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Kantola Productions

Overview
Works: 506 works in 1,152 publications in 1 language and 15,648 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Instructional films  Nonfiction films  Filmed lectures  Short films  Filmed speeches  Programmed instructional materials  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: fds, prn
Classifications: PN1997, 658.45
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Most widely held works about Kantola Productions
 
Most widely held works by Kantola Productions
The power of persuasion by Robert B Cialdini( Visual )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 440 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 )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part one of this program demonstrates a technique for classifying leadership style into one of four catagories: delegation, influence, collaboration, or direction. Part two discusses adapting leadership style. Part three will look at the persona of a leader
The art of resolving conflicts in the workplace by Lawrence D Schwimmer( Visual )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in English and held by 256 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
The Stanford video guide to negotiating : the sluggers come home by Timothy St. John( Visual )

9 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member 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
Be prepared for meetings : how to lead productive business meetings( Visual )

14 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses techniques for leading effective and productive business meetings
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 234 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 financial statements( Visual )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 198 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 169 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 )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 150 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 )

9 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 149 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 extraordinary results with ordinary people by Charles A O'Reilly( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 142 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."
How to Think Like a Start-Up Leader( Visual )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Companies looking to be innovative face a conundrum: policies and procedures designed to make them efficient often times stifle innovation. Unlike start-ups, which are innovative by design, most established companies act as if innovation can only happen by exception- or heroic efforts. So how can large companies learn to think like a start-up? Steve Blank explains why the innovation process is so difficult in larger organizations, and shares tools and processes that successful start-ups use to drive innovation.--Container
Three Keys to Becoming a Great Leader( Visual )

2 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

**Program Highlights**.- Building culture when senior leadership is unsupportive..- The importance of career and discipline diversity..- Vision, brainstorming, and workarounds--how trying new things can change an industry ... Susan Packard's three keys to great leadership: leaders are connected, leaders keep their organizations fresh, and leaders show courage. Easier said than done? Sharing lessons learned from failures as well as successes, Packard describes how to stay connected to customers and colleagues, always remembering that connections are reciprocal. She explains how innovation maintains your freshness while keeping your team motivated and engaged. And she details how preparation, persuasion, humility and flexibility support you in moments of courage--especially when you stand alone on the brink of new territory and need all of the stakeholders to sign on for the journey. .. Susan Packard held start-up roles with HBO and CNBC, and later became COO of HGTV, helping make it one of the fastest growing cable networks in television history. She served in a variety of senior positions at Scripps Networks, which she helped build to a market value of over 10 billion dollars. Ms. Packard is an active speaker at global business forums and universities such as UCLA, Fordham, and the Darden Business School
Six Skills of High-Scale Entrepreneurs( Visual )

2 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

**Program Highlights**.- Spotting opportunities that others don't see..- The OODA method for fast cycle iteration: observe, orient, decide and act..- Why you need to set a failure ratio rather than strive for a perfect record ... How do you take an idea and turn it into a 100-million dollar enterprise--seemingly overnight? Based on five years of academic research, Amy Wilkinson has isolated six entrepreneurial skills that can carry an idea from start-up to scale in the midst of this rapidly changing economy. ..Companies that range from LinkedIn to Airbnb, Spanx to YouTube, Under Armour to Tesla and SpaceX--all share common methodologies for success. Their founders figured out how to find the gap, drive for daylight, fly the OODA loop, fail wisely, network minds, and gift small goods. Ms. Wilkinson explains these concepts and shares the mindset of the entrepreneurs who applied them with such great success ... Amy Wilkinson is a strategic advisor, entrepreneur, and Global Fellow at the Wilson Center. She has held leadership roles with McKinsey & Company and JP Morgan, and has served as a White House Fellow and senior fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School
Simple Rules( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

**Program Highlights**.- Six short-cut strategies for achieving your toughest goals..- A clear process to create better rules for business and personal life..- Examples and tools for successful implementation of Simple Rules...We struggle with complexity every day. We have too much information, face too many choices, and drown in tsunamis of detail. How can we possibly make decisions in the midst of this chaos while striving to achieve our personal and professional goals?..Simple Rules are the answer. These rules focus our attention and simplify the way we think. Easy to understand and remember, they coordinate teams and keep everyone working toward the same results. With practical examples that range from Airbnb to Indiegogo, biotech to burglars, poker-playing to internet-dating, Dr. Eisenhardt reveals how Simple Rules work to sharpen thinking and clarify strategy...Kathleen Eisenhardt is a professor of strategy at Stanford and co-director of the Stanford Technology Ventures Program. She has co-authored Simple Rules: How to Thrive in a Complex World and Competing on the Edge: Strategy as Structured Chaos. A renowned scholar, she was recently named the most-cited research author in strategy and organization studies during the past 25 years
Capabilities-Driven Strategy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Most companies today face a fundamental problem: the disconnect between what they aspire to do and what they can actually accomplish. CEO's are worried about their differentiation in a world that is increasingly hard to compete in. But are they creating strategies without fully understanding what the organization is capable of delivering? Drawing on research, including in-depth case studies on companies such as Apple and IKEA, Paul Leinwand explains how companies can correct a flawed strategy and still create value in the market. . Paul Leinwand is a senior partner at Strategy & and an Adjunct Professor of Strategy at the Kellogg School of Management. He advises clients on topics of strategy and growth
Getting (More of) What You Want( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

**Program Highlights**.- Negotiations as collaborative events..- Three negotiating tools that are almost never used to their potential..- The surprising advantage gained by focusing your counterpart's attention on his or her alternatives ... A negotiation is not a battle. That's how Professors Neale and Lys begin this presentation, explaining that -- since the end result is almost always that both parties are better off -- a negotiation is the opposite of a battle. So be careful about gearing up for combat; your opponent will sense it, and good opportunities can be missed ... That said, Neale and Lys remind us of the basics: knowing your reservation price, having a strategically-determined aspirational price, and knowing when to walk away. They then share three powerful tools to getting more of what you want: using expectations, justifications and packages. And when we encourage our counterparts to see the negotiation in terms of their alternatives, they not only leave more on the table, they'll be happier! Additional examples shared with the audience include asymmetrical information, the winner's curse, and the danger of auctions. .. Margaret Neale's research focuses primarily on negotiation and team performance, with a particular emphasis on cognitive and social processes that get in the way of effective negotiating behavior. Thomas Lys's emphasis is securities. He has been awarded the Outstanding Professor of the Year award six times from Kellogg's Executive MBA Program and has twice been given the Sidney J. Levy Teaching Award from Kellogg's full-time MBA program
Leadership Lessons Learned the Hard Way( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger shares his perspective on effective leadership, based on his own personal experience and lessons he has learned over the course of his 35-year career in the technology industry. .- Reasons to discount the HIPPO--the highest-paid person's opinion..- Why you need to embrace your failures and keep learning every single day..- The value of relationships: listen to your mentors and give frank, direct feedback to your subordinates ... Gelsinger speaks to why he considers strategy a 7x24 job for leaders today, and why he believes leaders should never waste a good crisis. He also shares his philosophy on smart decision-making, and why values, in the end, are the most enduring thing we will ever create and sustain as leaders. .. Prior to VMware, Gelsinger led EMC's Information Infrastructure Products business as president and COO after spending 30 years in numerous technical, management and executive roles at Intel, where he began his career. Gelsinger was Intel's first CTO, and as the head of Intel Labs he led many of the company's research initiatives. He holds six patents in the areas of VLSI design, computer architecture and communications, is a well-known speaker on technology trends, and has received a variety of industry awards. In 2008 he was named a Fellow of the IEEE
Leadership BS( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

**Program Highlights**.- 35% of US employees would rather get their boss fired than receive a big raise..- More employees are actively sabotaging their employers than the few who are working hard..- Narcissism and dishonesty are common traits of our most highly respected leaders ... Why do leaders fail their people, their organizations, and even themselves, with unacceptable frequency? Despite almost seventy years of research, thousands of leadership books, and billions of dollars spent, leaders still fail and toxic work environments still prevail ... Dr. Pfeffer argues that conventional trends in leadership theory don't align with the facts and are ineffective for creating change. He addresses the social psychology that influences the traits and behaviors of actual leaders: what we talk about, how we measure (or fail to measure) workplace conditions, and even how we teach leadership ... We need to acknowledge that a leader's focus on salary, job tenure and personal power runs contrary to an organization's interests in productivity, employee engagement, revenue and profit growth. Dr. Pfeffer suggests we correlate these outcomes and measure our leaders by the health of their enterprises and the job satisfaction of their people ... **Featuring:**.. Jeffrey Pfeffer is a Professor of Organizational Behavior at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He is the author or co-author of 15 books including, Managing with Power: Politics and Influence in Organizations and Power: Why Some People Have It and Others Don't. Dr. Pfeffer received his BS and MS degrees from Carnegie-Mellon University, and his PhD from Stanford
Performance appraisals : getting results( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 123 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
 
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