The Truth About Winning at Work (Collection)

The Truth About Winning at Work (Collection)

by Stephen P. Robbins, Martha I. Finney, James O'Rourke, William S. Kane
     
 

A brand new collection of management and leadership skills for improving business performance

 

4 authoritative books deliver world-class skills for leading change and improving performance throughout your team and organization!

 

You’re facing greater challenges than ever

Overview

A brand new collection of management and leadership skills for improving business performance

 

4 authoritative books deliver world-class skills for leading change and improving performance throughout your team and organization!

 

You’re facing greater challenges than ever before – both outside your organization, and inside it. To win, you need today’s best skills for improving performance and driving change. Now, this 4-book collection presents hundreds of those skills simply, clearly, and quickly, to support action. In The Truth About Managing People, Third Edition bestselling author Stephen Robbins shares 61 proven principles and solutions for make-or-break, day-to-day management problems. Overcome the true obstacles to teamwork… avoid both over- and under-communication… improve hiring and employee evaluations… manage a culturally/generationally diverse or virtual workforces… combine stronger ethics and greater effectiveness… and much more. Next, in The Truth About Getting the Best From People, Second Edition, Martha Finney shares 60+ proven principles for gaining unprecedented employee engagement. This new edition features 15 new truths for managing virtual teams, overcoming your unconscious biases, managing multiple generations, identifying/cultivating individual high performers, and more. Next, persuade others in any environment with The Truth About Confident Presenting, by James O’Rourke. O’Rourke reveals 51 proven, concise, easy-to-use presenting techniques that work: all you need to know to prepare effectively (not obsessively), manage anxiety, connect with any audience, and succeed. Discover what makes people listen, and what instantly turns them off… how to muster evidence that’ll convince your specific audience… how to listen, establish a great first impression, and make nonverbal cues work for you… use PowerPoint and microphones well… handle hostile questions confidently; and much more. Finally, turn to William S. Kane’s The Truth About Thriving in Change for 49 proven ways to do what everyone wants, and few can deliver: lead successful change. Plan, drive, and sustain positive change that matters… transform organizations without destroying morale… objectively assess whether yours is really the best way… develop the change management skills you need most… know when to persuade, educate, or “use force”… create the right cultural framework you need to keep moving forward. These four eBooks aren’t “just someone’s opinion”: they offer definitive, evidence-based principles for improving performance throughout your entire leadership career!

 

From world-renowned workplace effectiveness experts Stephen P. Robbins, Martha I. Finney, James O’Rourke, and William S. Kane

 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780133445855
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
04/27/2013
Series:
Truth About
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
977
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Dr. Stephen P. Robbins is the world’s #1 best-selling textbook author in the areas of management and organizational behavior. His books, including Organizational Behavior, Ninth Edition (Prentice Hall), have sold 2,000,000+ copies. They are currently used by students at more than one thousand U.S. colleges and universities. Martha I. Finney is a writer and consultant who brings the qualitative perspective of workplace passion and problem-solving to clients who value the power of engaged employees. Her 13 books include HR From the Heart: Inspiring Stories and Strategies for Building the People Side of Great Business, with Libby Sartain. James S. O’Rourke, IV teaches management and corporate communication at Notre Dame, where he is Concurrent Professor of Management and the Arthur F. and Mary J. O’Neil Director of the Eugene D. Fanning Center for Business Communication. Over 40+ years, he has earned an international reputation in business and corporate communication. BusinessWeek magazine named him one of the “outstanding faculty” in Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business. His books include Management Communication: A Case Analysis Approach. William S. Kane is a highly accomplished HR executive with experience in all aspects of global functional management. He has specific expertise in leading, planning, and executing human capital strategies associated with several profitable business transformations. Kane has held senior positions at global leaders such as International Flavors and Fragrances Inc., Electrolux/Frigidaire, and FMC Corporation. He is now VP of human resources and general administration for Kyowa Pharmaceutical, and adjunct professor in the MAOB graduate-level certificate program in leadership studies at Fairleigh Dickinson University.

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