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Kantola Productions

Works: 503 works in 1,130 publications in 1 language and 16,923 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Instructional films  Filmed lectures  Nonfiction films  Short films  Filmed speeches  Programmed instructional materials  Juvenile works  Children's films  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: fds, prn
Classifications: PN1997, 658.45
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Most widely held works about Kantola Productions
Most widely held works by Kantola Productions
The power of persuasion by Robert B Cialdini( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Whether in leadership, management, communication, sales, negotiation or on any level of the ladder, we all need to persuade others. How we do it ethically and most effectively is the basis of over 30 years of research by Professor Robert Cialdini. Based on a vast amount of highly respected, peer-reviewed and scientifically proven published research, Dr. Cialdini has developed six universal principles of influence. As a dynamic speaker, Dr. Cialdini ensures his viewers will leave with easily applied methods that can be used to increase compliance and change behaviors." -- Back of container
Be prepared to lead : applied leadership skills for business managers by Rick Kantola( Visual )

11 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part one of this program demonstrates a technique for classifying leadership style into one of four categories: delegation, influence, collaboration, or direction. Part two discusses adapting leadership style. Part three will look at the persona of a leader
The art of resolving conflicts in the workplace by Lawrence D Schwimmer( Visual )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Larry Schwimmer gives his six techniques for resolving conflicts, discusses the kinds of conflicts that arise and presents scripted scenarios of conflicts in the workplace and proposed solutions
The Stanford video guide to negotiating : the sluggers come home by Timothy St. John( Visual )

10 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A negotiation between the owners of a baseball stadium and a team owner demonstrates the key principles of rational negotiation, and common tactics and strategies for negotiating profitable agreements. Related issues explained in the study guide include: red herrings, multiple simultaneous offers, negotiating for the long-term, avoidance of give-aways, tit-for-tat strategies, fairness and trust, assessing walk-away points, and tied-hands strategies
Be prepared for meetings : how to lead productive business meetings( Visual )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses techniques for leading effective and productive business meetings
How to write and deliver great speeches : the Toastmasters International guide to public speaking( Visual )

8 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This program covers the skills you need for writing and delivering effective presentations, whether you're speaking to a huge auditorium or within the confines of a business meeting or boardroom"--Container
The Stanford video guide to financial statements( Visual )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains for non-financial managers the job of evaluating and comparing financial statements using examples from the records of two imaginary restaurants
Performance appraisals : getting results( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this video two different companies address their performance appraisal shortcomings. One large firm is working to make its review process more effective, while a small company begins to formalize its process for the first time. Viewers learn: the advantages of following a formal performance appraisal process; the importance of fairness and consistency; proper preparation techniques; methods of motivating the top producers; how to deal with under-performers; the value of employee feedback
The arts of criticism-- giving and taking( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Criticism is an essential component of growth and improvement. Watch Beverly and Everett, a top sales rep and a talented engineer, rebuild a hostile relationship into a productive, professional one
The customer service connection by Rick Kantola( Visual )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teaches essential customer service skills that win customer loyalty. Motivates customer service employees to serve as information resources for their organizations. Viewers learn both how to provide extraordinary service and how to identify and communicate essential information about customers
Wikinomics by Don Tapscott( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interactive web technologies, in the form of self-organizing Internet communities, are driving a social revolution. This Age of Collaboration is also creating an economic revolution that is changing the architecture of the corporation in how we create goods and services. Using the findings of a $9-million research project, Don Tapscott describes how companies innovate using the knowledge, resources, and computing power of millions of people organizing into a massive collective force. These innovative companies are challenging our assumptions about business and competitiveness. They are doing this by leveraging networks of peers, using operational transparency to their advantage, sharing intellectual property, and thinking and acting globally
Overcoming Barriers to Strategic Change by James A. Phills, Jr by James A Phills( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

**Program Highlights**..- The value of cultivating curiosity and asking genuine questions..- Why people withhold negative, complex, and controversial news ... Is your organization adapting to the changing environment as quickly as your competitors? The creation of strategic change is one of the most critical challenges that managers face today, and it also proves to be one of the most difficult. Professor Phills draws on examples from his research and consulting experience to illustrate the psychological and organizational barriers that can get in the way. Explaining the need to balance advocacy with inquiry when in the midst of strategic discussions, Phills introduces a framework for surmounting communication breakdowns that otherwise prevent effective decision making and hinder constructive change ... James Phills is director of the Stanford Business School's Center for Social Innovation, and director of the Executive Program for Nonprofit Leaders. Prior to his appointment at Stanford in 1999, he was a Visiting Scholar at Northwestern University and Assistant Professor at Yale University. Phills holds an MA and PhD from Harvard University
The team approach( Visual )

8 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program is designed for all team participants, both leaders and other team members. It reviews key steps in organizing teams and techniques for keeping them productive
How great companies achieve great results with ordinary people by Charles A O'Reilly( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"How can corporations get the most out of their employees? Charles O'Reilly challenges the prevailing wisdom that companies must chase and acquire top talent in order to remain successful. He argues instead that the source of sustained competitive advantage already exists within every organization. O'Reilly's prescription for an overheated labor market: abandon the obsession with hiring high-priced stars and instead, motivate ordinary people to build a great company and achieve extraordinary results"--Container
Strategic Alliances by Steve Steinhilber( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

**Program Highlights**..- How to choose your strategy--build, outsource, or partner?.- How to partner and compete at the same time..- Proactive and reactive models for partner selection... Whether to beat stiff competition in your market, grow customer satisfaction, or pare your bottom line, strategic alliances are increasingly vital to your organization's success. Yet as many as two-thirds of new alliances fail to live up to expectations. Cisco Systems, widely recognized as a global leader in alliance value creation, has developed an effective framework to identify promising new alliances and then structure alliance relationships to optimize their outcome. Mr. Steinhilber explains the many factors that come into play when deciding whether to proceed with a strategic alliance: the investment required, the competitive landscape, market timing, your organization's own product lines and skill set. And once you've decided to strike the deal, Steinhilber describes the formal and informal mechanisms you need to put in place--to persuade your partner to act for mutual benefit, how to overcome the inevitable rough patches in the relationship, and how to ensure your alliances stay focused on what matters... Mr. Steinhilber is Vice President of Strategic Alliances and Corporate Consulting Engineering at Cisco Systems. Under Steinhilber's leadership, Cisco's strategic alliances accounted for over 10% of total Cisco revenues in the previous fiscal year. Steinhilber holds a BA from Duke University and an MBA from Harvard Business School
Skills, techniques and strategies for effective negotiations by Patrick J Cleary( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Patrick Cleary, Senior Vice President of the National Association of Manufacturers and former Chairman of the National Mediation Board, provides rules and methods for successful negotiating and offers anecdotes and insights from his career as a negotiator
Creating the future by Gary Hamel( Visual )

5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Never has there been a more exciting or more hazardous time to be at the helm of a corporation. According to Dr. Gary P. Hamel, founder and Chairman of Strategos, a company dedicated to helping clients get to the future first, strategy innovation is the only way for a company to renew its lease on success
Implementing strategy : managing through organizational culture by Jennifer Chatman( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jennifer Chatman provides examples and anecdotes to highlight the importance of developing organizational cultures that emphasize innovation, team work, and adaptability to achieve sustained competitive advantage
Change management and strategic planning by Roberta R Katz( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roberta Katz, Associate Vice President, Strategic Planning, at Stanford University, presents six principles for the effective implementation of a strategic plan, provides examples of each, and discusses current efforts within Stanford University that provide a model for organizational change
Harassment and diversity : respecting differences( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program teaches managers or supervisors how to recognize and prevent illegal harassment, and how to respond quickly and appropriately if there is a complaint of harassment
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