A controversial analysis of Japan â€“ the worldâ€™s third largest economy â€“ and its future revival
â—Ź Why Japan will once again rise to play a dominant role in the world economy and financial markets
â—Ź Written by an insider with access to extraordinary information
â—Ź The most controversial book of recent times about Japan and the secrets behind its financial system
Takeo Harada is an author and CEO of the Institute of International Strategy and Information Analysis, a leading consultancy and think tank. Before that, he served in the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs as a diplomat for 12 years.
20 great lists by 20 outstanding business thinkersEdited by:Â David Woods 400 ideas, tips and advice from some of the most influential business thinkers from across the globe. As part of its 20th anniversary celebrations, the LID publishing group invited 20 of its thought-leading authors to contribute to this unique book â€“ a collection of 20 lists, with each list containing points of advice based on each authorâ€™s area of expertise.
Managing People and Organizations in Turbulent TimesAuthors:Â Lukas Michel andÂ ThomasÂ Kupferschmied This book will help managers toÂ gain a better perspective of theirÂ businesses and key activities and itÂ will be a valuable tool for managingÂ companies and people in these everchangingÂ and turbulent times.
The untold story of aviationÂ since 9/11 and the biggestÂ turnaround of an internationalÂ organization in history â€“ by theÂ man who managed $2.5 trillionÂ and made aviation greenerÂ and safer.Author:Â Giovanni Bisignani
Diagnostic mentoring to manage organizations and people for superior performance in turbulent times
It is a new era. To win in an increasingly dynamic and volatile environment, leadership teams must be agile â€“ they must be flexible enough to react to early signs and act on them quickly.
An agile company needs good decision-making at all levels â€“ from the centre to the periphery, tapping into the full potential of the people, operating model, information technology and leadership practices. And decisions are made by people. This guide forces you to re-examine the assumptions underlying your leadership and how agility within your company can be built through a three-point, people-centric approach. The authorâ€™s insights will help you understand your options, make the choices required to successfully coach your team, and start creating agility as a competitive advantage today.
Author: Lukas Michael
Survival and success as a company board memberAuthors: Brian Scanlon and Stephen Schneider
The Road to Motivation, Courage and Talent
Dorothyâ€™s life-changing adventure begins when she joins the Oz Company, New Yorkâ€™s largest and best-known advertising agency. There she learns the power of teamwork, the role of communication, and other key values and skills that helps her to advance in her job. During her time in the Big Apple, Dorothy encounters Miss Toto, Frank Wizard, Mrs East and Heidi North and other characters who either help or hinder Dorothy on her way to personal growth. Based on the famous Wizard of Oz, this inspiring business fable provides important lessons on how to take hold of the reins of our lives and move forward.Author: Ruben Turienzo
The very recent financial and corporate governance scandal that engulfed Olympus, one of Japanâ€™s best known companies, together with Japanâ€™s stagnant economy of the past 20 years and its demotion from being the worldâ€™s second largest economy, has raised questions about the style of management within Japanese organisations.
This book provides a unique, insiderâ€™s perspective of the crisis of Japanese management that has contributed towards Japanâ€™s current economic woes. It contains true analyses of how giants such as Toyota, Canon, Nippon Steel, Hitachi and Olympus are really managed. Moreover, the author argues controversially that Japanâ€™s economic growth in the future will depend on a radical reformation of its management style and practices.
Author: Shigeo Shimizu