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What's the most important part of a company? Right, the human or intellectual capital. With these summaries, you'll learn how to find the best people, develop them and get them to stay with your organization. You'll also discover how to create a corporate culture which will make you the envy of your competitors.

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Virtual Freedom
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Chris Ducker

BenBella, 2014

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How To Reach And Teach Children with ADD/ADHD
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Sandra F. Rief

Jossey-Bass, 2005

(9)

Management
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Peter F. Drucker

HarperBusiness, 2008

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Brilliance by Design
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Vicki Halsey

Berrett-Koehler, 2011

(8)

Data Crush
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Christopher Surdak

AMACOM, 2014

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The Talent Mandate
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Andrew Benett

Palgrave Macmillan, 2013

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Teaching That Changes Lives
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Marilee Adams

Berrett-Koehler, 2013

(8)

Shine
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Edward M. Hallowell

Harvard Business Review Press, 2011

(9)

Change the Culture, Change the Game
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Roger Connors and Tom Smith

Portfolio, 2011

(8)

The First 20 Hours
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Josh Kaufman

Portfolio, 2013

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The Best Teacher in You
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Robert E. Quinn et al.

Berrett-Koehler, 2014

(8)

Oracles
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Donald N. Thompson

Harvard Business Review Press, 2012

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Talent Magnetism
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Roberta Chinsky Matuson

Nicholas Brealey Publishing, 2013

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First, Break All the Rules
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Marcus Buckingham and Curt Coffman

Simon & Schuster, 1999

(9)

Multipliers
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Liz Wiseman and Greg McKeown

HarperBusiness, 2010

(9)

Managing for Success
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Steven R. Smith

Cambridge Hill Press, 2014

(8)

The Secret of Teams
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Mark Miller

Berrett-Koehler, 2011

(8)

Revolutionize Learning & Development
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Clark N. Quinn

Pfeiffer, 2014

(8)

Simply Managing
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Henry Mintzberg

Berrett-Koehler, 2013

(8)

Judgment Calls
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Thomas H. Davenport and Brook Manville

Harvard Business Review Press, 2012

(9)

Solution Selling
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Michael T. Bosworth

McGraw-Hill, 1994

(8)

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Human Resources

Think your company can succeed without good people? Think again. You may feature the finest products, fastest service and fairest prices in your industry, but unless you have bright, energetic and loyal employees, it’s nearly impossible to sustain long-term success. getAbstract is your one-stop shop for human resources information and foolproof advice on how manage your workforce. From recruiting and training to retention and compensation, our expertly written summaries cover every angle of human resources management and administration. With close to 600 summaries, this is one of our largest and most popular categories.

Because getAbstract doesn’t compromise its standards of excellence, we only select the most interesting and relevant human resources books to summarize. You’ll gain insight into the latest theories on motivating your employees and creating a culture of innovation and collaboration. You’ll discover the most effective methods for identifying and developing future leaders. You’ll learn how to ensure that your managers make intelligent, well-informed decisions. And the best part is that getAbstract summaries are simple to access and easy to read. You’ll genuinely enjoy being our partner.

Generational Challenges

Human resources management has always been challenging, but the demands are even greater these days with three generations – the Baby Boomers, Gen X and Gen Y – dominating the workforce. getAbstract offers plenty of sound advice for integrating the diverse work habits and attitudes of employees often separated by three or four decades. We also will offer you techniques for keeping employee productivity and morale high in the midst of difficult economic circumstances.