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    • Playing to Win

    • How Strategy Really Works
    • By: Roger L. Martin, A.G. Lafley
    • Narrated by: LJ Ganser
    • Length: 7 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 615
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 502
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      4 out of 5 stars 498

    This is A.G. Lafley’s guidebook. Shouldn’t it be yours as well?Winning CEO A.G. Lafley is now back at the helm of consumer goods giant Procter & Gamble. If you want to know the strategy he’ll use to restore P&G to its former dominance, read this book.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent and comprehensive book on strategy

    • By G. Roukas on 05-09-16

    Regular price: $17.95

    • Wild Cards II: Aces High

    • By: George R. R. Martin, Roger Zelazny, Pat Cadigan, and others
    • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
    • Length: 14 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,002
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 908
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 907

    After the alien virus struck humanity in the wake of World War II, a handful of the survivors found they possessed superhuman powers. The Wild Cards shared-world volumes tell their story. Here in book two, we trace these heroes and villains through the tumultuous 1980s, in stories from SF and fantasy giants such as George R. R. Martin, Roger Zelazny, Pat Cadigan, Lewis Shiner, Walter Jon Williams, and others.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great performance with a classic

    • By Porter R. Rawls on 02-03-12

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Getting Beyond Better

    • How Social Entrepreneurship Works
    • By: Roger L. Martin, Sally R. Osberg
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 6 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    In this compelling book, strategy guru Roger L. Martin and Skoll Foundation President and CEO Sally R. Osberg describe how social entrepreneurs target systems that exist in a stable but unjust equilibrium and transform them into entirely new, superior, and sustainable equilibria. All of these leaders - call them disrupters, visionaries, or changemakers - develop, build, and scale their solutions in ways that bring about the truly revolutionary change that makes the world a fairer and better place.

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Creating Great Choices

    • A Leader's Guide to Integrative Thinking
    • By: Jennifer Riel, Roger L. Martin
    • Narrated by: Jack Garrett
    • Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 20

    A practical four-step methodology for any leader or manager facing a tough choice, and for creating integrative solutions to big, complex, and pressing problems. Stimulating and practical, Creating Great Choices blends storytelling, theory, and hands-on advice to help any leader or manager facing a tough choice.

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Customer Loyalty Is Overrated

    • By: A. G. Lafley, Roger L. Martin
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Focus on habit instead. A theory of cumulative advantage.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Two Keys to Sustainable Social Enterprise

    • By: Roger L. Martin, Sally R. Osberg
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Social entrepreneurship has emerged over the past several decades as a way to identify and bring about potentially transformative societal change. A hybrid of government intervention and pure business entrepreneurship, social ventures can address problems that are too narrow in scope to spark legislative activism or to attract private capital.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • How Successful Managers Think (Harvard Business Review)

    • By: Roger Martin
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 81
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 58
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 59

    Roger Martin looks beyond the actions of great leaders. He says the lessons we really need to learn come from what goes on in their heads - particularly the way they creatively build on the tensions among conflicting ideas.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • A waste of time

    • By Euryleia on 03-25-08

    Regular price: $1.95

    • The Big Lie of Strategic Planning (Harvard Business Review)

    • By: Roger L. Martin
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 31
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 18

    Roger L. Martin, a professor and the former dean at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management, writes about how a detailed plan may be comforting, but it’s not a strategy.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Venice Travel Guide

    • By: Roger Martin
    • Narrated by: Skip Nelson
    • Length: 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Venice is one of the most enchanting destinations in the world. With its winding canals, colorful buildings, and delicious cuisine, Venice is a place every traveler should explore as it is packed with history and incredible things to do. At the same time, all of this can make visiting here a little overwhelming. This guide will help to ensure that you're able to experience Venice to the fullest so that you have a carefree and enjoyable trip to the “City of Canals”. Venice is situated in northeastern Italy and is the capital of the Veneto region.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Great Venice Taster and Guide

    • By Simon Gibson on 06-27-18

    Regular price: $3.95

    • The Rise (and Likely Fall) of the Talent Economy (Harvard Business Review)

    • By: Roger L. Martin
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      4 out of 5 stars 2

    Roger L. Martin, the dean of the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto from 1998 to 2013, writes about how to rein in the dynamic that enriches executives and financiers – at everyone else’s expenses.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • The Age of Customer Capitalism (Harvard Business Review)

    • By: Roger Martin
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Roger Martin, dean of the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto, reports on the evidence that suggests shareholders actually do better when firms put the customer first � rather than trying to maximizing shareholder value.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Saving the Planet: A Tale of Two Strategies (Harvard Business Review)

    • By: Roger Martin, Alison Kemper
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A combination of restraint and innovation could help solve the environmental crisis.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Harvard Business Review, June 2007

    • By: Roger Martin, Jonathan Zittrain. Douglas Ready, Jay Conger
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 1 hr and 58 mins
    • Original Recording
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      5 out of 5 stars 4
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    The June 2007 HBR begins with "If You Love Your Information, Set It Free" by David Weinberger which explains why you should embrace information aggregation. Then, in this month's cover story, Roger Martin says it's not enough to mimic the actions of great leaders - you need to really figure out how they think. Jonathan Zittrain says there's a way to keep the Internet safe without entirely sapping it of creative potential. Then learn how to develop a broader talent base in your company.

    Regular price: $6.95