Written by the world's leading business writers, journalists, and educators, opening with a specially commissioned introduction by Rosabeth Moss Kanter and containing over 165 essays, the Handbook has detailed coverage of key management topics and strategies across a wide range of themes.Each essay ..
The vocabulary in this dictionary covers all aspects of everyday business usage (office practice, buying and selling, banking, insurance, personal and corporate finance, the stock exchange, warehousing and distribution, and business travel). Differences between British and American usage are highlig..
The numbers are staggering: China spent $40 billion to host the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing and Russia spent $50 billion for the 2014 Sochi Winter Games. Brazil\'s total expenditures are thought to have been as much as $20 billion for the World Cup this summer and Qatar, which will be the s..
As a young man, Ed Catmull had a dream: to make the world's first computer-animated movie.He nurtured that dream first as a Ph.D. student at the University of Utah, where many computer science pioneers got their start, and then forged an early partnership with George Lucas that led, indirectly, to h..
Sarah doesn't just sit at the table - she stands on it. She's full of inspiring advice about how to bounce back from failures, speak your truth, embrace your quirks, and have a lot more fun along the way.' Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook COO and Founder of Leanin.orgAs a child, Sarah Robb O'Hagan felt des..
Not everyone has a head for numbers, but if looking after them is part of your job, they're unavoidable.Get to grips with budgets will boost your confidence with numbers and help you do your job better and more easily.The book contains a quiz to assess strengths and weaknesses, step-by-step guidance..
In The Shifts and the Shocks, Martin Wolf - one of the world's most influential economic commentators and author of Why Globalization Works - presents his controversial and highly original analysis of the economic course of the last seven years. There have been many books that have sought to explain..
Does money make the world go round? Can money buy happiness? What would happen if a bank simply printed more money? Heads Up Money introduces economic theories to everyday life for young adults. From the pennies in our pocket to the global financial boom, Heads Up Money puts theory into practice and..
In Holacracy, Brian J Robertson outlines a ground-breaking approach to organisation: no managers, only roles 'Holacracy is the opposite of the cliche way to run a start-up. It creates clarity: who is in charge of what, and who makes each kind of decision' - Evan Williams, cofounder of Blogger, Twitt..
Defines and explains the key concepts behind business, finance and company management.With the right knowledge, business does not have to be difficult. Do you know the difference between profit margin, gross profit and net profit? What is cash flow or a limited company? How Business Works answers hu..
Get the answers to hundreds of financial questions with How Money Works, including how to invest for the future, how to maximise your income, how financial markets work, and how governments control money. Discover essential know-how on everything from debt management to online fraud, and learn to ma..
The official debut book from YouTube phenomenon Lilly Singh.'The ultimate no-nonsense manual for millennials how how to make it to the top' Marie ClaireFrom actress, comedian and YouTube sensation Lilly Singh (aka Superwoman) comes the definitive guide to being a BAWSE - a person who exudes confiden..
How to Make Money on the Internet is the essential guide to making some extra cash on the side or even earning a living online. This clear, accessible and realistic book, with helpful screenshots, will take you through some of the many arenas in which you can do this, and how to go about it. Learn h..
Across the globe, women are embracing their entrepreneurial spirits and starting creative businesses. In the Company of Women profiles over 100 of these influential and creative women from all ages, races, backgrounds, and industries. Chock full of practical, inspirational advice for those looking t..
If you only read one book on leadership this year, make it this one! Leadership experts David Pendleton and Adrian Furnham present an innovative model for leadership success in a turbulent world. When times are hard, leadership makes the greatest difference. This thoroughly updated second edition sh..
In his long-awaited memoir, Yvon Chouinard-legendary climber, businessman, environmentalist, and founder of Patagonia, Inc.-shares the persistence and courage that have gone into being head of one of the most respected and environmentally responsible companies on earth. From his youth as the son of ..
The New York Times bestseller that is a must-read for any parent! From Beth Kobliner, the author of the bestselling personal finance bible Get a Financial Life--a new, must-have guide showing parents how to teach their children (from toddlers to young adults) to manage money in a smart way. Many of ..
Marketing 4.0: Moving from Traditional to Digital is the much-needed handbook for next-generation marketing. Written by the world's leading marketing authorities, this book helps you navigate the increasingly connected world and changing consumer landscape to reach more customers, more effectively. ..
Mastery brings together the tales of many masterful personalities who have achieved success, including pilots, writers, scientists, and musicians. The book focuses on how anybody can become a master if they follow six important steps.The author explores the lives of great figures like Charles Darwin..
Google. Amazon. Facebook. The modern world is defined by vast digital monopolies turning ever-larger profits. Those of us who consume the content that feeds them are farmed for the purposes of being sold ever more products and advertising. Those that create the content - the artists, writers and mus..
The bestselling co-author of the legendary The One Minute Manager and a former Twitter executive join forces to create the ultimate guide to creating powerful mentoring relationships.The past decade has seen the dramatic rise of a word now well known in corporate hallways: mentoring. But a new aware..
Ever since Adam Smith, the central teaching of economics has been that free markets provide us with material well-being, as if by an invisible hand. In Phishing for Phools, Nobel Prize-winning economists George Akerlof and Robert Shiller deliver a fundamental challenge to this insight, arguing that ..
Throughout my life I have achieved many remarkable things. In Screw It, Let's Do It, I will share with you my ideas and the secrets of my success, but not simply because I hope they'll help you achieve your individual goals. Today we are increasingly aware of the effects of our actions on the enviro..
The book explores the central question facing humanity today: how can we best survive the ten great existential challenges that are now coming together to confront us? Besides describing these challenges from the latest scientific perspectives, it also outlines and integrates the solutions, both at ..
While we'd all like a quiet life, there are some situations that can't be ignored. In offices, workplace bullying is on the rise and discrimination is commonplace. Key customers are ever more demanding, won't take no for an answer and aren't afraid to tell you so.The book contains a quiz to assess s..
From bestselling author robert greene comes a new guide to the strategies of war that can help us gain mastery in the modern world. Spanning world civilisations, and synthesising dozens of political, philosophical, and religious texts, "the concise 33 strategies of war" is a guide to the subtle soci..
The past twenty years saw unprecedented growth and stability followed by the worst financial crisis the industrialised world has ever witnessed. In the space of little more than a year what had been seen as the age of wisdom was viewed as the age of foolishness. Almost overnight, belief turned into ..
Achieving excellence as a manager requires a broad skillset. The Essential Manager's Handbook is packed with practical, no-nonsense advice covering everything you need to know about acquiring and developing management skills. Jam-packed with information on all the key management skills including lea..
We are on the brink of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. And this one will be unlike any other in human history.Characterized by new technologies fusing the physical, digital and biological worlds, the Fourth Industrial Revolution will impact all disciplines, economies and industries - and it will d..
The emerging rock-star of Europe's anti-austerity uprising.' Daily Telegraph 'A spirited book.' New Yorker In this remarkable and provocative book, Yanis Varoufakis, former finance minister of Greece, explodes the myth that financialisation, ineffectual regulation of banks, greed and globalisation w..
The classic bestseller by Benjamin Graham, "The Intelligent Investor" has taught and inspired hundreds of thousands of people worldwide. Since its original publication in 1949, Benjamin Graham's book has remained the most respected guide to investing, due to his timeless philosophy of "value investi..
Finally, a book that proves there's a new way of having a career, whether you are in a job, unemployed, or retired. Why have one boring job-for-life when you can have several cool jobs-for-the-time-being. Companies and the civil service have long known the benefits of having multiple suppliers and c..
We give up too easily. With a simple change of attitude, what seem like insurmountable obstacles become once-in-a-lifetime opportunities. Ryan Holiday, who dropped out of college at nineteen to serve as an apprentice to bestselling 'modern Machiavelli' Robert Greene and is now a media consultant for..
The struggle for wealth and power that has surrounded oil for decades continues to shake the world economy, dictate the outcome of wars, and transform the destiny of men and nations. The Prizeis as much a history of the twentieth century as of the oil industry itself. The canvas of this history is e..
Money makes the world go round: but what is it really? And how is it produced? Above all, who controls its production, and in whose interests? Money is never a neutral medium of exchange. Nor are bankers simply go-betweens for savers and borrowers. In this accessible, brilliantly argued book, leadin..
With a new foreword by Ken Blanchard A straightforward and snappy guide to successful customer service from the author of the bestselling The One Minute Manager. Raving Fans, in a nutshell, is the advice given to a new Area Manager on his first day - in an extraordinary business book that will help ..
Total Competition is the most compelling, comprehensive and revealing insight into what it takes to get to the top in Formula One that has ever been published. Across four decades, Ross Brawn was one of the most innovative and successful technical directors and then team principals in Formula One. L..
Business writing can be particularly difficult to get right and far too many people resort to deathly-dull jargon and nonsense buzz words to try to get their point across. In Twenty-six ways of looking at a blackberry, John Simmons proposes that in order to create business communication that is trul..
Tony Robbins, arguably the most recognizable life and business strategist and guru, is back with a timely, unique follow-up to his smash New York Times bestseller Money: Master the Game. Market corrections are as constant as seasons are in nature. There have been 30 such corrections in the past 30 y..
This is the ultimate guide to the world of the Freak. Renegade thinkers and bestselling sensations Levitt and Dubner have carefully curated the very best of their blogs, conversations, wisecracks and advice from the last decade to reveal the outlandish truth about everything from lying to bankrobbin..