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Leadership by Engineers and Scientists by
Publication Date: 2018-03-25
Teaches scientists and engineers leadership skills and problem solving to facilitate management of team members, faculty, and staff
Kanban Change Leadership by
Publication Date: 2015-02-27
Explains how and why Kanban offers a new approach to change in 21st Century businesses This book provides an understanding of what is necessary to properly understand change management with Kanban as well as how to apply it optimally in the workplace.
10 Virtues of Outstanding Leaders by
Publication Date: 2013-03-26
What makes a good leader? Ten leaders, ten key virtues This readable distillation of the core common features of successful leaders shows how an individual's character, and especially their virtue, is the defining factor.
Call Number: BF575.F14 H37 2011
Publication Date: 2011-05-10
In this groundbreaking book, Tim Harford, deftly weaving together psychology, evolutionary biology, anthropology, physics, and economics, along with the compelling story of hard-won lessons learned in the field, makes a passionate case for the importance of adaptive trial and error in tackling issues such as climate change, poverty, and financial crises--as well as in fostering innovation and creativity in our business and personal lives.
Call Number: BF636 .P386 2016
Publication Date: 2016-03-28
In Brainhack, creativity coach Neil Pavitt gives you tips and tricks to re-program your brain, developing the skills and insights that can transform how you think, solve problems, and make decisions.
Call Number: HM741 .C46 2011
Publication Date: 2011-01-12
Renowned scientists Nicholas Christakis and James Fowler present compelling evidence for our profound influence on one another's tastes, health, wealth, happiness, beliefs, even weight, as they explain how social networks form and how they operate.
Convince Them in 90 Seconds or Less by
Call Number: HD69.S8 B66 2010
Publication Date: 2010-05-26
Nicholas Boothman shows how to create a winning first impression and, within 90 seconds, a lasting trust. Then, when those 90 seconds are up, he shows how to master the people-to-people skills that are essential to an ongoing business relationship.
Energize Your Workplace by
Call Number: HD58.87 .D885 2003
Publication Date: 2003-08-08
Grounded in solid research, this book uses energy as a measurement to describe the power of positive and negative connections in people's experience at work.
Finding Flow by
Call Number: BF575.H27 C848 1997
Publication Date: 1998-04-06
Part psychological study, part self-help book, Finding Flow is a prescriptive guide that helps us reclaim ownership of our lives.
Fly Girls by
Call Number: TL539 .F56 2018
Publication Date: 2018-08-07
A NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER "Exhilarating." --New York Times Book Review "Riveting." --People "Keith O'Brien has brought these women--mostly long-hidden and forgotten--back into the light where they belong. And he's done it with grace, sensitivity and a cinematic eye for detail that makes Fly Girls both exhilarating and heartbreaking." --USA Today
Call Number: BF575.H27 D54 2008
Publication Date: 2008-09-09
Utilizing sophisticated methodology and three decades of research by the world's leading expert on happiness, Happiness challenges the present thinking of the causes and consequences of happiness and redefines our modern notions of happiness.
The How of Happiness by
Call Number: BF575.H27 L98 2008
Publication Date: 2008-12-30
The How of Happiness is a comprehensive guide to understanding the elements of happiness based on years of groundbreaking scientific research. It is also a practical, empowering, and easy-to-follow workbook, incorporating happiness strategies, excercises in new ways of thinking, and quizzes for understanding our individuality.
The Introverted Leader by
Call Number: BF637.L4 K27 2018
Publication Date: 2018-03-06
Succeeding in an Extroverted Workplace You don't have be an extrovert--or pretend to be one--to get to the top! Jennifer Kahnweiler points to Mark Zuckerberg, Arianna Huffington, and Warren Buffett as prime examples of self-identified introverts who have done quite well for themselves. In this new, expanded edition of her pioneering book, she lays out a well-tested four-step strategy introverts can use to build on their quiet strength and make it a source of great power. The book includes fresh information on the unique challenges faced by introverted women, how leaders can shape a more introvert-friendly workplace, customized hiring and coaching strategies for introverts, and the positive correlation between introverted leadership and company performance.
Jumpstart Your Thinking by
Call Number: HF5386 .M4443 2015
Publication Date: 2015-12-15
John C. Maxwell shares the secrets to success in this 90-day guide, based on his book Thinking For a Change. Maxwell provides the wisdom and inspiration you need to become a better thinker and achieve your dreams by mastering the eleven types of successful thinking.
The Little Book of Talent by
Call Number: BF431 .C685 2012
Publication Date: 2012-08-21
The Little Book of Talent is a manual for building a faster brain and a better you. It is an easy-to-use handbook of scientifically proven, field-tested methods to improve skills. It distills the daunting complexity of skill development into 52 clear, concise directives.
The Little Book of Thinking Big by
Call Number: BF637.S8 N458 2015
Publication Date: 2014-12-22
You can think big or you can think small, it all starts in the mind. With the right thinking tools and the right approach you can release your inspiration and creativity, reset your ambition, and direct your attention to the things that truly matter to you.
Social Intelligence by
Call Number: HM1106 .G66 2007
Publication Date: 2007-07-31
Daniel Goleman has written a groundbreaking synthesis of the latest findings in biology and brain science, revealing that we are "wired to connect" and the surprisingly deep impact of our relationships on every aspect of our lives.
Work Happy by
Call Number: HD38.2 .G45 2014
Publication Date: 2014-01-07
When Jill Geisler was appointed to news director of her local station at the age of 27, her senior managerial experience was limited to a high school job at a candy shop. Thirty years later, she is one of the leading consultants for managers across the country.
Individual Motivation Within Groups by
Publication Date: 2019-10-18
Individual Motivation within Groups: Social Loafing and Motivation Gains in Work, Academic, and Sports Teams explores the state of our scientific understanding of when and why individuals are most and least likely to work hard as members of groups and work teams.
Work Organization and Methods Engineering for Productivity by
Publication Date: 2020-02-12
Work Organization and Methods Engineering for Productivity provides an introduction to, and practical advice on, assessing methods of working to achieve maximum output and efficiency. The main focus of the book is on the 'work study', which helps to increase the productivity of men, machines and materials.
Stability of Happiness by
Publication Date: 2014-08-01
The right to "pursue happiness" is one of the dominant themes of western culture, and understanding the causes of happiness is one of the primary goals of the positive psychology movement.