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Harvard Business Review on Knowledge Management

7, 01/09/1998, £14.99
£13.49
Highlights the thinking and practical applications that are defining the field of knowledge management. This book includes Peter Drucker's prophetic "The Coming of the New Organization" and Ikujiro Nonaka's "Knowledge-Creating Company".

New History of Management

Paperback, 30/09/2017, £27.99
£25.19
This book argues that if we are to think differently about management, we must first rewrite management history.

C.K. Prahalad & Gary Hamel's The Core Competence of the Corporation

Paperback, 05/07/2017, £5.99
£5.39
One of the most reprinted articles in the history of the Harvard Business Review, "The Core Competence of the Corporation" challenged and redefined traditional concepts of management strategy in an increasingly global and competitive market. Prahalad and Hamel base their 1990 argument on a comparison of case studies.

John P. Kotter's Leading Change

Paperback, 04/07/2017, £5.99
£5.39
Managing change in a rapidly shifting economy and an era of increased globalization requires strong leadership-and a practical step-by-step approach. Distilling wisdom from years of coaching organizations, Kotter, a professor at Harvard Business School, identifies eight common mistakes that managers make when implementing change.

Douglas McGregor's The Human Side of Enterprise

Paperback, 15/07/2017, £5.99
£5.39
Douglas McGregor's 1960 book is a vital study of the conditions that make employment satisfying and meaningful. Traditionally, managers assumed people were lazy and would not work unless strictly controlled. McGregor believed this was a faulty view of human nature.

Innovation Management: Strategy and Implementation Using the Pentathlon Framework

Paperback, 17/03/2010, £45.99
£41.39
Designed primarily for students on MBA and executive education courses, this practical text uses a 'pentathlon' framework for discussing key issues. The authors provide pragmatic tools for the effective management of innovation and develop strategies for improving performance in both service and manufacturing companies.

Global Business Environment: Challenges and Responsibilities

Paperback, 18/11/2016, £52.99
£47.69
The new edition of Janet Morrison's engaging and comprehensive textbook explores the economic, political, social, legal and cultural environments in which businesses operate. Thoroughly updated, now featuring videos and interactive ebook, it challenges readers to think critically about the challenges and responsibilities of global issues.

Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book About Cross-Cultural Management

Paperback, 18/05/2017, £15.99
£14.39
Conceived by Chris Grey as an antidote to conventional textbooks, each book in the `Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap' series takes a core area of the curriculum and turns it on its head by providing a critical and sophisticated overview of the key issues and debates in an informal, conversational and often humorous way.

Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book about International Business 2ed

Paperback, 24/05/2017, £15.99
£14.39
Conceived by Chris Grey as an antidote to conventional textbooks, each book in the `Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap' series takes a core area of the curriculum and turns it on its head by providing a critical and sophisticated overview of the key issues and debates in an informal, conversational and often humorous way.

Business Bullshit

Paperback, 12/09/2017, £19.99
£17.99

Change management

Paperback, 13/05/2008, £29.99
£26.99
This updated and expanded edition of the highly successful text on change management uses current examples with a strategic focus to guide students through the issues and processes associated with managing change.

Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book About International Business

Paperback, 17/09/2008, £15.99
£14.39
Explains why studying international business is important to you as an individual in a humorous and insightful way.

Management Theory and Practice

Paperback, 08/04/2015, £41.99
£37.79
With chapters covering all aspects of management theory and practice commonly taught on undergraduate courses, this edition focuses on real world examples of management in practice with the introduction of vignettes. It also includes skills sheets and a running case study, which will help students put what they have learned into practice.

Path of Least Resistance for Managers

7, 01/04/1999, £14.99
£13.49
This edition shows why most change efforts don't work and explains how to redesign organizations to succeed. It also shows the reader how to take structural laws into account when they restructure their own organizations, so changes they attempt to make do succeed, and they can achieve their goals.

Digital DNA: Disruption and the Challenges for Global Governance

Hardback, 31/07/2017, £25.99
£23.39
Innovation in information and production technologies is generating both benefits and disruption, rapidly altering how firms and markets perform at a basic level. Digital DNA is an engaging examination of the opportunities, challenges, and ways that countries and the international community can govern developments for broad benefit.

Swimming with Sharks: My Journey into the World of the Bankers

Hardback, 17/09/2015, £12.99
£11.69
Joris Luyendijk, an investigative journalist, knew as much about banking as the average person: almost nothing. Bankers, he thought, were ruthless, competitive, bonus-obsessed sharks, irrelevant to his life. And then he was assigned to investigate the financial sector.

Corporation 2020: Transforming Business for Tomorrow's World

Hardback, 20/09/2012, £22.99
£20.69
There is an emerging consensus that all is not well with today's market-centric economic model. This book presents approaches to measuring the true costs of business and its obligation to society. It offers a hopeful vision for the role of business in shaping an equitable, sustainable future.

Market Research in Practice: An Introduction to Gaining Greater Market Insight 3ed

Paperback, 03/03/2016, £29.99
£26.99
Learn the fundamentals of market research with this essential resource for students, new researchers and marketers.

Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google

Hardback, 05/10/2017, £20.00
£18.00
For all that's been written about the Four over the last two decades, no one has captured their power and staggering success as insightfully as Scott Galloway. How did the Four infiltrate our lives so completely that they're almost impossible to avoid (or boycott)?

Business Studies

Paperback, 01/06/2008, £44.99
£40.49
The bestselling GCE Business Studies texts updated and improved for the new specifications

Practical Introduction to Managment Science 2ed

Paperback, 17/03/1998, £46.99
£42.29
This work provides a general inroduction to the field of management science, and gives a balanced view of the most widely used applications. It shows how managers can use scientific ideas to solve business problems.

Thriving on Chaos

7, 10/02/1989, £9.99
£8.99
The author of In Search of Excellence has written a hands-on guide to coping with uncertainty and change and delivers it in the energetic style that has made him a star in every business community. "A provocative and worthwhile book, loaded with sound advice".--Across the Board.

Risk and Crisis Management in the Public Sector

Paperback, 11/03/2005, £29.99
£26.99
Linking theory and practice, this book aims at equipping public managers and those studying public management with the necessary knowledge and skills to manage risk, and effectively deal with crises. It covers events and incidents such as: natural catastrophes; terrorist attacks; corporate failures; and more.

Service Management: Operations, Strategy, Information Techno

Paperback, 01/07/2010, £47.99
£43.19
Offers conceptual and applied coverage of different aspects of the management and operation of services. This book also offers the information on Six-Sigma and RFID, as well as developments in other important industry topics.

Decisions: The Complexities of Individual and Organizational Decision-Making

Paperback, 29/12/2017, £19.95
£17.96
Based on research from several fields, it provides useful reading and essential knowledge for scholars and students throughout the social sciences and for everyone who wants to understand their own decisions and those of others.

Developing Skills for Business Leadership

Paperback, 17/02/2014, £46.99
£42.29
Manage yourself and others in the workplace better with this definitive textbook.

Business Plan Workbook: A Step-By-Step Guide to Creating and Developing a Successful Business

Paperback, 03/02/2018, £19.99
£17.99
Form an effective business plan for ventures and expansions using proven methodologies and practical resources.

GMAT Official Guide 2018: Book + Online

Paperback, 23/06/2017, £36.99
£33.29
The definitive guide from the makers of the GMAT examThe GMAT Official Guide 2018 is the definitive guide from the Graduate Management Admission Council, the makers of the GMAT exam.

Immunity to Change

Hardback, 01/01/2009, £25.00
£22.50

Business Environment: Themes and Issues in a Globalizing World 4ed

Paperback, 12/04/2018, £46.99
£42.29
The only book with a 'themes and issues' approach that encourages critical engagement with contemporary debates in the business environment.

ICSA Guide to Document Retention

Paperback, 01/11/2011, £54.95
£49.46
All organisations need to keep certain records for legal and commercial reasons. The difficulty lies in knowing which documents should be kept and for how long.

Managing Change/Changing Managers

Paperback, 06/05/2004, £29.99
£26.99
The topic of change management presents students with many challenges. One of the most difficult is making sense of the plethora of guru and hero-manager literature. This textbook encourages readers to rigorously question popular management theory, presenting a challenging review of existing literature in the change management field.

Studying Management Critically

Paperback, 29/08/2003, £25.99
£23.39
Offers critical understandings of key areas of management theory and practice such as accounting, strategic management, marketing, business ethics and environmental management. The text also examines the relations between power and discursive practices in the modern corporation; gender and organizations; and critical methodology.

Making customers matter

Paperback, 01/05/2010, £5.99
£5.39
Helps to learn how the most accomplished leaders from around the globe have tackled their toughest challenges with Lessons Learned. This title also offers all of the lessons in their original video format, free bonus videos, and other exclusive features online.

Study Skills for Business and Management: How to Succeed at University and Beyond

Paperback, 10/12/2013, £20.99
£18.89
An ideal study companion throughout a business and management degree, this text provides up-to-date coverage of hot topics such as effective reading, essay skills, how to use social media and how to secure employment after university.

Key Concepts in Operations Management

7, 19/07/2010, £23.99
£21.59
The extremely readable and accessible format of the Key Concepts series brings the reader a wealth of information, and provides a valuable reference to any student of operations management.

How to succeed in management if you're really really stupid

Paperback, 20/10/2006, £5.99
£5.39
You don't need to be that smart to be a success in business. You need to focus on the difference between your success and the success of your organisation. You must come first. This title offers a collection of 50 ploys to ensure that you are seen to be a success without actually doing much at all.

Why Should Anyone be Led by You?

Hardback, 01/03/2006, £22.00
£19.80
Reveals how to hone and deploy one's leadership assets while managing the inherent tensions at the heart of successful leadership.

Manager's Toolkit (Harvard Business Essentials)

Paperback, 01/03/2004, £16.99
£15.29
From hiring and retaining good people to motivating and developing team members, from understanding key financial statements to delegating work effectively, and from setting goals for others to managing your own career, this guide walks readers through various aspects of managing in a complex business world.

Accelerate

Hardback, 08/04/2014, £16.99
£15.29

Conscious Capitalism

Paperback, 23/01/2014, £11.99
£10.79
What principle-driven companies like Whole Foods, Starbucks, REI, and many others are doing to transform capitalism and how to follow their lead. This book offers a new blueprint for business, showing how some of today's most successful companies create business value while helping to preserve the inherent good of capitalism and society.

Managing and Organizations: An Introduction to Theory and Practice 4ed

18/11/2015, £48.99
£44.09
A realist's guide to management, capturing the complex life of organizations. It delivers the key themes and debates through interactive, instructive (and fun) learning aids and features.

Sense of Urgency

Hardback, 01/08/2008, £14.99
£13.49
In his international bestseller "Leading Change," Kotter provided an action plan for implementing successful transformations. Now, he shines the spotlight on the crucial first step in his framework: creating a sense of urgency by getting people to actually see and feel the need for change.

Management and Creativity

7, 21/08/2006, £24.99
£22.49
This book explores the relationship between the management of creativity and creative approaches to management. * Challenges the stereotypical opposition between 'creatives' and 'suits'. * Draws on the work of management theorists such as Mintzberg and Porter and creativity theorists such as Amabile and Boden.

 

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