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Berrett-Koehler Publishers

235 Montgomery Street, Suite 650, San Francisco CA 94104-2916

Kathryn McKee, SPHR and Liz Guthridge's LEADING PEOPLE THROUGH DISASTERS: AN ACTION GUIDE (1576754200, $19.95) is the first book to focus on crisis management revolving around physical breakdowns, logistics issues, and economic impacts, considering the human factors involved in recovery. Chapters cover these human elements affecting business issues, form how to keep people safe and calm to how managers can handle employees' immediate and later psychological needs. It's a 'must' for any business library catering to management issues. Laury Hammel and Cun Denhart's GROWING LOCAL VALUE (1576753719, $12.00) is all about cultivating business relationships which benefit the community. Part of the 'Social Venture Network series' this guide uses real-world examples from major companies like Powell's Books to show how a business can be leveraged to benefit both community and profit concerns. Both are picks business collections will find popular lends.
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Title Annotation:Leading People Through Disasters: An Action Guide; Growing Local Value
Publication:California Bookwatch
Article Type:Book review
Date:Apr 1, 2007
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