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    • Up the Organization

    • By: Robert C. Townsend, Warren Bennis
    • Narrated by: Robert Blumenfeld
    • Length: 4 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 110
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 90
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 88

    Although it was first published more than 35 years ago, Up the Organization continues to top the lists of best business books by groups as diverse as the American Management Association, Strategy + Business (Booz Allen Hamilton), and The Wharton Center for Leadership and Change Management. 1-800-CEO-READ ranks Townsend's best seller first among 80 books that "every manager must read".

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A must read for everyone in a leadership position!

    • By David Cockburn on 11-23-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • On Becoming a Leader

    • The Leadership Classic Revised and Updated
    • By: Warren Bennis
    • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
    • Length: 6 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 163
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 129
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 127

    For many years, Warren Bennis has persuasively argued that leaders are not born - they are made. And for countless readers, On Becoming a Leader has served as a beacon of insight, delving into the qualities that define leadership, the people who exemplify it, and the strategies that anyone can apply to achieve it. In a world increasingly defined by turbulence and uncertainty, the call to leadership is more urgent than ever.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book!

    • By pajamajo65 on 09-09-15

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Organizing Genius

    • The Secrets of Creative Collaboration
    • By: Warren Bennis, Patricia Ward Biederman
    • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
    • Length: 7 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 25

    Uncovers the elements of creative collaboration by examining six of the century's most extraordinary groups and distill their successful practices into lessons that virtually any organization can learn and commit to in order to transform its own management into a collaborative and successful group of leaders.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • No substance.

    • By L. Liz on 12-17-15

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Judgment

    • How Winning Leaders Make Great Calls
    • By: Noel Tichy, Warren Bennis
    • Narrated by: L. J. Ganser
    • Length: 10 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7

    According to the authors, the essence of good leadership is the ability to make consistently sound judgments. While many believe people are either born with this ability or not, Tichy and Bennis explain that it can be developed - and it can lead to greatness. Judgment will have listeners making better decisions in no time.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Probably better as a book.

    • By G on 03-01-10

    Regular price: $32.87

    • 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
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 26

    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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • short and sweet

    • By Chad Franke on 01-07-18

    Regular price: $13.99

    • The Power of Truth

    • A Leading with Emotional Intelligence Conversation with Warren Bennis
    • By: Daniel Goleman Ph.D, Warren Bennis
    • Narrated by: Warren Bennis
    • Length: 57 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    The ideas expressed in Emotional Intelligence ten years ago have taken on a life of their own. They spurred a movement, with enthusiastic adherents in the business world, in medicine and healthcare, at home, in the field of education and the world at large. Several million people, including business managers, human resource departments, healthcare workers, teachers, parents and students, have applied the ideas and principles expressed in Emotional Intelligence to their fields with tangible and quantifiable results. Leading with Emotional Intelligence Conversations is an ongoing dialogue series that begins with luminaries in the field of business. In the world of business we have only scratched the surface of how principles of emotional intelligence can increase profitability and efficiency in the workplace.  

    Regular price: $10.46

    • Learning to Lead

    • A Workbook on Becoming a Leader
    • By: Warren Bennis, Joan Goldsmith
    • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
    • Length: 5 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5

    Over his distinguished career Warren Bennis has shown that leaders are made, not born. In Learning to Lead, written in partnership with management development expert Joan Goldsmith, Bennis provides a program that will help managers transform themselves into leaders.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Leadership gone awry.

    • By Robert Hunter on 11-25-10

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Still Surprised

    • A Memoir of a Life in Leadership
    • By: Warren Bennis, Patricia Ward Biederman
    • Narrated by: Erik Synnestvedt
    • Length: 8 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    If many of your organizations have become more democratic, more resilient, more adaptable, and more transparent, it is because Warren Bennis has provided much of the intellectual and ethical fuel over the past half-century to our most influential and successful leadership experts and practitioners. Still Surprised illuminates how the world-changing ideas of Bennis and his colleagues resulted from the searing crucible of their own encounters, events and experiences.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting!

    • By Amazon Customer on 05-16-17

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Co-Leaders

    • The Power of Great Partnerships
    • By: David A. Heenan, Warren Bennis
    • Narrated by: Jeff Riggenbach
    • Length: 10 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Today's heads of big companies are as recognizable to us as the most popular entertainers or sports stars, but the heart and soul of every organization are those leaders below the CEO. Today's celebrity CEO has become either a figurehead or an egomaniac, and often too public a personality to get the real work done. That work is done instead by teams of leaders - exceptional deputies who forge great partnerships to maximize both organizational and personal success.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • a worthy listen

    • By Terry Armstrong on 05-20-04

    Regular price: $20.97