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Off the Shelf is a new book discussion podcast series brought to you by The Conference Board. Each 30-minute episode allows our listeners to hear directly from authors of recently released books that focus on timely and relevant topics related to business management, human capital strategy, finance, the economy, policy or governance.

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Off the Shelf is a new book discussion podcast series brought to you by The Conference Board. Each 30-minute episode allows our listeners to hear directly from authors of recently released books that focus on timely and relevant topics related to business management, human capital strategy, finance, the economy, policy or governance.

    Tendayi Viki on his latest book “Pirates In The Navy”

    Tendayi Viki on his latest book “Pirates In The Navy”

    John Mestelaar, co-leader of Innovation Institute at The Conference Board interviews Tendayi Viki on his latest book “Pirates in the Navy”. Listen in as Tendayi gives us a taste of some the insights this book provides. Tendayi endeavors to arm innovators with practice tools and guidance to navigate the choppy water of corporate politics while successfully transforming their companies.

    Colleen Ammerman and Boris Groysberg on their book, Glass Half-Broken: Shattering the Barriers That Still Hold Women Back at Work

    Colleen Ammerman and Boris Groysberg on their book, Glass Half-Broken: Shattering the Barriers That Still Hold Women Back at Work

    Why does the gender gap still persist and how can we close it? Join Colleen Ammerman and Boris Groysberg as they discuss their new book and reveal the pervasive organizational obstacles and managerial actions that create gender imbalances – as well as important strategies both leaders and businesses can use to break these barriers down.

    • 34 min
    Beverly Kaye on her book, Love 'Em or Lose 'Em: Getting Good People to Stay

    Beverly Kaye on her book, Love 'Em or Lose 'Em: Getting Good People to Stay

    No matter where they lead employees—in large or small organizations; in Darwin, Denver, Dublin, or Dubai—managers have the same goal of engaging and retaining their best talent, especially with the high cost of voluntary turnover and tight labor markets for many skills. Join internationally renowned Dr. Beverly Kaye as she shares many of practical engagement strategies from her Wall Street Journal best-selling book, Love ‘Em or Lose ‘Em: Getting Good People to Stay, now in its sixth printing.

    • 17 min

    CB Bhattacharya on his new book, ‘Small Actions, Big Difference: Leveraging Corporate Sustainability to Drive Business and Societal Value'

    CB Bhattacharya on his new book, ‘Small Actions, Big Difference: Leveraging Corporate Sustainability to Drive Business and Societal Value'

    Craig Carroll, leader of The Conference Board's Communications Institute, sits down for an engaging talk with Professor CB Bhattacharya, H.J. Zoffer Chair in Sustainability and Ethics, about his new book, 'Small Actions Big Difference:  Leveraging Corporate Sustainability to Drive Business and Societal Value'.

    Professor Bhattacharya outlines how employees can take charge, the pathway to sustainable ownership, lessons learned from the pandemic, and driving business value. 

    • 35 min
    Jeff Schwartz on his book, Work Disrupted

    Jeff Schwartz on his book, Work Disrupted

    As we enter a new year that is sure to be filled with further disruptions, Jeff Schwartz’s new book Work Disrupted: Opportunity, Resilience, and Growth in the Accelerated Future of Work is essential reading for those looking to embrace these fast-paced changes as an opportunity to accelerate forward and flourish. 

    • 38 min

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