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Johnson, Spencer

Overview
Works: 535 works in 1,529 publications in 11 languages and 48,879 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  Psychological fiction  Miscellanea  Fiction  Guidebooks 
Roles: Illustrator, Narrator, Author of introduction, Creator, Editor
Classifications: BF637.C4, 155.24
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Spencer Johnson
Publications by Spencer Johnson
Most widely held works by Spencer Johnson
Who moved my cheese? : an amazing way to deal with change in your work and in your life by Spencer Johnson( Book )
76 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 7,661 libraries worldwide
A parable that teaches lessons about change and how to deal with it
The one minute manager by Kenneth H Blanchard( Book )
86 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 6,713 libraries worldwide
Details a simple, yet effective management system based on three fundamental strategies for earning raises, promotions, and power in business
The one minute father : the quickest way for you to help your children learn to like themselves and want to behave themselves by Spencer Johnson( Book )
11 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,972 libraries worldwide
The quickest way for you to help your children learn to like themselves and want to behave themselves
The present : the gift that makes you happy and successful at work and in life by Spencer Johnson( Book )
27 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,794 libraries worldwide
An extended retelling of the original classic parable follows a young man's search for an elusive gift that holds the promise of work fulfillment, a quest that is complicated by his fears about the future
The one minute [s]ales person : the quickest way to more sales with less stress by Spencer Johnson( Book )
29 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and German and held by 1,736 libraries worldwide
Presents selling attitudes and skills from the perspective of how a customer likes to buy
Who moved my cheese? by Spencer Johnson( Sound Recording )
21 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,518 libraries worldwide
Here, Dr. Johnson presents four characters in a "maze" that are looking for "cheese." The maze is a metaphor for the place in which they seek to achieve their goals and the cheese is a metaphor for what they want to achieve. This book helps the reader solidly identify what they want in life while helping to prioritize these goals. Further, the book offers advice on how to put ideas into action to achieve the desired goals
"Yes" or "no" : the guide to better decisions by Spencer Johnson( Book )
7 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 1,388 libraries worldwide
A guide to making better business decisions discusses a system that uses practical questions and private questions to help readers recognize and focus on their true needs and improve their effectiveness
The one minute teacher : how to teach others to teach themselves by Spencer Johnson( Book )
13 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,221 libraries worldwide
Through the use of goal setting, recovery, and praising, the authors show that teachers can make a lasting contribution to their student's lives, while at the same time, they themselves gain new vigor and fulfillment in their profession
The value of believing in yourself : the story of Louis Pasteur by Spencer Johnson( Book )
6 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in English and held by 1,208 libraries worldwide
Retells the story of Louis Pasteur, whose unwavering belief in the concept of germs led to a cure for rabies
One minute for myself : a small investment, a big reward by Spencer Johnson( Book )
6 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 1,194 libraries worldwide
Demonstrates how taking care of one-self promotes the capacity for, and the enjoyment of, taking care of others
The precious present by Spencer Johnson( Book )
14 editions published between 1981 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,193 libraries worldwide
A young boy grows to be a sick, bitter old man searching for the precious present he was told would be the key to happiness, then realizes he had the gift inside himself all along
Who moved my cheese? for teens : an a-mazing way to change and win! by Spencer Johnson( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,177 libraries worldwide
Presents the author's parable about change framed in a story about a group of high school friends trying to handle change in their lives
Peaks and valleys : making good and bad times work for you--at work and in life by Spencer Johnson( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,170 libraries worldwide
A story of a young man who lives unhappily in a valley until he meets an old man who lives on a peak, and it changes his work and life forever. Initially, the young man does not realize he is talking with one of the most peaceful and successful people in the world. However, through a series of conversations and experiences that occur up on peaks and down in valleys, the young man comes to make some startling discoveries. Eventually, he comes to understand how he can use the old man's principles and practical tools in good and bad times, and becomes more calm and successful himself.--From publisher description
The one minute manager by Kenneth H Blanchard( Sound Recording )
36 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,039 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
The value of sharing : the story of the Mayo brothers by Spencer Johnson( Book )
4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 878 libraries worldwide
The Mayo brothers, knowing the importance of sharing, enter a career in which they can share their knowledge, skills, and money with sick people and other doctors
The value of imagination : the story of Charles Dickens by Spencer Johnson( Book )
6 editions published in 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 876 libraries worldwide
A biography of the nineteenth-century English novelist, Charles Dickens, emphasizing the value of an imaginative mind
The value of courage : the story of Jackie Robinson by Spencer Johnson( Book )
9 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 852 libraries worldwide
A biography, stressing the courage, of the first black player in professional baseball
The value of saving : the story of Benjamin Franklin by Spencer Johnson( Book )
4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 832 libraries worldwide
A brief biography of the outstanding 18th-century printer, inventor, and statesman, emphasizing the value of saving in his life
The value of patience : the story of the Wright brothers by Spencer Johnson( Book )
3 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 827 libraries worldwide
Describes the patient efforts of the Wright brothers to build a flying machine
The value of fantasy : the story of Hans Christian Andersen by Spencer Johnson( Book )
6 editions published between 1979 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 826 libraries worldwide
A brief biography of the 19th-century Danish author of many well-known fairy tales, which stresses the value of personal fantasies and imagination
 
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Alternative Names
Đonson, Spenser
Džonsons, Spensers, 1938-
Johnson, Spencer, 1938-
Jonson, Spenser 1940-
ג׳ונסון, ספנסר
ג׳ונסון, ספנסר. ג׳ונסון, קונסטנס. נתיב־עירוני, טלי
ג׳ונסון, ספנסר. לנדס, דורית
ג׳ונסון, ספנסר. נתיב־עירוני, טלי
جونسن، سبنسر، 1938-
سبنسر جونسون، 1938-
ジョンソン, S
ジョンソン, スペンサー
ジョンソンスペンサー
スペンサージョンソン
Languages
English (347)
Dutch (6)
Portuguese (4)
Persian (2)
Chinese (2)
Korean (2)
Vietnamese (1)
German (1)
Finnish (1)
Japanese (1)
Indonesian (1)
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