Browsing posts tagged: Classes of labor
Surviving and Thriving in Uncertainty

A new book to help senior executives and boards get smart about risk management The ability of businesses to survive and thrive often requires unconventional thinking and calculated risk taking. The key is to make the right decisions even under the most risky, uncertain, and turbulent conditions. In the new book, Surviving and Thriving in […]

The Failure of Risk Management

An essential guide to the calibrated risk analysis approach The Failure of Risk Management takes a close look at misused and misapplied basic analysis methods and shows how some of the most popular „risk management“ methods are no better than astrology! Using examples from the 2008 credit crisis, natural disasters, outsourcing to China, engineering disasters, […]

The Complete Family Office Handbook

Everything you need to know for successful wealth management for families Although the family office concept is not new, it is a phenomenon that is changing the wealth management landscape. With celebrities and business moguls, investment gurus and family business icons establishing private wealth management advisory firms, more and more individuals are asking what exactly […]

The Brand IDEA

Offering a new framework for nonprofit brand management, this book presents the Brand IDEA (Integrity, Democracy, and Affinity). The framework eschews traditional, outdated brand tenets of control and competition largely adopted from the private sector, in favor of a strategic approach centered on the mission and based on a participatory process, shared values, and the […]

Managing Global Organizations

The globalization of business is a reality that confronts organizations of all sizes from different nations and cultures. This book serves as a comprehensive guide for understanding the nature of cultural variations that affect important aspects of organizational behavior. The authors expertly cover all of the relevant functions that managers are concerned with in the […]

Lessons in Six Sigma

Six Sigma is a highly disciplined process, which helps to create and deliver near perfect products and services to customers. Not just another quality programme, the goal of Six Sigma is to increase profits by eliminating variability, defects and waste that undermine customer loyalty. In an era of global competition, it is the one methodology […]

Risk Management and Financial Institutions

The most complete, up to date guide to risk management in finance Risk Management and Financial Institutions explains all aspects of financial risk and financial institution regulation, helping readers better understand the financial markets and potential dangers. This new fourth edition has been updated to reflect the major developments in the industry, including the finalization […]

Entrepreneur Revolution

NOW IS THE AGE OF THE ENTREPRENEUR – DON’T GET LEFT BEHIND The world is embarking on a new age. The age of the entrepreneur, the agile small business owner, the flexible innovator. The days of the industrial age are over. It’s time to break free from the industrial revolution mind-set, quit working so hard, […]

Small Business For Dummies

Secure your business success with this best-selling guide Thinking about starting a new business? Searching for ways to run your small business better? This essential reference covers everything any Australian or New Zealand small business needs to know, including vital topics such as business planning and franchising, budgeting and GST, marketing and online sales. Find […]