How we shop and why we buy
- Publisher: LID¬†Publishing
- FORMAT:¬†234 x 156mm
- Bookbinding: Hardback
- Number of pages:¬†256
Making billions by saving the planetAuthors: Carl Hall
As fi ve billion people turn middle class, the world is entering an unprecedented age of scarcity. We‚Äôve already seen it in the form of rising prices for raw materials and land. But this is just the beginning; soon our economies will be constrained by shortages in water and other raw materials, not to mention the increasing threat of global warming.
In a remote corner of the earth, a few small nations have been preparing for this resource scarcity. A movement that started in the Nordic region, and now spreading globally. A new breed of entrepreneurs ‚Äď the Environmental Capitalists ‚Äď are creating the solutions desperately needed to save a shrinking planet. And they are doing it with the system that is often seen as the cause of the problems we face today ‚Äď capitalism. They have turned their backs on corporate social responsibility, sustainability and traditional environmentalism, seeing them as ineff ective, hypocritical and uninspiring. Instead, they have come to realize that capitalism is the only tool that can deliver solutions on the scale we need.
This inspiring book by self-confessed environmental capitalist Carl Hall presents fi ve principles on how to win in the coming age of scarcity. It provides entrepreneurs, companies, investors and policy-makers with specifi c examples and ideas on how to help save the planet and generate profi ts at the same time.
Taking the¬†organization from the¬†industrial era to¬†the age of ideasAuthors:¬†Dr Mark Powell and Jonathan Gifford My Steam Engine is Broken calls on¬†a fresh generation of organizational¬†leaders to stop trying to fix a broken¬†and outmoded structure, and to create¬†new, successful working structures¬†that work with, not against, people‚Äôs¬†natural modes of behaviour. The authors explore the way in which¬†the Steam Engine organizational¬†model is no longer offering job¬†satisfaction to its members precisely¬†(and paradoxically) because members¬†are not being enabled, and are often¬†being prevented, from delivering¬†what the organization most needs¬†from them: self-direction, innovation,¬†leadership and heartfelt commitment.
It's Never OK to Kiss the Interviewer And other secrets to surviving, thriving and high fiving at work.This¬†is¬†a¬†book¬†for¬†anyone¬†who¬†wants¬†to¬†progress¬†and¬†be¬†happy and¬†successful¬†in¬†their¬†working¬†life.¬†Be¬†it¬†school¬†leaver,¬†university graduate¬†or¬†existing¬†employee¬†looking¬†to¬†drive¬†their¬†career forward¬†‚Äď¬†this¬†book¬†offers¬†a¬†refreshing¬†approach¬†to¬†an¬†every¬†day subject;¬†one¬†which¬†is¬†becoming¬†more¬†and¬†more¬†critical¬†as unemployment¬†figures¬†grow.
50 ways to generate ideas more effectivelyAuthor:¬†Kevin Duncan
Ideas are the fuel of business ‚Äď it only takes one good one to make a difference. Distilled into this single, handy-sized volume are 50 of the most useful diagrams and visual techniques, many of which are used by consultants, academics, MBA students and smart managers globally to help them think of and create great ideas.
A simple approach to become more productiveAuthors: Ben Elijah The pressure to be more productive is a nightmare for any business person ‚Äď both at work and at home ‚Äď but this doesn‚Äôt have to be a problem anymore. This book introduces eight habits that can turn procrastination into productivity and the pain of overburden into the pleasure of achievement. As you read this book, you will develop productive habits allowing your to-do list to dissolve effortlessly. The secret to unlocking each habit is explained in a compelling way and the book is packed with concise advice and engaging diagrams.
Authors:¬†Brian Kalms and Oliver Freestone
In this collection of articles, Elix-IRR‚Äôs retail professionals¬†examine the fundamental changes brought about by the¬†digital consumer and the related shifts in the industry.¬†The articles discuss many of the challenges and opportunities¬†on which our clients seek our advice.
These are not only the fashionable issues of customer¬†insight and multichannel shopping, but also the challenges¬†which arise through organisational change, the drive for¬†supply chain efficiency and the transformation of IT from¬†a back office cost centre to the enabling mechanism for¬†customer interaction and loyalty.
Authors: Joachim Rene
This book provides an honest and critical evaluation of our current business philosophies and management values, and looks at what has gone wrong. JRZyla further provides seven practical solutions to help you restore meaning and a higher degree of personal happiness in management and business today.
The art of turning uncertainty into opportunityAuthors:¬†Steven D‚ÄôSouza and Diana Renner
In order to thrive in worrying times,¬†this fascinating book proposes we¬†head, uncomfortably, towards the¬†unknown, rather than away from it.¬†By developing a unique relationship¬†with Not Knowing we discover a new¬†way of living, working and succeeding¬†in our modern world.
This book re-frames the concept of Not¬†Knowing, from being in a fearful place¬†of weakness and ignorance, moving¬†to something we must engage with¬†personally. It introduces us to a new¬†paradigm, where Not Knowing becomes¬†an exciting opportunity, where we are¬†no longer limited by what we already¬†know and our habitual reactions tothings that life throws at us, so that¬†deeper knowing can emerge, full of ¬†rich possibilities and wisdom.
This is the story of Illustrator and art director Ben Tallon‚Äôs journey from¬†his childhood hobby of drawing, to a freelance career working with the¬†world‚Äôs most glamorous clients in illustration, graphic design, music, lm¬†and television.