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Archive for July, 2010

This is a selection of recently available management books at Wellington City Libraries.

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Coping with an ageing workforce

This is a timely and relevant report which looks at how Dutch employees are dealing with a fast growing number of aging employees.    It is very applicable to New Zealand.  Interviews with both employers and employees are included. Thanks to Docuticker

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Social media guidelines

Intel has compiled a guide for its employees regarding the use of social media.   These are really practical and worth looking at.   Thanks to Librarian of fortune

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The latest issue is now available to read online using your library card.  This month’s cover stories include: The Execution Trap (why employees fail) Empowered (how companies can use social media for innovation) How hierarchy can hurt strategy execution Stop the innovation wars (why companies shouldn’t resist innovation) Interested? Enter your library card details here, […]

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Getting change right : how leaders transform organizations from the inside out Seth Kahan ; foreword by Bill George Common purpose: how great leaders get organizations to achieve the extraordinary / Joel Kurtzman Open leadership : how social technology can transform the way you lead / Charlene Li. How to be a fierce competitor : […]

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Although this very comprehensive report might be more applicable to more densily populated countries than New Zealand,  it has worth reading.  In fact it is a summary of a larger report commissioned for the U.S. Conference of Mayors.  Thanks to docuticker

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Generation X leaders……

So how do boomers and Generation X leaders differ.  Read two articles (including an HBR article) for some well thought out responses to this query. I’ve also included some other recent articles on the topic. Wellington City Library card holders can either click directly on the link.  But, if you haven’t accessed our ebsco databases […]

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New business books in the library

This is a selection of the latest business and management books which have recently been received at Wellington City Libraries.

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