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1. Working Knowledge : How Organizations Manage What They Know
by Thomas H. Davenport, Laurence Prusak
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Harvard Business School Press
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(December 1997)
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When new-car developers at Ford Motor Company wanted to learn why the original Taurus design team was so successful, no one could tell them. No one remembered or had recorded what made that effort so special; the knowledge gained in the Taurus project was lost forever. Indeed, the most valuable... Read more

2. The Big Book of Team Building Games : Trust-Building Activities, Team Spirit Exercises, and Other Fun Things to Do
by John Newstrom, Edward Scannell
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McGraw-Hill Book Company
Paperback - 220 pages
(January 1998)
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A collection of games and activities designed to liven up departmental meetings and build morale. Each game builds team spirit, communication and trust among people who work together. Read more

3. Coaching for Performance
by Sir John Whitmore
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Nicholas Brealey Publishing Ltd
Paperback - 168 pages
(September 1996)
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This handbook helps readers learn the skills and the art of good coaching, and realize its enormous value in unlocking people's potential to maximize their own performance. Coaching is now recognized as more positive, effective and empowering than instruction in business. Now that coaching is both... Read more

4. Human Resource Champions : The Next Agenda for Adding Value and Delivering Results
by David Ulrich
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Harvard Business School Press
Hardcover - 281 pages
(December 1996)
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This text shows how effective management of human resources holds the key to any organization's future success. It is organized by results, such as accomplishing business goals, improving efficiency etc, and examples are included from dozens of companies. Read more

5. 100 Training Games
by Gary Kroehnert
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McGraw-Hill Book Company
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(December 1992)
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A reader from Birmingham , 9 February, 2000
Training Games for Every Occasion
I am very new to training and have found this book an valuable asset. There are games for every occasion. It has helped me to totally transform my training sessions. Read more

6. NLP Solutions
by Sue Knight
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Nicholas Brealey Publishing Ltd
Paperback - 256 pages
(22 April, 1999)
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Leading on from her previous two books on the subject of Neuro Linguistic Programming, Introducing NLP and NLP At Work, Sue Knight demonstrates how to model successful NLP solutions in business. Modelling, she says, is simply: "the process of observing, analysing and reproducing the structure of... Read more

7. Management Teams, Why They Succed or Fail
by R. Meredith Belbin
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Butterworth-Heinemann
Paperback - 192 pages
(11 March, 1996)
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This text examines the importance of team-building to the successful growth and development of businesses. It is aimed at managers concerned with achieving results by getting the best from their key personnel. Read more

8. The Tao of Coaching
by Max Landsberg
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HarperCollins
Paperback - 144 pages
(15 September, 1997)
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Based on the programme developed by management consultancy McKinsey & Co, this work shows how to enhance workers' performance through "coaching". Step-by-step, a parable takes the reader through the different aspects of coaching, describing how to master the skills and implement them successfully. Read more

9. Co-Active Coaching : New Skills for Coaching People Toward Success in Work and Life
by Laura Whitworth, et al
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Davies-Black Publishing
Hardcover - 288 pages
(November 1998)
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Discusses the important qualities of a co-active coach: listening, intuition, curiosity, action/learning, and self-management. Read more

10. A Handbook of Human Resource Management Practice
by Michael Armstrong
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Kogan Page
Paperback - 942 pages
(May 1999)
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Before such workplace innovations as e-mail and microwaves in the staff rooms, there were personnel departments who placed job adverts, dutifully sorted applications and passed round the odd memo on staff incentive schemes. Today we have HR divisions, as business finally realises that its best... Read more

11. Team Roles at Work
by Meredith R. Belbin
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Butterworth-Heinemann
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(January 1996)

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This text discusses team roles at work. It includes examinations of the art of building a team, coherent and incoherent role profiles and how to manage strained relations. Read more

12. The Big Book of Customer Service Training Games : Quick, Fun Activities for Training Customer Service Reps, Salespeople, and Anyone Else Who Deals Wit
by Peggy Carlaw, Vasudha Kathleen Deming
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McGraw-Hill Book Company
Paperback - 220 pages
(October 1998)
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This text is designed for anyone who manages front line service workers. It details engaging games that help to train flight attendants, salespeople, customer service reps, help desk personnel and others. Most of the games take 15-30 minutes and include reproducible handouts. Read more

13. The New Organizational Wealth : Managing & Measuring Knowledge-Based Assets
by Karl Erik Sveiby
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Berrett-Koehler Publisher's
Hardcover - 275 pages
(April 1997)
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14. The Human Equation : Building Profits by Putting People First
by Jeffrey Pfeffer
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Harvard Business School Press
Hardcover - 368 pages
(January 1998)
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The lure of new and profitable markets has lead many companies to formulate strategies to capture these markets. This focus on strategy often leads to downsizing and the shedding of old businesses in favor of a "lean" economic model that stresses outsourcing. The strategy that leads to... Read more

15. How to Be a Better Project Manager
by Trevor Young
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Kogan Page
Paperback - 128 pages
(31 October, 1996)
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This text offers practical advice on: keeping a project on track; making use of computer systems in tracking projects; and keeping control of projects. Read more

16. Effective Coaching
by Myles Downey
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Orion Business
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(22 April, 1999)
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An introductory primer on the fundamentals of coaching in the business environment. Using a practical, entertaining approach, the author explores key models, tools and skills necessary to develop into an effective coach. Case studies are used throughout. Read more

17. Future Wealth
by Christopher Meyer
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Harvard Business School Press
Hardcover - 211 pages
(April 2000)
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If you wanted a glib way to sum up how the economy works today, you could say we've gone from hardware to software, from selling tangible things such as railroads, cars, and aeroplanes to selling less tangible ones such as information services. In fact, in the US, services grew from 31 per cent of... Read more

18. Strategic Outsourcing : A Structured Approach to Outsourcing Decisions and Initiatives
by Maurice F. Greaver
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Amacom
Hardcover
(December 1998)
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Outsourcing is a strategic decision. This guide explores outsourcing involving fundamental questions about a company's future, core competencies, costs, performance, and competitive advantage. It shows how to use outsourcing as a strategic tool to create a focused, robust organization. Read more

19. Topgrading: How Leading Companies Win by Hiring, Coaching and Keeping the Best People
by Bradford D. Smart
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Prentice Hall
Hardcover - 403 pages
( 1 January, 1999)
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The key to building a superior company, an increasing number of observers now agree, is the ongoing ability to recruit and retain superior personnel. In Topgrading, industrial psychologist and global consultant Bradford Smart expands upon this idea by examining in great detail exactly how today's... Read more

20. Human Resource Management
by Derek Torrington, Laura Hall
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Prentice Hall Europe (Academic)
Paperback - 720 pages
(May 1995)
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Updated for all legislation, including disability, pensions and data protection, this work includes coverage of the management of diversity, the learning organization and performance culture. It also offers integrated activity questions. Read more

21. Running Training Like a Business
by David van Adelsberg, Edward A. Trolley
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Berrett-Koehler Publishers
Hardcover - 231 pages
(May 1999)
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Addressing training's central challenge - how to meet organizational demands for clear business value - this text provides strategic perspectives and tools to take training out of limbo. It draws on the author's successes running training like a business at major international corporations. Read more

22. Delivering Results: A New Mandate for Human Resource Professionals
by Dave Ulrich(Editor), et al
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Harvard Business School Press
Hardcover - 288 pages
(November 1998)
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Dave Ulrich wants human-resources managers to start doing "the real work" of companies: improving customer service and increasing shareholder value. Ulrich, a business professor at the University of Michigan, is editor of Delivering Results, a collection of 15 Harvard Business Review articles on... Read more


23. When Sparks Fly
by Dorothy Leonard, Walter Swap
Harvard Business School Press
Paperback - 224 pages
(August 1999)
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Want to fire up creativity in your company? When Sparks Fly just might be the fuel you're looking for. Dorothy Leonard and Walter Swap describe a method that can help people become more innovative and better at teamwork. "Whether you lead a group of three in a non- profit foundation or 300,000 in a... Read more

24. The Invisible Computer
by Donald A. Norman
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The MIT Press
Hardcover - 316 pages
(October 1998)
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Currently, computer users must navigate a sea of guidebooks, frequently asked questions (FAQs), and wizards to perform a task such as searching the Web or creating a spreadsheet. While Donald Norman acknowledges that the personal computer allows for "flexibility and power," he also makes its... Read more


25. 1001 Ways to Reward Employees
by B. Nelson
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Workman Publishing
Paperback - 276 pages
(April 1994)
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Suggests ways of motivating employees by recognizing their accomplishments, including both formal and informal rewards, individual and group rewards, an special events, incentives, and contests. Read more
The Assessment of Performance and Competence ~ Usually dispatched in 2-3 days
Les Walklin / Paperback / Published 1991
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Continuing Professional Development ~ Usually dispatched in 2-3 days
Sandra Clyne / Hardcover / Published 1995
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Creating a Training and Development Strategy ~ Usually dispatched in 24 hours
Andrew Mayo / Paperback / Published 1998
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Critical Discourses on Teacher Development ~ Usually dispatched in 2-3 days
John Smyth / Paperback / Published 1995
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Cultivating Self-development ~ Usually dispatched in 2-3 days
David Megginson, Vivian Whitaker / Paperback / Published 1996
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Development Planning and School Improvement for Middle Managers ~ Usually dispatched in 2-3 days
Marilyn Leask, Ian Terrell / Paperback / Published 1997
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Education for Work ~ Usually dispatched in 2-3 days
David Corson / Paperback / Published 1990
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The Effective Evaluation of Training and Development in Higher Education ~ Usually dispatched in 2-3 days
Bob Thackwray / Paperback / Published 1997
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Employee Development ~ Usually dispatched in 24 hours
Rosemary Harrison / Paperback / Published 1997
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How to Design and Introduce Trainer Development Programmes ~ Usually dispatched in 2-3 days
Leslie Rae / Paperback / Published 1994
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Investing in Training and Development ~ Usually dispatched in 2-3 days
Tony Pont / Hardcover / Published 1995
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Management Development Beyond the Fringe ~ Usually dispatched in 2-3 days
Phil Lowe, Ralph Lewis / Paperback / Published 1994
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Managing Change Through Training and Development ~ Usually dispatched in 2-3 days
Jim Stewart / Paperback / Published 1996
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Personal Development in Counsellor Training ~ Usually dispatched in 2-3 days
Hazel Johns / Paperback / Published 1996
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Portfolios for Development: a Guide for Trainers and Managers ~ Usually dispatched in 2-3 days
Warren Redman / Paperback / Published 1994
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Recruitment, Training and Development ~ Usually dispatched in 2-3 days
Incomes Data Services / Paperback / Published 1997
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Training and Development NVQs ~ Usually dispatched in 24 hours
Les Walklin / Paperback / Published 1996
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Using People Skills in Training and Development ~ Usually dispatched in 24 hours
Leslie Rae / Paperback / Published 1998
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Using Training Aids in Training and Development ~ Usually dispatched in 2-3 days
Leslie Rae / Paperback / Published 1998
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Validating Your Training ~ Usually dispatched in 2-3 days
Tony Newby / Paperback / Published 1992
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An A-Z of Training and Development ~ Usually dispatched in 2-3 days
Michael Potts / Hardcover / Published 1998
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100 Training Games
Gary Kroehnert / Paperback / Published 1992
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1001 Ways to Energize Employees ~ Usually dispatched in 24 hours
Bob Nelson, Burton Morris / Paperback / Published 1997
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101 Ways to Make Training Active
Melvin L. Silberman, et al / Paperback / Published 1995
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18 Training Workshops for Leadership Development ~ Usually dispatched in 24 hours
Peter Villiers / Hardcover / Published 1996
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201 Icebreakers : Group Mixers, Warm-Ups, Energizers, and Playful Activities
Edie West / Paperback / Published 1996
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60 Role Plays for Management and Supervisory Training
David Turner / Hardcover / Published 1996
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Active Training : A Handbook of Techniques, Designs, Case Examples, and Tips
Mel Silberman, Carol Auerbach / Hardcover / Published 1990
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Active Training : A Handbook of Techniques, Designs, Case Examples, and Tips
Melvin L. Silberman, et al / Hardcover / Published 1998
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