High Performance Organization

The Best Team Wins: The New Science of High Performance

The Best Team Wins: The New Science of High Performance

The New York Times bestselling authors of The Carrot Principle and All In deliver a breakthrough, groundbreaking guide for building today’s most collaborative teams—so any organization can operate at peak performance.A massive shift is taking place in the business world. In today’s average com...

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High Performance Nonprofit Organizations: Managing Upstream for Greater Impact

High Performance Nonprofit Organizations: Managing Upstream for Greater Impact

Nonprofit leaders are beginning to confront the most important unfinished business of their sector. Having invented scores of successful model programs to address virtually every type of social problem or goal, they are discovering that large-scale, sustained impact remains elusive. Today, the only ...

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What Makes a High Performance Organization: Five Factors of Competitive Advantage that Apply Worldwide

What Makes a High Performance Organization: Five Factors of Competitive Advantage that Apply Worldwide

Declining consumer confidence, poor bottom-line results, the prospect of economy ups-and-downs and the continuing financial crisis in Europe have combined to prompt many organizations to attempt drastic actions. In his latest book "What Makes A High Performance Organization: Five Validated Factors o...

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Lean Enterprise: How High Performance Organizations Innovate at Scale (Lean (O’Reilly))

Lean Enterprise: How High Performance Organizations Innovate at Scale (Lean (O’Reilly))

How well does your organization respond to changing market conditions, customer needs, and emerging technologies when building software-based products? This practical guide presents Lean and Agile principles and patterns to help you move fast at scale—and demonstrates why and how to apply these me...

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Powerhouse

Powerhouse

Why are the New Zealand All Blacks the best rugby team in the world? How does the Kirov Ballet produce generation after generation of exceptional ballerinas? How did Southwest Airlines evolve from being an idiosyncratic Texan airline to become one of the most successful businesses internationally? How does the Finnish School Education System deliver great results by breaking conventions? Powerhouse uncovers the performance secrets of some of the most impressive organizations around the world and reveals the key principles they have in common to enable any business to raise their own bar.

To understand what makes these organizations great, MacNeice and Bowen have conducted immersive and personal research; investigating their culture, interviewing their leaders and observing their everyday practice. Despite this diverse range of seemingly contrasting industries - business, sport, technology, finance, the arts - each of these successful institutions share a common bond: they are world-class industry leaders and have repeatedly outperformed their competition. Powerhouse explores what lessons can be learnt from these organizations to provide a unique and in-depth analysis of how enduring high performance can be developed.

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The Front-Line Leader: Building a High-Performance Organization from the Ground Up

The Front-Line Leader: Building a High-Performance Organization from the Ground Up

Real leadership that leads to high engagement, higher performance, and a culture of accountability As president and CEO of Scripps Health, one of America's most prestigious health systems, Chris Van Gorder presided over a dramatic turnaround, catapulting Scripps from near bankruptcy to a dominant ma...

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