Download E-books Philosophie der Führung: Gute Führung lernen von Kant, Aristoteles, Popper & Co. (German Edition) PDF

By Dieter Frey, Lisa Katharin Schmalzried

Führungskräfte arbeiten heute in einem unsicheren Umfeld mit wachsenden Anforderungen und immer variableren Rahmenbedingungen. Dennoch müssen sie Sicherheit ausstrahlen und ihren Mitarbeitern eine Orientierung bieten. Viele Führungskräfte empfinden dies als belastend und suchen nach einer artwork Kompass, an dem sie ihr Handeln ausrichten können, nach dauerhaften Prinzipien für eine „gute Führung“.

Dieses Buch bietet einen solchen Kompass und leitet dazu „neue“ Erkenntnisse aus uralten Theorien ab: Hätten Sie gedacht, dass die großen Philosophen von Kant über Rousseau bis Popper Anregungen für Ihr tägliches Führungshandeln bereit halten? – Wie Sie nach Ansicht Aristoteles als Chef ein gutes Vorbild werden? Wie Sie laut Hobbes mit egoistischen Mitarbeitern umgehen können? Wie nach Popper ein kritischer conversation zu besseren Entscheidungen führen kann?

Den Autoren dieses Buches gelingt es, in übersichtlichen Kapiteln verständlich und knapp die Grundlagen einer Theorie zu erklären, praktische Hinweise für eine moderne Führungskraft abzuleiten und schließlich ein verständliches Modell einer ethikorientierten Führung zu formulieren. – Kernthese: Gute Führung, die sich moralischen Werten verpflichtet sieht, ist auch eine erfolgreiche Führung! Und ganz nebenbei liest sich das Buch als eine unterhaltsame Einführung in die großen philosophischen Theorien.

Für alle, die mit Aufgaben der Menschenführung betraut sind, ob in sozialen und kommerziellen Organisationen, im Bildungsbereich oder der Kindererziehung.

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Download E-books Positive Psychology and Change: How Leadership, Collaboration, and Appreciative Inquiry Create Transformational Results PDF

By Sarah Lewis

Positive Psychology and Change explores how parts of confident psychology reminiscent of strengths, move, and mental capital might be utilized to the typical demanding situations of major a dynamic and adaptive paintings neighborhood, and the way collaborative workforce methods to transformational swap should be mixed with a favorable attitude to keep up optimism and motivation in an unpredictable operating environment.

  • Articulates a special imaginative and prescient for organizational management within the twenty first century that mixes confident psychology, Appreciative Inquiry (AI), and collaborative team technologies
  • Focuses on 4 particular co-creative techniques (Appreciative Inquiry, Open area, global Café and SimuReal) and the ways that they surpass conventional tools for organizational change
  • Explains the most recent idea, examine, and perform, and interprets it into concrete, actionable principles for assembly the day by day demanding situations of powerful and adaptive management and management
  • Includes studying positive aspects similar to boxed textual content, brief case stories, tales, and cartoons

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Download E-books Preventing Workplace Substance Abuse: Beyond Drug Testing to Wellness PDF

By Joel B. Bennett

This quantity sheds mild at the boundaries of drug checking out and demonstrates how person and organizational health efforts can extra successfully decrease worker alcohol and drug abuse. In an period of frequent drug trying out, worker substance abuse maintains unabated and similar protection, productiveness and scientific expenditures persist. The editors say this is why checking out on my own ignores alcohol use and fails to handle underlying factors, together with contextual place of work elements like rigidity, stigma and co-worker ingesting. Chapters describe science-based interventions associated with different parts of person or organizational well being, comparable to rigidity administration, cardiovascular health and crew construction, which entice a much broader or extra holistic experience of wellbeing. those that layout, enforce or suggest on place of work prevention programmes, in addition to policy-makers and company proprietors should still enjoy the study defined and locate innovations that healthy a number organizational cultures, coverage orientations and worker motivation degrees.

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Download E-books Maslow on Management PDF

A seminal paintings onhuman habit within the workplace-now thoroughly updated

"At final! we've all been quoting Maslow for years and to now have such a very good compilation of his seminal ideas on administration and association comes like a well timed reward from heaven. The values and rules he taught many years in the past are much more correct today." -Stephen Covey, writer, The Seven behavior of hugely winning People.

"Maslow's ebook is a readable, impressionistic masterpiece that extolled the virtues of collaborative, synergistic administration many years prior to its time. This variation finds simply how a lot the administration thinkers of our day, together with Peter Drucker, W. Edwards Deming, and Peter Senge, owe to Maslow, and what kind of, on the sunrise of the twenty-first century, administration can nonetheless study from his insights." -Andrea Gabor, writer, the fellow Who found Quality.

"Maslow's remarkable and humane views are made simply available during this unparalleled publication. it is also particularly humbling-why have not we but actualized the truths approximately human nature and the character of work?" -Margaret J. Wheatley, writer, management and the hot technological know-how and a less complicated Way.

"Maslow's profound inspiration of self-actualization might generate a Copernican Revolution of labor and society, catapulting us out of what destiny generations will glance again on because the darkish a while of management." -Jim Collins, coauthor, equipped to Last.

The pioneer at the back of the hierarchy of wishes and the idea that of self-actualization, Dr. Abraham Maslow was-and is-one of the world's such a lot esteemed specialists on human habit and motivation. even though, whereas maybe most famed for his paintings within the quarter of humanistic psychology, his legacy of labor encompasses even more, extending into the geographical regions of industrial and administration. Having explored and studied the connection among human habit and the paintings scenario, Maslow translated the technological know-how of the brain into the artwork of management=an vital interpretation first released within the far-sighted treatise, Eupsychian administration, and whose effect is still felt at the present time. Now, this seminal paintings has been up to date, primed to introduce new readers to-and reacquaint outdated admirers with-what a few have known as the well known psychologist's most sensible book.

Bringing into standpoint the lasting impression of Maslow's groundbreaking ideas, Maslow on administration illustrates how they've got withstood the try out of time to develop into necessary parts of present administration practices, reminiscent of non-stop development, concept X, and empowerment. providing perception into utilizing those and different instruments to successfully take on present-day enterprise events, from heightened competitiveness to globalization to rising applied sciences, Maslow on administration covers a wealth of undying issues, including:
* Self-actualization-the freedom to effectuate one's personal rules, attempt issues out, make judgements, and make mistakes
* Synergy-what is useful for the person is useful for everybody; person luck will not be ensue on the price of others; align organizational objectives with own goals
* Enlightened administration policy-assume that each one your humans have the impulse to accomplish; each person prefers to be a main mover instead of a passive helper; every person desires to consider vital, wanted, priceless, winning, and proud; there's no dominance-subordination hierarchy.

to counterpoint Dr. Maslow's unique writings and to illustrate how his forward-thinking principles are being performed out in contemporary enterprise international, Maslow on administration gains interviews with Perot structures Chairman Mort Meyerson, Non-Linear platforms founder Andrew Kay, Esalen Institute founder Michael Murphy, and different fashionable figures who offer incisive remark on topics starting from creativity in company to management classes for the electronic age.

Epitomizing the genius of its writer and embodying his stylish ruminations, Maslow on administration remains to be as very important because it used to be while it first seemed. a real vintage, this can be crucial studying for all managers.

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Download E-books Lion Taming: Working Successfully with Leaders, Bosses and Other Tough Customers PDF

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"This unique, cutting edge and remarkable booklet that would offer you insights on easy methods to paintings with leaders and executives." --John Glenn, usa Senator and previous astronaut

Do you're feeling that you just want a whip and a chair to paintings successfully along with your boss, buyer, clients, or others? you recognize the dangers-a growl for those who throw them a praise and a roar when you ever search for thanks!

Lions are the folk in all agencies who wield strength and effect. They act otherwise simply because they suspect another way. yet that does not suggest that they have got to be trouble to paintings with! Lion Taming can help you get within their minds, so that you can speak and paintings extra successfully together.

Based on in-depth interviews and examine into actual lion tamers in addition to the stories of various humans in any respect degrees of the place of work, Steven L Katz indicates how the secrets and techniques of the heart ring may end up in a very good functionality within the place of work.

Prey, the Enemy or neglected: Lions make an instinctive calculation the minute any residing factor comes into view: you're both prey, the enemy, or missed. Lion Taming indicates you ways to prevent all 3 of those and earn a spot within the pride.

The Lion's 4 Senses: each lion within the place of work perspectives issues via 4 senses: Dominance, Territory, Social status, and Survival. figuring out those senses, and the way to use them, provide you with a leg up in operating along with your lion.

Sticking Your Head within the Lion's Mouth: Lion Taming exhibits you the way humans stick their heads into the lion's mouth within the place of work, why it is not performed, and the way to prevent it yourself.

Lion Taming is admittedly Lion Teaming!: finally, the aim of lion taming isn't just to outlive. Lion tamers and lions interact to accomplish whatever that neither may perhaps in achieving on my own. jointly, you could jump in the course of the hoop of fire!

Lion Taming additionally includes greater than seventy five secrets and techniques of the lions tamers and various recommendations for operating with the lions on your office, such as:

o impending the lions so the lions will process you
o last the space among awareness getting and a spotlight using
o setting up belief and rapport
o development the Lion crew on your workplace!

Lion Taming is the final word consultant to everyone's "real" activity: operating effectively and reaching effects with leaders, bosses, and different tricky customers!

LION TAMING HAS THE options AND secrets and techniques you would like TO:
o determine your presence, authenticity and credibility within the eyes of leaders, bosses, and different tricky customers
o determine the lions round you, and separate the great ones from the undesirable ones
o Get contained in the lion's cranium via studying in regards to the Lion's 4 Senses and The Lion's Instinctive identification
o Decode the lion's social worlds: the hierarchy and the pride
o stay away from being the prey, enemy or overlooked, and develop into a really influential member of the satisfaction or organization!

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Download E-books Insidious Workplace Behavior (Applied Psychology Series) PDF

Insidious place of work habit (IWB) refers to low-level, pervasive acts of deviance directed at person or organizational pursuits. due to its inherently stealthy nature, scientists have paid little consciousness to IWB, permitting us to understand little or no approximately it. With this publication, that now could be altering. the current quantity - the 1st to show off this subject - provides unique essays via most sensible organizational scientists who proportion the most up-tp-date considering IWB. members study, for instance, the numerous varieties that IWB takes, concentrating on its antecedents, results, and moderators. additionally they spotlight ways in which organizational leaders can deal with and constrain IWB that allows you to attenuate its antagonistic results. And to advertise either thought and perform in IWB, individuals additionally talk about the specific difficulties linked to learning IWB and methods for overcoming them.

Aimed at scholars, students, and practitioners within the organizational sciences - particularly industrial-organizational psychology, organizational habit, and human source administration - this seminal quantity offers to inspire examine and perform for years to come.

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Download E-books Logistics Systems for Sustainable Cities: Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on City Logistics (Madeira, Portugal, 25-27 June, 2003) PDF

This ebook, Logistics structures for Sustainable towns, is an end result of the 3rd overseas convention on urban Logistics (City Logistics III held in Madeira in 2003) organised through the Institute for urban Logistics ( It comprises fresh advancements within the modelling, evaluate and making plans of urban logistics schemes. considering the fact that urban logistics measures have already been applied in different towns, a assessment of the functionality of those leading edge schemes is gifted. in addition, an summary of the visions for urban logistics and public inner most partnerships for urban logistics is given. A precis of the OECD document, offering the products ? twenty first Century demanding situations for city items shipping, is integrated. fresh advancements in e-Commerce and e-Logistics are lined.

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Download E-books Handbook of Career Development: International Perspectives (International and Cultural Psychology) PDF

This booklet is targeted on paintings, profession and occupation improvement: issues which are primary to a variety of human actions and correct throughout all cultures. Yet theorizing and version development approximately this so much ubiquitous of human actions from foreign views haven't been vigorous. An exam of the literature touching on occupation improvement, counseling and suggestions that has constructed during the last fifty years finds theorizing and version development were mostly ruled by means of Western epistemologies, a number of the greatest workforces on this planet are within the constructing international. profession information is swiftly rising as a strongly felt want in those contexts. If extra correct versions are to be built, frameworks from different cultures and economies needs to be well-known as offering constructs that may supply a deeper figuring out of occupation improvement. this doesn't suggest that current rules are to be discarded. Instead, an integrative process that blends common ideas with specific wishes may possibly provide a framework for theorizing, examine and perform that has wider relevance. The relevant target of this instruction manual is to attract the knowledge and studies of other cultures jointly to think about either common and particular ideas for profession assistance and counseling which are socially and economically correct to modern demanding situations and concerns. This e-book is concentrated on extending current options to broader contexts in addition to introducing new techniques correct to the self-discipline of occupation tips and counseling.

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Download E-books Introduction to Occupation: The Art of Science and Living (2nd Edition) PDF

The second one variation of Introduction to profession: The artwork and technological know-how of Living, provides the most recent wisdom approximately career in order that each one people around the globe might know the way to grab and harvest our days for health and wellbeing, future health, happiness and the advance of extra simply and peaceable societies.  Introduction to Occupation  will entice any scholar, practitioner, researcher or educator with an curiosity in way of life. useful in addition to conceptual, this book demanding situations readers to seem beyond career as simply “work” to incorporate all the ways that we occupy ourselves—showing how what we do types our way of life, and the way occupations are enfolded to create a balanced or unbalanced sort of existence. huge in point of view, it explores either casual and formal methods for learning career, offers a version and framework for learning occupational improvement around the lifespan, and considers matters and insights surrounding numerous "occupational" subject matters.

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Download E-books Happiness at Work: Maximizing Your Psychological Capital for Success PDF

By Jessica Pryce-Jones

Sharing the result of her four-year study trip in basic, jargon-free language, Pryce-Jones exposes the secrets and techniques of being chuffed at paintings.

  • Focuses on what happiness particularly capacity in a piece context and why it issues to participants and organizations in either human and fiscal terms
  • Equips readers with the data, wisdom and abilities to utilize the approximately 100,000 hours that they're going to spend at paintings over a lifetime
  • Demystifies mental study via a desirable array of  anecdotes, case stories, and interviews from humans within the trenches of the operating global, together with enterprise world-leaders, politicians, particle physicists, and philosophers, sheep farmers, waitresses, reporters, lecturers, and legal professionals, to call only a few

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