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Virtue in business : a CEO's perspective by Pamela Lopker( visu )
5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 96 libraries worldwide
Pam Lopker, chairman and president of QAD, Inc., suggests that to sustain business over time, an undercurrent of values must permeate all aspects of an organization. Only by following the three R's of business -- reciprocation, relationships, and reputation -- can a company achieve long-term success
Negotiation : myths, misperceptions and damned lies by Margaret Ann Neale( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
Program highlights What is your biggest source of power in any negotiation? How to redraw the boundaries of a negotiation in your favour? How focusing on the upside improves your deal. It's better to receive the first offer than to give it. Honesty is the best negotiating policy. Don't ever let them see you sweat. Professor Neale convincingly debunks these common beliefs as she shares the results of empirical research on negotiating strategies and the process of "mutual influence" that drives negotiation. In fact, making the first offer can set the bar high to your advantage. Being honest about your bottom line can backfire. And emotions can play a powerful role in negotiations. Before you begin, be clear about your goal. Is it to get as much value out of a deal as possible? To develop a relationship and create value for both parties? Or simply to win a dangerous goal! In any case, you need to determine three things: your bottom line, your optimistic target, and your alternatives if the deal fails. Try to figure out the same of your negotiating counterpart. The more prepared you are, the more flexibility you have in negotiating strategies. In the end, don't settle for just any deal. Work to get a good deal or it's no deal. Margaret A. Neale is the director of the Influence and Negotiation Strategies Executive Program at Stanford and the coauthor of three books, including Organizational Behavior: A Management Challenge. She received her bachelor's degree from Northeast Louisiana University, her master's degrees from the Medical College of Virginia and Virginia Commonwealth University and her PhD in Business Administration from the University of Texas
Quiet rage : the Stanford prison study by Stanford University( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
In the summer of 1971, Philip Zimbardo, Craig Haney, and Curtis Banks carried out a psychological experiment to test a simple question: What happens when you put good people in an evil place -- does humanity win over evil, or does evil triumph? College student volunteers were pretested and randomly assigned to play the role of prisoner or guard in a simulated prison at Stanford University. This film uses archival footage, flashbacks, post-experiment interviews with the prisoners and guards, and comparisons with real prisons. It documents the study from the surprise arrests of the participants by city police, to the termination of the study after only 6 days. The Stanford Prison Study remains one of the most famous studies conducted in the field of Social Psychology
The enterprise of the future : turning change into opportunity by Jim Bramante( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
IBM's Global CEO Study interviewed 1,000 business and public sector leaders worldwide to gain their perspective on strategic issues such as new customer groups, global integration and business model innovation. Jim Bramante's analysis of the data shows five core traits of future-thinking companies: a hunger for change, innovation beyond customer imagination, global intergration, strategic growth, and a genuine concern about the organization's impact on society
How people use difference to inspire change at work by Debra Meyerson( visu )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Addresses "how diversity can enhance an organization's effectiveness and outreach," "perspectives that create subtle but powerful improvements in corporate culture," and "the value of seeking out the "agents of change" in your organization." Based on the author's book of the same title
The Selfish meme : a talk by Richard Dawkins( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Richard Dawkins discusses the theory of memes, which proposes a basic mental replicating unit in social evolution which is equivalent to the replicating function of the gene in biological evolution
Rethinking Rape ( visu )
in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
The video discusses acquaintance rape, some of the possible causes of it and some proposed solutions
X-teams : extroverted teams that lead and innovate by Deborah G Ancona( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Challenging the dominant wisdom that teams must focus on internal dynamics in order to produce results, Deborah Ancona builds on twenty years of research to prove that the most successful teams have instead a strong external outreach, vertically as well as horizontally within their organizations
Managing chaos : the Mozilla story ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
"In a rapidly changing global market, companies must develop innovative organizational strategies to capture a competetive edge. Mozilla has figured out how to do this by pushing decision making, accountability and authority to the edges of the organization and beyond. In the process, its Firefox web browser has captured 20% of worldwide market share with fewer than 200 employes, competing with Microsoft, a company nearly a thousand times larger."--Container
The closing of the Doves Press : a letter by T. J Cobden-Sanderson( Book )
1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Japanese art in the Edo period by Karen Tiegel( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
An introduction to sovereignty : a case study of Taiwan by Karen Tiegel( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Building effective and efficient personal networks by James N Baron( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
"Personal networks benefit organizations as well as individuals ... In this insightful talk, Professor Baron offers concrete suggestions for building an effective and efficient personal network."--Back of container
Inside the Kremlin : Soviet and Russian leaders from Lenin to Putin by Pey-Yi Chu( Book )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
The inspiring leader by John H Zenger( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Using original research, Zenger defines great leadership, identifies 16 specific competencies that effective leaders share, and shows how each is acievable by building on key strengths in a manger's own personality and leadership approach
Belief, awareness, and limited reasoning (1986) by Joseph Y Halpern( visu )
2 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
This lecture discusses three approaches to solving the problems of logical omniscience. In our logics, one agent's set of beliefs does not necessarily include all valid formulas. While one logic deals with awareness, where it is necessary to first be aware of a concept before one can have beliefs about it, another logic presents a model of local reasoning where an agent is viewed as a society of minds, each with its own cluster of beliefs
Events, causality, and the frame problem (1986) by Michael P Georgeff( visu )
2 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
This lecture examines some representations of events and actions to see how the "frame problem" manifests itself. Georgeff discusses classical models of action and presents a new model of action suited to reasoning about dynamic domains. Notions of independence and causality are introduced, and it is shown how these can be used to determine the effects of actions and the persistence of world properties. In particular, Georgeff shows how many of the difficulties associated with the frame problem can be avoided with such a multiagent formulation
Stanford Land Use Plan --1980 by Stanford University( Book )
3 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Trustees' manual of legislation, trusts, faculty organization, by-laws, rules of order and general resolutions by Stanford University( Book )
2 editions published in 1915 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
 
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