Business, Management & Accounting: Strategic Management

  • Intelligent Disobedience: The Difference between Good and Great Leaders book cover

    Intelligent Disobedience

    The Difference between Good and Great Leaders, 1st Edition

    By Bob McGannon

    Obeying all of the rules rarely generates breakthrough business performance because it does not generate new approaches. Breaking the rules randomly does not work either. Intelligent disobedience values improved business performance over compliance with the rules, when conditions permit. This is…

    Paperback – 2018-03-19
    Routledge

  • The Practitioner's Guide to POLCA: The Production Control System for High-Mix, Low-Volume and Custom Products book cover

    The Practitioner's Guide to POLCA

    The Production Control System for High-Mix, Low-Volume and Custom Products, 1st Edition

    By Rajan Suri

    POLCA (Paired-cell Overlapping Loops of Cards with Authorization) is a card-based visual control system that manages the flow of jobs through the shop floor: at each operation, it controls which job should be worked on next to meet delivery targets. POLCA ensures that upstream operations use…

    Hardback – 2018-03-16
    Productivity Press

  • Taking Ethics Seriously: Why Ethics Is an Essential Tool for the Modern Workplace book cover

    Taking Ethics Seriously

    Why Ethics Is an Essential Tool for the Modern Workplace, 1st Edition

    By John Hooker

    This book develops an intellectual framework for analyzing ethical dilemmas that is both grounded in theory and versatile enough to deal rigorously with real-world issues. It sees ethics as a necessary foundation for the social infrastructure that makes modern life possible, much as engineering is…

    Hardback – 2018-03-15
    Productivity Press

  • Public Relations in Hyper-globalization: Essential Relationship Management - A Japan Perspective book cover

    Public Relations in Hyper-globalization

    Essential Relationship Management - A Japan Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Takashi Inoue

    Achieving your goals quickly and efficiently is both more difficult and more important in today’s hyper-globalized world. A new environment is being created by disruptive technology, radical new business models, digital communications, and a highly integrated global supply chain. It is a world in…

    Paperback – 2018-03-13
    Routledge

  • Innovative Change Management (ICM): Preparing Your Organization for the New Innovative Culture book cover

    Innovative Change Management (ICM)

    Preparing Your Organization for the New Innovative Culture, 1st Edition

    By H. James Harrington

    Innovative Change Management (ICM) represents the accumulated wisdom and knowledge of one of the world’s foremost performance improvement specialists. It includes a clear and thorough explanation of the necessary critical tools for creating a system that results in a much higher percentage of your…

    Hardback – 2018-03-12
    Productivity Press
    Management Handbooks for Results

  • Marketing Public Policy: Complexity, Hurts and Minefields book cover

    Marketing Public Policy

    Complexity, Hurts and Minefields, 1st Edition

    By Basskaran Nair

    Policy analysts and policy planners should start from the premise that obstacles, uncertainties and surprises are important features of policy-making. All public policies should be treated as complex problems, from the outset. Complexity theorists start from the premise that complex policies are…

    Paperback – 2018-02-28
    Routledge

  • The GuruBook: Insights from 45 Pioneering Entrepreneurs and Leaders on Business Strategy and Innovation book cover

    The GuruBook

    Insights from 45 Pioneering Entrepreneurs and Leaders on Business Strategy and Innovation, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Løw

    The GuruBook is an inspiring collection of 45 articles and interviews with well-known thought leaders and entrepreneurs, whose leadership and strategic skills have resulted in very successful businesses. These renowned leaders, entrepreneurs, and innovators have tested their visions and assumptions…

    Paperback – 2018-02-16
    Productivity Press

  • Stellar Management Teams book cover

    Stellar Management Teams

    1st Edition

    By Vesa Ristikangas, Tapani Rinne

    Management teams at all levels, and individual team members in particular, are often disengaged and disconnected from the management function itself. Statements such as, "we lack common goals or they are unclear", "I have no influence", "I am not listened to nor taken into account", and "I do not…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Small Business Exposed: The Tribes That Drive Economies book cover

    Small Business Exposed

    The Tribes That Drive Economies, 1st Edition

    By Scott Holmes, Michael T. Schaper

    This book is a look into the world of the small business owner through their eyes – how the five different "tribes" of business perceive the world around them, how they run their businesses, their motivations and goals. It’s not another "how to" book or an academic treatise. Everyone’s needs and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-09
    Routledge

  • The Toyota Template: The Plan for Just-In-Time and Culture Change Beyond Lean Tools book cover

    The Toyota Template

    The Plan for Just-In-Time and Culture Change Beyond Lean Tools, 1st Edition

    By Phillip Ledbetter

    Much has been written about Toyota over the last 30 years focusing on both its products (superior vehicles), and its operational excellence based on its Toyota Production System (TPS). The Toyota Template details the critical concepts and methods that Taiichi Ohno implemented in developing the…

    Hardback – 2018-02-01
    Productivity Press

  • Choosing Leaders and Choosing to Lead: Science, Politics and Intuition in Executive Selection book cover

    Choosing Leaders and Choosing to Lead

    Science, Politics and Intuition in Executive Selection, 1st Edition

    By Douglas Board

    Some of the worst selection practices to be found anywhere can be found at the top of organisations. Even when senior selection is not egregiously bad, rarely is it as good as it could be. Front-line staff and middle managers are selected with much more rigour today than 30 years ago - but not the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-30
    Routledge

  • The Trillion Dollar Shift book cover

    The Trillion Dollar Shift

    1st Edition

    By Marga Hoek

    Winner of the Gold Axiom Business Book Award 2019 in the Philanthropy / Non Profit / Sustainability category. Over the past 30 years, the world has seen great social improvements. Technology has been developing at an enormous pace and is helping to solve our most pressing social and environmental…

    Hardback – 2018-01-29
    Routledge

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