Author(s): Harvard Business Review
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1. Leadership That Gets Results Daniel Goleman 2. One More Time: How Do You Motivate Employees? Frederick Herzberg 3. The Set-Up-to-Fail Syndrome Manzoni, Jean-Francois and Barsoux, Jean-Louis 4. Saving Your Rookie Managers from Themselves Walker, Carol A. 5. What Great Managers Do Buckingham, Marcus 6. Fair Process: Managing in the Knowledge Economy Kim, W. Chan and Mauborgne, Renee 7. Teaching Smart People How to Learn Argyris, Chris 8. How (Un)ethical Are You? Banaji, Mahzarin R.; Bazerman, Max H.; and Chugh, Dolly 9. The Discipline of Teams Katzenbach, Jon R. and Smith, Douglas K. 10. Managing Your Boss John J. Gabarro and John P. Kotter