Business, Management & Accounting: Strategic Management

  • Information Resources and Technology Transfer Management in Developing Countries book cover

    Information Resources and Technology Transfer Management in Developing Countries

    1st Edition

    By Richard Onyango

    Originally published in 1997, this book puts information management in the context of technology transfer, industrialization and national development. As well as showing the necessity for the efficient use of information resources, the book also examines the costs of poor information management in…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Economics and Business of Technology

  • New Technologies and the Firm: Innovation and Competition book cover

    New Technologies and the Firm

    Innovation and Competition, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Swann

    Originally published in 1993 this book presents the findings of 14 teams involved in a research initiative to examine the initiation and resonse to innovation in firms. It draws together the many strands which were discovered to influence the successful generation and adoption of new technologies.…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Economics and Business of Technology

  • The HR (R)Evolution: It’s Time to Change the Workplace and Change the World book cover

    The HR (R)Evolution

    It’s Time to Change the Workplace and Change the World, 1st Edition

    By Alan Watkins, Nick Dalton

    Many observers have suggested that capitalism is fast destroying our planet, concentrating power in a few big companies. Excessive short-termism, leveraged debt, digitisation and disruption are the new normal. We stand at a critical juncture where the two paths ahead could lead to very different…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Secret to Maximizing Profitability: A Business Novel on How to Successfully Combine The Theory of Constraints, Lean, and Six Sigma to Drive Profit Margins to New Levels book cover

    The Secret to Maximizing Profitability

    A Business Novel on How to Successfully Combine The Theory of Constraints, Lean, and Six Sigma to Drive Profit Margins to New Levels, 1st Edition

    By Bob Sproull

    This book fully details, as the title suggests, the real secret to maximizing an organization's profitability. While many companies have implemented improvement initiatives such as Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing, there is a missing link which, when discovered and implemented, will take these same…

    Paperback – 2019-12-19 
    Productivity Press

  • From Woe to Flow: Validating and Implementing Strategies book cover

    From Woe to Flow

    Validating and Implementing Strategies, 1st Edition

    By Phil Driver

    Large scale, complex systems like the health sector or transport are a challenge to manage; traditional strategic approaches often fail due to the diversity of different stakeholders and the lack of a cohesive strategy language that all within it can understand. What is needed in such systems is a…

    Hardback – 2019-12-09 
    Routledge

  • Thriving at the Edge of Chaos: Managing Projects as Complex Adaptive Systems book cover

    Thriving at the Edge of Chaos

    Managing Projects as Complex Adaptive Systems, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Sapir

    Complexity in business is a fast-growing problem. Inflexibility, and the inability to quickly adapt to changing circumstances are chronic inhibitors to the success of every organization. In this increasingly dynamic and unpredictable world, workers must respond to constant change and deal with an…

    Paperback – 2019-12-03 
    Productivity Press

  • Systems Thinking for a Turbulent World: A Search for New Perspectives book cover

    Systems Thinking for a Turbulent World

    A Search for New Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Hodgson

    Systems Thinking for a Turbulent World will help practitioners in any field of change engage more effectively in transformative innovation. Such innovation addresses the paradigm change needed to meet the diverse unfolding global challenges facing us today, often summed up as the Anthropocene.…

    Paperback – 2019-11-22 
    Routledge
    Systems Thinking

  • Strategy-Driven Leadership: The Playbook for Developing Your Next Generation of Leaders book cover

    Strategy-Driven Leadership

    The Playbook for Developing Your Next Generation of Leaders, 1st Edition

    By Michael A. Couch, Richard S. Citrin

    It’s estimated that U.S. companies spend over $14 billion annually on leadership development (Wentworth and Loew 2013, O’Leonard & Loew 2012.) Match that number to the abundant and growing research that finds most leadership development to be ineffective and the conclusion is a phenomenal amount of…

    Hardback – 2019-11-22 
    Productivity Press

  • Delivering Fantastic Customer Experience: How to Turn Customer Satisfaction Into Customer Relationships book cover

    Delivering Fantastic Customer Experience

    How to Turn Customer Satisfaction Into Customer Relationships, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Lafrenière

    If you don’t offer great customer experience, your main competitors will take away 50% of your business. Period. Gone are the days where businesses could simply offer an "OK" experience—and get away with it. In today’s hypercompetitive environment, companies can no longer be just B2C or B2B. They…

    Paperback – 2019-11-12 
    Productivity Press

  • Office Lean: Understanding and Implementing Flow in a Professional and Administrative Environment book cover

    Office Lean

    Understanding and Implementing Flow in a Professional and Administrative Environment, 1st Edition

    By Ken Eakin

    Lean has proven itself as an exceptional business system in manufacturing and a variety of other sectors, such as supply chain, retail, and healthcare. Where Lean has not yet made much of an impact is in professional "white-collar" industries such as banking and insurance, technology services, or…

    Paperback – 2019-10-25 
    Productivity Press

  • The Digital Project Management Evolution: Essential Case Studies from Organizations in the Middle East book cover

    The Digital Project Management Evolution

    Essential Case Studies from Organizations in the Middle East, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kamal Jaafar, Shafiz Affendi Mohd Yusof

    Project management is a topic that has and is still being excessively discussed. Project management dates back to the 19th century when Henry Gantt developed techniques for planning and controlling projects such as the widely used Gantt chart. The growth of modern project management in the later…

    Hardback – 2019-10-24 
    Productivity Press

  • The Innovation Systems Cycle: Simplifying and Incorporating the Guidelines of the ISO 56002 Standard and Best Practices book cover

    The Innovation Systems Cycle

    Simplifying and Incorporating the Guidelines of the ISO 56002 Standard and Best Practices, 1st Edition

    By H. James Harrington, Frank Voehl

    Currently, the prime focus for US business plans should not be on the manufacturing process design and delivery processes, but on greatly improving innovation leadership, design engineering capability, and sales and marketing innovation. These three areas have been sadly lacking significant…

    Paperback – 2019-10-15 
    Productivity Press
    The Little Big Book Series

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