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Most popular Economics, finance, business & management books

The most popular Economics, finance, business & management books currently available. Updated weekly.
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Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts.
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?
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Switch: How to change things when change is hard
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.
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4-Hour Work Week: Escape the 9-5, Live Anywhere and Join the New Rich
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.
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Daily Stoic: 366 Meditations on Wisdom, Perseverance, and the Art of Living
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Never Split the Difference: Negotiating as if Your Life Depended on It
'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.
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Phoenix Project: A Novel about It, Devops, and Helping Your Business Win
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Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know
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Day Like Today: Memoirs
For more than three decades, millions of Britons have woken to the sound of John Humphrys' voice.
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Lead Like Jesus Revisited
'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
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It's the Manager: Gallup finds the quality of managers and team leaders is the single biggest factor in your organization's long-term success.
Who is the most important person in your organization to lead your teams through these changes? Gallup research reveals: It's your managers.
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Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About The World - And Why Things Are Better Than You Think
'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.
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Kremlin School of Negotiation
A comprehensive guide to negotiating successfully in any situation
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Confessions of a Bookseller: THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER
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Jo Malone: My Story
The autobiography of Jo Malone, one of the world's most successful businesswomen and entrepreneurs.
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Globalization: A Very Short Introduction
'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.
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She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement
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Career Anchors: The Changing Nature of Careers Self Assessment
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.
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Work of Leaders: How Vision, Alignment, and Execution Will Change the Way You Lead
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.
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Business Analysis
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.
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Facilitator's Guide to Participatory Decision-Making
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.
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Sprint: How To Solve Big Problems and Test New Ideas in Just Five Days
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.
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Intelligent Investor
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.
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JD Story: An e-Commerce Phenomena
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.
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Lean Six Sigma For Dummies
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.
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Five Dysfunctions of a Team: Team Assessment
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.
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Culture Map: Decoding How People Think, Lead, and Get Things Done Across Cultures
"[A]bounds with well-chosen anecdotes...enlightening...a pleasure to read." -Foreign Affairs
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Managing to Change the World: The Nonprofit Manager's Guide to Getting Results
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.
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Exposure
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.
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Great Thinkers: Simple Tools from 60 Great Thinkers to Improve Your Life Today
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.
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Wealth of Nations
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.
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Narrow Corridor: States, Societies, and the Fate of Liberty
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You Know it Makes Sense: Lessons from the Derek Trotter School of Business (and life)
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.
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Capital: Volumes One and Two
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.
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WJEC Vocational Award Hospitality and Catering Level 1/2
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.
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Ride of a Lifetime: Lessons in Creative Leadership from the CEO of the Walt Disney Company
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.
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Revise BTEC National Business Revision Guide: Second edition
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.
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Ego is the Enemy: The Fight to Master Our Greatest Opponent
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.
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Talking to My Daughter About the Economy: A Brief History of Capitalism
THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER`Why is there so much inequality?' Xenia asks her father, the world-famous economist Yanis Varoufakis.
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Anarchy: The Relentless Rise of the East India Company
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Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less
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'.
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Brexit Without The Bullshit: The Facts on Food, Jobs, Schools, and the NHS
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Tribe of Mentors: Short Life Advice from the Best in the World
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.
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Golden Thread: How Fabric Changed History
A new history of ingenuity from the author of The Secret Lives of Colour.
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4 Disciplines of Execution: Getting Strategy Done
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
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Property Magic: How to Buy Property Using Other People's Time, Money and Experience
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.
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Good To Great
________________________________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.
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Art of the Start 2.0: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything
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.
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Business Management for the IB Diploma Coursebook
A comprehensive second edition of Business Management for the IB Diploma, revised for first teaching in 2014.
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Insane Mode: How Elon Musk's Tesla Sparked an Electric Revolution to End the Age of Oil
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.