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First Published: Sun, Oct 19 2008. 10 22 PM IST

Updated: Sun, Oct 19 2008. 10 22 PM IST
The real role of corporate universities
Many corporate universities have an identity problem—they serve non-business organizations. The real corporate university does more than train; it develops the next generation of leaders, shaping corporate culture and changing employee behaviour.
Expert Mark Allen and others aim their valuable advice on organizing these universities at chief learning officers, corporate university professionals and coaches. If your goal is to develop employees and improve productivity, getAbstract recommends this informative book.
The Next Generation of Corporate Universities: Innovative Approaches for Developing People and Expanding Organizational Capabilities
Mark Allen (editor)
John Wiley & Sons, 2007, 432 pages
List Price: $75.00
ISBN-13: 9780787986551
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Ethical code: raise the bar
Everyone faces temptation and ethical challenges. Ronald A. Howard and Clinton D. Korver suggest you look closely at your ethical code. Ethics are highly personal, so raise the bar and take inventory of your behaviour and develop a custom code to guide you through sticky situations.
Being honest and kind are good starting points but the issues get complex. GetAbstract recommends this book to people who want to make satisfying choices and enhance relationships.
Ethics (For The Real World): Creating a Personal Code to Guide Decisions in Work and Life
Ronald A. Howard and Clinton D. Korver
Harvard Business Press, 2008, 208 pages
List Price: $24.95
ISBN-13: 9781422121061
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First Published: Sun, Oct 19 2008. 10 22 PM IST