A twelve hour course design for company officers that provides the participant with basic skills and tools needed to perform effectively as a leader in a fire service environment. Focuses on how to delegate to subordinates, assessing personal leadership styles, when and how to discipline, and coaching / motivating techniques.
Jack Welch built a career out of fighting waste. 29 Leadership Secrets from Jack Welch follows in Welch's footsteps, boiling the legendary CEO's leadership successes down to 29 strategies that made GE the world's most competitive companyand Welch the world's most successful and admired CEO.
This all-in-one Welch reference updates material from Robert Slater's bestselling Get Better or Get Beaten, and is today's ultimate fast-paced, no-nonsense handbook on the ways of Jack Welch.
The second edition of the New CFO Financial Leadership Manual is designed to give the
Chief Financial Officer (CFO) a complete overview of his or her place in the corporation,
and to provide strategies for how to handle strategic decisions related to a variety of
financial, tax, and information technology issues. Some of the questions that Chapters 1
through 4 answer include:
What should I do during my first days on the job?
What are my specific responsibilities?
How do I reduce my foreign currency exposure?
How do I increase the company’s return on assets?...
In September 2003, Lou Carter’s Best Practices Institute performed a research
study on trends and practices in leadership development and organization
change. BPI asked organizations in a range of industries, sizes, and positions
in the business cycle to identify their top methods of achieving strategic change
and objectives. The study found that there is a strong demand, in particular, in
the following areas of leadership development and organization change (see
It’s business school, the Branson way. Whether you’re interested in starting your own business, improving your leadership skills, or simply looking for inspiration from one of the greatest entrepreneurs of our time, Richard Branson has the answers. Like a Virgin brings together some of his best advice, distilling the experiences and insights that have made him one of the world’s most recognized and respected business leaders. In his trademark thoughtful and encouraging voice, Branson shares his knowledge like a close friend.
Whether you are a tutor/trainer or studying management development to
further your career, Super Series provides an exciting and flexible resource to
help you to achieve your goals. The fifth edition is completely new and
up-to-date, and has been structured to perfectly match the Institute of
Leadership & Management (ILM)’s new unit-based qualifications for first line
managers. It also harmonizes with the 2004 national occupational standards in
management and leadership, providing an invaluable resource for S/NVQs at
Level 3 in Management....
Alberta is proving that environmental protection and economic
development can happen at the same time.
The province has shown leadership through legislation and
policies involving land reclamation, water controls, air quality,
and human and ecosystem health.
In the oil sands, current production methods mean that more
energy is needed to produce a barrel of oil than conventional oil.
But the gap is closing. Technology continues to advance, reducing
the energy and environmental impact of oil sands recovery. ...
Great companies and organizations project a strong sense of themselves
that everyone can recognize: Disney’s imagination, Nike’s
drive, IBM’s methodical dependability, or Nordstrom’s service.These
companies know who they are, and they behave that way consistently,
day in and day out. Successful, enduring companies have at their core
a personality that we connect with and understand. In fact, all companies
have a personality—because companies are people, too.
During this process, a survey for leadership in project management is
designed and sent via e-mail; telephone interviews are also conducted. After the response
period ended, the data and statistics are collected, reduced and analyzed. For some of the
surveys, several respondents did not reply or answered less than half of the questions.
Those responses are reduced from the data, in order to maintain the authenticity and
accuracy of the survey data. Then key leadership skills are introduced and generalized in
a list for reference purposes. ...
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The report contains recommendations in each of the above categories, as well some general
recommendations. We believe these recommendations will further advance our collective goal to
provide a safer online experience to our children.
We would like to personally thank the support of the National Telecommunications and Information
Administration (NTIA) and its staff during this process. Their assistance throughout the past year was
invaluable in allowing us to execute on our mandate.
While abundant differences occur between people from various countries, the method and
timing of project communications are of interest here. For example, Mueller and Turner studied
how cultural differences impact preferred modes of project management communication. They
examined how collectivism versus individualism, along with the extent individuals in various
cultures accept unequal power and ambiguity, impact project communication preferences.
Projects are often more complex and stressful than they need to
be. Far too many of them fail to meet expectations. There are far too
many conflicts. There are too few moments of joy and too much anxi-
ety. But there is hope. It is possible to remove the unnecessary stress
and complexity. This book is about how to do just that. It links the
essential principles and techniques of managing projects to a “wisdom”
approach for working with complex, people-based activities.
Many of the traditionally sound cultural practices
recommended for conventional agriculture
are also employed in organic production. In
fact, organic agriculture has been referred to as
“good farming practice without using synthetic
For example, planned crop
rotations, which have multiple benefits in terms
of soil building, plant health, pest management,
and enhancing biodiversity, are required in annual
organic cropping systems.
An intense customer focus, superior process design and a strong and motivated leadership are vital
ingredients to the recipe for the success of any business corporation. Reengineering is
the key that every organization should possess to attain these prerequisites to success. BPR doesn’t offer a miracle
cure on a platter. Nor does it provide a painless quick fix. Rather it advocates strenuous hard work and instigates the
people involved to not only to change what they do but targets at altering their basic way of thinking itself.
To the extent that this amounted to a communication method, it was one in which local
people were questioned to discover gaps in their knowledge that could be filled by
expert outsiders. Knowledge was usually seen as technical, value neutral, and transferable
across cultures and continents. If not quite a one-size-fits-all approach, it was
based more on a belief in the universal application of methods defined by agricultural
science than «less rigorous» approaches that emphasised the centrality of social and
After completing this unit, you should be able to: Recognize and apply the difference between intrinsic and extrinsic rewards, motivate others by meeting their higher-level needs, apply needs-based theory of motivation implement individual and systemwide rewards,…
Stock markets can be differentiated by their trading systems. These trading systems vary in the way
transactions are handled, type of transactions made, type of information available to market
participants, and the process of matching orders to sell and buy (Glen 1994).
Trading systems can be classified by the method of matching the orders, i.e. periodic vis–a vis
continuous market, and also by the presence of a market maker, i.e. continuous system with a
monopolistic specialist vis-à-vis a competition continuous market.
Delivery strategies based on existing vaccination programmes and programme staff may
not require additional human resources. However, training and supervision of staff are
critical components of a delivery strategy, and will require specific funds for preparation of
guidelines, manuals, training materials and methods to evaluate competencies. Supervision
of staff should use existing human resource infrastructure, and aim to strengthen
procedures and schedules.
Much focus on the implementation and design of
delivery systems to achieve the MDGs has been
provided by the Millennium Villages Project (MVP).
The MVP is hosted by 10 low-income sub-Saharan
African countries and is broadly supported by UN
agencies and championed by the Secretary General to
provide leadership on scalable methods to accelerate
progress to the MDGs.