NEW e-BOOK TITLES IN GIBS IC COLLECTION – AUGUST 2012

GIBS students access these titles through their student numbers and PIN, via the UPExplore book catalogue

Readers are leaders

The Cult of the Leader: A Manifesto for More Authentic Business by Christopher Bones  John Wiley & Sons © 2011 (296 pages) ISBN: 9780470666043  –  A critical look at the way that business leadership has gone so badly wrong, this book shows how we need to restore trust and confidence, be more realistic about what leaders can and can’t do, redefine talent, revalue experience and reconsider remuneration.

Engaging Emergence: Turning Upheaval into Opportunity by Peggy Holman  Berrett-Koehler Publishers © 2010 (265 pages) ISBN: 9781605095219  –  Offering principles, practices, and real-world stories, this profound, award winning (2011 Nautilus Gold medal winner) book will help you work with compassion, creativity, and wisdom through the entire arc of change—from disruption to coherence.

Healthcare Kaizen: Engaging Front-Line Staff in Sustainable Continuous Improvements by Mark Graban and Joseph E. Swartz  Auerbach Publications © 2012 (404 pages) ISBN: 9781439872963  –  Filled with examples shared by leading healthcare organizations, this book covers the management mindsets and philosophies required to make Kaizen work effectively in a hospital department or as an organization-wide program.

Hospital Reimbursement: Concepts and Principles by Kyle Herbert  Auerbach Publications © 2012 (272 pages) ISBN: 9781439898949  –  Requiring only a basic financial background and a working knowledge of accounting, this book supplies a clear understanding of the concepts and principles that drive the revenue cycle within a hospital setting.

Making Teams Work by Laura Stack  Productivity Pro © 2011 (25 pages)    –   Offering suggestions that will help you take advantage of all of the great things that result from working on a team, this concise book shows you how to relate more productively, more efficiently, with less stress, and with greater results, with those you work with.

Managing Employee Performance: Motivation, Ability, and Obstacles by Laura Stack  Productivity Pro © 2011 (19 pages) –  Including tips for analyzing performance issues as well as tips for taking corrective action, this concise guide addresses some of the issues that impact your employees’ ability to give you stellar performance every day, including their motivation, ability, and obstacles.

Mastering Personal Productivity: Moving at the Speed of Life by Laura Stack  Productivity Pro © 2011 (41 pages)   –   Does the speed of life leave you feeling tested, bested, toasted, and roasted? This innovative book offers a multitude of physiological, psychological, behavioral, and environmental productivity strategies that will show you how to leave the office earlier, with less stress, and more to show for it.

Moral Courage in Organizations: Doing the Right Thing at Work by Debra R. Comer and Gina Vega (eds)  M. E. Sharpe, Inc. © 2011 (258 pages) ISBN: 9780765624093  –  Underscoring the ethical pitfalls you may encounter at work, this unique book highlights the effects of organizational factors on ethical behavior, illustrates exemplary moral courage and lapses thereof, and explores the skills and information that support those who act with moral courage.

Process Improvement with Electronic Health Records: A Stepwise Approach to Workflow and Process Management by Margret Amatayakul  Auerbach Publications © 2012 (280 pages) ISBN: 9781439872338  –  Using case studies to illustrate the unique requirements of HIT and EHR acquisition, this reference provides you with simple yet powerful tools, along with step-by-step guidance for the effective use of workflow and process mapping within healthcare.

 Rapid Results!  How 100-Day Projects Build the Capacity for Large-Scale Change by Robert H. Schaffer, Ronald N. Ashkenas and Associates  Jossey-Bass © 2005 (272 pages) ISBN: 9780787977344   –Describing an approach that has been field-tested by organizations of every size and type to improve performance and speed the pace of change, this step-by-step book outlines the concept behind 100-day projects and introduces new work patterns which enable participants to  manage change.

Self-Promotion and Self-Presentation Skills: Marketing Yourself for Success by Laura Stack  Productivity Pro © 2011 (17 pages)   –    Focused on helping you improve your professional image when interviewing for a job, this valuable book reveals some things that you can do right off the bat to increase your odds of leaving a favorable first impression and projecting a strong confident image.

Social Media Marketing eLearning Kit For Dummies by Phyllis Khare  John Wiley & Sons © 2012 (304 pages) ISBN: 9781118034705   –   Helping self-motivated learners master social media marketing, this self-paced guide will show you how to stand out in the marketplace using Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube, and take advantage of location-based marketing tools such as Groupon and LivingSocial.

The Six Laws of Approachability: How to Break Down Barriers and Get People to Like You by Laura Stack  Productivity Pro © 2011 (19 pages)   –   Reviewing the factors that contribute to your professional image, this concise book offers strategies for marketing yourself as approachable so that people like you, trust you, and want to do business with you.

Facilitating with Ease!: Core Skills for Facilitators, Team Leaders and Members, Managers, Consultants, and Trainers, New and Revised by Ingrid Bens  Jossey-Bass © 2012 (256 pages) ISBN: 9781118107744  –  For anyone who wants to become skilled in the art of facilitation, this go-to guide is filled with dozens of exercises, surveys, and checklists that can be used to transform anyone into an effective facilitator.

Networking For People Who Hate Networking: A Field Guide For Introverts, The Overwhelmed, And The Under Connected by Devora Zack  Berrett-Koehler Publishers © 2010 (182 pages) ISBN: 9781605095226  –  Written by a proud introvert who is also an enthusiastic networker, this book includes field-tested tips and techniques for virtually any situation and shows how the networking-averse can succeed by working with the very traits that make them hate traditional networking.

Smart to Wise: The Seven Pillars for True Success by Mike Clayton  Marshall Cavendish © 2012 (145 pages) ISBN: 9789814361422  –  Explaining the seven pillars for true career progression, this book shows you how to take the knowledge that you have and turn it into the wisdom that leads people to regard you as a trusted colleague, partner or advisor.

The Cult of the Leader: A Manifesto for More Authentic Business by Christopher Bones  John Wiley & Sons © 2011 (296 pages) ISBN: 9780470666043  –   A critical look at the way that business leadership has gone so badly wrong, this book shows how we need to restore trust and confidence, be more realistic about what leaders can and can’t do, redefine talent, revalue experience and reconsider remuneration.

 

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