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    • Managing with Power

    • Politics and Influence in Organizations
    • By: Jeffrey Pfeffer
    • Narrated by: Jeffrey Pfeffer
    • Length: 1 hr
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 77
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 41

    Most organizations and managers are filled with good ideas - the problem is implementation. Power and influence, rather than being the organizations' last dirty secrets, are in fact secrets for success. Professor Pfeffer discusses the importance of understanding power and influence, diagnosing points of view on decisions, knowing the strategies and tactics for the effective use of influence, and appraising the role of influence in organizational innovation and change.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Not the complete book

    • By Bond007 on 10-02-13

    Regular price: $4.95

    • The Poetry of Anne Sexton and Sylvia Plath

    • By: Diane Wood Middlebrook (Professor of English, Stanford University), Herbert Lindenberger (Avalon Foundation Professor of Humanities, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 54 mins
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 18

    Both Anne Sexton and Sylvia Plath rose above severe mental disorders to create bold new directions...

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Bad sound recording

    • By Laura on 02-14-13

    Regular price: $7.95

    • Silicon Valley 2010

    • Shaping the Future
    • By: Becky Morgan
    • Narrated by: Becky Morgan
    • Length: 49 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Silicon Valley's robust economy has yielded tremendous job growth - yet this prosperity has its down side as the boom has led to more traffic and fewer housing options. Joint Ventures Silicon Valley, under the leadership of former California State Senator Becky Morgan, is developing a model program applicable to all communities trying to balance business development with quality of life issues. In this speech, Morgan talks about her organization's plan, which incorporates community input and measurable goals.

    Regular price: $2.95

    • Leadership Aikido

    • Filling a Global Gap
    • By: John O'Neil
    • Narrated by: John O'Neil
    • Length: 50 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 2

    Aikido leaders work to achieve inner calm when under attack and can blend energy with a competitor to move forward. In this program, John O'Neil, President of The Center for Leadership Renewal, explains the aikido style of leadership and the critical elements - adaptability, flexibility, and partnership - necessary in such a leader. In addition, O'Neil talks about creating organizational commitment and communicating your organization's vision.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Where's the Aikido-part?

    • By The Dave! on 02-06-03

    Regular price: $2.95

    • Tribal Warfare in Organizations

    • By: Peg Neuhauser
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 53 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 16

    What do you do when interdepartmental conflict threatens organizational harmony? Peg Neuhauser suggests that the key is in recognizing that different departmental tribes, or subcultures, exist within the organization. By teaching these tribes how to communicate more effectively, the executive can minimize conflict and boost productivity. She covers the dos and don'ts of negotiating with other groups and points out the special role that tribal chiefs play in the organization.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Not an e-book

    • By Kyle on 10-20-16

    Regular price: $2.95

    • Copyright's Highway

    • A Tour of Intellectual Property Rights in the Electronic Age
    • By: Paul Goldstein
    • Narrated by: Paul Goldstein
    • Length: 52 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    The electronic age has dramatically altered the terms of trade for intellectual goods. How valuable is the product you are developing - and how do you plan to generate revenue from it in the future? Paul Goldstein, Professor of Law at Stanford University, provides a comprehensible framework for current intellectual property law and the prospects for its modification in the United States and the world. He also discusses the cause and effect of intellectual property losses as well as the influence of law on product value.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great Information but Poor Audio

    • By Sleven on 05-18-16

    Regular price: $2.95

    • Mergers and Acquisitions

    • Distinguishing Winners and Losers
    • By: Thomas Z. Lys (Professor of Real Estate Management, Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University)
    • Length: 57 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 25

    In this program, Professor Thomas Z. Lys discusses the characteristics that distinguish deals in which acquiring shareholders benefit from those in which they do not. This analysis is not only important to preserve your shareholders' wealth, but also because there is considerable evidence that bad acquirers make good targets!

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Poor quality

    • By Walter Van Hecke on 06-28-16

    Regular price: $2.95

    • Growing a Company by Retaining Top Talent

    • By: Raymond J. Lane
    • Narrated by: Raymond J. Lane
    • Length: 53 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Ray Lane, President and COO of Oracle Corporation, discusses the importance of balancing talent and corporate values to keep a company in growth mode. Using Oracle as a case study, he describes how opportunity, a differentiated product, smart people willing to take risks, leadership, and funding are the five criteria essential to maintain corporate growth. Too often a company will not grow because it stands in the path of progress. Lane stresses the importance of flexible leadership and sticking to key objectives that value both your product and your employees equally.

    Regular price: $2.95

    • Creativity in Business

    • By: Michael Ray (Professor, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University)
    • Length: 51 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 12

    Professor Michael Ray uses the four tools of faith, absence of judgment, observation, and questions to describe how to release creativity in your personal environment.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • IT'S ONLY 52 MINUTES LONG

    • By DS on 03-13-13

    Regular price: $2.95

    • The Mastery of Speaking as a Leader

    • By: Terry Pearce (President, Leadership Communication; Lecturer, U.C. Berkeley Haas School of Business)
    • Length: 51 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 21

    Terry Pearce, whose career includes 17 years with IBM, offers a road map for finding and using your authentic voice, the key to public speaking mastery.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Meandering

    • By M Paula Daoust on 06-15-06

    Regular price: $2.95

    • The Strategies Required in the Global Marketplace

    • By: Barry Sullivan
    • Narrated by: Barry Sullivan
    • Length: 41 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    As the relentless pressure of globalization continues to build, what can you do to assure that your organization remains competitive? Barry Sullivan sets the context for what "going global" means and how that differs for products and services. He contends that a shared corporate view of the future supported by keen knowledge of foreign marketplaces offers the best foundation for effective global action. The discussion includes how to create such a shared view and how EDS, his own firm, leverages its resources for global success.

    Regular price: $2.95

    • Using Evangelism to Sell Products, Companies, and Ideas

    • By: Guy Kawasaki
    • Narrated by: Guy Kawasaki
    • Length: 50 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 58
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 26

    There's a recent trend in sales and marketing called "Evangelism." Marketing guru Guy Kawasaki explains the role of fervor, zeal, and cunning in persuading people, as well as the power of passion in evangelistic marketing and sales. He uses humor and examples from his experiences to illustrate techniques and approaches that will enhance your sales and marketing skills.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • So, whats new?

    • By Rajesh on 08-15-04

    Regular price: $2.95

    • Coaching a Winning Team

    • By: Tara VanDerveer
    • Narrated by: Tara VanDerveer
    • Length: 50 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    Whether it be in basketball or in business, the key to building a successful team is to strengthen individual qualities and focus the team on a single goal. Tara VanDerveer, Director and Head Coach of Stanford's women's basketball team, has had a near-perfect record of 224 wins to 33 losses over the past eight years and has led her team to two NCAA championships. In this speech, the candid and engaging storyteller shares the coaching methods that have helped her team triumph, as well as the pitfalls to avoid.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Unstructured free flow

    • By Amazon Customer on 12-17-05

    Regular price: $2.95

    • The Entrepreneurial Process

    • Making Your Dreams a Reality
    • By: Magdalena Yesil (Venture Partner, U.S. Venture Partners)
    • Length: 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 23

    Using her own experiences as an entrepreneur, angel investor, and venture capitalist, Yesil discusses the Entrepreneurial Process. She walks the audience through the steps necessary to identify a winning idea, recruit a coherent team, define a roadmap based on concrete deliverables, choose financial partners, establish the right business development relationships, create a larger than life shadow, and ultimately guide the company to a liquidity event.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Dot Com BS

    • By Willyb74b on 03-07-05

    Regular price: $2.95

    • Competing from the Edge

    • Strategy of Structured Chaos
    • By: Kathleen Eisenhardt
    • Narrated by: Kathleen Eisenhardt
    • Length: 50 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Everywhere, in every industry, markets are merging, closing, shrinking, splitting, colliding and growing. The only constant in business is that everything is constantly changing. This talk by Kathleen Eisenhardt professor of strategy and organization at the Stanford School of Engineering focuses on how to manage these hotly competitive, high-velocity industries, how keep up with the pace of change, and how to get ahead of the game.

    Regular price: $2.95

    • Executive Briefing

    • High-Tech Healthcare
    • By: Ginger Graham
    • Narrated by: Ginger Graham
    • Length: 50 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    Graham presents her ideas for innovation, public policy, and political environment that support invention and rapid product introduction in healthcare.

    Regular price: $2.95

    • Re-Engineering the Human System

    • By: Bruce Cryer
    • Narrated by: Bruce Cryer
    • Length: 49 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10

    In many cases, unmanaged stress in the organization is the hidden factor undermining personal and organizational effectiveness. Using biomedical research on human intelligence as the framework, Bruce Cryer presents a compelling model for building coherent organizations that are able to leverage the full capacity of human intelligence, adaptability, and innovation. Cryer uses case studies from significant global corporations as he discusses ways to improve personal and organizational effectiveness.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Horrible. No point!

    • By janym on 01-24-18

    Regular price: $2.95

    • Leadership as Service

    • Inspiring and Motivating the Workforce
    • By: Dr. Keshavan Nair
    • Narrated by: Dr. Keshavan Nair
    • Length: 53 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      2.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    All great leaders whose "empires" have lasted beyond their lifetimes have in common some defining strategies, according to business consultant Dr. Keshavan Nair. Great leadership occurs not only in business, but in personal and community settings as well. Using historical references, he explains the concept of Service Leadership and shows how this philosophy can create a climate for success for leaders in any environment.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • poor audio quality.

    • By Melissa on 04-25-15

    Regular price: $2.95

    • Broadcast News and the Internet

    • By: Amy McCombs
    • Length: 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Amy McCombs, president and CEO of Chronicle Broadcasting Company and president and general manager of KRON TV in San Francisco shares her unique vision of the media future in "Broadcast News and the Internet."

    Regular price: $2.95

    • Executive Briefing

    • How Great Companies Achieve Extraordinary Results with Ordinary People
    • By: Charles O'Reilly
    • Length: 50 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    O'Reilly uses lessons derived from his studies, which show how to retain current employees and foster their creativity, drive, and development. He presents powerful examples of companies that live their values, value their people - and are extraordinarily successful.

    • How Great Companies Achieve Extraordinary Results with Ordinary People
    • By: Charles O'Reilly
    • Length: 50 mins
    • Release date: 06-12-01
    • 4 out of 5 stars 21 ratings

    Regular price: $2.95

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