Oz Principle : Getting Results Through Individual and Organizational Accountability

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  • Edition: Revised
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-05-04
  • Publisher: Portfolio Trade

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The definitive book on workplace accountability by the New York Timesbestselling authors of How Did That Happen? Since it was originally published in 1994, The Oz Principlehas sold nearly 600,000 copies and become the worldwide bible on accountability. Through its practical and invaluable advice, thousands of companies have learned just how vital personal and organizational accountability is for a company to achieve and maintain its best results. At the core of the authors' message is the idea that when people take personal ownership of their organization's goals and accept responsibility for their own performance, they become more invested and work at a higher level to ensure not only their own success, but everyone's. Now more than ever, The Oz Principleis vital to anyone charged with obtaining results. It is a must have, must read, and must apply classic business book.

Author Biography

Roger Connors and Tom Smith are the author of Journey to the Emerald City and the New York Times bestseller How Did That Happen? They are also cofounders of Partners in Leadership, Inc., the premier provider of Accountability Training Services around the world.
Craig Hickman is the coauthor of the international bestsellers Creating Excellence and Mind of a Manager, Soul of a Leader, and other business books.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. xi
Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
The Oz Principle: Getting Results Through Accountability
Off to See the Wizard: Searching for Greater Accountability in Businessp. 3
The Yellow Brick Road: Getting Stuck in the Victim Cyclep. 18
There's No Place Like Home: Focusing on Resultsp. 42
The Power of Individual Accountability: Moving Yourself Above The Line
The Lion: Mustering the Courage to See Itp. 67
The Tin Woodsman: Finding the Heart to Own Itp. 87
The Scarecrow: Obtaining the Wisdom to Solve Itp. 111
Dorothy: Exercising the Means to Do Itp. 132
Results Through Collective Accountability: Helping Your Organization Perform Above The Line
The Good Witch Glinda: Mastering Above The Line Leadershipp. 157
The Emerald City and Beyond: Getting Your Entire Organization Above The Linep. 175
Somewhere Over the Rainbow: Applying Oz Principles to the Toughest Issues in Business Todayp. 196
Indexp. 225
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