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The truth about getting the best from people

Author: Martha I Finney
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : FT Press, ©2008.
Series: Truth about (FT Press)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Truth About Series offers in each book the collected and distilled knowledge on a topic and how you can use this knowledge in your daily life. With an "aha" on every page, information is presented in a clear and accessible style that the reader can easily reference.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Martha I Finney
ISBN: 0132354918 9780132354912
OCLC Number: 122701762
Description: x, 198 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: pt. I. The truth about employee engagement --
You don't need the carrot or the stick --
You get the best by giving the best --
It's not money that motivates --
Employee engagement isn't for sissies --
pt. II. The truth about yourself --
Your behaviors are your brand --
You can't give what you don't have --
"Best" doesn't mean the same thing to everyone --
Think you're a great leader? Think again --
You could be your own worst employee --
Visionary or beat cop? Your choice --
You don't have to be perfect --
pt. II. The truth about engaged cultures --
Employee happiness is serious business --
Authentic is better than clever --
Retention begins with hello --
The bad will do you good --
You can sell an unpopular decision --
Flex is best --
Nobody cares if you don't mean to be mean --
pt. IV: The truth about motivation --
Engagement happens one person at a time --
If you're a manager, you're a career coach --
Ask for cheese, you might get the moon --
If they aren't buying it, they aren't doing It --
Focusing on what's right can help solve what's wrong --
pt. V. The truth about Performance --
Compassion promotes performance --
B Players are your A team --
High performers have enough coffee mugs --
Discipline deepens engagement --
You don't have to inherit the problem employees --
Performance appraisals are really about you --
New hires can inspire current employees --
The truth about creativity --
Innovation begins with Y-E-S --
Everyone can be creative --
You stand between inspiration and implementation --
Failures promote progress --
Extreme pressure kills inspired performance --
Creativity is a balancing act --
pt. VII: The truth about Communication --
Open questions ignite inspiring answers --
Serving your employees means managing your boss --
Bad news is good news --
Trivial conversations are essential --
The way you listen speaks volumes --
Crap happens --
Engaged employees need to know more --
pt. VIII. The truth about teams --
Your team has untapped talent --
People need to fight their own battles --
Games don't build teams --
Answers build teams --
Your team can lead you to greatness --
You're still the boss.
Series Title: Truth about (FT Press)
Other Titles: Getting the best from people
Responsibility: Martha I. Finney.
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The Truth About Series offers in each book the collected and distilled knowledge on a topic and how you can use this knowledge in your daily life. With an "aha" on every page, information is presented in a clear and accessible style that the reader can easily reference.

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