- Paperback: 208 pages
- Publisher: Harper; New edition edition (1 Sept. 2011)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0006530680
- ISBN-13: 978-0006530688
- Product Dimensions: 13 x 1.5 x 19.7 cm
- Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars See all reviews (68 customer reviews)
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 7,832 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
Gung Ho!: How To Motivate People In Any Organization (The One Minute Manager) Paperback – 1 Sep 2011
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""Gung Ho!" will make a difference in your life, and in the lives of all of those you have theprivilege to touch."-- Anthony Robbins, author of "Awaken the Giant Within"and "Unlimited Power"""Gung Ho!" will become the preeminent book in energizing and empowering people as "The One Minute Manager? has become for management and "Raving Fans for customer service."-- Harvey Mackay, author of "Swim with the Sharks Without Being Eaten Alive"and "Dig Your Well Before You're Thirsty""Aboriginal North Americans are running banks and hospitals, designing computers and teaching in universities. They own and operate thousands upon thousands of successful businesses. It's nice to have the business-book world finally catch up to reality and give us Andy Longclaw, a man who saved 1,500 jobs and may well save yours." -- Phil Fontaine, Grand Chief, Assembly of Canadian Chiefs"Ken Blanchard and Sheldon Bowles strike again. "You need and "business needs "Gung Ho!" This book will revolutionize any organization which adopts it, and those that don't won't survive. It's that simple."-- Tom Peters, co-author of "In Search of Excellence""I predict that like "Raving Fans" and "The One Minute Manager?, Gung Ho!" will become an invaluable tool in our team's pursuit of excellence. It conveys meaningful lessons about motivation, inspiration, and goal-setting that any organization can put to immediate use."-- Sally Gore, Human Resources Leader, W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc.""Gung Ho!" shows in three easy steps how to release the energy and enthusiasm of your whole team and focus it on success. A great book."-- Stephen R. Covey, author of "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People" --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
About the Author
Ken Blanchard is the founder and Chairman of The Ken Blanchard Companies. His One Minute Manager series has sold over 18 million copies and been translated into more than 25 languages. He has also written or co-authored numerous other books, including Gung Ho!, Big Bucks! and Raving Fans!. The Blanchards currently live in San Diego.
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The three principles involve lessons from the natural world. The animals used to demonstrate the principles - squirrels, beavers and geese - should be sufficiently familiar to most readers, even if only from television, to not obscure the messages which the authors present. To me the beauty of this book - less than 200 pages in paperback - is the evident conviction conveyed in the text, supported by several references to other organisations who have successfully adiopted the Gung Ho! principles.
This is not a dry technical managerial textbook. It is rather a story of how observation of the natural world can be used to motivate human beings.
Richard Bing New York N.Y.
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Gung Ho! promises to teach you how to motivate people in any organisation so you can increase productivity, profits and your own prosperity. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Paul Simister
American theme, american approach. Does not sit well to us Europeans.
Theme is a fair one however the approach would be classed as 'different' or 'crazy' in the UK. Read more
A very helpful and useful book. Absolutely practical and straight to the point.Published 2 months ago by mp
Another Ken Blanchard classic this time about motivation and how to get the best out of your work force. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Neil
I have read this little book 3 or 4 times and every time it inspires me and has helped me develop as a manager and as a person. LOVE ITPublished 4 months ago by David68