The Oz Principle

Author: Roger Connors
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101216190
Release Date: 1998-10-01
Genre: Business & Economics

The definitive book on workplace accountability by the New York Times bestselling authors of How Did That Happen? Since it was originally published in 1994, The Oz Principle has sold nearly 600,000 copies and become the worldwide bible on accountability. Through its practical and invaluable advice, thousands of companies have learned just how vital personal and organizational accountability is for a company to achieve and maintain its best results. At the core of the authors' message is the idea that when people take personal ownership of their organization's goals and accept responsibility for their own performance, they become more invested and work at a higher level to ensure not only their own success, but everyone's. Now more than ever, The Oz Principle is vital to anyone charged with obtaining results. It is a must have, must read, and must apply classic business book. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Change the Culture Change the Game

Author: Roger Connors
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101475256
Release Date: 2011-01-04
Genre: Business & Economics

A fully revised and updated installment from the bestselling author of The Oz Principle Series. Two-time New York Times bestselling authors Roger Connors and Tom Smith show how leaders can achieve record-breaking results by quickly and effectively shaping their organizational culture to capitalize on their greatest asset-their people. Change the Culture, Change the Game joins their classic book, The Oz Principle, and their recent bestseller, How Did That Happen?, to complete the most comprehensive series ever written on workplace accountability. Based on an earlier book, Journey to the Emerald City, this fully revised installment captures what the authors have learned while working with the hundreds of thousands of people on using organizational culture as a strategic advantage.

Fix It

Author: Roger Connors
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780698194359
Release Date: 2016-05-31
Genre: Business & Economics

From the world’s leading experts on workplace accountability comes the most comprehensive study on the subject, revealing the cure that could fix low employee engagement in the workplace once and for all One factor, more than any other, causes the problems business leaders fear most. Lackluster performance, sinking profits, and unmet stockholder expectations all stem from one source: a massive decline in em­ployee engagement. Rather than blaming employees themselves for the decline, however, the Workplace Accountability Study reveals how to fix it: the secret lies with those who lead and manage our organiza­tions. To inspire employees to be fully engaged, men­tally and emotionally, in their work, leaders must first and foremost fix accountability—in themselves, their teams, and the entire enterprise. But how? To answer that question, Roger Con­nors and Tom Smith—cofounders of Partners In Leadership, the Accountability Training and Culture Change Company, and the authors of the New York Times bestseller The Oz Principle, the definitive bible on workplace accountability—have joined forces with three expert field practitioners. The resulting book not only presents eye-opening insights drawn from the authors’ three-year, first-of-its-kind Workplace Accountability Study, it also offers 240 proven solu­tions advanced by 120 successful leaders interviewed exclusively for this book. Their combined wisdom can help you solve every conceivable accountability prob­lem, whenever and wherever it pops up. Since one size does not fit all in today’s chal­lenging business environment, this official sequel to The Oz Principle provides an innovative, self-directed journey into accountability that enables you to tailor solutions to your own unique situation. Fix It tack­les the 16 Accountability Traits consistently found in highly accountable, effective people, teams, and organizations, and it guides you to the ones you need to fix right now. You will design your personally tailored path through the book: 1. In Part 1, you create your Fix It Bucket List by taking the three-minute Fix It Assessment. 2. In Part 2, you spend fifteen minutes reading about the Accountability Trait in question. 3. In Part 3, you explore several tried-and-true solu­tions that will work for you, your team, or your entire organization. Fix It is destined to become an indispensable leadership and management resource for resolving any pressing problem in your organization. Whatever you need, from more accountability and ownership to greater engage­ment and leadership, this book will help you get the results you need. For more information, visit: From the Hardcover edition.

Exam Prep for Oz Principle Getting Results Through

Author: David Mason
Publisher: Rico Publications
ISBN: PKEY:QA3557847
Release Date: 2019-09-08
Genre: Education

Political science is a social science which deals with systems of governance, and the analysis of political activities, political thoughts, and political behavior. This book provides over 2,000 Exam Prep questions and answers to accompany the text Oz Principle ; Getting Results Through ... Items include highly probable exam items: Commonwealth, Mississippi, Federalist, McCarthyism, Andrew Jackson, Louisiana, State of nature, Boston Tea Party, Lewis and Clark Expedition, Modernity, Missouri Compromise, and more.

Journey to the Emerald City

Author: Roger Connors
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101215524
Release Date: 2002-07-01
Genre: Business & Economics

Connors and Smith explore the direct link between a company's culture and the results it produces, providing a program to transform entrenched patterns into potent new ways of being and doing. Getting to the core of why people work as they do is a dynamic process demanding that leaders take control of the culture to create experiences that foster beliefs, drive actions, and produce the ultimate competitive advantage. Filled with success stories, the book introduces a step by step model to help people at any level of the organization take action that will alter the company's belief system in order to produce the desired results.

Business at the Speed of Now

Author: John M. Bernard
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118175378
Release Date: 2011-11-09
Genre: Business & Economics

A technology-enabled management philosophy to accelerate yourorganization Business at the Speed of Now delivers a new real-timemanagement philosophy and system to leaders looking for betterresults in today's constantly changing market. Companies thatinspire and equip employees and expect them to seize opportunitiesand solve problems in the now will enjoy a distinct competitiveadvantage in a world where speed matters most. Get systematicadvice on how to build an integrated and transparent managementsystem, enabled by cloud computing and internal social networks.Use this comprehensive guide to create a NOW organization whereeveryone boldly pursues every opportunity every time. The vast majority of businesses cling to a THEN management modeland philosophy designed to prevent immediate action. In thispractical handbook, you'll learn how to apply technology to thethree essential types of work: Fundamentals (routine work thatconsumes 95 percent of all resources), Breakthroughs (initiativesthat can change the game), and Problems (daily challenges andcrises that occur in all organizations). Provides a wealth of real-world examples, assessments, tools,guidelines, and checklists that enable readers to apply theconcepts immediately Offers practical tools for building accountability andtransparency into every position, thereby eliminating the looseends that so often cause business execution to stumble Presents the groundbreaking insights of John Bernard, an experton management theory and practice, the use of social media insidethe organization, and the modern workforce, whose company, MassIngenuity, consults around the world and develops Web-based toolsto support real-time management Set your organization free from the old THEN management waysthat no longer get the results you need. Adopt the new NOWmanagement thinking and the state-of-the-art tools that will getyour organization doing business at the speed of now.

How Did That Happen

Author: Roger Connors
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101133414
Release Date: 2009-08-11
Genre: Business & Economics

The New York Times bestseller that provides a simple, proven approach to improve accountability and the bottom line. The economy crashes, the government misfires, businesses fail, leaders don't lead, managers don't manage, and people don't follow through, leaving us asking, "How did that happen?" Surprises caused by a lack of personal accountability plague almost every organization today, from the political arena to large and small businesses. How Did That Happen? offers a proven way to eliminate these nasty surprises, gain an unbeatable competitive edge, and enhance performance by holding others accountable the positive, principled way. As the experts on workplace accountability and the authors of The Oz Principle, Roger Connors and Tom Smith tackle the next crucial step everyone can take, whether working as a manager, supervisor, CEO, or individual performer: creating greater accountability in all the people on whom you depend.

The Ultimate Guide to Competency Assessment in Health Care

Author: Donna K. Wright
Publisher: Creative Health Care Management
ISBN: 9781886624665
Release Date: 2005-07-01
Genre: Medical

It is time to move your competency assessment process beyond meeting regulatory standards to creating excellence The Ultimate Guide to Competency Assessment in Health Care is packed with ready-to-use tools designed to help you develop, implement and evaluate competencies. More than that, you will find a new way of thinking about competency assessment - a way that is outcome-focused and accountability-based. With over 20,000 copies sold world-wide, it is the most trusted resource on competency assessment available.


ISBN: STANFORD:36105122345049
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Academic libraries

Excellence at work

Author: Sandy Asch
Publisher: Worldatwork
ISBN: 157963169X
Release Date: 2007-04-02
Genre: Business & Economics

The Organization Game

Author: Craig R. Hickman
Publisher: Prentice Hall Direct
ISBN: 0130390666
Release Date: 1994
Genre: Decision making.

Offers choices for the troubled CEO of a fictional computer and consumer electronics company which require business knowledge, strategy, and decision-making skills

Annual Editions

Author: Fred H. Maidment
Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Dushkin
ISBN: 007254838X
Release Date: 2002-12-01
Genre: Business & Economics

This annually updated reader of public press articles explores the dynamics of management in today's business environment; planning; organizing; directing; controlling; staffing and human resources; and perspectives and trends. This title is supported by the student Web site, providing study support and tools and links to related Web sites.

The Uninsured

Author: United States
ISBN: LOC:00147723222
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Government publications