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(Jossey-Bass: San Francisco) -- Rapid and disruptive change threatens the adaptive capacity of organizations, along with the individuals and teams leading them. Based on more than a decade of global research and consulting, Joseph E. McCann and John W. Selsky outline five capabilities highly agile and resilient systems must possess in their book, Mastering Turbulence The Essential Capabilities of Agile and Resilient Individuals, Teams and Organizations (Jossey-Bass, 2012).

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(Jossey-Bass: San Francisco) -- Led by China and India, the rise of emerging Asia is transforming the structure of the global economy. By 2025, if not sooner, China will almost certainly overtake the United States to become the world's largest economy. By then, India is likely to have overtaken Japan to become the world's third-largest economy, after China and the United States. Besides China and India, Asia also includes other fast-growing economies such as Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam.

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(Jossey-Bass: Hoboken, NJ) -- In fast-changing business environments, firms must adapt their strategies and innovate to remain at the top. But many successful firms fail to do so.

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(Jossey-Bass: San Francisco) -- The Pin Drop Principle: Captivate, Influence, and Communicate Better Using the Time-Tested Methods of Professional Performers, by David Lewis and G. Riley Mills (Jossey-Bass, 2012) is a step-by-step master class for anyone wishing to become a more confident and credible communicator.

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(Jossey-Bass: San Francisco) -- Social Business by Design: Transformative Social Media Strategies for the Connected Company, by Dion Hinchcliffe and Peter Kim (Jossey-Bass, 2012),  is the definitive management book on how to rethink the modern organization in the social media era.

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(Jossey-Bass: San Francisco) -- For managers and business leaders who want to enhance performance, Engaged: Unleashing Your Organization's Potential Through Employee Engagement, by Linda Holbeche and Geoffrey Matthews (Jossey-Bass, 2012), is an easy-to-use guide offering real solutions for getting workers engaged and increasing productivity.

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(Jossey-Bass: San Francisco) -- Planned serendipity is not an abstract, magical notion. It’s a practical skill. Get Lucky: How to Put Planned Serendipity to Work for You and Your Business, by Thor Muller and Lane Becker (Jossey-Bass, 2012), is the indispensable resource for anyone who wants to learn this skill and make serendipity work for them.

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(Jossey-Bass: San Francisco) -- Written to help readers understand the reasons why leaders and teams get along—or don’t—when they communicate in a group, Reading the Room, by David Kantor (Jossey-Bass, 2012), will serve as the leader’s go-to resource for insight and perspective in leading teams.

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(Jossey-Bass: San Francisco) -- As Darwin famously observed, the beaks of each generation of Galapagos Island finches change to accommodate shifting food resources, allowing the birds to survive by adapting their capabilities to the new environment. Today’s business people should take note: In the post-crisis economy, traditional career strategies spell professional extinction, but the fluid new “gig economy” offers tremendous potential for anyone willing to adapt.

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(Jossey-Bass: San Francisco) -- Meditation and business do mix. Effective leaders are self-aware and empower those they influence to achieve their potential. Mindful Leadership, by Maria Gonzalez (Jossey-Bass, 2012), is a guide to leadership that starts with the self—for business people, members of the public service, professionals, and anyone else in a position to influence others.

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