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Martha I. Finney

Martha I. Finney is a writer and consultant specializing in employee engagement and leadership communications. A business journalist for 20 years before entering the consulting field full-time, she brings the qualitative perspective of workplace passion and problem-solving to clients who value the transformative power of engaged employees throughout the organization.

Her clients and leader interviews have come from such organizations as the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency; Intuit; Hewlett-Packard; Newell Rubbermaid; Caterpillar; Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide; Marriott; America Online; Yahoo!; the New York Philharmonic; Textron; Charles Schwab; Industrial Light and Magic; AFLAC; Walt Disney Studios; Deloitte Touche and U.S. Geological Survey.

Martha is author or co-author of more than 13 books, including HR From the Heart: Inspiring Stories and Strategies for Building the People Side of Great Business, with Yahoo’s Chief People Officer, Libby Sartain. Her newest book, The Truth About Getting the Best From People (FT Press, February 2008), helps new managers understand how their beliefs and behaviors promote engagement among their direct reports.

Her original research into joy in the American workplace was featured on CNN, NPR’s Morning Edition, and in major newspapers throughout the United States, as well as Across the Board magazine.

  • Outcomes: Loyalty; retention; recruitment; motivation; safety; engaged culture; public relations positioning; change objectives.
  • Areas of emphasis: Corporate communications; HR groups; workforce development; sales; new managers; new hires; community relations.
  • Products and services: Voice-of-the-employees interviews and profiles; white papers; case studies; book chapters; ghostwriting; publishing consultation.
  • Keynotes and workshops: “Sustain Your Flame! Keep Alive the Mission and Meaning of Your HR Career” (for internal HR group events) and new manager workshops based on the principles of The Truth About Getting the Best From People.

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The Truth About Better Decision-Making (Collection), 2nd Edition
By Robert E. Gunther, William S. Kane, Leigh Thompson, Martha I. Finney
$73.59
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The Truth About Managing Effectively (Collection), 2nd Edition
By Cathy Fyock, Martha I. Finney, Stephen Robbins, Leigh Thompson
$73.59
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Business Productivity Strategies for Success (Collection)
By Mark I. Woods, Trapper Woods, Merrick Rosenberg, Daniel Silvert, Jerry Weissman, Martha I. Finney
$71.99
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Find (and Keep) Top Talent for Your Business (Collection), 2nd Edition
By Vince Thompson, David I. Russo, Rusty Rueff, Hank Stringer, Cathy Fyock, Martha I. Finney
$105.59
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The Truth About Winning at Work (Collection), 2nd Edition
By Stephen Robbins, Martha I. Finney, James O'Rourke, William S. Kane
$73.59
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The Truth About Getting the Best from People, 2nd Edition
By Martha I. Finney
Physical Product $18.39
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The Truth About Getting the Best from People, 2nd Edition
By Martha I. Finney
eBook Multiformat $18.39
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Dealing with a Lay Off: What to Expect When You Are No Longer Expected
By Martha I. Finney
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How to Control Your Finances After You Are Laid Off
By Martha I. Finney
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How to Evaluate the Job You've Been Offered
By Martha I. Finney
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How to Use Social Networking for Your Job Search
By Martha I. Finney
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Keep Active While Out of Work!
By Martha I. Finney
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Make Sure You Have a Plan for Your Exit Before You are Laid Off
By Martha I. Finney
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Making Sure Your Finances Are in Order Before Being Laid Off
By Martha I. Finney
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Should You Take a Job with a Company That's Laying People Off?
By Martha I. Finney
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Start Your New Job with Confidence: Ideas for Success in Your First 100 Days, Portable Documents
By Martha I. Finney
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Taking Advantage of Social Networking to Land Your Perfect Job
By Martha I. Finney
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You’ve Been Laid Off: Now, Make a Plan!
By Martha I. Finney
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Unlock the Hidden Job Market: 6 Steps to a Successful Job Search When Times Are Tough
By Duncan Mathison, Martha I. Finney
Physical Product $15.19
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Unlock the Hidden Job Market: 6 Steps to a Successful Job Search When Times Are Tough, Adobe Reader
By Duncan Mathison, Martha I. Finney
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Rebound: A Proven Plan for Starting Over After Job Loss
By Martha I. Finney
Physical Product $14.39
Martha I. Finney

Martha I. Finney