The 2007 Pfeiffer Annual: Consulting (with CD-Rom)
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Elaine Biech is the author of more than a dozen articles and books, including The Business of Consulting, Marketing and Selling Your Consulting Services, and The Consultant's Quick Start Guide, all published by Pfeiffer. She is also the author of Training for Dummies. Biech is president and managing principal of ebb associates inc and consults, as well as design and delivers training programs, to a diverse range of industries including health care institutions, insurance, banking, shipbuilding, manufacturing, government, and nonprofit organizations.



The Difference Between Training and Consulting: Which Annual to Use?

Introduction to The 2007 Pfeiffer Annual: Consulting.

Experiential Learning Activities.

Introduction to the Experiential Learning Activities Section.

Experiential Learning Activities Categories.

Trait Trade: Linking Personal and Professional Values (Devora Zack).

What Is Sexual Harassment? Examining the Gray Areas (M.K. Key).

Hats On: Exploring Our Expectations of Others Based on the Roles They Play (Susan El-Shamy).

The First Meeting: A Mentoring Dyad (Mohandas Nair).

Appreciative Inquiry: Picturing a Positive Future (Yeonsoo Kim and William J. Rothwell).

Organizational Growth: Planning an Enhanced Future Outcome (W. Norman Gustafson).

Puzzel: Solving a Team Problem (Brian Jackson).

ACRO-Names: Discovering Individual Uniqueness (Cher Holton).

Team Decisions: Analyzing Implementation Skills (Robert C. Preziosi).

2, 4, 6, 8, Who Do You Appreciate? Providing Team Feedback (Leanne Cusumano Roque).

Storming to Norming: Clearing the Way for Team Agreement (Beverly J. Bitterman).

Management Activities Assessment: Determining How You Spend Your Work Time (Peter R. Garber).

Perceptions: Changing Reality (Steve Kuper).

Measuring Organizational Values: An Empirically Based Approach (Leonard D. Goodstein and Jeanette Goodstein).

Change: Managing Reactions (Teri Lund).

Editor’s Choice.

Introduction to the Editor’s Choice Section.

One Thing: Identifying the Foremost Strategic Purpose (William E. Brenneman, Jean Kantambu Latting, and Jan Edwards).

How to Get Publicity: Making Press Releases Work for You (Björn Fiedler).

Grow Yourself—Grow Your Practice! (Vicki H. Escudé).

Inventories, Questionnaires, and Surveys.

Introduction to the Inventories, Questionnaires, and Surveys Section.

Self-Confidence on the Job Survey (Bob Younglove and Sharon Fountain).

Work Group Effectiveness Survey: Helping Your Group Look into a Mirror (Mary J. Buchel).

The Organizational Retention Assessment (ORA) (William J. Rothwell).

Articles and Discussion Resources.

Introduction to the Articles and Discussion Resources Section.

Getting the Most from a Professional Conference (Marilyn R. Martin).

Professionalism Checklist: The Changing Role of a Professional (Cynthia Roman and Linda M. Raudenbush).

Approaches and Archetypes: Eight Possibilities for an Event-Driven Coaching Intervention (Steve Albrecht).

Assessing Coaching Clients: Avoiding the Traps (Jan M. Schmuckler and Thomas J. Ucko).

Sage Advice: Developing the Next Generation of Diversity Trainers (Donna M. Stringer and Barbara R. Deane).

Meditation and Dialogue: Parallel Tools for Consultants and Groups (David R. Glaser).

Building Your Leadership Competencies: A Practical Progress Guide (Richard T. Rees and Jo-Ann C. Byrne).

A New Approach to Understanding and Measuring Organizational Values (Leonard D. Goodstein and Jeanette Goodstein).

Becoming a Strategic Thinker on a Daily Basis (Stephen G. Haines).


Contents of the Companion Volume, The 2007 Pfeiffer Annual: Training.

How to Use the CD-ROM.

Pfeiffer Publications Guide.