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A guide to expand the personal libraries of Purdue faculty and staff by providing access to leading publications for the purpose of leadership and organizational development.
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The First 90 Days - Michael Watkins
Call Number: HSSE - 3rd floor 658.4 W326f 2003
ISBN: 1591391105
Publication Date: 2003-11-01
The international bestseller and globally acknowledged bible on leadership and career transitions Fully a quarter of all managers in major corporations enter new leadership roles each year. Whether their assignments involve starting a new job, being promoted internally, or embarking on an international assignment, how new leaders manage their transitions can mean the difference between success and failure.In The First 90 Days, Michael D. Watkins, a noted expert on leadership transitions, offers proven strategies for moving successfully into a new role at any point in one's career. Concise and practical, The First 90 Days walks managers through every aspect of the transition, from mental preparation to forging the right alliances to securing critical early wins. Through vivid examples of successes and failures at all levels, Michael Watkins identifies the most common pitfalls new leaders encounter and provides tools and strategies for how to avoid them.As hundreds of thousands of readers already know, The First 90 Days is your roadmap for taking charge quickly and effectively during critical career transition periods--whether you're a first-time manager, a midcareer professional on your way up, or a newly minted CEO.Published by Harvard Business Review Press.

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The Heart of Change - John P. Kotter; Dan S. Cohen
Call Number: HSSE - 3rd floor 658.406 K848h 2002
ISBN: 1578512549
Publication Date: 2002-08-01
Why is organizational change so hard? Because in order to make any transformation successful, you must change more than just the structure and operations of an organization--you need to change people’sbehavior.And that is never easy. The Heart of Changeis your guide to helping people think andfeeldifferently in order to meet your shared goals. According to bestselling author and renowned leadership expert John Kotter and coauthor Dan Cohen, this focus on connecting with people’s emotions is what will spark the behavior change and actions that lead to success.The Heart of Changeis the engaging and essential complement to John Kotter’s international bestsellerLeading Change. Building off of Kotter’s revolutionary eight-step process, this book vividly illustrates how large-scale business change can work. With real-life stories of people in organizations, the authors show how teams and individuals get motivated and activated to overcome obstacles to change--and produce spectacular results. Kotter and Cohen argue that change initiatives often fail because leaders rely too exclusively on data and analysis to get buy-in from their teams instead of creatively showing or doing something that appeals to their emotions and inspires them to spring into action. They call this the see-feel-change dynamic, and it is crucial for the success of any true organizational transformation. Refreshingly clear and eminently practical,The Heart of Changeis required reading for anyone facing change and looking to build their leadership skills. Published by Harvard Business Review Press.

 

lynda.com Professional Development Training

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  • Purpose: This service provides Purdue faculty and staff access to online learning tutorials in various technology and business skills. Tutorials may be viewed on a variety of devices, exercise files may be downloaded for additional learning opportunities. This resource is designed to help Purdue’s workforce promote individual and team development.
  • Audience: The Purdue workforce
  • Availability: Unlimited online access
  • Related Developmental Opportunities: Lynda.com login quick reference card, Purdue Workforce Development Library

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