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Tap into the wisdom of experts to learn what every engineering manager should know. With the 97 short and extremely useful tips for engineering managers, this book will help you expand your skills. You'll learn how to adopt new approaches to old problems, learn appropriate best practices, and hone your management skills through sound advice. Managing people is hard, and the industry as a whole is bad at it. Many managers lack the experience, the tools, the texts, and the frameworks to do it well. From mentoring interns to working in senior management, this book will take you through the stages of management, and provide actionable advice on how to approach the obstacles that come up as a technical manager. All you need is a desire to learn new skills for managing more effectively.
The world is changing. The world has changed already. But have you changed with it? The change in technology over the last century has driven a massive development in organizations and society. The so-called Fourth Industrial Revolution demands new approaches to organizational structures and teams. A paradigm shift is emerging, putting engagement, relations, inclusion, freedom and engagement at the centre. We need small self-managed teams, in a team-of-teams structure to be relevant to employees and customers, and in order to adapt to a changing world. In his second book Erik Korsvik Ostergaard introduces two vital components of the future of work: high tech and high touch for engaging the workplaces and teams of the future.
Understand the dynamics of all different types of teams Beyond Team Building: How to Build High Performing Teams and the Culture to Support Them represents the latest in thinking about creating effective teams. The authors present a new Five C framework that focuses on the core aspects of team building. The book helps the reader assess how his/her team is performing on each of the 5Cs--context, composition, competencies, change, and collaborative leadership, and discusses options concerning how to improve team performance along each of these dimensions. The book includes: - A wealth of examples of effective (and ineffective) teams from such companies as Cisco Systems, Bain & Company, and Amazon - New material concerning how to develop effective entrepreneurial and family teams - How to manage cross-cultural, virtual, and alliance teams - How to create a team building organization This book provides the next generation of team leaders, team members, and team consultants with the knowledge and skills they need to create effective and high functioning teams.
The definitive, bestselling text in the field of change management, Making Sense of Change Management provides a thorough yet accessible overview for students and practitioners alike. Without relying on assumed knowledge, it comprehensively covers the theories and models of change management and connects them to practical approaches and techniques that organizations of all types and sizes can use to adapt to tough market conditions and succeed by changing their strategies, structures, mindsets, leadership behaviours and expectations of staff and managers. This completely revised and updated fifth edition of Making Sense of Change Management contains a new chapter on becoming a sustainable business, new material on the latest developments in technology-led change, further case studies and updated wider content with the latest thinking and developments. Supported by 'food for thought' and 'stop and think' features to aid critical thinking and understanding, as well as checklists, tips and summary boxes, it remains essential reading for anyone who is currently part of, or leading, a change initiative. New and updated online resources include international case study question packs for lecturers and lecture slides with reflective questions.
What's your story? The most successful brands aren't created, they are unearthed. Successful branding is based on authenticity. So how do you reveal your own brand? First, by searching yourself for answers to questions like these: What do you do better than anyone? What are you most proud of? What makes you lose track of time? In Digital You: Real Personal Branding in the Virtual Age, branding authority William Arruda describes the 21st century world of personal branding and guides you to define, express, and expand your personal brand for the virtual world. Branding is not about being famous, Arruda explains; it's about being selectively famous. It's about more than social media excess. When you understand the true value of personal branding, you can use it as a serious career development strategy. Digital You offers a deep dive to understanding and defining your unique promise of value-making a great first impression, mastering multimedia, and, ultimately, expanding your network and promoting thought leadership. You'll learn how to develop, design, and sustain a personal brand throughout the fluid movements of any career. Understand how to be clear about your digital brand and your unique promise of value so you can increase your success and happiness at work and in life. It's time to stop worrying about career extinction and start crafting a brand of distinction.
The GCBME Book Series aims to promote the quality and methodical reach of the Global Conference on Business Management & Entrepreneurship, which is intended as a high-quality scientific contribution to the science of business management and entrepreneurship. The Contributions are the main reference articles on the topic of each book and have been subject to a strict peer review process conducted by experts in the fields. The conference provided opportunities for the delegates to exchange new ideas and implementation of experiences, to establish business or research connections and to find Global Partners for future collaboration. The conference and resulting volume in the book series is expected to be held and appear annually. The year 2019 theme of book and conference is Creating Innovative and Sustainable Value-added Businesses in the Disruption Era . The ultimate goal of GCBME is to provide a medium forum for educators, researchers, scholars, managers, graduate students and professional business persons from the diverse cultural backgrounds, to present and discuss their researches, knowledge and innovation within the fields of business, management and entrepreneurship. The GCBME conferences cover major thematic groups, yet opens to other relevant topics: Organizational Behavior, Innovation, Marketing Management, Financial Management and Accounting, Strategic Management, Entrepreneurship and Green Business.
The most valuable asset are the people of the business. That's why the softer aspects of people management and related skills get more and more attention. Using the same approach as Nicolai Andler's successful 'Tools for Project Management, Workshops and Consulting', this standard work gives you a reference or cookbook-style access to the most important tools, including a rating of each tool in terms of applicability, ease of use and effectiveness. Nicolai Andler presents nearly 100 tools, grouped into eight categories: Emotional Intelligence and Personal Development, Assessment and Audits, Coaching, Leadership: Motivation and Transformation, Performance and Development, Teamwork, Change Management, and Organisational Development and Design. Information provided by this book - is comprehensive, reliable and sufficiently wide in scope, with a practical level of detail without being too academic - saves time and effort when looking for a tool to carry out a specific job or solve a people-related problem - is easy to apply due to many different search options, checklists, application scenarios and guiding instructions. Written by a professional consultant and business coach, the book is a unique reference work and guide for all those working with people, be they a coach, consultant, change agent or a manager, as well as for students and lecturers who want to expand their knowledge and lectures beyond the 'Cycle of Change' and the 'Johari Window'.
This book is the essential guide for the millions of people all over the world making the challenging and rewarding leap to manager, who want to become that manager their team deserves. FranklinCovey knows that managers are desperate for help - especially employees who go from managing tasks to managing people. They yearn for training and tools to help them become more confident, effective, and valued. This practical and inspirational guide offers the solution with guidance, tips and insights that are relevant, easily applicable, based on credible expertise, and will fit into the manager's hectic daily schedule. The focus of the book is to give managers the information they need in a way that they can absorb quickly. They can pick up a helpful tip in 10-minutes or glean an entire skill-set with a deeper reading. The goal is for the busy manager to know what to do and how to do it without interrupting their regular workflow. Each role highlights the current, authentic problems managers face and briefly explores the limiting mindsets or common mistakes that led to those problems. The book has 29 skill-based chapters, which cover essential managerial skills like one-on-ones, giving feedback, delegating, hiring, building team culture, and leading remote teams. The book also includes over 30 unique tools, such as a prep worksheet for your next one-on-one and a list of over 100 behavioural questions for your next interview.
This book is the first systematic scholarly study on the business history of Turkey from the nineteenth century until the present. It aims to place the distinctive characteristics of capitalism in Turkey within a global and comparative perspective, dealing with three related issues. First, it examines the institutional context that shaped the capitalist development in Turkey. Second, it focuses on the corporate actors, entrepreneurs and business enterprises that have led the national economic growth. Third, it explores the ethical foundations and social responsibility of business enterprises in the country. The comparative and historical approach sets the volume apart from previous books on the subject. Business, Ethics and Institutions aims to strengthen scholarly and policy understanding of Turkish capitalism and the diversified business groups which dominate the economy by providing a deep analysis of the evolution of political and social institutions which shaped corporate activity. It demonstrates the key role played by large family-owned business groups in Turkey's development. It also seeks to identify both the similarities and the differences in the Turkish pattern of economic development, making comparisons with Japan, an early example of catch-up, and a more successful model than Turkey. The comparative perspective makes the book highly relevant to a wide range of scholars interested in the institutional foundations of modern capitalism and will be of value to researchers, academics, and students in the fields of business and economic history, ethics, organizational studies, and entrepreneurship.
Most research about financial stability and sustainable growth focuses on the financial sector and macroeconomics and neglects the real sector, microeconomics and psychology issues. Real-sector and financial-sectors linkages are increasing and are a foundation of economic/social/environmental/urban sustainability, given financial crises, noise, internet, transition economics , disintermediation, demographics and inequality around the world. Within complex systems theory framework, this book analyses some multi-sided mechanisms and risk-perception that can have symbiotic relationships with financial stability, systemic risk and/or sustainable growth. Within the context of Regret Minimization, MN-Transferable Utility and WTAL, new theories-of-the-firm are developed that consider sustainable growth, price stability, globalization, financial stability and birth-to-death evolutions of firms. This book introduces new behaviour theories pertaining to real estate and intangibles, which can affect the evolutions of risk-taking and risk perception within organizations and investment entities. The chapters address elements of the dilemma of often divergent risk perceptions of, and risk-taking by corporate executives, regulators and investment managers.
Saying sorry is in crisis. On one hand there are anxious PR aficionados and social media teams dishing out apologies with alarming frequency. On the other there are people and organizations who have done truly terrible things issuing much-delayed statements of mild regret. We have become addicted to apologies but immune from saying sorry. In January 2018 there were 35 public apologies from high-profile organizations and individuals. That's more than one per day. Between them, in 2017, the likes of Facebook, Mercedes Benz and United Airlines issued over 2,000 words of apologies for their transgressions. Alarmingly, the word 'sorry' didn't appear once. This perfectly timed book examines the psychology, motivations and even the economic rationale of giving an apology in the age of outrage culture and on-demand contrition. It reveals the tricks and techniques we all use to evade, reframe and divert from what we did and demonstrates how professionals do it best. Providing lessons for businesses and organizations, you'll find out how to give meaningful apologies and know when to say sorry, or not say it at all. The Apology Impulse is the perfect playbook for anyone - from social media executive through to online influencers and CEOs - who apologise way too much and say sorry far too infrequently.
Angelani is the CEO of Softvision, a digital transformation service company that has been leading the digital transformation of global enterprise brands since 1994 Softvision leverages a network of 2,500 professionals through 18 studios, in 8 countries and 5 continents Softvision services top brands such as Microsoft, Macy's, Mozilla, Groupon, Neiman Marcus, AT&T, Lululemon, Whole Foods, and many more