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Title: The 7 habits of highly effective people
Author(s): Covey, Stephen R.
Publisher: Provo, Utah : Covey Leadership Center, 1994.
Description: 6 audio tapes : analog, 1 7/8 ips, stereo, Dolby processed + 1 workbook (20 p.)
Call Number: Audio no.147
Presents a holistic, integrated, principle-centered approach for solving personal and professional problems. With penetrating insights and pointed anecdotes, Covey reveals a step-by-step pathway for living with fairness, integrity, honesty, and human dignity -- principles that give us the security to adapt to change and the wisdom and power to take advantage of the opportunities that change creates.
Title: 40-minute power resume : the only resume you will ever need
Author(s): Hill, Beverly.
Publisher: Altamonte Springs, FL : Renaissance Ink Press, c1999.
Description: 240 p. ; 28 cm.
Call Number: HF5383 .H55 1999
The complete guide to preparing your resume in less than 2 hours. Learn how to beat out the competition through targeted job strategies, and how to avoid 30 major job search eliminators.
Title: The age advantage : making the most of your midlife career transition
Author(s): Walker, Jean Erickson.
Publisher: New York : Berkley, c2000.
Description: x, 322 p. ; 21 cm.
Call Number: HF5384 .W35 2000
This practical book for the mid-career job changer will show you how to shine a positive light on your many experiences, and sell your skills in today's job market.
Title: Applying for federal jobs : a guide to writing successful applications and resumes for the job you want in government
Author(s): Wood, Patricia B.
Publisher: Moon Township, PA : Bookhaven Press, 1995.
Description: 224 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Call Number: JK716 .W66 1995
A valuable resource for federal employees seeking promotions, lateral transfers, or detail assignments.
Title: The art of mentoring : lead, follow and get out of the way
Author(s): Peddy, Shirley.
Publisher: Houston, Tex. : Bullion Books 1998
Description: 233,  p. : 1 port. ; 24 cm.
Call Number: HF5385 .P37 1998
Covers workplace issues, including: learning the unspoken rules, improving interpersonal skills, dealing with job dissatisfaction, workaholism, lack of motivation. An indispensable reference.
Title: Artful work : awakening joy, meaning, and commitment in the workplace
Author(s): Richards, Dick.
Publisher: New York : Berkley Books 1995
Description: xv, 127 p. : ill ; 24 cm.
Call Number: HF5548.8 .R46 1995
A new concept in viewing work and art, revealing how to honor creativity and artistic endeavors in organizations and workplaces. Chapters are lively reflections on how to derive joy and meaning from the workplace.
Title: Beyond performance : what employees really need to know to climb the success ladder
Author(s): Nolen, Roland D.
Publisher: Wheaton, IL : New Perspectives, c1999.
Description: xiii, 151 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Call Number: HF5381 .N56 1999
This is a simply stated, easily read book that nonetheless packs a major message. It teaches you how to work on the right things. The information contained in these pages is truly critical to employees getting their fair share, and more, of recognition, economic rewards, and promotions
Title: Brand yourself : how to create an identity for a brilliant career
Author(s): Andrusia, David. Haskins, Rick.
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 2000.
Description: [viii], 247 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Call Number: HF5386 .A57 2000
Branding is the hottest, most talked about phenomenon in the business world today. For in the ultracompetitive twenty-first century, you need more than talent and hard work to get ahead. How do you brand yourself? By forging an identity that will help you make a dazzling impression and become a star in the career of your dreams.
Title: Bringing out the best in people : how to apply the astonishing power of positive reinforcement
Author(s): Daniels, Aubrey C.
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, c2000.
Description: xxii, 245 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Call Number: HF5549.5.M63 D36 2000
A powerfully positive system for gaining maximum performance from every employee. Backed by performance management case studies at 3M, Xerox, Conagra, and other major firms, this book gives managers the tools to permanently revitalize productivity.
Title: Building leaders : how successful companies develop the next generation
Author(s): Conger, Jay Alden. Benjamin, Beth, 1962-
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, c1999.
Description: xx, 278 p. ; 24 cm.
Series: Jossey-Bass business & management series
Call Number: HD57.7 .C65 1999
Global players from FedEx to the U.S. Army are crying out for a new generation of leaders to propel them successfully into the 21st century. Filled with design guidelines and case studies both comprehensive and compelling, this book describes how top-flight firms are wining the race with world-class ledership development.
Title: Building successful organizations : a guide to strategic workforce planning
Author(s): National Academy of Public Administration. Center for Human Resources Management.
Publisher: Washington, DC : The Academy, 
Description: 1 v. (various pagings) : ill. ; 28 cm.
Call Number: JK765 .B84 2000
Employee knowledge is increasing in value as a critical factor in organizational success within both the private and public sector. At the same time, many skills are scarce due to low unemployment and a strong economy. Organizations can no longer expect to go to the labor market on an ad hoc basis to obtain the people they need. Workforce planning to anticipate future requirements is becoming increasingly important. Likewise, investments in human capital are essential to continually build the competence of existing employees and to promote retention. Details on how leading organizations are employing these approaches is described in this new report by NAPA.
Title: Coaching, counseling & mentoring : how to choose & use the right technique to boost employee performance
Author(s): Stone, Florence M.
Publisher: New York : AMACOM, 1999.
Description: viii, 230 p. ; 23 cm.
Call Number: HF5385 .S76 1999
Packed with self-tests, real-life scenarios, and hands-on, practical guidance, this book will help managers, super visors and team leaders to assess their own strengths and weaknesses in each area, apply their coaching, counseling, and mentoring skills to teams as well as individuals, and use these techniques to improve their employees' performance on the job.
Author(s): Career Guidance Foundation (La Jolla, San Diego, Calif.)
Publisher: San Diego, Calif. : The Foundation,
Description: Electronic Resource
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Title: The complete idiot's guide to the perfect resume
Author(s): Ireland, Susan.
Publisher: Indianapolis, IN : Alpha Books, c2000.
Description: xviii, 394 p. :b ill. ; 28 cm.
Call Number: HF5383 .I74 2000
This new-and-improved guide shows you not only how to create a resume that leaps to the top of the stack, but how to find the right job opportunities in the first place. Includes sample resume styles, an action plan for a successful job search, and professional advice on creating cover letters.
Title: Creating quality leadership and management : accompanying report of the
National Performance Review
Author(s): Gore, Albert.
Publisher: Washington, DC : Office of the Vice President, 1993.
Description: 37 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Call Number: JK469 1993 .N413
Title: Creating teamwork proven techniques for increasing the output, quality and creativity of your staff
Author(s): Shelton, Lee.
Publisher: Boulder, CO : CareerTrack Publications, 1986.
Description: 4 audio tapes : 1 7/8 ips.
Call Number: Audio no.105
Title: Designing the perfect rÉsumÉ
Author(s): Criscito, Pat, 1953-
Publisher: Hauppauge, N.Y. : Barron's, c2000.
Description: 314 p. ; 28 cm.
Call Number: HF5383 .C74 2000
Take full advantage of your personal computer to create a resume that stands out from the crowd, and reflects your unique abilities, personality and occupation.
Title: Effective succession planning : ensuring leadership continuity and building talent from within
Author(s): Rothwell, William J., 1951-
Publisher: New York : AMACOM, c2001.
Description: xxvii, 338 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Call Number: HD57.7 .R68 2001
This guide explains what succession planning is; makes the case for change by assessing current programs and benchmarking the practices of other organizations; and provides instructions for starting up, operating, and evaluating a systematic program. Provides some 60 forms, worksheets, graphs, and other aids.
Title: The federal resume guidebook
Author(s): Troutman, Kathryn K.
Publisher: Indianapolis, IN : Jist Works, Inc., c1999.
Description: xiii, 398 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Call Number: JK716 .T73 1999
Leads you through the complexities of finding and analyzing job announcements, writing federal resumes, and packaging your resume to meet both federal and vacancy announcement criteria.
Title: Getting promoted : real strategies for advancing your career
Author(s): Chambers, Harry (Harry E.)
Publisher: Reading, Mass. : Perseus Books, c1999.
Description: xii, 242 p. ; 21 cm.
Call Number: HF5549.5.P7 C47 1999
Offers solid, practical strategies for developing critical communication and organizational skills, managing the perceptions of your colleagues and peers, avoiding promotion-killing behaviors, using the performance appraisal process to your advantage, and more.
Title: Grow your own leaders : how to identify, develop, and retain leadership talent
Author(s): Byham, William C.Smith, Audrey B.Paese, Matthew J.
Publisher: New York : Financial Times/Prentice Hall, c2002.
Description: xii, 376 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Call Number: HD38.2 .B94 2002
This book is designed to help you understand and implement systems that will identify talent and develop the high-potential people your organization needs to grow and prosper-- and to do it at "Web speed." As most senior executives realize, organizations need more good leaders, and they need them now. See also the Grow Your Own Leaders web site
Title: Hiring the best : how to staff your department right the first time
Author(s): Yate, Martin John.
Publisher: Holbrook, Mass. : B. Adams, 1990.
Description: 254 p. ; 25 cm.
Call Number: HF5549.5.I6 Y36 1990
How many managers have stalled their own careers by hiring the wrong person? There are three broad areas that must be probed thoroughly to make the best decision: Is the candidate able to do the job? -- Is the candidate willing to do the job? -- And is the candidate going to be manageable? This proven management tool also features a review of the pros and cons of hiring temporary workers, part-time employees, consultants, and independent contractors.
Title: Human dynamics : a new framework for understanding people and realizing the
potential in our organizations
Author(s): Seagal, Sandra. Horne, David.
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Pegasus Communications, c1997.
Description: xxi, 335 p. : ill. (some col.), map ; 25 cm.
Call Number: HD30.3 .S4 1997
Human Dynamics has been adopted internationally by Fortune 500 companies--actual accounts from Intel Corporation and other organizations document how Human Dynamics can optimize business relationships, organizational learning, teamwork, and communication.
Title: In search of excellence : lessons from America's best-run companies
Author(s): Peters, Thomas J. Waterman, Robert H.
Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, 1982.
Description: xxvi, 360 p. ; 22 cm.
Call Number: HD70.U5 P42 1982
The now classic volume that became an immediate bestseller as well as a landmark business book. One of those rare books on management that are both consistently thought-provoking and fun to read.
Title: Keeping good people : strategies for solving the #1 problem facing businesses today
Author(s): Herman, Roger E.
Publisher: Winchester, VA : Oakhill Press, c1999.
Description: xx, 411 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Call Number: HF5549.5.I5 H46 1999
With a tight labor market and a strong economy, there are plenty of jobs to go around. Employers must work to keep their good people. This book is the how-to manual for employee retention.
Title: Leadership for the 21st century
Author(s): Graham, Solomon.
Publisher: Gaithersburg, MD : National Institute of Standards and Technology, 2000.
Description: 1 video (90 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Call Number: Video no.230
Title: Lessons in leadership from the ground up : turning dreams into success
Author(s): Holman, Bunny. Holman, Larry.
Publisher: Lexington, Ky. : Lessons in Leadership Publications, 1999.
Description: xii, 241 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Call Number: HF5386 .H65 1999
Title: Linkage Inc.'s best practices in leadership development handbook : case studies, instruments, training
Author(s): Giber, David J.Carter, Louis.Goldsmith, Marshall.
Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Jossey-Bass/Pfeiffer ; Lexington, MA : Linkage Incorporated, c2000.
Description: xxiii, 471 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Call Number: HD57.7 .L56 2000
Success in the leadership development business is not reinventing complex new thories of leadership. It's executing simple things well and consistently. This handbook provides the advice, tools, and examples to help you plan and execute successful leadership development initiatives. A great practical guide.
Title: Making a life, making a living : reclaiming your purpose and passion in business and in life
Author(s): Albion, Mark S., 1951-
Publisher: New York : Warner Books, c2000.
Description: x, 273 p. ; 23 cm.
Call Number: HD38.2 .A34 2000
If your career has lost its meaning, this book will give you the courage to start over. That's a great gift.
Title: Management & leadership skills for women with Susan Dellinger
Author(s): Dellinger, Susan. CareerTrack Publications
Publisher: Boulder, CO : CareerTrack Publications, 1992.
Description: 4 audio tapes (ca. 244 min.) : 1 7/8 ips.
Call Number: Audio no.127
Title: Managing a changing workforce : achieving outstanding service with today's
Author(s): Losyk, Bob.
Publisher: Davie, Fla. : Workplace Trends Pub., 1996.
Description: viii, 210 p. ; 22 cm.
Call Number: HF5549 .L57 1996
In addition to learning how the workforce is changing, readers will gain valuable insights into recruiting and hiring the right employees, helping them create service standards, implementing feedback and reward systems that really work, and examples of how to empower employees to action behalf of your and your customers.
Title: Managing career transitions : your career as a work in progress
Author(s): Hayes, Kit Harrington.
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, NJ : Prentice Hall, 2000.
Description: xii, 257 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Call Number: HF5384 .H38 2000
Addresses career planning issues relevant to today's rapidly changing and highly competitive market.
Title: Managing for excellence : the guide to developing high performance in
Author(s): Bradford, David L. Cohen, Allan R.
Publisher: New York : Wiley, 1984.
Description: xi, 301 p. ; 24 cm.
Call Number: HD31 .B72 1984
This management classic shows how middle managers--not just senior level executives--can break the mediocrity barrier and energize lackluster performance by enacting standards of excellence that motivate employees and transform organizations into industry leaders.
Title: Mentoring : a practical guide
Author(s): Shea, Gordon F.
Publisher: Menlo Park, Calif. : Crisp Publications, 1997.
Description: vii, 89 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Call Number: HF5385 .S54 1997
This book not only describe what competent mentors do but the skills they need to be effective. It is a step by step guide to being a good mentor and will be invaluable to anyone who wants to help another to learn from their work and other experience.
Title: The Neuropsychology of executive health how to reach the top and live to enjoy it
Author(s): Pelletier, Kenneth R.
Publisher: Newark, Calif. : SyberVision Systems, Inc., 1987.
Description: 8 audio tapes : 1 7/8 ips + 1 study guide.
Call Number: Audio no.133
Title: The new workplace : transforming the character and culture of our organizations
Author(s): Johnson, Lauren.
Publisher: Waltham, MA : Pegasus Communications, c1998.
Description: viii, 117 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Call Number: HD58.8 .N49 1998
Explores key themes such as new concepts in leadership and the challenges of enhancing our ability to learn. This powerful anthology offers the finest selection of lead articles from recent volumes of The Systems Thinker Newsletter.
Title: A passion for excellence : the leadership difference
Author(s): Peters, Thomas J. Austin, Nancy.
Publisher: New York : Random House, 1985.
Description: xxv, 437 p. ; 25 cm.
Call Number: HD70.U5 P425 1985
The single most exciting, inspiring, career-transforming book ever published for people who want to get ahead. It takes you behind the scenes in some of the most successful organizations and analyzes what makes them distinctive. Here is what you need to know about the crucial elements of success: constant innovation, staying in touch with customers, encouraging the contributions of everyone, and maintaining the integrity that is basic to leadership.
Title: Robert Gerberg's job changing system : world's fastest way to get a better
Author(s): Gerberg, Robert Jameson, 1938-
Publisher: Kansas City : Andrews, McMeel & Parker, 1986.
Description: xxii, 265 p. : forms ; 22 cm.
Call Number: HF5382.7 .G45 1986
Title: Scenarios for success : directing your own career
Author(s): Teising, Rochelle L., 1938- Joseph, Catherine.
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Rudi Pub., c1999.
Description: xv, 218 p. ; 23 cm.
Call Number: HF5381 .T25 1999
For anyone who wants to be more successful at work. Career Coach, Rochelle Teising, translates her consulting experiences to assist you in living up to your potential to achieve success.
Title: Self-esteem and peak performance
Author(s): Canfield, Jack.
Publisher: Boulder, CO. : Career/Track Publications, 1989.
Description: 6 audio tapes : analog, 1 7/8 ips.
Call Number: Audio no.102
How to get what you want in life by letting go of fear; When to learn from criticism and when -- and how -- to ignore it; How to muster the courage to stand up for what you know is true; How to hold onto your self-esteem after a big failure
Title: Service within : solving the middle management leadership crisis
Author(s): Albrecht, Karl.
Publisher: Homewood, Ill. : Dow Jones-Irwin, c1990.
Description: xi, 203 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Call Number: HD38.2 .A56 1990
Mobilize your middle management team and deliver quality service within your organization. Albrecht shows how to increase cooperation between departments so that the entire organization works together more efficiently.
Title: Succession planning : an annotated bibliography and summary of commonly reported organizational practices
Author(s): Eastman, Lorrina J.
Publisher: Greensboro, N.C. : Center for Creative Leadership, c1995.
Description: xi, 72 p. ; 26 cm.
Call Number: Z7164.O7 E23 1995
Because succession planning is crucial to the continuity of an organization's leadership, human resources professionals and others need practical information on how to establish and implement effective succession systems. The author has selected and summarized fifty-six works from a wide variety of sources, which provide access to, and a general understanding of, the nature and extent of the practical literature on succession planning.
Title: Take charge of your federal career : a practical, action-oriented career management workbook for federal employees
Author(s): Damp, Dennis V.
Publisher: Reston, Va. : Federal Employees News Digest, 1998.
Description: vii, 202 p. : forms ; 28 cm.
Call Number: JK716 .D37 1998
An indispensible employment guide to today's "re-invented" government; a user-friendly highly interactive workbook designed to facilitate white-collar career movement. Includes exercises and a wealth of job and career information not available in any other single source.
Title: Take yourself to the top : the secrets of America's #1 career coach
Author(s): Fortgang, Laura Berman.
Publisher: New York, NY : Warner Books, c1998.
Description: xx, 218 p. ; 21 cm.
Call Number: HF5381 .F68 1998
If you're willing to take charge of your career like never before, if you're prepared to be responsible for the choices you make, and you have the guts to have it all, then get ready to take yourself to the top!
Title: What color is your parachute? : a practical manual for job-hunters and career-changers
Author(s): Bolles, Richard Nelson.
Publisher: Berkeley, CA. : Ten Speed Press ; c2001.
Description: xix, 344 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Call Number: HF5382.7 .B64 2001
A handbook to finding a job or changing careers for the general reader. Discusses an alternative approach to standard methods of searching for employment, advice on how to determine which skills to keep in mind in the job search, and other helpful hints for the job hopeful.
Title: The what color is your parachute workbook : how to create a picture of your ideal job or next career
Author(s): Bolles, Richard Nelson.
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Ten Speed Press, c1998.
Description: 47 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.
Call Number: HF5382.7 .B641 1998
These exercises are easy to do yet thought-provoking, and when completed, will present a complete picture of the reader's ideal job. This workbook is a resource for everyone, from the recent college graduate looking for a foot in the door to the seasoned executive searching for true job satisfaction.
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