Making Common Sense Common Practice: Achieving High Performance Using What You Already Know
The business world today is full of buzzwords such as empowerment, teamwork, and continuous improvement. In a desperate attempt to get a jump on the competition, many business leaders are so busy searching for the "next big idea" that something important is being overlooked-common sense!
Making Common Sense Common Practice tells you how to get full use of the most powerful management tool around-your own common sense. Learn how to trust yourself when it comes to making leadership decisions and sound judgments. Learn how to take tension that sidetracks high performance and turn it into an energizing, creative force. Learn how to use what you already know!
Using five common sense techniques, you will discover how to lead your people to build a high-performance organization. Grounded on the common sense principle that manager-leaders are regulators of tension in the workplace, Making Common Sense Common Practice discusses pragmatic actions that raise and lower tension, keeping it in the constructive, energizing range. These actions are woven into a step-by-step program that result in optimal performance for your organization.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
360-degree feedback ability achieve actions and behaviors Ann Beatty Attila the Hun become believe Bill Gates boss British Airways build trust Buzzotta challenges chapter coach collaboration commitment Common sense tells competencies required constructive tension corporation create customers decisions defined destructive tension Develop and enable downsizing effective efforts employees empower empowerment energy environment executive feel focus goals going high performance ideas individual Johnson & Johnson keep leaders leadership style level of tension marketplace Merrill Lynch motivated nization optimal orga organiza organization organization's percent Peter Senge Ph.D powerful internal problems productivity Psychological Associates Q4 style raise regulate the tension reward role Sense Common Practice signals skills stressful tension successful supervisor team members teamwork tension level tension thermostat tested common sense tion today's track understand values Warren Bennis workforce workplace