An essential guide to the changing role of company boards and of individual directors.
â—Ź Corporate governance is growing and future trends demand the attention of business owners.
â—Ź Company boards need greater agility and more diverse members to survive the rapid change of business.
â—Ź This book offers an insight into the future of company boards.
â—Ź The author has been a member of many company boards and has used his experiences to write this book.
- Publisher: LIDÂ Publishing
- ISBN:Â 978-1-910649-70-1
- FORMAT:Â 234 x 156mm
- Bookbinding: Hardback
Pedro Nueno is Professor in the Department of Entrepreneurship, IESE and Professor and President of CEIBS.
Reputation is a strategic asset for all companies. Businesses with a good reputation are able to stand out, attracting the attention of investors and retaining the loyalty of customers and employees.â€śReputationâ€ť can be somewhat of a vague form, but this book provides measurement tools and models for rigorous management of a companyâ€™s reputation. Written by three leading practitioners and thinkers, this is a definitive and modern handbook to help companies and executives manage their corporate reputation and brand in todayâ€™s highly competitive
What can WWII teach us?
Is it possible to see Hitler as an efficient manager? What would todayâ€™s business schools have to say about Churchillâ€™s management style? What was going though the minds of leaders when they took decisions that led to thousands of deaths? How did they manage the resultant stress? What strategies were adopted to win battles and campaigns?This book is a history of WWII seen from a completely different perspective â€“ that of the businessperson. During 1939-45, â€śmanagersâ€ť of a different kind were facing immense challenges â€“ an unprecedented crisis, struggle for world markets, new technologies being used on a mass scale. How they coped and succeeded during this period offers unique and valuable lessons for todayâ€™s business managers and executives. In doing so, the author analyses WWIIâ€™s most famous campaigns, including Barbarossa, Stalingrad, D-Day and Pearl Harbour. Author:Â Ignacio Gonzalez-Posasa
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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
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Challenger organizations are those that are disrupting their market, challenging their own habits and taking on dominant competitors. They are typically innovative and radical but what of those that lead them
This book analyzes the practices and disciplines that underpin the successful Challenger organization. In particular, it looks at how Challenger leadership and culture can be developed in large, complex, established businesses