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Fundamentals of Management

Understanding the concepts of Management starts with understanding the fundamentals. On your way to mastery, it's crucial for you to understand how certain concepts were derived, and why things work like they do. Starting with these resources is the best way to do so.

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable

The five dysfunctions discussed are absence of trust, fear of conflict, lack of commitment, avoidance of accountability, and inattention to results. At the end of the story, the main points are summarized, and clearly written suggestions and exercises are offered to help, bring about change.

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Leaders Eat Last

Leaders Eat Last

Leaders Eat Last' by Simon Sinek is a thought-provoking book on how great leaders create a circle of safety in the workplace, inspiring trust, cooperation, and peak performance. He explains how a leader putting the needs of the team first can create a culture of success.

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Traction: Get A Grip On Your Business

Traction: Get A Grip On Your Business

Get a Grip on Your Business, Gino Wickman shows how data supports your company's ability to have productive discussions and decision-making. You should run your company and respective departments using a handful of metrics to indicate the present, identify potential issues, and forecast the future.

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The E-Myth Manager: Leading Your Business Through Turbulent

The E-Myth Manager: Leading Your Business Through Turbulent

More than ten years after his first bestselling book, The E-Myth, changed the lives of hundreds of thousands of small business owners, Michael Gerber椮trepreneur, author, and speaker extraordinaire楩res the next salvo in his highly successful E-Myth Revolution. Drawing on lessons learned from working with more than 15,000 small, medium-sized, and very large organisations, Gerber has discovered the truth behind why management doesn′t work and what to do about it. Unearthing the arbitrary origins of commonly held doctrines such as the omniscience of leader (Emperor) and the most widely embraced myth of all擨e E-Myth Manager offers a fresh, provocative alternative to management as we know it. It explores why every manager must take charge of his own life, reconcile his own personal vision with that of the organisation, and develop an entrepreneurial mind-set to achieve true success.

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Built to Last : Successful Habits of Visionary Companies

Built to Last : Successful Habits of Visionary Companies

"Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies" is a business book written by Jim Collins and Jerry Porras. The book outlines the key characteristics and habits of successful companies that have managed to stand the test of time and remain competitive in their respective industries.

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Brave New Work: Are You Ready to Reinvent Your Organization?

Brave New Work: Are You Ready to Reinvent Your Organization?

Their stories may sound improbable, but in Brave New Work you'll learn exactly how they and other organizations are inventing a smarter, healthier, and more effective way to work. Not through top down mandates, but through a groundswell of autonomy, trust, and transparency.

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