming out of a safe regulated structure, and dealing with a new, competitive environment. Targeted at corporate executives, energy professionals, the financial and investment communities, strategic planners, and regulators, readers will understand how energy companies can meet the challenges of a competitive environment, what it will take to evolve into healthy energy companies, the impacts of deregulation and assessment of successful and unsuccessful strategies for energy companies, the role of technology in business/product re-invention and a successful business model, and the differences and similarities of electricity to other commodities-the challenges to generation, environmental science and end-use sectors of the business.< Less
The Global Step Change - Lifeworth Annual Review of Corporate Responsibility in 2007 By Jem Bendell
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This seventh annual review from responsible enterprise consultancy Lifeworth describes the emerging trend for companies to identify targets for social and environmental performance, in response to a... More > recognition that the current pace of change is not sufficient to meet international targets on climate change and global poverty. It is co-written and edited by Dr. Jem Bendell, an Associate Professor with Griffith Business School and Visiting Fellow of the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development.< Less
The Global Step Change - Lifeworth Annual Review of Corporate Responsibility in 2007 By Jem Bendell
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This seventh annual review from responsible enterprise consultancy Lifeworth describes the emerging trend for companies to identify targets for social and environmental performance, in response to a... More > recognition that the current pace of change is not sufficient to meet international targets on climate change and global poverty. It is co-written and edited by Dr. Jem Bendell, an Associate Professor with Griffith Business School and Visiting Fellow of the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development.< Less
X Matrix:Strategy Deployment and Execution Process for Breakthrough Business Performance By Darrell Casey, PhD, CSMA
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Operations and business excellence initiatives work best when aligned with the broader strategic goals of the company. Strategic Deployment and Execution Process (SDEP™) based upon X Matrix... More > provides an approach to achieve breakthrough improvements in targeted competencies. X Matrix process consist of identifying and executing: • What the breakthrough is need in • Where in the business or operation • How and what tools and methods will be used • When, based on an annual plan • Who has ownership and accountability • Action Plan reflecting the detailed activities • Target To Improve/Key Performance Indicators • Countermeasures • Review structure SDEP aligns the entire organization behind the corporation strategy and goals; breaking down big, bold objectives into smaller achievable increments, facilitating the creation of business processes that result in sustained excellence.< Less
Superperformance By Dave Guerra
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In this provocative new book, Dave Guerra introduces a new management science -- superperformance. He explains how ten premier organizations use the principles of Superperformance to dominate their... More > industries and provides guidance your organization may use to achieve similar results. From the Publisher Provides corporate leaders the knowledge, tools and roadmap they need to bring about and sustain a transformation to organizational Superperformance. DLC: Corporate performance. About the Author Dave Guerra is the originator and leading exponent on the theory of Superperformance and the founder of the Superperformance movement. Dave regularly addresses and consults with executives of some of the world's leading companies, and conducts a variety of popular seminars exploring Superperformance.< Less
The Resilient Leader By Winslow Swart
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"This is the perfect book for the perfect storm we're in." - Alan Weinkrantz - From Sun Tzu to the Samurai, the lessons of The Resilient Leader are timeless, and never have these lessons... More > been more timely than now. Winslow Swart, MAA, a leadership and organizational Sensei who mastered several martial arts in the dojos of Japan, helps corporate executives and NBA superstars navigate the turbulent waters of economic meltdown and world-championship competition. The Resilient Leader shares those same insights, helping you draw forth increased levels of focus and resolve, transform obstacles into opportunities, and become the calm in the eye of the storm. The Resilient Leader distills the core ideologies of the eastern martial arts disciplines into an effective curriculum for developing leadership capabilities and increasing human performance.< Less
The Resilient Leader By Winslow Swart
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"This is the perfect book for the perfect storm we're in." - Alan Weinkrantz - From Sun Tzu to the Samurai, the lessons of The Resilient Leader are timeless, and never have these lessons... More > been more timely than now. Winslow Swart, MAA, a leadership and organizational Sensei who mastered several martial arts in the dojos of Japan, helps corporate executives and NBA superstars navigate the turbulent waters of economic meltdown and world-championship competition. The Resilient Leader shares those same insights, helping you draw forth increased levels of focus and resolve, transform obstacles into opportunities, and become the calm in the eye of the storm. The Resilient Leader distills the core ideologies of the eastern martial arts disciplines into an effective curriculum for developing leadership capabilities and increasing human performance.< Less
Game Time- Strategies on Winning By David Gwodzik
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In Game Time players and teams are not playing against the opposition, they are playing out their rehearsed strategies! Game Time cultivates a champion's spirit. Energy controls mass effort providing... More > added power based on effortless action in space-time relationships. You control the moment by slowing down the inner game clock. The outer game clock moves relative to the moment as it occurs. The inner game clock is not controlled by the relative moment thus enabling you to interact, move and position your self more advantageously. Controlled breathing and quiet-mind over sustained periods supports strategic visualization. Superior results are gained by practicing Down-Time techniques daily. When you understand the difference between your inner clock and outer personal fields, you gain access to the zone. With consistencey, you learn to master the physical realms - spheres that you engage! Great game time performances are played in space-time dimensions.< Less
Game Time- Strategies on Winning By David Gwodzik
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In Game Time players and teams are not playing against the opposition, they are playing out their rehearsed strategies! Game Time cultivates a champion's spirit. Energy controls mass effort providing... More > added power based on effortless action in space-time relationships. You control the moment by slowing down the inner game clock. The outer game clock moves relative to the moment as it occurs. The inner game clock is not controlled by the relative moment thus enabling you to interact, move and position your self more advantageously. Controlled breathing and quiet-mind over sustained periods supports strategic visualization. Superior results are gained by practicing Down-Time techniques daily. When you understand the difference between your inner clock and outer personal fields, you gain access to the zone. With consistencey, you learn to master the physical realms - spheres that you engage! Great game time performances are played in space-time dimensions.< Less