Are you frustrated by . . . • Explaining and re-explaining what people on your team should do?• Solving problems that others should be able to solve for themselves?• Supervising and micromanaging, rather than strategizing and leading?Business Models for Teams will help you overcome these problems. I..
Every year, thousands of great business ideas languish because entrepreneurs don't have a solid business plan. Business plans can be simple three-page documents or fill a large binder, but all have the same purpose--to plan for success. This book provides straight answers and expert advice on creati..
First published by Griffin in 1994, Wilma Davidson's clear, practical guide to business writing has established itself as a steady seller and an excellent primer for anyone who writes on the job. Newly revised to cover e-mail, texts, and the latest word social media technology, the book uses example..
Pulitzer Prize-winning economics journalist Steven Pearlstein argues that our thirty year experiment in unfettered markets has undermined core values required to make capitalism and democracy work.Thirty years ago, “greed is good” and “maximizing shareholder value” became the new mantras woven into ..
The subject of “design thinking” is the rage at business schools, throughout corporations, and increasingly in the popular press—due in large part to the work of IDEO, a leading design firm, and its celebrated CEO, Tim Brown, who uses this book to show how the techniques and strategies of design bel..
You can bring about positive, lasting change in the world, and you don’t have to be rich and famous or lead a big organization to do it.Global leadership and development icons John C. Maxwell and Rob Hoskins provide the inspiring and practical roadmap to get started being the change you want to see ..
Imagine a chimpanzee rampaging through a data center powering everything from Google to Facebook. Infrastructure engineers use a software version of this “chaos monkey” to test online services’ robustness—their ability to survive random failure and correct mistakes before they actually occur. Tech e..
Now an essential part of international business thinking, Competitive Advantage takes strategy from broad vision to an internally consistent configuration of activities. Its powerful framework provides the tools to understand the drivers of cost and a company's relative cost position. Porter's value..
Consciousness is the main source of organizational greatness. Conscious business, explains Fred Kofman, means finding your passion and expressing your essential values through your work. A conscious business seeks to promote the intelligent pursuit of happiness in all its stakeholders. It produces s..
What exactly is the "magic of cool"? What makes products like the iPhone cool? (Or, in its own day, the phonograph?) And what if you could make your own ideas cool? What if you could even turn them into the next big thing?Whether you're an entrepreneur or a business leader, what you want most is to ..
Cut costs - it's a common corporate refrain. But if you constantly slash expenditures, what happens to innovation? How can you stay competitive and satisfy customers? Costovation solves the dilemma of how to spend less and innovate more. The book's revolutionary approach broadens the definition of i..
We live in a world where dramatic shifts in the domestic and global economy command the headlines, from rollbacks in US banking regulations to tariffs that may ignite international trade wars. But current events have deep roots, and the key to navigating today’s roiling policies lies in the events t..