Be inspired by the latest thought leadership from authors who have worked successfully with some of the world's biggest, best and most innovative organisations. Learn core business principles, develop expertise, and improve your leadership, communication and inter-personal skills.
If anyone can spot employee burnout it's author Mason Donovan, whose book, The Golden Apple, focuses on the importance of achieving work-life balance. Keep reading below for Donovan's tips on the telltale signs that your direct report is stretched too thin.
In this article, Joseph A. Raelin, author of Leadership-as-Practice: Theory and Application, discusses the value of practice leadership, which moves away from the traditional focus on an individual and puts greater emphasis on a collective and engaging approach for mutually beneficial accomplishments.
In his guest editorial, Reinhard Wagner examines how changing the way we manage projects could change the world. After decades of project management based on an engineering-type model, it is time to think of projects in a new way – putting change management, people skills and entrepreneurship at the heart of our approach.
Business today is up against a myriad of complexities -- disruptive competition and technologies, volatile economic forces, and a complex and evolving work force. There is unending pressure to do more with less, deliver short-term goals while driving long-term sustainability, all while finding and…
Hardback – 2017-05-23
It is rare today for employees to stay with one organization for the long tenures that were the norm before the Great Recession. In fact, "job hopping" is the new norm, especially for Millennials. In The Boomerang Principle, companies learn how to leverage this fact rather than fear it. By…
Hardback – 2017-04-11
Employees don’t work for companies; they work for people. The more irresistible you are as a leader, the more pull you have for employees to want to stay and for your customers to remain loyal. In The Magnetic Leader, Roberta Matuson asks us to consider that the quality of a company’s leadership is…
Hardback – 2017-03-14
Imagine what you could do with the time you spend writing emails every day. Complexity is killing companies' ability to innovate and adapt, and simplicity is fast becoming the competitive advantage of our time. Why Simple Wins helps leaders and their teams move beyond the feelings of…
Hardback – 2016-10-18
Encouraged by the emergence and early impact of social innovators on the African Continent, but frustrated by the slow pace of large scale change, this book is focused on filling the knowledge gap for those tackling Africa’s serious social problems. It lays out the required building blocks for…
Paperback – 2016-07-14
Routledge Studies in African Development
In 2001, as a young university graduate, Dennis Gentilin became a member of a FX trading desk at one of Australia’s largest banks, the National Australia Bank. In the years that followed the desk became involved in a trading scandal that resulted in the resignation of the chairman and CEO, the…
Paperback – 2016-03-14
Disrupt Yourself by Whitney Johnson
Take it from author Whitney Johnson that one of the highest skills you can showcase on your resume is disruptive innovation. Stay ahead of the competition by learning how to find success through creative solutions for unidentified problems. Find out more about this title here.
Being successful in the current world means taking your communication skills to the next level through the high-context culture of peer advantage.
Tap into peer advantage the right way with authors Leon Shapiro and Leo Bottary's The Power of Peers.
Author Judith E. Glaser has packed her book Conversational Intelligence with tips on the communication cues that trigger trust, integrity, empathy, and good judgment. Based on groundbreaking neuroscience studies, learn how to jump over conversation pitfalls and land at the finish line.