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The First Questions: Coaching Your Way to Leadership Success By Ron Hurst
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Most of us enter our first leadership positions unprepared for the overwhelming scope of what effective leadership involves. To manage, we dig in, experiment, do our best, make mistakes and... More > corrections, and hope that we have made a difference for our organization. But what if there were a better way? In The First Questions, author Ron Hurst, the president of a training and development company with a vision of growing leaders, presents a practical workbook designed to help you understand some of the challenges you may face as a leader. Taking an inside-out approach to help you see who you are as a unique leader, it examines the core aspects of leadership, such as purpose, motivation, leading change, relating to others, and creating hope. It’s important to find your own answers to the critical questions that you must answer through your action or inaction. Through this guide, you can explore who you are, leader.< Less
Finding My Way: An American Maverick In China By David M. Raddock
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“IN THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA, we don’t like individualists,” Mr. Chen, the unit head, tells the author as Raddock describes his needs. The author learns the hard way... More > that China’s pervasive authoritarian and police controls can be treacherous stumbling blocks to free movement and accomplishment. After several years as an academic at Columbia and the University of Texas, David Raddock worked as Director, International Political Affairs, for ENSERCH Corporation, a multinational in the diversified energy arena and civil engineering. He left ENSERCH first to act as senior consultant with Hill and Knowlton and then to assume a managing partnership in KCS&A Public Relations. David has written four books on international affairs and China and numerous articles for a range of publications running the gamut from academic journals to art magazines and The New York Times.< Less
The Bishop Wears No Drawers: A Former Catholic Missionary Priest Remembers Africa By Michael Barrington
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In this spellbinding and riveting memoir, Barrington provides a brutally honest and gripping portrayal of his life as a young missionary priest. A racist alcoholic pastor nurses him through his first... More > bout of malaria fever. Stood up to be shot by a group of drunken soldiers, a whiskey-drinking “John Wayne type” priest then shows real caring. Devastated by the death of a twelve years old school girl he was mentoring, he then has to bury her. Set during a pivotal period in the history of the Catholic church and bloody civil war in Nigeria, The Bishop Wears No Drawers is a true-to-life “survivor” tale replete with adrenaline-pumping adventures, daunting challenges and the added dimension of one priest’s profound religious struggle to find his true self. Combined with warm humor, moving insights and personal testament Barrington offers an unfettered glimpse into the rarely entered domain and closed doors of the highest level of church management.< Less
Simple Lean Six Sigma, A Process For Process Improvement By Stanley D. Prueitt & Richard A. Ogden
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Organizations today are looking to do more with less, become more efficient, increase capacity, and find cost savings. They hire business process managers to facilitate process improvement efforts,... More > align processes to organization goals, gain performance advantages, improve personnel capacity, and sustain gains. Simple Lean Six Sigma is a handbook that teaches the reader a simple step by step approach to help their organization design process, improve processes, optimize organizational design, increase capacity, and eliminate waste. This book is being used as a text book at select universities nationwide for Green Belt Certification. The students learn how to strike wastefulness; which includes inefficiencies caused by defects, non value-added flow of information or materials, stacks of inventory, data storage, overproduction and extra processing. Students will learn how to identify and reduce special cause variation, analyze value streams, and implement positive change.< Less
Enterprise Designer Workbook By Bill Aronson
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This Workbook complements Enterprise Designer - building a conscious organization published by Lulu. Please read that book first. It is intended for modelers using Metastorm ProVision 6.1. You will... More > learn how to create models in this step by step guide. "This is a great book for enterprise architects that will serve as an idea book and general resource/reference.” Mike Hall – Association of Enterprise Architects Journal “...its premise is pretty compelling: good design is a great tool for dealing with complexity – and that’s as true for organisations as it is for buildings or jumbo jets.What Bill Aronson offers with Enterprise Designer is a framework or context that encompasses all the various elements, operations, and processes that happen within an organisation. He’s also helpfully defined just how many of them there are – 26. And yes, each has been designated a letter of the alphabet." NZ Management Magazine 10/2008 < Less
Behind the curtains By Thomas Wells
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An autobiography by a young British man who, while training to be a doctor, had an accident on a skiing holiday that resulted in many injuries from which he was frankly lucky to survive. As well as... More > having to contend with spinal cord injury and consequent long-term paralysis from the lower chest down, a complication with his windpipe resulted in inability to speak for almost a year until he had major reconstructive throat surgery. He did indeed need to use all of his reserves simply to survive and contemplating any sort of worthwhile independence early on in his recovery would have seemed fanciful. This book documents his remarkable recovery from hospital to home, return to training to be a doctor and how he has managed to have a truly full life in the face of great adversity. It should appeal to anyone who wants to marvel at and be inspired by his amazing achievements.< Less
The Digital Signage Playbook By Paul Flanigan
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Digital Signage is everywhere you look. Every day new digital screens are being installed at locations in every industry. But the process of developing and deploying engaging digital signage is much... More > more complex than simply hanging a screen and turning it on. In this book, Paul Flanigan will guide you through the process of creating an effective digital signage strategy, from understanding the user and the environment to building your network and proper management. You'll have hundreds of questions to ask, case studies, and references that will give you the foundational knowledge to deploy a network that works. Whether you're a Fortune 100 company or a family owned business on the corner, this book is a must for creating effective engagement through digital screens.< Less
Enterprise Designer - building a conscious organization By Bill Aronson
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“When looking at the many possible entry points into understanding your organization’s strategy, processes, and technology, the most difficult question is often “where do we... More > start?” Enterprise Designer provides a framework to help people start that journey. Bill uses an approach that is non-technical and highly focused – two things that are much needed to quickly deliver the maximum value from applying enterprise architecture.” Greg Carter Chief Technology Officer & VP of Development, Metastorm Inc. “At a very practical level this book is a fantastic tool to support managers identify core processes, systems and, above all, people within their organization and improve the way they integrate to deliver services to clients.”Annie Geard, Consultant.< Less
"Straight Up, No Sippin'": Memoirs of Life and Work onboard Mega Cruise Ships By George Stowers
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Since the summer of 2000, George Stowers has worked onboard some of the largest and newest cruise ships that ply the earth’s waters. His time onboard these grand, floating resorts has afforded... More > him the opportunity to visit world renowned ports in the Caribbean, Mediterranean, Western coasts of the Unites States and Mexico as well as all of the Hawaiian Islands. Mr. Stowers entered the cruising industry as a sales assistant in the onboard gift shops and then moved into the position of Internet Manager. For those who have always wondered what this unique lifestyle of cruise ship employment entails, his memoirs in “Straight Up, No Sippin’” provide insightful answers through witty narratives, keen observation of “vacation” behavior, and frank, self evaluation.< Less
The Marina-Sustainable Solutions for a Profitable Business By Dr. Ralf Heron & Wael Juju
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The book provides essential information for any marina designer, developer or operator and indeed anyone with an interest in refurbishing their marina business to take advantage of the changes in... More > today’s market. You are provided with a snapshot of the industry today, a look at where Information Technology will be pivotal in tomorrow’s successful marina and a step-by-step guide to ensure you are able to successfully differentiate your business from your competitors. Dr. Ralf Heron and Wael Juju demonstrate throughout the book that success will come to marinas that embrace the hospitality ethos and design their facilities to provide an exceptional customer experience. In addition to compiling data that will be not found elsewhere - including global marina maps (showing 17300 marinas) , environmental schemes and Quality management principles. With levels of detailed information not found anywhere in a single source, this is a book that no marina developer, owner or operator can afford to be without< Less

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