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By Jerry Manas
What's it approximately Napoleon Bonaparte that has led famous leaders comparable to basic George S. Patton to check his principles–and numerous books on administration and management to cite his maxims? What classes can today's undertaking managers and leaders research from Napoleon's successes and failures?
Napoleon on undertaking Management explores the foremost ideas at the back of Napoleon's successes, the triggers that resulted in his downfall, and the teachings to be realized from his final demise–and applies those classes to modern–day undertaking administration and management in any respect degrees.
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¿Por qué es tan difícil lograr cambios duraderos en nuestros trabajos, nuestrascomunidades y nuestras propias vidas?
El obstáculo primary es un conflicto intrínsico en el cerebro, nos dicen Chip y Dan Heath, dos reconocidos especialistas en comportamiento organizacional. Los psicólogos han descubierto que los angeles mente está gobernada por dos sistemas diferentes —la mente racional y los angeles mente emocional— que compiten por el regulate. l. a. mente racional quiere un cuerpo perfecto; los angeles mente emocional quiere comerse esa galleta. los angeles mente racional quiere cambiar el trabajo; los angeles mente emocional ama los angeles comodidad y l. a. rutina. Esta tensión puede causar que muchos esfuerzos por cambiar fracasen, pero si se superan, el cambio puede llegar rápidamente.
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Napoleon on Project Management: Timeless Lessons in Planning, Execution, and Leadership by Jerry Manas