Craig Hickman

Craig Hickman

Craig Hickman is a New York Times bestselling author of seventeen books, among them such international bestsellers as The Oz Principle, Creating Excellence, Mind of a Manager Soul of a Leader, The Strategy Game, Fix It, Results Revolution, and The Insiders. He is a Harvard MBA with honors, former CEO of Headwaters Technology Innovation (HW:NYSE), founder of the consulting firm Management Perspectives Group, and currently Futurist and SVP of New Product Development at Partners In Leadership, the premier provider of Accountability and Culture Change services worldwide. His clients include many of the Fortune 1000 companies. He lives in Temecula, CA.

His books include the international bestseller Creating Excellence: Managing Corporate Culture, Strategy and Change in the New Age (NAL/Penguin, 1985), now a Penguin Classic and translated into fourteen languages, and its companion, The Workbook for Creating Excellence (NAL/Penguin, 1986). He co-authored the critically acclaimed The Future 500 (NAL/Penguin, 1987), described by The New York Times as "a valuable history of American business and management theory." In 1990 he authored the groundbreaking international bestseller Mind of a Manager, Soul of a Leader (Wiley, 1990), and in 1991, he authored Practical Business Genius (Wiley, 1991), a book Ken Blanchard called "indispensable." In 1994, he co-authored the New York Times bestseller, The Oz Principle: Getting Results Through Individual and Organizational Accountability (Prentice Hall/Penguin, 1994, 2004). His innovative and bestselling business game books--The Strategy Game (McGraw Hill, 1993), The Organization Game (Prentice Hall/Penguin, 1994), The Productivity Game (Prentice Hall/Penguin, 1995) and Starting Up (Prentice Hall/Penguin, 1997)--have received high praise from business people and widespread attention from the media, "perfect for developing thinking and decision-making," according to Industry Week, USA Today, and Business Week. His co-authored work, The Fourth Dimension: The Next Level of Personal and Organizational Achievement (Wiley, 1996), introduced the MetaWork System and was described by Stephen Covey as "a truly remarkable book." His first business novel, An Innovator's Tale (Wiley, 2002), was praised in the Minneapolis Star Tribune as "a Robert Ludlum-like novel with sound business lessons on innovation." Management Malpractice (Platinum Press, 2005), on how to cure unhealthy management practices that disable companies, was described by Unilever CEO, Alan Rice, as a guide for business leaders "to identify and correct the classic problems." His latest published work, The Insiders: A Thriller (CreateSpace, 2012), is an award-winning novel about a clandestine society of CEOs who trade on each other's secrets. In response to questions about his fiction writing, Craig asserts, "Sometimes, you can only tell the truth through fiction." Articles, commentaries, and reviews of his work have appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Business Week, Fortune, Forbes, U.S. News & World Report, USA Today, Chicago Sun-Times, Crain's Business, Working Woman, Success, Industry Week, Nation's Business, Training & Development, Training, HR Magazine, Across the Board, Boardroom Reports, Journal of Business Strategy, Executive Excellence, The Times (London), Canadian Business and various other newspapers and magazines worldwide.

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    • The Oz Principle

    • Getting Results Through Individual and Organizational Accountability
    • By: Roger Connors, Tom Smith, Craig Hickman
    • Narrated by: Wayne Shepherd
    • Length: 8 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 596
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 488
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 486

    The Oz Principle is the groundbreaking work that demonstrates the vital role of accountability in the achievement of business results and the improvement of both individual and organizational performance....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good read, but repetitive

    • By Samantha on 05-28-15

    Regular price: $23.09

    • Fix It

    • Getting Accountability Right
    • By: Roger Connors, Tom Smith, Craig Hickman, and others
    • Narrated by: Jeff Cummings
    • Length: 10 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    The authors present the results of their Workplace Accountability Study - conducted over three years, involving more than forty thousand participants from organizations across the globe....

    Regular price: $29.99

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