The Oz Principle

Getting Results Through Individual and Organizational Accountability

Author: Roger Connors

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

View: 384

The definitive book on workplace accountability by the New York Times bestselling authors of How Did That Happen? Since it was originally published in 1994, The Oz Principle has sold nearly 600,000 copies and become the worldwide bible on accountability. Through its practical and invaluable advice, thousands of companies have learned just how vital personal and organizational accountability is for a company to achieve and maintain its best results. At the core of the authors' message is the idea that when people take personal ownership of their organization's goals and accept responsibility for their own performance, they become more invested and work at a higher level to ensure not only their own success, but everyone's. Now more than ever, The Oz Principle is vital to anyone charged with obtaining results. It is a must have, must read, and must apply classic business book. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Change the Culture, Change the Game

The Breakthrough Strategy for Energizing Your Organization and Creating Accounta bility for Results

Author: Roger Connors

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 240

View: 490

A fully revised and updated installment from the bestselling author of The Oz Principle Series. Two-time New York Times bestselling authors Roger Connors and Tom Smith show how leaders can achieve record-breaking results by quickly and effectively shaping their organizational culture to capitalize on their greatest asset-their people. Change the Culture, Change the Game joins their classic book, The Oz Principle, and their recent bestseller, How Did That Happen?, to complete the most comprehensive series ever written on workplace accountability. Based on an earlier book, Journey to the Emerald City, this fully revised installment captures what the authors have learned while working with the hundreds of thousands of people on using organizational culture as a strategic advantage.

Journey to the Emerald City

Author: Roger Connors

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

View: 872

Connors and Smith explore the direct link between a company's culture and the results it produces, providing a program to transform entrenched patterns into potent new ways of being and doing. Getting to the core of why people work as they do is a dynamic process demanding that leaders take control of the culture to create experiences that foster beliefs, drive actions, and produce the ultimate competitive advantage. Filled with success stories, the book introduces a step by step model to help people at any level of the organization take action that will alter the company's belief system in order to produce the desired results.

Build a Great Team

One Year to Success

Author: Catherine Hakala-Ausperk

Publisher: American Library Association

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 304

View: 928

With library staffing levels and services cut to the bone, creating a team that communicates well and functions smoothly is more important than ever. Building on the model of her bestselling book Be A Great Boss, Hakala-Ausperk presents a handy self-guided tool to the dynamic role of team-building. Organized in 52 modules, designed to cover a year of weekly sessions but easily adaptable for any pace, this workbook will show you how to Manage staff across different age groups and skill sets Improve communication between team members Mentor other staff members Keep your team organized in a culture of change Suitable for all levels of management, from first-line supervisors to library directors, this book lays out a clear path to learning the essentials of building and maintaining a first-rate team.

Accountability: Taking Ownership of Your Responsibility

Author: Henry Browning

Publisher: Center for Creative Leadership

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 30

View: 739

More and more managerial challenges require leaders to be accountable-to take initiative without having full authority for the process or the outcomes. Accountability goes beyond responsibility. Whereas responsibility is generally delegated by the boss, the organization, or by virtue of position, accountability is having an intrinsic sense of ownership of the task and the willingness to face the consequences that come with success or failure. Through this guidebook you will learn how your organization and its leaders can create a culture that fosters accountability by focusing on five areas: support, freedom, information, resources, and goal and role clarity.

Business at the Speed of Now

Fire Up Your People, Thrill Your Customers, and Crush Your Competitors

Author: John M. Bernard

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

View: 997

A technology-enabled management philosophy to accelerate yourorganization Business at the Speed of Now delivers a new real-timemanagement philosophy and system to leaders looking for betterresults in today's constantly changing market. Companies thatinspire and equip employees and expect them to seize opportunitiesand solve problems in the now will enjoy a distinct competitiveadvantage in a world where speed matters most. Get systematicadvice on how to build an integrated and transparent managementsystem, enabled by cloud computing and internal social networks.Use this comprehensive guide to create a NOW organization whereeveryone boldly pursues every opportunity every time. The vast majority of businesses cling to a THEN management modeland philosophy designed to prevent immediate action. In thispractical handbook, you'll learn how to apply technology to thethree essential types of work: Fundamentals (routine work thatconsumes 95 percent of all resources), Breakthroughs (initiativesthat can change the game), and Problems (daily challenges andcrises that occur in all organizations). Provides a wealth of real-world examples, assessments, tools,guidelines, and checklists that enable readers to apply theconcepts immediately Offers practical tools for building accountability andtransparency into every position, thereby eliminating the looseends that so often cause business execution to stumble Presents the groundbreaking insights of John Bernard, an experton management theory and practice, the use of social media insidethe organization, and the modern workforce, whose company, MassIngenuity, consults around the world and develops Web-based toolsto support real-time management Set your organization free from the old THEN management waysthat no longer get the results you need. Adopt the new NOWmanagement thinking and the state-of-the-art tools that will getyour organization doing business at the speed of now.

How Did That Happen?

Holding People Accountable for Results the Positive, Principled Way

Author: Roger Connors

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 272

View: 128

The New York Times bestseller that provides a simple, proven approach to improve accountability and the bottom line. The economy crashes, the government misfires, businesses fail, leaders don't lead, managers don't manage, and people don't follow through, leaving us asking, "How did that happen?" Surprises caused by a lack of personal accountability plague almost every organization today, from the political arena to large and small businesses. How Did That Happen? offers a proven way to eliminate these nasty surprises, gain an unbeatable competitive edge, and enhance performance by holding others accountable the positive, principled way. As the experts on workplace accountability and the authors of The Oz Principle, Roger Connors and Tom Smith tackle the next crucial step everyone can take, whether working as a manager, supervisor, CEO, or individual performer: creating greater accountability in all the people on whom you depend.

The Ultimate Guide to Competency Assessment in Health Care

Author: Donna K. Wright

Publisher: Creative Health Care Management

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page: 232

View: 348

It is time to move your competency assessment process beyond meeting regulatory standards to creating excellence The Ultimate Guide to Competency Assessment in Health Care is packed with ready-to-use tools designed to help you develop, implement and evaluate competencies. More than that, you will find a new way of thinking about competency assessment - a way that is outcome-focused and accountability-based. With over 20,000 copies sold world-wide, it is the most trusted resource on competency assessment available.

Annual Editions

Management 03/04

Author: Fred H. Maidment

Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Dushkin

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 223

View: 957

This annually updated reader of public press articles explores the dynamics of management in today's business environment; planning; organizing; directing; controlling; staffing and human resources; and perspectives and trends. This title is supported by the student Web site, www.dushkin.com/online providing study support and tools and links to related Web sites.