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Timmons, Kirby

Works: 68 works in 245 publications in 3 languages and 3,314 library holdings
Genres: Anecdotes  Case studies 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Producer, Director
Classifications: HD30.23, 658.4
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Publications about Kirby Timmons
Publications by Kirby Timmons
Most widely held works by Kirby Timmons
Groupthink ( visu )
15 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and French and held by 481 libraries worldwide
Presents case histories of tragedies like space shuttle Challenger, Pearl Harbor and the Cuban Bay of Pigs which resulted from the natural tendency to achieve agreement for the sake of group unity. Features interviews with Dr. Irving Janis and Dr. James K. Esser and gives groupthink symptoms to avoid
Communication the non-verbal agenda ( visu )
10 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and French and held by 360 libraries worldwide
Presents an overview of the field of nonverbal communication: tone of voice, posture, facial expression, gestures, use of space, eye contact, and body movement
The Abilene paradox by Jerry B Harvey( visu )
17 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 307 libraries worldwide
Management consultant Jerry B. Harvey illustrates the paradoxical nature of mismanaged agreement, describes symptoms of the paradox, probes the reasons behind the behavior, and offers strategies for eliminating collective decision-making confusion
Emotional intelligence ( visu )
17 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and French and held by 299 libraries worldwide
This film focuses on interviews with emotional intelligence team members, illustrating how EI can be integrated into the workplace to enhance other knowledge and technical capabilities. It illustrates how organizations such as Kaiser Permanente, State Street Bank, and Nichols Aluminum are accessing the power of emotions to create better, more productive teams and team members
Margaret Wheatley's lessons from the new workplace ( visu )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 246 libraries worldwide
Looks at how three model organizations can turn chaos into positive force for change
The Power of listening ( visu )
5 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and held by 168 libraries worldwide
Office workers spend 40% of their time listening to others. This program can help them become active listeners by introducing techniquews that overcome listening blocks and increase retention
The Pygmalion effect managing the power of expectations ( visu )
6 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
"Trainees get a complete overview of the Pygmalion effect through real-life examples, dramatic vignettes and scenes from the classic movie Pygmalion, where individuals are transformed through the positive (or negative) expectations of another"--Container
Communicating non-defensively ( visu )
4 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and held by 130 libraries worldwide
Uses a series of vignettes to illustrate common examples of defensive behavior. Shows steps to ease this behavior with the viewpoint of enhancing relationships with both subordinates and superiors
The leadership challenge by James M Kouzes( visu )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
"Authors James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner introduce their groundbreaking leadership model - The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership. Approaching leadership as a measurable, learnable, and teachable set of behaviors, the authors introduce powerful cases that clearly demonstrate how individual leaders are able to accomplish the extraordinary. Using real-life examples, each of the five scenarios presented highlights one of The Five Practices"--DVD container
Teamwork in crisis the miracle of Flight 232 by Kirby Timmons( visu )
7 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
When Captain Al Haynes, piloting a crippled DC-10, was forced to make an emergency landing in 1989, one wing hit the runway, and the plane burst into flames. Haynes explores how the extraordinary teamwork of all those involved enabled 185 of the 296 persons aboard to survive; and shows how five key factors can be brought together in any situation to achieve a goal, even against the odds
After all, you're the supervisor ( visu )
9 editions published in 2002 in English and French and held by 71 libraries worldwide
A comprehensive training program for new and seasoned supervisors alike and provides an array of tools for use in training sessions and as folow-up to help keep training fresh. Teaches the nine components of supervisory success
Learning to think like a manager ( visu )
4 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the experiences of two new managers during their first three months on the job. Discusses the mistakes each makes, how to avoid these common pitfalls, and suggests an active role for upper management in training new managers. Stresses that becoming an effective manager takes time, as well as a willingness to listen and learn
Team creativity ( visu )
4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
Creativity-- it's often thought of as the stuff of children, when each of us is naturally imaginative and curious. But what happens when we become adults, and the world of play becomes the corporate world? How do we reinforce creativity and keep it from being stifled, particularly in groups or work teams?
Riding the wave strategies for change ( visu )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
Explains the advantages of shifting from security-seeking behavior to a a mindset that helps to see problems as opportunities for expanding your potential
Discipline without punishment ( visu )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
Dispels myths about discipline, then shows strategies for making it positive, effective, and comfortable. Shows how to approach discipline as a collaborative, problem-solving process. Dramatizations of workplace scenes display techniques for inspiring better behavior, self-discipline, and individual responsibility
Taking charge of change by Kirby Timmons( visu )
7 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Shows employees the skills necessary to understand and support change initiatives in the workplace. Identifies 3 stages of internal transition to allow employees to productively guide themselves through organizational change
When the coach is you! skills for helping others learn what you already know ( visu )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Join host George Wendt for practical steps on increasing success for coaches and learners in any organization. Visits an accounting office, a factory and a service center to show workers who resist and stumble through the coaching process. Shows how to create positive outcomes
The ASOH defense managing blame and forgiveness ( visu )
3 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Shows the advantages of using truth to break the cycle of blame in organizations, allowing us to learn from mistakes
Cliff's customer service adventure ( visu )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
Designed for young trainees who are performing front-line customer services
Patient diversity beyond the vital signs ( visu )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Illustrates the importance of learning about your patient population: their belief systems, folk medicine, lore, even those things that dictate how they respond to pain and medical care
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English (114)
French (16)
Spanish (1)
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