Judgment: How Winning Leaders Make Great Calls (Updated)
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Our business book bestsellers for the month of September, 2015 READ FULL DESCRIPTION
Hidden inside Fortune's 2008 Investor's Guide is a one page article titled "The Three Minute Manager: Lessons In Leadership. " They interview Bill George (True North), Noel Tichy (Judgment) and Jeffrey Sonnenfeld (Firing Back) and each was asked questions around the problem: "What do you do if you discover a huge loss at your company? " There is no link on the Fortune's site to the piece, so I can only give you the choicest words from each authority: Sonnenfeld on your first move: "First you want to figure out the entirety of the problem so you don't lose credibility coming out with more and more bad news. READ FULL DESCRIPTION
Judgment: How Winning Leaders Make Great Calls by Noel Tichy and Warren Bennis, Portfolio, 365p, $26. 95, Hardcover, November 2007, ISBN 9781591841531 You make decisions constantly--sometimes subconsciously, sometimes deliberately--throughout every day. Some decisions are simple choices: Will you wear the brown shoes or the black shoes today? READ FULL DESCRIPTION
The Arizona Republic printed a list of recommended finance and business titles from Jeffrey L. Coles'--finance department chair at Arizona State University. They are: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk by Peter L. READ FULL DESCRIPTION
I just got an inquiry concerning shipping to another country and they were kind of disappointed to find out how much and how long it will take. Here are just some of my own personal Rules of Thumb to keep in mind when shipping overseas. * Regular shipping time varies upon countries and customs may hold up boxes for an undertimed length of time, so if you need materials for a specific date, plan well in advance! READ FULL DESCRIPTION
It's been a whole month (and then some) after the last posting of what was being read from across this great world of ours. So, hold on to your seats. . READ FULL DESCRIPTION
- Jeff Immelt, CEO of General Electric, whose judgment to grow through research and development transformed GE into the world's premier technology growth company.
- Joel Klein, chancellor of the New York City Department of Education, who made tough calls about teachers, students, and parents while turning around a troubled school system.
- Jim McNerney, CEO of Boeing, whose strategic judgment helped him reinvigorate his company and restore a culture of trust and respect.
- The late general Wayne Downing, who found an unexpected opportunity in the midst of crisis when he led the Special Operations raid to capture Manuel Noriega.
- A. G. Lafley, CEO of Procter & Gamble, who bet $57 billion to purchase Gillette and reinvent his company.
- Brad Anderson, CEO of Best Buy, who made the call to commit totally to a customer-centric strategy and led his people to execute it.