Leading a Culture of Execution

  • 3 Courses | 1h 11m 50s
  • 21 Books | 25h 7m
  • 5 Audiobooks | 14h 38m 49s
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Vision, goals, and strategies mean little if not successfully executed. Learn how to develop an execution culture.

COURSES INCLUDED

Welcome to the Leadership Development Program
Whether you're new to a leadership role or a battle-tested veteran, there is always more to learn about leading people, leading teams, or leading your business. Learning is a life-long journey, and leadership development is an ongoing process. In this course, you'll be introduced to Skillsoft's Leadership Development Program. Comprised of thirty modern competency-based leadership channels, this program will help expand your knowledge about what it takes to be a leader and the necessary mindsets and behaviors that enable successful leaders to face and overcome the challenges they encounter every day. This course provides an introductory overview to the program and the rich array of courses, resources, tools, and expert advice available to help you grow your leadership career.
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Creating a Successful Business Execution Culture
Leaders must execute the strategies they help create. Without execution, a strategy is just an idea. In this course, you'll learn how to build and lead an "execution culture" that empowers employees to translate strategy into action.
7 videos | 39m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Leadership Insights on Leading a Culture of Execution
Are you ready to get the job done? If so, you need to first let it go! Leading a culture of execution starts with delegation. To develop high-performance teams, empower others, define project expectations, and create a level playing field.
9 videos | 22m available Badge

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BOOKS INCLUDED

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MIT Sloan Management Review on Leading a Culture of Execution
In this collection of articles from MIT Sloan Management Review, you'll learn how to develop a strategy that’s effective and achieves its desired outcomes, how you can communicate strategic priorities effectively, and how to best approach your company’s goal management.
book Duration 52m book Authors By MIT Sloan Management Review

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on How to Develop Strategy for Execution
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review talks about how effective strategic guidelines get three things right. They link to the corporate vision, identify critical vulnerabilities, and focus on what matters most.
book Duration 8m book Authors By Charles Sull, Donald Sull, James Yoder, Stefano Turconi

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on How to (Inadvertently) Sabotage Your Organization
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review reveals that members of organizations often can’t help getting in their own way. We’re all vulnerable.
book Duration 3m book Authors By Stefan Thomke

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Five Categories to Focus Your KPIs
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review reveals that research shows greater KPI transparency and clearer alignment are key to overall KPI effectiveness.
book Duration 4m book Authors By Michael Schrage

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on The Anatomy of Effective KPIs
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review reveals why leading tomorrow’s enterprise with yesterday’s KPIs is like using a compass instead of a GPS.
book Duration 3m book Authors By Michael Schrage

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Changing Culture Is Central to Changing Business Models
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review radiates through every action taken inside an organization - including deciding what is made and sold, which employees are hired and retained, which customers are serviced and how, what is measured and reported, and where time and money are invested.
book Duration 5m book Authors By Barry Libert , K.D. de Vries, Lanham Napier

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Why Large Companies Struggle With Lean
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review reveals that in order to compete against startups and other disruptors, large companies need new approaches to innovation.
book Duration 5m book Authors By Frieda Klotz, Steve Blank

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on MEASURING CULTURE IN LEADING COMPANIES
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review elaborates machine learning and human expertise to analyze culture using a data set.
book Duration 23m book Authors By Andrew Chamberlain, Charles Sull, Donald Sull

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Fighting the Gravity of Average Performance
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review explains the relentless churn and volatility in the business environment mean that simply outperforming the average is not enough.
book Duration 6m book Authors By Kevin Whitaker, Martin Reeves, Tom Deegan

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Rethinking Performance Management for Post-Pandemic Success
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review discusses how organizations serious about high performance must rethink performance metrics.
book Duration 5m book Authors By Michael Schrage

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on REDEFINING PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT AT DBS BANK
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review prioritizing process improvement, redefining performance, and committing to digitization, DBS Bank revitalized its performance management strategy and turned itself into one of the world's most successful global digital banks.
book Duration 14m book Authors By Barbara Spindel, David Kiron

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on The Benefits of Framing Culture as a Management System
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review elaborates the shape and impact of corporate culture is changing in the 21st century, the role it can play as a determinant of success
book Duration 3m book Authors By Jason Korman

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Is HR Missing the Point on Performance Feedback?
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review talks about the value of feedback and ratings for performance.
book Duration 15m book Authors By Angela Lane, Sergey Gorbatov

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Leading With Next-Generation Key Performance Indicators
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review talks about how business leaders are rethinking how they use key performance indicators (KPIs) to lead and manage the enterprise.
book Duration 28m book Authors By David Kiron, Michael Schrage

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Establishing High-Performing Teams: Lessons From Health Care
This article from MIT Sloan Management Review will help you understand why some teams succeed while others struggle.
book Duration 7m book Authors By Emma-Louise Aveling, Michael Anne Kyle, Sara J. Singer

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Customer Obsessed: A Whole Company Approach to Delivering Exceptional Customer Experiences
Providing insight into each element that affects customer experience, this book offers a set of concrete actions you can take today to leverage cloud computing into technical innovation and better business outcomes at all levels of your organization.
book Duration 3h 41m book Authors By Eric Berridge

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The Trust Factor: Negotiating in SMARTnership
Designed to shift your thinking about the most effective approach to deal-making, this book offers deal-makers techniques to access mutually beneficial solutions that cannot make their way to the bargaining table without a cooperative strategy that enables the parties to together with mutual benefit and success.
book Duration 5h 5m book Authors By Keld Jensen

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Trust, Inc: How to Create a Business Culture That Will Ignite Passion, Engagement, and Innovation
Filled with helpful tips, exercises, and insights to create, nurture, and sustain authentic trust in your work group, this book will show you how to design a workplace where engagement, passion, and great work thrives.
book Duration 3h 8m book Authors By Nan S. Russell

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The Fear-Free Organization: Vital Insights from Neuroscience to Transform Your Business Culture
Presenting scientific evidence of the destructive nature of fear in the workplace, this book shows managers new, efficient, cost-effective, healthy ways to restructure and successfully run their businesses based not on fear but on the emotions that create energy and direct cooperation.
book Duration 4h 39m book Authors By Joan Kingsley, Paul Brown, Sue Paterson

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It's Not Rocket Science: 4 Simple Strategies for Mastering the Art of Execution
Showing you how to stop chasing hot trends and start driving real growth, this guide offers a commonsense approach to business success and outlines a basic, effective, and actionable four-step blueprint for building a great organization of any size, in any arena.
book Duration 3h 1m book Authors By Dave Anderson

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A Welch Way Playbook on Operational Excellence
In this Welch Way Playbook, we present the tools and proven techniques you can apply in order to constantly pursue better ways of operating your business. This Playbook is your game plan for success.
book Duration 2h 32m book Authors By Strayer University
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AUDIOBOOKS INCLUDED

Audiobook Summary

Seven Strategy Questions: A Simple Approach for Better Execution
Seven Strategy Questions identifies the questions you should ask yourself and ask others to lay the groundwork for successful strategy implementation. In this Review, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
audiobook Duration 12m 24s audiobook Authors By Robert Simons

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A Sense of Urgency
This audio edition reveals the insidious nature of complacency in all its forms and guises, and helps you set the stage for leading a successful transformation in your company.
audiobook Duration 4h 54m 26s audiobook Authors By John P. Kotter

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Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done
This audio edition shows the importance of being deeply and passionately engaged in an organization and why robust dialogues about people, strategy, and operations result in a business based on intellectual honesty and realism. Read by the authors.
audiobook Duration 8h 14m 12s audiobook Authors By Larry Bossidy, Ram Charan

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The 4 Disciplines of Execution: The Secret to Getting Things Done, On Time, With Excellence
This audio edition teaches how to focus on your top priorities and get the critical things accomplished. Whether you are a member of a team, lead a team, or lead an entire organization, The 4 Disciplines of Execution will equip you to deliver on your top priorities consistently.
audiobook Duration 59m 3s audiobook Authors By Chris McChesney, Stephen R. Covey

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Becoming a Can-Do Leader: A Guide for the Busy Manager
Becoming a Can-Do Leader addresses how to be a productive, hands-on manager and why it's key to many management roles today. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
audiobook Duration 18m 44s audiobook Authors By Frank Satterthwaite, Jamie Millard
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