The Obstacle is the Way
We are stuck, stymied, frustrated. But it needn’t be this way. There is a formula for success that’s been followed by the icons of history—from John D. Rockefeller to Amelia Earhart to Ulysses S. Grant to Steve Jobs—a formula that let them turn obstacles into opportunities. Faced with impossible situations, they found the astounding triumphs we all seek.
Humans Are Underrated
It's easy to imagine a nightmare scenario in which computers simply take over most of the tasks that people now get paid to do. The unavoidable question—will millions of people lose out, unable to best the machine?—is increasingly dominating business, education, economics, and policy.
Based on research conducted in more than seventy countries over a forty-year span, Cultures and Organizations examines what drives people apart―when cooperation is so clearly in everyone’s interest.
The Joy of Lean: Transforming, Leading, and Sustaining a Culture of Engaged Team Performance
By: Dodd Starbird
Has your organization tried Lean already? If so, you surely see and feel the Joy of Lean in your workplace now, right? Don t worry. If you re not quite to joy yet, you re not alone.
By: Jeffrey K. Liker and David Meier
Toyota doesn't just produce cars; it produces talented people. In the international bestseller, The Toyota Way, Jeffrey Liker explained Toyota's remarkable success through a 4P model for excellence-Philosophy, People, Problem Solving, and Process. Liker, with coauthor David Meier, provided deeper insight into the practical application of the principles in The Toyota Way Fieldbook. Now, these authorities on Toyota reveal how you can develop talented people and achieve incredible results in your company.
Millions worldwide have read and embraced John Kotter’s ideas on change management and leadership. From the ill-fated dot-com bubble to unprecedented M&A activity to scandal, greed, and ultimately, recession—we’ve learned that widespread and difficult change is no longer the exception. It’s the rule. Now with a new preface, this refreshed edition of the global bestseller Leading Change is more relevant than ever.
Introduction to Type: A Guide to Understanding Your Results on the MBTI Instrument 6th Edition