Reveals the underlying story form of all great presentations that will not only create impact, but will move people to action Presentations are meant to inform, inspire, and persuade audiences. So why then do so many audiences leave feeling like they`ve wasted their time? All too often, presentations don`t resonate with the audience and move them to transformative action. Just as the author`s first book helped presenters become visual communicators, Resonate helps you make a strong connection with your audience and lead them to purposeful action. The author`s approach is simple: building a presentation today is a bit like writing a documentary. Using this approach, you`ll convey your content with passion, persuasion, and impact. Author has a proven track record, including having created the slides in Al Gore`s Oscar-winning An Inconvenient Truth Focuses on content development methodologies that are not only fundamental but will move people to action Upends the usual paradigm by making the audience the hero and the presenter the mentor Shows how to use story techniques of conflict and resolution Presentations don`t have to be boring ordeals. You can make them fun, exciting, and full of meaning. Leave your audiences energized and ready to take action with Resonate .
Use storytelling to influence people and move them to action Need to get your point across? Get staff on board with change? Foster collaboration? Increase sales? Strengthen employee engagement? Build customer loyalty? Drive innovation and creativity? Capture best practices? Align people around a goal? Grow your business? Business Storytelling For Dummies can help you do this and more.
- Expert advice with real-world examples
- Proven case studies, tips, and templates
- How to get results by capturing, crafting, telling stories, and more
Managing Millennials For Dummies is the field guide to people-management in the modern workplace. Packed with insight, advice, personal anecdotes, and practical guidance, this book shows you how to manage your Millennial workers and teach them how to manage themselves. You’ll learn just what makes them tick—they’re definitely not the workers of yesteryear—and how to uncover the deeply inspirational talent they have hiding not far below the surface. Best practices and proven strategies from Google, Netflix, LinkedIn, and other top employers provide real-world models for effective management, and new research on first-wave versus second-wave Millennials helps you parse the difference between your new hires and more experienced workers. You’ll learn why flex time, social media, dress code, and organizational structure are shifting, and answer the all-important question: why won’t they use the phone?
Millennials are the product of a different time, with different values, different motivations, and different wants—and in the U.S., they now make up the majority of the workforce. This book shows you how to bring out their best and discover just how much they’re really capable of.
- Learn how Millennials are changing the way work gets done
- Understand new motivations, attitudes, values, and drive
- Recruit, motivate, engage, and retain incredible emerging talent
- Discover the keys to optimal Millennial management
The pop culture narrative would have us believe that Millennials are entitled, lazy, spoiled brats—but the that couldn’t be further from the truth. They are the generation of change: highly adaptive, bright, and quick to take on a challenge. Like any generation of workers, performance lies in management—if you’re not getting what you need from your Millennials, it’s time to learn how to lead them the way they need to be led. Managing Millennials For Dummies is your handbook for allowing them to exceed your expectations.
Providing a global perspective on the increasingly important concept of talent management in the health sector, this significant new text brings together evidence and research findings to suggest how healthcare organisations can attract and retain talent. The demand for healthcare in many countries often exceeds the supply of those who can provide it, and with case studies from Asia, the UK and the US, this book provides geographical insights into the extent of this global challenge. Topics discussed include employee engagement, employer branding, retention and succession planning. Talent Management in Healthcare offers readers a substantial guide and provides a sustainable talent strategy for organisations within the healthcare industry. An invaluable contribution to research on human resource development, this book will be of interest to academics and practitioners involved in organisational development, human resource management and healthcare management.
For undergraduate and graduate courses in Organizational Behavior. Help Students Better Understand Their Behavioral and Interpersonal Skills Long considered the standard for all organizational behavior textbooks, Organizational Behavior provides the research you want, in the language your students understand. This text continues its tradition of making current, relevant research come alive for readers. The Seventeenth Edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect the most recent research and business events within the field of organizational behavior worldwide, while maintaining its hallmark features-clear writing style, cutting-edge content, and intuitive pedagogy.
Project management is an essential part of successful organizations, and a skill that most professionals will need at some point in their career. Successfully managing a project can be a make or break point in one s career and is often the impetus for future job-promotions. Simplified Project Management for the Quality Professional was written to help guide new project managers in their efforts. This book focuses on explaining the skills and tools needed by those just beginning to lead projects and teams. Beginning by developing basic guidelines for each project, the book then takes you through the basics of planning, implementing, managing and closing a project. It discusses how to envision the project outcome and the important aspect of obtaining upper-management buy-in, and then provides guidance on the implementation of the project and the tracking and measuring of progress. Finally, the book provides guidelines for evaluating, documenting, and closing down the project.
Recent research shows that the number of people in senior specialist and middle management positions is growing. As organizations continue to flatten, the middle becomes the place where many will spend the majority of their careers. The Outstanding Middle Manager is the new guide to dealing with those pressures specific to the role and maximizing the opportunities to forge a fulfilling and balanced career in the middle. Drawing on the latest research into workplace trends, strategic management and work-life balance, Tinline and Cooper focus on middle management as an opportunity level. Readers can discover: strategies for managing upwards as well as downwards, how to deal effectively with generational differences and an evolving workplace, influencing, empowerment and team-building skills, and stress- and life-management strategies that bring clarity and purpose. With a focus on lateral development and progression as a career choice, The Outstanding Middle Manager empowers readers to take control of their mid-level career to become more fulfilled, more resilient and more satisfied.
Managing in Health and Social Care is about developing skills to manage and improve health and social care services. The focus throughout is on the role that a manager can play in ensuring effective delivery of high-quality services. Examples from social care and health settings are used to illustrate techniques for managing people, resources, information, projects and change. This new edition has been extensively revised and updated, and includes many new case studies and examples, as well as a new chapter on motivation. It covers topics such as:
- interorganisational and interprofessional working
- responding to the needs of service users
- the service environment
- accountability and risk
- working with a budget
- standards and quality
- managing change.
The authors explore how managers can make a real and positive difference to the work of organisations providing health and social care. They consider what effectiveness means in managing care services, the values that underpin the services, the roles of leaders and managers in developing high-quality service provision, and the necessary skills and systems to enable service users to contribute to planning and evaluation. Managing in Health and Social Care is a practical textbook for students of management in health and social care, whether at undergraduate or postgraduate level. It includes case studies with textual commentary to reinforce learning, activities, key references and clear explanations of essential management tools and concepts.
The aim of this leading textbook is to provide a thorough understanding of the theories, approaches and practice of organisational change. It critically examines the approaches to change that are on offer, indicates their usefulness and drawbacks and sets them within the broad context of organisational life through the use of real-life examples.
The essential introduction to management and organisational behaviour – over half a million students worldwide have used Management and Organisational Behaviour to help them learn. Written in an engaging style and packed with contemporary references to management research and practice, this book continues to be the Organisational Behaviour text of choice for today`s students. A range of real life examples and case studies illustrate the theories of human behaviour at work, and the influence of individuals, leaders and groups on organisational performance. Using frequent questions and exercises, a clear layout, and additional online resources, this book will enable students to
- think critically about topical issues and debates.
- develop personal and professional skills for work and study.
- reinforce and assess knowledge and understanding.
- navigate through the text efficiently and effectively.
- succeed in project work, research and exams.