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Robinson, Peter

Overview
Works: 58 works in 196 publications in 2 languages and 760 library holdings
Genres: Film adaptations  Handbooks, manuals, etc  Methods  Humor  Case studies  Biography  Interviews 
Roles: Director, Author, Producer, Editor, Writer of accompanying material
Classifications: HF5549.5.C6, 658.456
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Peter Robinson
 
Most widely held works by Peter Robinson
Asylum ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1971, filmmaker Peter Robinson and a small crew lived in R.D. Laing's controversial Archway Community. This film documents their stay in the mental health facility where schizophrenics attempted to live communally and peacefully as they tried to heal their "selves" according to Laing's philosophy
Meetings, bloody meetings by John Cleese( Visual )
21 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Humorously illustrates the basic principles for conducting productive meetings through dream scenes and flashbacks
The balance sheet barrier ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This video offers an explanation and the importance and meaning of balance sheets, and strips away the mystery surrounding business finance and accounting
Budgeting by Graeme Garden( Visual )
12 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Summary: John Bird teaches John Cleese the essentials of business budgeting. With sharp and lucid tuition, assisted by clear and colourful graphics and animated sequences, even Curruthers comes to appreciate why he needs a budget in the first place, how to construct, co-ordinate and control it properly
Think or sink professional team decision thinking ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Management level team decision skills are illustrated in a dramatization of a corporate executive who tries to review why a new product fails. Outlines four team decision principles: develop a rich question, help the team to create alternatives, assess the dangers and opportunities, weigh chances and risks versus rewards
The Appraisal interview how am I doing? ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Demonstrates how to prepare, conduct and follow through with an effective appraisal interview; covers techniques to improve performances, productivity and profits, reinforce loyalty and commitment, and improve internal communication
Decisions, decisions how to reach them, how to make them happen ( Visual )
6 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Illustrates some of the problems an office manager can come up against if he fails to approach decision making and implementation in a logical fashion. Demonstrates how important it is for managers to use the knowledge and views of their team when deciding on matters that affect the team. Famous decision makers from the past, Brutus, Queen Elizabeth I, Churchill and Montgomery, act as a review panel and confront an incompetent manager with his mistakes
I'd like a word with you ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The discipline interview is simply a management tool for closing a gap between what is required and what is being performed. Illustrates the three stages of the interview: first, establishing that the gap exists, second, exploring the reasons first, and third, agreeing how to close it. John Cleese acts the characters of Ethlered the Unready; Ivan the Terrible and William the Silent
Cost, profit & break-even ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explains how a business must cover all its costs before it can make a profit. Covers terms such as fixed and variable costs, break-even point, contribution, depreciation, and the difference between marginal and total absorption costing
Making your case ( Visual )
7 editions published in 1982 in 3 languages and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows how to plan and deliver an effective presentation
Control of working capital by Antony Jay( Visual )
7 editions published between 1978 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows how employees can use a basic understanding of business finance to increase the profitability of the business
More bloody meetings by Antony Jay( Visual )
6 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Cleese, as an inefficient chairperson, dreams he is back in court. This time he is charged with three offences all relating to his neglect of the human side of meetings. Training points include the three laws of meetings, and techniques for following each law. The laws are: Unite the group; Focus the group, and Mobilize the group. Techniques covered include controlling aggression, keeping to the point, asking questions, testing comprehension, paraphrasing, building decisions, and getting everyone involved, the more thoughtful as well as the more vociferous
You'll soon get the hang of it the technique of one to one training by Hugh Laurie( Visual )
3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Aims to teach the basic psychology of training and motivation, and to show how to apply it when passing on skills to a trainee
Return on investment ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Demonstrates to managers the vital importance of measuring return on capital. Also provides a strong link between line-management and top decision makers, by showing how performance and value for money are assessed in the boardroom
How am I doing? by Jonathan Lynn( Visual )
6 editions published between 1977 and 2006 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Demonstrates how to prepare, conduct and follow through with an effective appraisal interview. Reviews techniques to improve performance, reinforce commitment, and improve internal communications
So you want to be a success at selling? ( Visual )
in English and Undetermined and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Video Arts' sales film package "So you want to be a success at selling?" will demonstrate to the inexperienced and remind the experienced saleperson how to play the sales game to win
More awkward customers ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Right and wrong ways of dealing with customers, illustrated in humorous situations
It's all right, it's only a customer ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Cleese plays four different Herberts - head office, employees who have lost touch with the real world of customers and the company business, and are living in a world of their own. Ronnie Barker plays a long-suffering customer who is passed from one Herbert to another in his attempt to place a slightly non-standard order
Who needs an employer? - when you can work for yourself by Peter Robinson( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Secrets of business value : where your only asset is expertise by Peter Robinson( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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