Most widely held works about Stanford Video
Most widely held works by Stanford Video
The Stanford video guide to financial statements a tale of two restaurants ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 194 libraries worldwide
Explains for non-financial managers the job of evaluating and comparing financial statements using examples from the records of two imaginary restaurants.
The Power of persuasion ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 163 libraries worldwide
"Robert Cialdini provides insights on what makes individuals successful in their attempts to persuade all manner of other people. Includes his six principles that lead to effective, ethical and enduring influence."--Container.
Cool tools blogs, wikis, RSS, podcasting ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 116 libraries worldwide
Michael Gold, head of West Gold Editorial Consulting, discusses ways in which blogs, wikis, podcasting, and RSS can enhance commercial Web sites and increase return visits.
The Stanford video guide to negotiating the sluggers come home ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 114 libraries worldwide
"A negotiation between the owners of a baseball stadium and a team owner demonstrates the key principles of rational negotiation, and common tactics and strategies for negotiating profitable agreements" -- Container.
Skills, techniques and strategies for effective negotiations ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
Patrick Cleary, Senior Vice President of the National Association of Manufacturers and former Chairman of the National Mediation Board, provides rules and methods for successful negotiating and offers anecdotes and insights from his career as a negotiator.
Change management and strategic planning ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 96 libraries worldwide
Roberta Katz, Associate Vice President, Strategic Planning, at Stanford University, presents six principles for the effective implementation of a strategic plan, provides examples of each, and discusses current efforts within Stanford University that provide a model for organizational change.
People-first management creating a culture of trust by Daniel P Amos ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
AFLAC CEO Dan Amos believes his company's success has come from a reputation of doing the right thing and from putting employees first. He follows two simple principles: set clear expectations, and listen to employees. Communication needs to be followed by action: provide an even-handed response to the input, and implement a reward system that gives employees a vested interest in the profitability of the company. When employees trust the company to go the extra mile for them, they will go the extra mile for the customers.
Virtue in business a CEO's perspective ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
Pam Lopker, chairman and president of QAD, Inc., suggests that to sustain business over time, an undercurrent of values must permeate all aspects of an organization. Only by following the three R's of business -- reciprocation, relationships, and reputation -- can a company achieve long-term success.
Preventing and managing computer-related injuries ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
The experts at Stanford pinpoint the causes and explain the cures for computer-related traumas. Following these ergonomic principles will minimize aches and strains and increase productivity.
Don't just set prices manage them strategically ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
Thomas T. Nagle, President, CEO, and founder of Strategic Pricing Group, presents a lecture on the importance of communication with the customer in setting value-based prices.
The exceptional leader action steps for leadership formation ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
"Empirical data shows a distinct correlation between quality of leadership and business performance. Effective leaders are therefore critical to the success of any enterprise. Yet, seventy percent of Fortune 100 executives recently surveyed admitted their companies had insufficient bench strength to carry them into the next decade. How can leaders be found to fill this gap? While formal leadership development programs have often failed to achieve measurable results, Jack Zenger believes that average managers can develop the specific traits shared by exceptional leaders - traits that improve retention, customer satisfaction, employee engagement, and bottom-line profitability. Based on the best practices of leading organizations, Zenger defines these characteristics, and offers ten specific recommendations proven to enhance leadership development ". -- Tiré du catalogue "Stanford executive briefings video programs", p. 7.
Finding untapped growth in existing markets ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
Managers are under constant pressure to grow, but it is often difficult to find new avenues of growth within an existing line of business. It is important to understand which customer behaviors make-- and lose-- money for your organization. Learn how to examine existing markets from a fresh perspective so you can uncover hidden, and perhaps unexpected, opportunities.
The idea of marketing in the real-time, total access marketplace ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
"The traditional broadcast model of marketing is disappearing rapidly as consumers grow to expect total access to, and interaction with, the marketplace ... to earn brand loyalty, businesses need to use technology to establish a dialogue that gets and keeps customers"--Container.
Nurturing innovation ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
Judy Estrin, founder and CEO of Packet Design, describes how to create an environment in which innovation can flourish in large or small businesses. She explains that innovators must be allowed to fail; that pushing to scale a product too early can be a mistake; and why it's usually necessary to plan for leadership change once the innovation matures.
Building effective and efficient personal networks ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
"Personal networks benefit organizations as well as individuals, enhancing productivity and improving communication between disparate business units and functions. The strongest networks allow access to unexpected, non-redundant information by creating ties to a wide spectrum of otherwise unconnected individuals" --back cover.
The psychology of power ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
Gruenfeld discusses her several-year research focusing on the psychological effects of power; including single-mindedness in decision making, orientation to action, and depersonalization of others.
How to manage people through continuous change ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
"Change is no longer an event. Change is business as usual. Success today is dependent on keeping your work force engaged while your organization is constantly being turned upside down. Yet, employees are skeptical about committing to business strategies that are constantly being redefined. So how do you successfully implement a change initiative? By communicating to employees both the WIIFM benefits of your plan and the negative consequences for the viability of your team if they don't get onboard. She explains what it takes to go from "surviving change" to "thriving on change". -- Container.
Preventing and managing stress ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
Learn from experts about the causes of stress and how to lessen its negative impacts.
Judo strategy by David B Yoffie ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
Some companies succeed in defeating stronger, more powerful rivals. Using the metaphor of marial arts, Yoffie details how this can happen using the three core principles of movement, balance, and leverage. He also explains the countermovements that can be used by larger companies to crush an attack before it gains ground.
From humble beginnings to admired enterprise what drives phenomenal success by Colleen Barrett ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
"Colleen Barrett explains the success of Southwest Airlines in simple terms: a customer focus that is not just a program or policy, but a way of life. In an industry that must constantly balance cost against people, Barrett believes that not focusing on the people values will make dollars irrelevant. She explains that employee satisfaction is the starting point for customer satisfaction, and describes a hiring process that selects on individual attitudes, sets expectations, and empowers employees from the beginning to do the right thing and make day-to-day decisions that connect with customers."--Container.
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