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Kantola Productions

Works: 513 works in 1,062 publications in 1 language and 14,963 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Instructional films  Filmed lectures  Nonfiction films  Short films  Filmed speeches  Programmed instructional materials 
Roles: fds, prn
Classifications: HD30.28, 658.45
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Kantola Productions
The power of persuasion by Robert B Cialdini( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Whether in leadership, management, communication, sales, negotiation or on any level of the ladder, we all need to persuade others. How we do it ethically and most effectively is the basis of over 30 years of research by Professor Robert Cialdini. Based on a vast amount of highly respected, peer-reviewed and scientifically proven published research, Dr. Cialdini has developed six universal principles of influence. As a dynamic speaker, Dr. Cialdini ensures his viewers will leave with easily applied methods that can be used to increase compliance and change behaviors." -- Back of container
Be prepared to lead : applied leadership skills for business managers by Rick Kantola( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part one of this program demonstrates a technique for classifying leadership style into one of four categories: delegation, influence, collaboration, or direction. Part two discusses adapting leadership style. Part three will look at the persona of a leader
Performance appraisals : getting results( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this video two different companies address their performance appraisal shortcomings. One large firm is working to make its review process more effective, while a small company begins to formalize its process for the first time. Viewers learn: the advantages of following a formal performance appraisal process; the importance of fairness and consistency; proper preparation techniques; methods of motivating the top producers; how to deal with under-performers; the value of employee feedback
Be prepared for meetings : how to lead productive business meetings( Visual )

10 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses techniques for leading effective and productive business meetings
The art of resolving conflicts in the workplace by Lawrence D Schwimmer( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Larry Schwimmer gives his six techniques for resolving conflicts, discusses the kinds of conflicts that arise, and presents scripted scenarios of conflicts in the workplace and proposed solutions
How to write and deliver great speeches : the Toastmasters International guide to public speaking( Visual )

7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This program covers the skills you need for writing and delivering effective presentations, whether you're speaking to a huge auditorium or within the confines of a business meeting or boardroom"--Container
The Stanford video guide to negotiating : the sluggers come home( Visual )

6 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A negotiation between the owners of a baseball stadium and a team owner demonstrates key principles of rational negotiation and common tactics and strategies for negotiating profitable agreements
The Stanford video guide to financial statements : a tale of two restaurants( Visual )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member 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 arts of criticism-- giving and taking( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Criticism is an essential component of growth and improvement. Watch Beverly and Everett, a top sales rep and a talented engineer, rebuild a hostile relationship into a productive, professional one
The customer service connection by Rick Kantola( Visual )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teaches essential customer service skills that win customer loyalty. Motivates customer service employees to serve as information resources for their organizations. Viewers learn both how to provide extraordinary service and how to identify and communicate essential information about customers
The team approach( Visual )

7 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program is designed for all team participants, both leaders and other team members. It reviews key steps in organizing teams and techniques for keeping them productive
How great companies achieve great results with ordinary people by Charles A O'Reilly( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"How can corporations get the most out of their employees? Charles O'Reilly challenges the prevailing wisdom that companies must chase and acquire top talent in order to remain successful. He argues instead that the source of sustained competitive advantage already exists within every organization. O'Reilly's prescription for an overheated labor market: abandon the obsession with hiring high-priced stars and instead, motivate ordinary people to build a great company and achieve extraordinary results."
Implementing strategy : managing through organizational culture by Jennifer Chatman( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jennifer Chatman provides examples and anecdotes to highlight the importance of developing organizational cultures that emphasize innovation, team work, and adaptability to achieve sustained competitive advantage
Creating the future by Gary Hamel( Visual )

5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Never has there been a more exciting or more hazardous time to be at the helm of a corporation. Strategy innovation is the only way for a company to renew its lease on success
Skills, techniques and strategies for effective negotiations by Patrick J Cleary( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During neary two decades as a federal mediator, Pat Cleary participated in just about every type of negotiation. Along with the shrewd and effective methods used by successful negotiators, Pat also witnessed over the years certain common mistakes that would reappear over and over again. In this frank and often humorous account. Pat Cleary shares anecdotes from his own experience. He provides nine practical methods that sidestep the pitfalls and keep you focused on getting the best deal possible -- Container
Supervising for quality( Visual )

5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Designed for managers who have both traditional responsibilities for monitoring subordinates and added responsibilities for motivating employee commitment and involvement. Demonstrates the use of specific phrases and supervision techniques that allow managers to fulfill their traditional responsibilities while building constructive, non-adversarial working relationships
Harassment and diversity : respecting differences( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program teaches managers or supervisors how to recognize and prevent illegal harassment, and how to respond quickly and appropriately if there is a complaint of harassment
Preventing and managing stress( Visual )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn from experts about the causes of stress and how to lessen its negative impacts
Change management and strategic planning by Roberta R Katz( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member 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
Cool tools : blogs, wikis, RSS, podcasting( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member 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
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