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Blanchard, Kenneth H.

Overview
Works: 910 works in 2,482 publications in 17 languages and 75,074 library holdings
Genres: Guidebooks 
Roles: Narrator, Author of introduction, Creator, Editor
Classifications: HD57.7, 658
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Kenneth H Blanchard
Publications by Kenneth H Blanchard
Most widely held works by Kenneth H Blanchard
The one minute manager by Kenneth H Blanchard( Book )
148 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 10,545 libraries worldwide
Details a simple, yet effective management system based on three fundamental strategies for earning raises, promotions, and power in business
Management of organizational behavior : utilizing human resources by Paul Hersey( Book )
83 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 4,358 libraries worldwide
Used by more than a million people, this best-selling book is based on fundamental ideas from the applied behavioral sciences that have been successfully applied in thousands of organizations throughout the world. The Seventh Edition of Management of Organizational Behavior continues to build on the concepts and techniques of two important applied behavioral science approaches: Situational Leadership and One Minute Management - programs adopted worldwide by more than 400 of the Fortune 500 companies. The Seventh Edition is thoroughly revised and updated to reflect the most current research in the behavioral sciences as well as the continued development in the authors' thinking and their consulting activities. In addition to bringing quality management into clearer focus, the book features two new chapters written by international consultants. The new edition also takes into account comments and suggestions provided by managers, students, teachers, researchers, consultants, and reviewers; offers a clear writing style and flexible format; and includes an extensive list of suggested supplementary reading. Management of Organizational Behavior, Seventh Edition, provides readers with a thorough introduction to the exciting field of management of organizational behavior applicable to public and private management and administration in a wide variety of disciplines: business, communication, health sciences, education, nursing, engineering, and agribusiness
Empowerment takes more than a minute by Kenneth H Blanchard( file )
40 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 3,571 libraries worldwide
These expert authors explain how to empower the workforce by moving from a control-and-be-controlled mindset to a supportive, responsibility-centered environment in which all employees have the opportunity to do their best. They explain how to build responsibility and trust, and they define the three essential keys to making empowerment work in large and small organizations: 1. sharing information with everyone; 2. creating autonomy through boundaries; and 3. replacing old hierarchies with self-managed teams. Empowerment Takes More Than a Minute reveals the dilemmas and paradoxes inherent in attempting to create an empowered workplace and culture. The authors present a clear case in support of the bottom-line value of empowerment, and provide a masterful plan for getting there
Leadership and the one minute manager : increasing effectiveness through situational leadership by Kenneth H Blanchard( Book )
27 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 2,857 libraries worldwide
Providing a guide to effective business leadership, three management consultants' important concepts and techniques of leadership, including flexibility, diagnosis, contracts, building skill, confidence, and autonomy in others
The secret what great leaders know and do by Kenneth H Blanchard( file )
31 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,726 libraries worldwide
In the now classic business fable, The Secret, Debbie, a struggling leader finds herself about to lose her job due to poor performance. In a desperate attempt to save her career, she enrolls in a new mentoring program offered by her company. Much to her surprise, Debbie finds her mentor is the president of the company (Jeff Brown). Debbie decides that all she needs is the answer to one question, 'What is the secret of great leaders?' Over the next 18 months Jeff explains to Debbie that the secret is rooted in an attitude. He tells her that she must be willing to become a serving leader rather than a self- serving leader. The secret is that all great leaders Serve. The story unfolds as Debbie learns and applies each of these imperatives with her team. As a result, Debbie's team goes from worst to first. They become the highest performing team within the company. In the end, Debbie understood that all the changes and improvements were the result of the choices she made as a leader. She realized that to Serve is a choice. -- Description from http://www.booktopia.com.au (Oct. 18, 2011)
Putting the one minute manager to work by Kenneth H Blanchard( Book )
16 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in English and held by 2,662 libraries worldwide
Applies three principles of One Minute Management into day-to-day skills and shows how they work in real-life situations
The power of ethical management by Kenneth H Blanchard( Book )
48 editions published between 1987 and 2000 in 11 languages and held by 2,489 libraries worldwide
Asserting that a strong code of morality is the first step to success in business, this book offers advice on making decisions that are ethically based
Raving fans : a revolutionary approach to customer service by Kenneth H Blanchard( Book )
12 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 1,779 libraries worldwide
""Your customers are only satisfied because their expectations are so low and because no one else is doing better. Just having satisfied customers isn't good enough anymore. If you really want a booming business, you have to create Raving Fans."" "This, in a nutshell, is the advice given to a new Area Manager on his first day - in an extraordinary new business book that will help everyone, in every kind of organization or business, deliver stunning customer service and achieve miraculous bottom-line results." "Raving Fans is written in the parable style of The One Minute Manager and uses a brilliantly simple and charming story to teach how to define a vision, learn what a customer really wants, institute effective systems, and make Raving Fan Service a constant feature - not just another program of the month." "America is in the midst of a service crisis that has left a wake of disillusioned customers from coast to coast. Raving Fans includes startling new tips and innovative techniques that can help anyone create a revolution in any workplace - and turn their customers into raving, spending fans."-- Book jacket
The 3 keys to empowerment release the power within people for astonishing results by Kenneth H Blanchard( Book )
13 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 1,775 libraries worldwide
The architect of "one-minute managing" shows how to empower employees step-by-step with "smart psychology at work" ("Booklist"). Blanchard and his co-authors use concrete examples, a Q-and-A format, case histories, and entertaining sidebars to keep the discussion lively
Gung ho! by Kenneth H Blanchard( Book )
14 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,623 libraries worldwide
"Ken Blanchard and Sheldon Bowles, co-authors of the New York Times business bestseller Raving Fans, are back with Gung Ho! Here is an invaluable management tool that outlines foolproof ways to increase productivity by fostering excellent morale in the workplace. It is a must-read for everyone who wants to stay on top in today's ultra-competitive business world. Raving Fans taught managers how to turn customers into full-fledged fans. Now, Gung Ho! brings the same magic to employees. Through the inspirational story of business leaders Peggy Sinclair and Andy Longclaw, Blanchard and Bowles reveal the secret of Gung Ho--a revolutionary technique to boost enthusiasm and performance and usher in astonishing results for any organization. The three principles of Gung Ho are: * The Spirit of the Squirrel * The Way of the Beaver * The Gift of the Goose These three cornerstones of Gung Ho are surprisingly simple and yet amazingly powerful. Whether your organization consists of one or is listed in the Fortune 500, this book ensures Gung Ho employees committed to success. Gung Ho! also includes a clear game plan with a step-by-step outline for instituting these groundbreaking ideas. Destined to become a classic, Gung Ho! is a rare and wonderful business book that is packed with invaluable information as well as a compelling, page-turning story. Management legend Ken Blanchard and master entrepreneur Sheldon Bowles are back with Gung Ho!, revealing a surefire way to boost employee enthusiasm, productivity, and performance and usher in astonishing results for any organization. Raving Fans brilliantly schooled managers on how to turn customers into raving fans. Gung Ho! now brings the same magic to employees. Here is the story of how two managers saved a failing company and turned in record profits with record productivity. The three core ideas of Gung Ho! are surprisingly simple: worthwhile work guided by goals and values putting workers in control of their production and cheering one another on. Their principles are so powerful that business leaders, reviewing the manuscript for Ken and Sheldon, have written to say, "Sorry. Ignored instructions. Have photocopied for everyone. I promise to buy books, but can't wait. We need now!" Like Raving Fans, Gung Ho! delivers." http://www.loc.gov/catdir/description/hc043/97021649.html
Go team! take your team to the next level by Kenneth H Blanchard( file )
14 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and French and held by 1,337 libraries worldwide
"Here, Blanchard, Randolph, and Grazier show that moving key decisions closer to the front line and learning a new way of working in teams makes good business sense. They provide a three-step process for creating teams that release their members' power - power that comes from their knowledge, experience, and internal motivation."--BOOK JACKET
Mission possible : becoming a world-class organization while there's still time by Kenneth H Blanchard( Book )
15 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and French and held by 1,200 libraries worldwide
Explains how to improve one's existing organization while creating a replacement design for the future and why change is necessary to ensure the future of one's business
The one minute manager by Kenneth H Blanchard( Sound Recording )
42 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,192 libraries worldwide
Ken Blanchard describes the parable of The one minute manager, and why the issues raised throughout the story are important to American enterprises. Broadcaster Dave Dawson interviews Spencer Johnson where they discuss the importance of goal-setting and the techniques of the one-minute praise and one-minute reprimand
Know can do! Put your know-how into action by Kenneth H Blanchard( file )
8 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,131 libraries worldwide
Oftentimes we spend all our energy on learning new skills and better habits, but lack effective strategies for retaining and applying all the helpful information we take in
Leading at a higher level : Blanchard on leadership and creating high performing organizations by Kenneth H Blanchard( Book )
22 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 1,088 libraries worldwide
High five! : the magic of working together by Kenneth H Blanchard( Book )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 1,086 libraries worldwide
The essential tools for turning any group of individuals--from a small unit to a large corporation--into a winning team
Managing by values by Kenneth H Blanchard( Book )
25 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in 6 languages and held by 1,075 libraries worldwide
Today's business world is characterized by increasing change - technological, cultural, social, economic, and personal - the net effect of which is increasing anxiety, insecurity, and more pressure than perhaps ever before on today's employees, managers, and business owners. Managing By Values provides a practical, proven new solution for addressing these issues. Blanchard and O'Connor provide a framework for stability, continuity, and growth in the midst of these
Whale done! : the power of positive relationships by Kenneth H Blanchard( Book )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 1,051 libraries worldwide
In Whale Done!, Ken Blanchard shows how to make accentuating the positive and redirecting the negative the best tools to increase productivity, instead of creating situations that demoralize people. These techniques are remarkably easy to master and can be applied equally well at home, allowing readers to become better parents and more committed spouses in their happier and more successful personal lives -- Product Description
The one minute entrepreneur : the secret to creating and sustaining a successful business by Kenneth H Blanchard( Book )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 985 libraries worldwide
Through this inspiring story of one man's challenges in creating his own business, we confront many of the typical problems all entrepreneurs face in starting up their business, from finding new sources of revenue to securing the commitment of their people and the loyalty of their customers. More important, we learn the secrets to becoming a successful entrepreneur, including how to build a firm foundation, how to ensure a steady cash flow, and how to create legendary service. In addition, the book offers invaluable advice, delivered through One Minute Insights, from such entrepreneurs and thinkers, on how to think, act, and succeed in creating and sustaining a business, no matter what their industry.--From publisher description
The one minute apology : a powerful way to make things better by Kenneth H Blanchard( Book )
13 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 965 libraries worldwide
With his phenomenal bestsellers The One Minute Manager and Raving Fans, Ken Blanchard changed the way we approach management, leadership, and customer service. Now Blanchard, along with coauthor Margret McBride, presents a concept that, when implemented properly, is one of the most powerful actions for improving company and employee morale. This is also a book that can extend well beyond the business realm and can repair relationships that we thought were broken forever
 
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Alternative Names
Blančard, Kenet
Blančards, Kenets, 1939-
Blānčards, Kens, 1939-
Blanchar, Kenneth, 1939-
Blanchard, K.
Blanchard, K. Kenneth
Blanchard. Ken
Blanchard, Ken, 1939-
Blanchard, Kenneth.
Blanchard, Kenneth 1939-
Blanchard, Kenneth H.
Blanchard, Kenneth H., 1939-
Blanšārds, Kenets, 1939-
Blanšārs, Kenets, 1939-
Бланчард, Кен, 1939-
Бланшар, Кеннет, 1939-
בלאנצ'רד, קן
بلانشرد، كينيث، 1939-
بلانكارد، كينيث، 1939-
كين بلانشارد، 1939-
كينيث بلانتشارد، 1939-
블랜차드, 켄 1939-
켄블랜차드 1939-
ケネスH. ブランチャード
ブランチャード, K
ブランチャード, K. H
ブランチャード, ケネス・H
ブランチャード, ケン
Languages
English (521)
German (23)
Spanish (14)
Dutch (9)
French (8)
Japanese (5)
Slovenian (4)
Portuguese (3)
Chinese (3)
Italian (2)
Turkish (2)
Vietnamese (1)
Finnish (1)
Croatian (1)
Indonesian (1)
Korean (1)
Danish (1)
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