Richard Koonce is author or co-author of four books on the topics of
leadership, change and careers, all of which are available for purchase
through Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble.com. He is also author of over
150 other articles and commentaries on job, career, leadership and workplace
Richard's books include:
Strategic Six Sigma: Best Practices from
the Executive Suite
|Six Sigma is more popular than ever as
an operational quality improvement technique for cutting costs, improving
processes, and reducing business cycle times. But Six Sigma can also
be employed as a powerful leadership philosophy and methodology. Strategic
Six Sigma: Best Practices from the Executive Suite, outlines
how Six Sigma can be used to develop and deploy business strategy,
accelerate business growth, and drive transformational change. By
Dick Smith and Jerry Blakeslee, partners, IBM Business Consulting
Services with Richard Koonce. (Wiley, 2002) To order go to www.amazon.com
- Today, business is complicated - so complicated in fact, that it's
no longer possible for a company to make all of its decisions at the
top. In Growing Leaders, Steve Yearout, Gerry Miles
and Richard Koonce have a simple message. When you can no longer rely
on a few talented individuals to run the entire show, developing leaders
throughout your organization becomes your most critical business strategy.
This book shows you how. By SteveYearout and Gerry Miles of PwC Consulting,
with Richard Koonce. (ASTD, 2001) To order go to
Business Climate Shifts: Profiles of Change
|Business Climate Shifts: Profiles
of Change Makers, contains interviews with some of the
most significant transformational business leaders of our time including
Lord Colin Marshall, Chairman of British Airways; Bob Bauman, former
CEO of SmithKline Beecham; Bill Henderson, U.S. Postmaster General;
Jane Garvey, former Administrator of the FAA; Sir Richard Evans, Chairman
of BAE Systems, and Errol Marshall, CEO of Shell South Africa. The
book carefully analyzes what's required to ensure successful and sustainable
transformation in business today. It also introduces readers to the
principles of "business climate modeling" - a unique methodology
for understanding the climatic changes in today's business environment.
By Bill Trahant and W. Warner Burke, with Richard Koonce (Butterworth-Heinemann,
2000). To order go to www.Amazon.com
Career Power: 12 Winning Habits to Get
You From Where You Are to Where You Want to Be
|Career Power! 12 Winning Habits
to Get You From Where You Are to Where You Want to Be
provides readers with a timeless and proven set of rules and tools
for effectively managing one's career in today's turbulent economic
climate and job market. It focuses on providing readers with insightful
advice about setting job and career goals, crafting effective resumes,
understanding one's unique skills and strengths, and harnessing the
power of positive thinking to achieve one's job and career ambitions.
A highly impactful book according to Barbara Sher, author of Wishcraft.
By Richard Koonce (Amacom, 1994). To order go to www.amazon.com.
The following "Career Power" columns of Richard Koonce, which
originally appeared in Training & Development (T&D) Magazine are
also available. Intended to provide job and career advice to consultants,
Organization Development practitioners, and trainers, they will have wide
appeal to a more general business audience of readers as well.
More to Life Than Laptops
to Prevent Professional Obsolescence
Your Own Successful (Career) Habits
You Getting the Feedback You Deserve?
Out What's Next for You
Time We All Grew Up
You Suffer from Job Envy?
to Be High-Tech and High-Touch
Your Net Working?
on a Career That Bobs and Weaves