New paperback edition of the essential handbook for future success in the luxury market.
● In-depth knowledge of both the luxury market and the tools for getting the message to the right consumers.
● Written by expert authors who have advised the world’s leading luxury brands.
● Exciting and engaging presentation appropriate for the audience – colour illustrations/photos throughout.
● The luxury market remains significant – the ideas and insights in this book are essential readings for the sector.
Martin C. Wittig Dr Martin C. Wittig is a Senior Partner and Chairman of Roland Berger Switzerland. Dr Wittig was global Managing Partner and Chief Executive Officer of Roland Berger Strategy Consultants from 2010 to 2013. He is a visiting lecturer at the University of St. Gallen and was elected to the university’s International and Alumni Advisory Board. Dr Wittig and his wife Susanne are also involved in multiple social and cultural organisations, such as Ashoka Switzerland, Right to Play, the Swiss Institute for Art Research and the Museum of Photography in Winterthur.
Fabian Sommerrock Dr Fabian Sommerrock is a Principal and member of the management team of Roland Berger Switzerland. From 2011 until 2013 he was Executive Assistant CEO and before a Project Manager at Roland Berger Strategy Consultants. Dr Sommerrock is an expert in strategy development, transformation, post merger integration and reorganisation as well as efficiency and change management. He is a visiting lecturer at the University of St. Gallen with a focus on marketing, and a Director of the AlpEuregio.BusinessClub, a non-profit organisation.
Philip Beil Joined Roland Berger Germany in 2003, and is a Partner in the Consumer Goods and Retail Competence Center and heads the Fashion and Luxury Practice Group. He is the author of various studies and articles about the luxury goods and fashion markets. Previously, he was Director of Business Development for an international start-up company that he co-founded. Philip is a graduate of Ludwig-Maximilian University and lives with his wife in Munich.
Markus Albers Markus is a journalist, entrepreneur and writer of non-fiction books. He lives in Berlin, Germany. Markus is a Managing Partner at content marketing agency Rethink as well as Contributing Editor for Monocle and Brand Eins. His work has also been published in GQ, Architectural Digest, Vanity Fair, Der Spiegel, Stern, SZ-Magazin, Welt am Sonntag and Die Zeit. His books, Meconomy, and the business book bestseller Smart Work, received enthusiastic reviews and have been translated into many languages. He also speaks and gives keynotes based on the books’ topics.
The Conscious Effect focuses on reconnecting leaders with both their people and themselves. It awakens the awesome potential in organizations through an emotionally intelligent, people-first approach, which places employee and leadership wellbeing at its heart, and helps leaders to become more consciously aware of what's going on within and around them.
If leaders take better care of themselves and their people, they will run more socially responsible businesses that can leverage the full potential of their employees. The book weaves together practical knowledge of behavioural science so that leaders understand what to do and why it works.
Author: Natasha Wallace
FORMAT: 216 x 135mm
Number of pages: 240 pp
Today, we live and do business in a world where society gathers knowledge faster than it gathers wisdom. It is a world of continuous revolution and change. Those who manage to find, structure and exploit the power of "Wild Knowledge" - ie, the untamed data, learnings and experiences that flourish in our lives and minds - will come out the winners. In combination, we need to develop our ability to understand and judge which aspects of that knowledge are applicable to business and life in general. This is the so-called "Vicious Wisdom" which will force you to unlearn, to choose an approach of unthinking, in order to reach a deeper understanding, meaning and reason in your quest to find new and different solutions. This book, written by a leading futurist/philosopher, presents a powerful and radical approach to thinking about and solving our future lives and businesses.
Author: Anders Indset
Publisher: LID Publishing
FORMAT: 178 x 111mm
Number of pages: 224pp
We live in a world that is unequal by nature. One could even say that its diversity is essential to all the world’s survival. However, inequality among human beings is one of society’s biggest problems.
This book is about opportunities. It is about being at the forefront of a paradigm change and a win-win situation. And it is about leading one of the most compelling and exciting shifts in our society: women’s empowerment. Company leaders are used to dealing with radical changes in markets, but there is a story that corporations all over the globe have chosen to ignore. This story is the sum total of millions of lost opportunities, because over half the potential workforce was left behind. Although half the population is made up of women, only 50% of them can earn a decent living. The Other Halfsets out to change just that.
Author: Simona Scarpaleggia
Organizations are becoming increasingly dehumanized. The move toward an AI-driven world of work means intense competition for a finite number of ‘human’ resources where the pressure to perform can incite an “I’m fine” response when a colleague enquires into our wellbeing. Opportunities to connect authentically with or care for one other at a basic human level are diminishing, and we only know our colleagues superficially.
This book argues that human connections are formed by showing vulnerability and sharing stories of suffering. Creating a culture of workplace compassion is an organizational imperative in the 21stcentury where suffering is hidden, stress-related absence is growing and career burnout is a recognized phenomenon. The Human Momentsuggests that, by encouraging cultures of compassion, organizations can help to build healtheir workplace environments.
Author: Amy Bradley
The burgeoning array of literature on ethical behaviour tends to focus on what’s happening at the extremes – either owner managers of start-ups built around a strong moral crusade, or large corporations undergoing change due to the personal epiphany of a forward-thinking CEO.
This book, however, is directed at the middle ground – individuals who want their companies to adopt more ethical and sustainable practices, but don’t know where to start. The 50 ideas and techniques in this book provide direction to help society and the planet, while preserving the bottom line.
Author: Sarah Duncan
Employees around the world are deprived of honest objective feedback, and the higher you go in the organisation, the less feedback you are going to get. Researchers confirmed that the less facetime employees have with their managers, the more impact seeking and receiving feedback will have on their performance.
Gorbatov and Lane propose a simple, systematic approach to giving fair and honest feedback, in ways that improve performance and prove that, if done properly, feedback simultaneously improves performance while engaging and developing employees.
Author: Sergey Gorbatov & Angela Lane
Number of pages: 240
This book provides a practical, three-step plan for women who want to create a life where running your own business and having a family does not exclude one another. The author – a “business mum” herself – prepares mothers for the potential obstacles they will face when starting and running a business, and provides tools and advice to help overcome them.
Moreover, through the stories of 10 successful self-employed mums, the book demonstrates it is possible to create a happy and well-balanced life. By using your strengths and resources correctly, and daring to follow your heart, there is every possibility of becoming a good mum and successful businesswoman.
Author: Christine Gouchault
Publisher: LID Publishing
Bookbinding: Paperback with flaps
Number of pages: 256
A powerful tool for anyone in employment, no matter what their field, The Recognition Book examines the traits, behaviors, and skills fundamental to doing an excellent job an demonstrates how to shine in today's competitive corporate world. Packed with case studies, practical tools, techniques, hint and tips, the book is a useful reference guide for all.
This unique and engaging book is essential reading for anyone wanting to stand out from the crowd and become the model employee. Whether you work for a multi-national or small business, whether you have just started your career or you're a seasoned executive, this guide will help you develop and hone all the attributes that make you invaluable to your employer.
Author: Paul F. Warriner
Publisher: LID Publishing
Number of pages: 128
How engaged are your employees, really? Companies talk about ‘employee engagement’ and they accept its importance, yet strangely, they adopt out-dated methods when analysing and measuring this engagement.
A leading engagement expert offers a new framework for taking the genuine pulse of a company – so that leaders and management can truly understand how their people are feeling and know what actions to take that result in better performance. Based on making results instantly and transparently available, and then determining with employees the real factors that lie within their feelings, managers can more easily assess the way they need to approach an issue. If, as the cliché goes, ‘people are a company’s greatest asset’, then ensuring their close engagement is essential for any company. This book argues powerfully for a radical new approach to employee engagement, based on understanding the minds and emotions of the people who work in organizations.
Author: Matt Stephens
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