Written from the point of view of someone achieving business success in today's turbulent economy, Forget Strategy. Get Results offers you a fresh way of thinking about successfully managing any sort of business, under any conditions. Controversial, thought-provoking, and entertaining, it delivers TelecityGroup founder and former CEO, Michael Tobin OBE's, unconventional approach to management and shares the lessons he's learned on his path to building one of the world's largest data center provider companies. Radical, creative, often extreme, the techniques it describes are the same ones Michael used every day at TelecityGroup, and with which he has achieved nothing short of awe-inspiring results.Inspiration and practical tips for managers or business leaders who are stuck in a rut and in search of new ways to motivate their teams, make bolder decisions and handle change with more agility Makes managers at all levels rethink and reassess the way they plan, manage, and deliver vision in their organizations Identifies eleven fundamental rules that any manager or leader can adopt at any level in any organization Identifies the core characteristics that underpin Michael Tobin's, OBE controversial management philosophy and illustrates how they have been applied with fascinating, often hilarious stories and vignettes
A Concise and Comprehensive Introduction to Business
Fully comprehensive, Business in Action remains significantly shorter than other introductory business textbooks without omitting any important principles and concepts. Featuring a highly organized, objective-driven structure, this Eighth Edition builds on the text’s tradition of incorporating relevant, contemporary examples from the business world with five brand-new vignettes and case studies bookending its chapters.
This updated edition also includes new and revised questions, visuals, and chapters covering relevant business trends and topics. The ideal textbook for introductory courses in business, Business in Action covers the full spectrum of contemporary business topics without filler or fluff.
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This book is designed to answer all those confusing questions that flit through your mind when you get to the business pages of the paper, and stop you being embarrassed in job interviews.
It explains the things you really need to know about business, and will tell you:What the point of business is How what happens in the economy affects real businesses What the law means for business Finance, accounting, shares, bonds etc and other big numbers How companies grow and why the merge (even though most mergers fail) What HR departments actually do all day Time management, motivation, leadership, communication skills and all the other skills you'll need if you want to know what the view's like from the CEO's office
After reading it, you'll smile knowingly whenever the advantages of outsourcing, balanced scorecards or Porter's 5 Ps come up in polite conversation.
In a world where markets, products, technologies, competitors, regulations, and even societies change rapidly, continuous innovation and the knowledge that produces innovation have become key. The chapters in this keynote volume shed new light on the contextual factors in knowledge creation, the links between knowledge and innovation in all aspects of business life and the processes by which these may be fostered or lost in organizations.