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Working with HumansWorking with Humans
by Piers Bishop - Bookboon , 2014
Almost everything a business does depends on people. Every decision, every customer gained or lost, every employee helped to perform better - involves a human hand at some point. This book will change the way you understand and work with your people.
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Maximizing People PotentialMaximizing People Potential
by Lesley Sage, Lynne Walley - Bookboon , 2014
Is working with people important to getting results? The book presents the fundamental mindsets and perspectives to enable you to harness the potential within yourself and others through a coaching approach; it is not a book on coaching skills.
(2804 views)

The Myths and Realities of TeamworkThe Myths and Realities of Teamwork
by David Wright - Bookboon , 2013
In this book, the author sets out to share his team building experience in organizations both large and small. The book focuses on the milestones that mark a team's journey to high performance, without being naive to the challenges and the pitfalls.
(1278 views)

Managing DiversityManaging Diversity
by Janet Sayers - Bookboon , 2012
This book provides an introduction to the theory and practice of managing diversity. The book covers topics such as: the role of historical struggles in the development of managing diversity practice today, demographic and social change; etc.
(1564 views)

Human Resource ManagementHuman Resource Management
by Manmohan Joshi - Bookboon , 2013
In order to manage the wide variety of people working in an organization, it has become necessary to apply scientific and practical systems of managing people. This book provides an insight into the various elements of Human Resource Management.
(8977 views)

How to Employ Your First EmployeeHow to Employ Your First Employee
by Russell HR Consulting - Bookboon , 2013
At some point in the growth of your business you realize that you can no longer go it alone. The real success of hiring your first employee lies in following the correct procedures, adhering to the legislation and taking action at an early stage.
(1336 views)

Recruitment and Selection: Hiring the people you wantRecruitment and Selection: Hiring the people you want
by Eric Garner - Bookboon , 2013
Discover a wide range of skills and techniques that will help you master the selection process. Not only will you be able to run efficient recruitment campaigns, you will also achieve your main aim which is getting people or person that you want.
(2765 views)

Dealing With Difficult PeopleDealing With Difficult People
by Ken Pierce - Bookboon , 2013
Learn the 21 'tried and true' tools which makes you an expert on Dealing With Difficult People. Experience the fearlessness coming from knowing you can deal with anyone anytime. Imagine the impact on your self, your dreams and your business.
(1954 views)

Delegation and Empowerment: Giving people the chance to excelDelegation and Empowerment: Giving people the chance to excel
by Eric Garner - BookBoon , 2012
In this book, we'll show you why the old industrial ways of managing no longer work. We'll explain the different ways you can delegate duties and responsibilities to others and why delegation can be the best thing you ever do for your staff.
(1273 views)

Disability Discrimination in the Workplace: An Employer's GuideDisability Discrimination in the Workplace: An Employer's Guide
by Kate Russell - BookBoon , 2012
The Disability Discrimination Act 1995, later replaced by The Equality Act 2010, introduced a range of rights and protections for disabled employees. This book sets out the steps that employers should take to ensure compliance.
(1297 views)

Generational Challenges in the WorkplaceGenerational Challenges in the Workplace
by Susan Quinn - BookBoon , 2012
The different generations on the workplace are the kind of diversity that can sometimes be more challenging than any of the others. This book outlines what shapes these demographic groups and explains in broad terms what makes them tick.
(1513 views)

Tackling Workplace InvestigationsTackling Workplace Investigations
by Russell HR Consulting - BookBoon , 2012
If you carry out a poor investigation, the result of the discipline process will be equally poor. When problems arise, employers must investigate and determine, as far as possible, what really happened. This book shows you how to get it right.
(1248 views)

Counselling Skills: Managing People Problems at WorkCounselling Skills: Managing People Problems at Work
by Eric Garner - BookBoon , 2012
This book introduces you to the 'counselling approach', which is a managerial way of counselling staff. It explains that treating people with dignity, respect, and valuing, is the only course that can succeed in the 21st century.
(2239 views)

Getting Motivation RightGetting Motivation Right
by Anthony Bagshawe - BookBoon , 2011
This book is invaluable for anyone involved in running a business or managing others. It condenses the complex world of personal motivation into a straightforward model that clarifies exactly what motivates people in a way that is easy to follow.
(1744 views)

The Seven Deadly Sins of EmploymentThe Seven Deadly Sins of Employment
by Russell HR Consulting - BookBoon , 2011
The book takes the reader through the employment life cycle from recruitment to termination of employment. It sets out the main processes and risks and provides practical guidance. A useful guide for those who are new to HR or managing teams.
(2065 views)

Effective Discipline: How to manage discipline at workEffective Discipline: How to manage discipline at work
by Eric Garner - BookBoon , 2012
This free online book will help the reader manage discipline confidently and successfully at work. From the first sensible approach to rule making and controlling, it will provide valuable insights into effective discipline.
(1975 views)

Human Resource ManagementHuman Resource Management
by Laura Portolese Dias - Flat World Knowledge , 2011
The book teaches HRM strategies that any manager -- not just those in HR -- needs to know about recruiting, selecting, training, and compensating people. This text also provides practical applications of theory relevant to today's workplace.
(9585 views)

How To Sack EmployeesHow To Sack Employees
by Russell HR Consulting - BookBoon , 2012
If you manage employees, discipline and dismissal is an inevitable part of your work. Using real life examples, this book talks the reader through the legal framework, best practice, and how to prevent getting into difficulty in the first place.
(1788 views)

From Reactive to Proactive: High Impact Strategic HRFrom Reactive to Proactive: High Impact Strategic HR
by Susan Quinn - BookBoon , 2011
HR departments are being asked to 'be more strategic' and help contribute to the bottom-line more than ever before. How can an HR department add more value to the organization? This book will explain strategic HR, what it is and what it does.
(2483 views)

The Anatomy of Ethical LeadershipThe Anatomy of Ethical Leadership
by Lyse Langlois - AU Press , 2011
Performance at all costs, productivity without regard to consequences, and a competitive work environment: these are the factors discussed in this book, which highlights issues in workplace culture while looking into a brighter future for ethics.
(2813 views)

Running Effective AppraisalsRunning Effective Appraisals
by MTD Training - BookBoon , 2010
Appraisal process, if conducted correctly, can have a really positive impact on the performance and ongoing development of your staff. In this textbook you will cover the essential skills of how to prepare for and run an effective appraisal.
(2762 views)

Performance ManagementPerformance Management
by MTD Training - BookBoon , 2010
With this textbook you will learn what performance management is all about and how to manage this process properly so you keep your top performers motivated as well as improving the performance of all of your other staff.
(4262 views)

Running Effective MeetingsRunning Effective Meetings
by MTD Training - BookBoon , 2010
Some meetings are more productive than others and it all comes down to the way that the meeting is set up and run. In this textbook we cover the main considerations and skills to make sure that the meetings that you run are outcome orientated.
(2763 views)

Coaching and MentoringCoaching and Mentoring
by MTD Training - BookBoon , 2010
Coaching and Mentoring textbook introduces the reader to what being an outstanding coach is all about. Learn what coaching is, different coaching models to use, communication skills of an outstanding coaching and much more besides.
(3383 views)

Dealing with Conflict and ComplaintsDealing with Conflict and Complaints
by MTD Training - BookBoon , 2010
In this book you'll learn the key skills and the techniques to handle conflict and complaints in many different ways. From dealing with the abusive person through to the calculated person, you'll learn skills to deal with all conflict situations.
(5432 views)

Internal Communication Management: Individual and Organizational OutcomesInternal Communication Management: Individual and Organizational Outcomes
by Antonio Ragusa - BookBoon , 2010
Contents: Individual outcomes (Commitment, Trust, Development, Motivation, Buying in, Engagement, Loyalty, Empowerment); Organizational outcomes (Corporate reputation, Innovation, Knowledge sharing, Ethical relationships, Competitive advantage).
(5978 views)

Conflict Management in the WorkplaceConflict Management in the Workplace
by Shay McConnon, Margaret McConnon - How To Books Ltd , 2008
Offers many tried and trusted approaches to ensure that conflicts are managed so that they are positive and creative rather than a process of disintegration. A very useful tool for anyone struggling to get along with difficult colleagues.
(6046 views)

Developing Mental Toughness: Gold Medal Strategies for Transforming Your Business PerformanceDeveloping Mental Toughness: Gold Medal Strategies for Transforming Your Business Performance
by J. Graham Jones, Adrian Moorhouse - How To Books Ltd , 2008
Written for executives in business who wish to achieve high level performance under pressure. It is underpinned by research from the leading psychologist, which shows that high achievers do more than simply cope with pressure -- they thrive on it.
(3468 views)

Personal Confidence and MotivationPersonal Confidence and Motivation
by MTD Training - BookBoon , 2010
Reading this textbook you'll understand how to build your own confidence levels and how to generate confidence in an instant. You'll then move onto the topic of motivation and you'll be able to really understand this area of personal development.
(5959 views)

The CEO's Guide to Talent ManagementThe CEO's Guide to Talent Management
by R. Wellins, A. Smith, R. Rogers - DDI , 2008
Careful planning, culminating in a sound talent strategy that is tightly connected to the organization's overall business strategies and business needs, is required for talent management to become ingrained in an organization's culture and practices.
(4310 views)

Managing Groups and TeamsManaging Groups and Teams
by Eric Dolan, at al. - Wikibooks , 2010
Groups are everywhere; whether in our social lives, our work, or our families. Individuals decide to work collectively to achieve particular goals. This book takes a challenge-based approach, one that focuses on the how of managing a group or a team.
(4135 views)

Managing the Human Resource in the 21st CenturyManaging the Human Resource in the 21st Century
by Zorlu Senyucel - BookBoon , 2009
This guide provides an overview of the most important topics and current debates covered in Human Resource Management field. It focuses on one of the most important assets in organizations: people. The guide provides an understanding of what HRM is.
(8116 views)

How to Be a Motivational ManagerHow to Be a Motivational Manager
by Alan Fairweather - How To Books , 2008
Down-to-earth guide for managers and team leaders. It reveals how to motivate your team, get results and do it in the easiest way possible. The author works with people and organizations in consulting, speaking and running training programs.
(7247 views)

Managing Consultants: A Practical Guide for Busy Public Sector ManagersManaging Consultants: A Practical Guide for Busy Public Sector Managers
by Leo Dobes - ANU E Press , 2006
This monograph is a guide to the benefits, perils and pitfalls of managing outside consultants. Dr Dobes guides on best practice, including advice on what not to do, and how to rectify shortcomings in the process of using consultants effectively.
(5106 views)

How to Motivate Creative People (Including Yourself)How to Motivate Creative People (Including Yourself)
by Mark McGuinness , 2009
An e-book for leaders, managers, directors, and other creative people. It will help you understand how motivation affects creativity, get better work out of creative people, avoid crushing people’s motivation, use rewards effectively, and more.
(6185 views)