Most popular Economics, finance, business & management books
The most popular Economics, finance, business & management books currently available. Updated weekly.
Over the past seven years, she found that leaders in organisations ranging from small entrepreneurial start-ups and family-owned businesses to non-profits, civic organisations and Fortune 50 companies, are asking the same questions: How do you cultivate braver, more daring leaders?
Illustrating their ideas with scientific studies and remarkable real-life turnarounds - from the secrets of successful marriage counselling to the pile of gloves that transformed one company's finances - the brothers Heath prove that deceptively simple methods can yield truly extraordinary results.
How to reconstruct your life? Whether your dream is experiencing high-end world travel, earning a monthly five-figure income with zero management, or just living more and working less, this book teaches you how to double your income, and how to outsource your life to overseas virtual assistants for $5 per hour and do whatever you want.
'A master of persuasion.' Forbes'This book blew my mind.' Adam Grant, bestselling author of OriginalsA former FBI hostage negotiator offers a new, field-tested approach to negotiating - effective in any situation.
For more than three decades, millions of Britons have woken to the sound of John Humphrys' voice.
'The more I read the Bible, the more evident it becomes that everything I have ever taught or written about effective leadership over the past 25 years, Jesus did to perfection. He is simply the greatest leadership role model of all time.' -Ken Blanchard
Who is the most important person in your organization to lead your teams through these changes? Gallup research reveals: It's your managers.
'A hopeful book about the potential for human progress when we work off facts rather than our inherent biases.' BARACK OBAMATimely, short and essential, FACTFULNESS reveals the power of facts in a post-truth world, by late international sensation Hans Rosling ('a true inspiration' - Bill Gates) and his long-term collaborators Ola and Anna.
A comprehensive guide to negotiating successfully in any situation
The autobiography of Jo Malone, one of the world's most successful businesswomen and entrepreneurs.
'Globalization' is one of the defining buzzwords of our time, describing a variety of accelerating economic, political, and cultural processes that constantly change our experience of the world. The fourth edition of this Very Short Introduction provides an exploration of both the causes and effects of the phenomenon.
The Career Anchors instrument is designed to help clients identify their anchors and to think about how their values relate to their career choices. While this model has stood the test of time, there are many changing factors in the market that require a fresh look at the content.
Suitable for anyone who aspires to make things happen in organizations, this book gives every reader several 'a-ha!' moments, and smart, meaningful suggestions for changing the way we all lead. It shows you how to create a thriving organization by setting a vision and then collaborating with your people to guide your company to success.
Business analysts must respond to today's challenges by developing practical, creative and financially sound solutions. They need look no further for the necessary tools. This new edition of the bestselling BA guide includes the impact of Agile, an introduction to business architecture and expanded material on gap analysis and benefits management.
The Facilitator's Guide to Participatory Decision-Making, Third Edition presents valuable tools and skills for facilitators, consultants and anyone who works with groups. The book is comprehensive in scope and contains an accessible format. Every key facilitation concept is illustrated and explained in a few pages.
NEW YORK TIMES bestsellerWALL STREET JOURNAL bestseller'Sprint offers a transformative formua for testing ideas that works whether you're at a startup or a large organization. Designer Jake Knapp created the five-day process at Google, where sprints were used on everything from Google Search to Google X.
Presents the philosophy of "value investing", which helps protect investors against the areas of possible substantial error and teaches them to develop long-term strategies with which they will be comfortable down the road. This book enables you to make the right decisions to protect your investments and make them a success.
The amazing rise and expansion of JD.com, one of China's most successful modern-day companies. As China's influence grows on the global economy, this book provides unique insights into the Chinese corporate world. E-commerce/online retail is the fastest growing sector in China - with JD.com and Alibaba battling for dominance.
Maximise the quality and efficiency of your organisation with Lean Six Sigma Are you looking to make your organisation more effective and productive? If you answered "yes," you need to change the way it thinks.
The Five Dysfunctions of a Team Workshop Team Assessment is a 38-item paper handout that is an excellent team development tool. A key component of the facilitator-lead Five Dysfunctions of a Team Workshop, the Team Assessment delivers what the name implies "a team assessment" rather than an individual self-assessment.
"[A]bounds with well-chosen anecdotes...enlightening...a pleasure to read." -Foreign Affairs
Why getting results should be every nonprofit manager's first priority A nonprofit manager's fundamental job is to get results, sustained over time, rather than boost morale or promote staff development. This is a shift from the tenor of many management books, particularly in the nonprofit world.
The remarkable David-against-Goliath story of the lawyer who took on industrial conglomerate DuPont in a huge class action - and won. Soon to be a major motion picture.
A unique selection of the greatest thinkers from the fields of philosophy, political theory, sociology, art, architecture and literature, with enjoyable profiles of what they have to teach to us today.
Adam Smith's Wealth of Nations is the first book of modern political economy, and still provides the foundation for the study of that discipline. Along with important discussions of economics and political theory, it mixes plain common sense with large measures of history, philosophy, psychology and sociology.
It's a rocky road full of potholes, speed cameras, people who don't indicate, mouthy cyclists, and all sorts of obstacles designed to get on your tits. You Know It Makes Sense is the definitive business guide, designed pacifically to help steer you in the right direction.
Marx's critique of the capitalist system is rife with big themes: his theory of `surplus value', his discussion of the exploitation of the working class, and his forecast of class conflict on a grand scale.
Written by renowned author Anita Tull and experienced teacher and examiner Alison Palmer, this student book covers both Units of the WJEC Vocational Award in Hospitality and Catering. Suitable for Level 1 and 2 students, the depth of coverage, language and design of the book has been carefully tailored to meet learning needs.
The CEO of Disney, one of Time's most influential people of 2019, shares the ideas and values he embraced to reinvent one of the most beloved companies in the world and inspire the people who bring the magic to life.
Ideal for classroom or independent study, this Revision Guide with ActiveBook is the smart choice for learners studying for the externally assessed Units 2, 3, 6 and 7 of the new BTEC Nationals in Business qualifications.
It's wrecked the careers of promising young geniuses. It's evaporated great fortunes and run companies into the ground. It's made adversity unbearable and turned struggle into shame., Every great philosopher has warned against it, in our most lasting stories and countless works of art, in all culture and all ages. Its name? Ego, and it is the enemy - of ambition, of success and of resilience. In Ego is the Enemy, Ryan Holiday shows us how and why ego is such a powerful internal opponent to be guarded against at all stages of our careers and lives, and that we can only create our best work when we identify, acknowledge and disarm its dangers., Drawing on an array of inspiring characters and narratives from literature, philosophy and history, the book explores the nature and dangers of ego to illustrate how you can be humble in your aspirations, gracious in your success and resilient in your failures. The result is an inspiring and timely reminder that humility and confidence are our greatest friends when confronting the challenges of a culture that tends to fan the flames of ego, a book full of themes and life lessons that will resonate, uplift and inspire.
THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER`Why is there so much inequality?' Xenia asks her father, the world-famous economist Yanis Varoufakis.
Have you ever found yourself struggling with information overload? It means challenging the core assumption of `We can have it all' and `I have to do everything' and replacing it with the pursuit of `the right thing, in the right way, at the right time'.
Tim Ferriss, the #1 New York Times best-selling author of The 4-Hour Workweek, shares the ultimate choose-your-own-adventure book-a compilation of tools, tactics, and habits from 130+ of the world's top performers.
A new history of ingenuity from the author of The Secret Lives of Colour.
Having sold several million copies of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens, Sean Covey is shifting his focus to the essential 4 business disciplines
In the 10th Anniversary edition of this No.1 Best Selling property book, experienced property investor Simon Zutshi will share with you some of the secrets behind his Property Mastermind Programme, so that you can learn how to build a property portfolio and replace your income, using other people's time, money and experience. The book is designed to open your mind and stimulate your thinking to make you aware of some of the current possibilities available to you in the world of property investing. It is packed full of inspirational case studies to help build your personal belief of what you could achieve, in a relatively short amount of time, by investing in property., Although this book is focused on investing in the UK property market, the concept of finding and helping motivated sellers to reach an ethical win/win solution, works in every property market all over the world. You can build your personal wealth whilst helping other people solve their property problems.
________________________________Can a good company become a great one? In this book, he uncovers the underlying variables that enable any type of organisation to make the leap from good to great while other organisations remain only good.
Shows you how to deploy all these new tools. This book helps you master the fundamental challenges that have not changed: building a strong team, creating a product or service, and facing down your competition.
A comprehensive second edition of Business Management for the IB Diploma, revised for first teaching in 2014.
Insane Mode is the astounding story of the most revolutionary car company since Ford, revealing how, under Elon Musk's leadership, it is bringing to an end the era of gasoline-powered transportation.