Features and benefits:
• This is the first book ever written specifically for current and future leaders in the energy industry that presents in one volume
• The understanding that recent trends are not sustainable, and that enduring energy companies will have to change to respond to new technological and social demands and opportunities
• Insights from recent corporate success stories that have demonstrated sustainable and profitable growth since 2001
• Interviews with CEOs of large energy companies on setting direction, executing strategies and leading their enterprises
• A profile of the energy leader of the future
Energy Economics is organised into six parts that give the reader a thorough grounding in various key aspects of the subject:basic demand-related concepts and ideas used in energy economics; supply-side economics;energy markets, with specific emphasis on oil, gas and coal;the application of simple economic principles in analysing contemporary energy issues;environmental aspects of energy use; andregulatory and governance issues.
Energy Economics is an easily accessible reference book for students of energy economics at the postgraduate level, as well as for a wider interdisciplinary audience. It provides readers with the skills required to understand and analyse complex energy issues from an economic perspective.
The synthesis starts with an overview of the fundamental skills and competencies mastered by leaders and team members in organizations. Building Corporate IQ - Moving the Energy Business from Smart to Genius also includes a corporate IQ test that is designed to help leaders gain insight into how their organization can stay at the competitive frontier.
Illustrated with case studies from the energy sector, Building Corporate IQ - Moving the Energy Business from Smart to Genius explains the guiding principles of organizational learning, with the goal of developing better organizational intelligence. It is intended as an indispensable guide for managers at all levels to help them meet and recognize new challenges in the corporate innovation process.
“For the third millennium, with the increase in depersonalized electronic communication, business leaders, especially in the energy industry, must quickly develop organizational intelligence in their organizations to survive. This book sets out the modus operandi.”
Crispian McCredie, former Managing Director and Publisher, The Petroleum Economist
“MBA graduates and seasoned professionals will find this executive guide a powerful reference during their careers.”
Ken Graham, former Head Global Leadership Development, Shell
Media relations is a hot topic on today's business agenda. This timely book advocates that business take a proactive approach to media relations to prevent biased treatment. Various strategies are developed and techniques that executives can use are explored. Many case examples are cited of campaigns waged by companies in diverse circumstances. It is based on a national survey of business executives of the Fortune 1,000 largest corporations and journalists from the nation's largest newspapers.