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New Books: June 2017

Focusing on areas such as: NLP, strategic human resource management, coaching, talent management and more; the titles listed below are only a selection of the new additions. Click here to see a full list of new arrivals from the past few monthsIf you want to borrow any of the books listed or recommend a book for the library then please get in touch.

How to take charge of your life : the user's guide to NLP / Richard Bandler, with Owen Fitzpatrick and Alessio Roberti (2014)

Shelf Location: 316.773.4 BAN

Based around a three-day introductory course, this book will give you the tools you need to start making an effective change today. From explaining the importance of self-belief and how to change beliefs, to how to control your emotions and negative thinking, and how to create the life you want. This is an easy-to-read and inspiring account that readers can turn to time and again. [Publisher text]

Strategic Human Resource Management in the Public Arena / J. Barton Cunningham (2016)

Shelf Location: 658.3 CUN

Strategic Human Resource Management in the Public Arena focuses on the specific challenges of the public and non-profit sectors. It takes a managerial approach, focusing on how HR practices and processes can be aligned with an organization's strategic objectives, with each chapter structured around implementing or designing an HR process for an organization's unique setting and strategic priorities. [Publisher text]

The Wiley-Blackwell handbook of the psychology of coaching and mentoring / edited by Jonathan Passmore, David B. Peterson and Teres Freire (2013)

Shelf Location: 658.310.85 PAS

A state-of-the-art reference, drawing on key contemporary research to provide an in-depth, international, and competencies-based approach to the psychology of coaching and mentoring.

  • Puts cutting-edge evidence at the fingertips of organizational psychology practitioners who need it most, but who do not always have the time or resources to keep up with scholarly research
  • Thematic chapters cover theoretical models, efficacy, ethics, training, the influence of emerging fields such as neuroscience and mindfulness, virtual coaching and mentoring and more. [Publisher text]

The employee experience advantage : How to win the war for talent by giving employees the workspaces they want, the tools they need, and a culture they can celebrate / Jacob Morgan ; foreword by Marshall Goldsmith (2017)

Shelf Location: 658.310.834 MOR

Recently a new type of organization has emerged, one that focuses on employee experiences as a way to drive innovation, increase customer satisfaction, find and hire the best people, make work more engaging, and improve overall performance. The Employee Experience Advantage is the first book of its kind to tackle this emerging topic that is becoming the #1 priority for business leaders around the world. Although everyone talks about employee experience nobody has really been able to explain concretely what it is and how to go about designing for it... until now. [Publisher text]

Leading organizations : ten timeless truths / Scott Keller and Mary Meaney (2017)

Shelf Location: 658.007.1 KEL

In this new book, Scott Keller and Mary Meaney-Senior Partners at McKinsey & Company, the world's preeminent management consultancy-cut to the chase by answering the 10 most important and timeless questions that every leader needs to answer in order to maximize the performance and health of their organization. [Publisher text]
 

The leadership gap : what gets between you and your greatness / Lolly Daskal (2017)

Shelf Location: 658.007.1 GAS

For the first time, Lolly Daskal presents a remarkably powerful system she uses to help top executives harness the virtues of their leadership style. She illustrates how leaders embody seven archetypes and how each archetype has powerful abilities and hidden impediments. [Publisher text]