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    • Leading Change

    • Overcoming the Ideology of Comfort and the Tyranny of Custom
    • By: James O'Toole
    • Narrated by: Paul Boehmer
    • Length: 10 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In Leading Change, James O'Toole argues that outdated Machiavellian dictates of situational leadership are ultimately ineffective - and demonstrates instead that successful leadership is rooted in high moral purpose and consistent respect for followers.

    • Overcoming the Ideology of Comfort and the Tyranny of Custom
    • By: James O'Toole
    • Narrated by: Paul Boehmer
    • Length: 10 hrs and 34 mins
    • Release date: 06-07-17
    • 4 out of 5 stars 1 rating

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Leadership A to Z

    • A Guide for the Appropriately Ambitious
    • By: James O'Toole
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 2 hrs and 48 mins
    • Abridged
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    Leadership A to Z is a leadership coach in audiobook form, whose only learning prerequisite, as author O'Toole points out, is a disposition toward "appropriate ambition." It's the ideal guide for individuals looking to quickly build or improve their leadership skills and for organizations looking to increase leadership capacity throughout their ranks.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • You Gotta Buy This One!

    • By Bob on 05-23-03

    Regular price: $13.27

    • The Enlightened Capitalists

    • Cautionary Tales of Business Pioneers Who Tried to Do Well by Doing Good
    • By: James O'Toole
    • Narrated by: David Marantz
    • Length: 19 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
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    An expert on ethical leadership analyzes the complicated history of business people who tried to marry the pursuit of profits with virtuous organizational practices - from British industrialist Robert Owen to American retailer John Cash Penney and jeans-maker Levi Strauss to such modern-day entrepreneurs Anita Roddick and Tom Chappell. 

    Regular price: $42.20

    • Transparency

    • How Leaders Create a Culture of Candor
    • By: Warren Bennis, Daniel Goleman, James O'Toole
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Marosz
    • Length: 3 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In this brief and timely audiobook, best-selling authors and experts in their field look at what conspires against "a culture of candor" in organizations for disastrous results and suggest ways that leaders can achieve healthy honesty and openness.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Well balanced

    • By Amazon Customer on 10-25-18

    Regular price: $13.99

    • The New American Workplace

    • By: James O'Toole, Edward E. Lawler III
    • Narrated by: Patrick Cullen
    • Length: 10 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Thirty years ago, the best-selling "letter to the government", Work in America, was published to national acclaim, including front-page coverage in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post. It sounded an alarm about worker dissatisfaction and the effects on the nation as a whole.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Strongly Recommend

    • By Lisa on 05-13-07

    Regular price: $20.97