Summary of Unlock Behavior, Unleash Profits

How Your Leadership Behavior Can Unlock Profitability in your Organization

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Unlock Behavior, Unleash Profits book summary
The successful implementation of any management system depends on the behavior of the people who must carry it out. What the behavioral scientists have to tell you about managing your company, and why you need to listen.


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This absorbing, practical book advocates the use of behavioral science in the workplace to achieve increased profits. This is a valuable resource for those who work in a group setting because it supplies helpful information on communicating effectively within a team. Author Leslie Wilk Braksick structured the book logically and wrote it clearly. She provides numerous real-life examples of how to apply the principles in the text. getAbstract recommends this book to anyone who leads an organization or manages people, and to all executives who want to add behavioral science techniques to their leadership skills.

In this summary, you will learn

  • Why a leader’s behavior directly influences both the work environment and profitability;
  • Why positive reinforcement is crucial; and
  • Why feedback and coaching are instrumental in changing corporate behavior and unleashing profits.


Behavioral Science in the Workplace
Every business leader needs vision and strategy to be successful. But that alone does not insure successful implementation of new initiatives. You should also include the additional element of behavior. Behavior is the only business condition that is...
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About the Author

Leslie Wilk Braksick, Ph.D., is co-founder and president of the Continuous Learning Group, Inc., a large, behaviorally-based consulting organization with Fortune 500 clients. The company provides guidance in business improvement, change, and profitability to more than 150 blue chip clients worldwide.

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