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Every aspect of our lives is becoming a set of projects. The speed of change witnessed in the past decade has radically affected the way we organize and manage our companies and work. Many of the traditional activities in organizations will soon be carried out by automation and robots. In this new landscape, projects are becoming the essential model to create value. In short, we are witnessing the rise of the project economy. Leading projects thinker Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez explains the reasons behind, and the tremendous consequences, that this unnoticed disruption is having in our lives. He looks at how some leading companies, governments, schools, and universities have already embraced projects as the way to deliver on their strategy and ambitions. Ultimately, this book explains how individuals and companies can develop the competencies required to transform and thrive in the new digital and project-driven economy. Author:¬†Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez Publisher: LID Publishing ISBN:¬†978-1-911498-99-5 FORMAT: 234x156mm Bookbinding:¬†Hardback Number of pages: 256
Are you open to change? Are you aware of how much change your organisation is facing in the future? The simple truth is that business environments are under constant change, becoming more complex, volatile, and unpredictable day-by-day. Having the ability to prepare and plan for change and not just adapt to it is the only way one can survive in both business and in life. Yet countless studies tell us how difficult it is for individuals and organizations to change. Why? Because change creates an identity crisis which threatens our self-esteem, our sense of financial security and our belief systems. In this book, author Lior Arussy explores the reasons why we resist change and how to develop a new competence; change resilience. The book provides a step-by-step guide to help us approach change from a point of strength. Through vivid examples involving organizations ranging from Mercedes-Benz, Disney, Kia, Kennedy Center, Zappos, and other Fortune 500 companies, Arussy presents his proven methodology to improve `change resilience' and help leaders and their employees embrace change with passion and excitement for business success. Author:¬†Lior Arussy Publisher: LID Publishing ISBN:¬†978-1-912555-24-6 FORMAT: 234x156mm Bookbinding:¬†Paperback Number of pages: 256 Read a sample chapter
Peter Drucker is an icon of the business world. The methods developed by this genius were so powerful that they are still used today in organizations all over the world. Yet one of his most important contributions is still little known. Drucker had uncovered principles of self-development that he put into practice himself - principles that enabled him to reach all of his life goals. For the first time, this book examines the self-development methods that Drucker created and practiced - and offers vital and original lessons to anyone in business on how to accomplish any goal in any endeavor. For as Drucker wrote: "The most crucial and vital resource you have as an executive and as a manager is yourself; your organization is not going to do better than you do yourself." Author: William A. Cohen Publisher: LID Publishing ISBN:¬†978-1-911498-75-9 FORMAT:¬†234x156mm Bookbinding:¬†Hardback Number of pages: 304
This book shares the wisdom and insights from 250 leading LID authors and contributors from around the world. they have been carefully selected to lead the reader on a journey to achieve professional and personal success. Read one insight a day as a daily source of inspiration, or read them all in one sitting to open your mind to new solutions, thoughts, and ideas. This original and engaging book is being published to coincide with LID's 25-year-anniversary celebrations. Author:¬†Contributions from LID authors worldwide Publisher: LID Publishing ISBN:¬†978-1-911498-70-4 FORMAT:¬†198x129 mm Bookbinding:¬†Hardback Number of pages:¬†272
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Successful brands are alive. They are able to activate the very forces of life because they embed our fundamental human motives, the evolutionarily preserved mechanisms that have helped us survive and thrive. Our fundamental human motives shape the language that is shared by everyone. Living Brands decodes this language and helps marketers, consumer insight managers, advertisers, designers, PR professionals, and brand owners bring brands to life. By using, for the first time, a multidisciplinary approach that includes client workshops, brand communication decoding, motivational research, cultural anthropology, sociology, philosophy, psychology, cognitive science, and affective neuroscience, Living Brands deconstructs and hierarchises the motives underpinning our consumer behaviour, allowing practitioners to build narratives that engage consumers at a profound human level. Author: Constantinos Pantidos Publisher: LID Publishing ISBN:¬†978-1-911498-797 FORMAT: 234x156 mm Bookbinding:¬†Paperback Number of pages:¬†456
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Consumer loyalty in the twenty-first century values trust, transparency, communication and authenticity. Holistic Branding explores the art of making a strong emotional connection from your organization and culture in order to drive your business forward. Direct in its approach, the book argues that everything from hiring employees to your consumer message must be in line with the company's brand. Broken down into four easily accessible and digestible parts, Holistic Branding is an essential book for leaders and business people interested in creating a dynamic and authentic brand that stands apart from its competitors in our highly competitive consumer age. Author: Jodi Oridioni Publisher: LID Publishing ISBN:¬†978-0-9987278-1-3 FORMAT: 234x156 mm Bookbinding:¬†Hardback Number of pages:¬†192
Chinese companies are globalizing at an unprecedented rate. Haier is the world's largest telecoms equipment manufacturer; Lenovo is the number one PC maker; and others such as Dalian Wanda, Fosun, Shuanghui and Tencent have been regular players in the global M&A scene. This book presents a detailed analysis of current and emerging Chinese multinationals, and the policies, strategies, and ambitions that are driving them today. Written by leading experts in the field, the book provides the most up-to-date insight into a phenomenon that is rapidly changing the global economic and business landscape.
Author:¬†¬†Katherine Xin,¬†Dr. Ding Yuan,¬†Chen WeiruPublisher: LID Publishing ISBN:¬†978-1-911498-72-8 Number of pages: 288
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What makes a great salesperson? What beliefs, attitudes and behaviours are linked to being a top performer? What impact does culture, industry and sales context have? And does a formal sales methodology or process make a difference? This book is for any sales professional, or indeed anyone involved in the sales process of their company, who wants to learn the secrets of successful selling. Based on interviews and analysis (qualitative and quantitative) of 300 of the world‚Äôs leading salespeople, across a mix of industries, cultures and context, the authors present the most rigorous evaluation of how salespeople behave and how they are driven. In doing so, they reveal the secret code behind consistent and high-level success in sales.
Authors:¬†¬†Ian Mills, Mark Ridley, Ben Laker & Tim Chapman¬†Publisher: LID Publishing ISBN:¬†978-1-911498-76-6 FORMAT: 198x129 mm Bookbinding: Paperback Number of pages: 288
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What is your purpose? This is probably the single most important question you can ask yourself and the answer will shape your future. However, it's not always straightforward. We are led to believe that our purpose is connected with how much we achieve, the accumulation of possessions, or attaining status in society. Nothing could be further from the truth. In Purpose, thought leader Ben Renshaw provides the guidance and tools required to discover and lead with real purpose. As the author of eight books, who has helped many companies and leaders make a transformation in their working lives from Coca Cola to Heathrow, IHG, Sainsbury s Argos and more, Renshaw gives compelling insight into purposeful leadership at a deep and intuitive level. What if you had an internal compass guiding your decision making? What if you were clear about your big why giving you a compelling reason for doing what you do? What if you were in touch with the meeting point between your passion and talent. This is what your purpose offers. When you are on purpose, you unlock the necessary skill-set to fulfil your leadership potential and thrive in today s complex and disruptive world. Author: Ben Renshaw Publisher: LID Publishing ISBN:¬†978-1-911498-83-4 FORMAT: 216x138 mm Bookbinding:¬†Paperback Number of pages:¬†192
A human awakening for our digital world. Right now is the best time to be alive. Of course, there are significant challenges in all areas of society, yet we are provided like never before with the tools, communication, awareness, and freedom to tackle these challenges head on. Chief Wellbeing Officer is for anyone who wants to help create a more human workplace, be that simply by re-discovering their own humanity at work or by implementing a strategy for all the workforce. It is a comprehensive and accessible guide for individuals and enterprises of all shapes and sizes to improve health, happiness and to achieve high-performance. In an emerging future that is increasingly digital, artificially intelligent, and always ‚Äėon‚Äô it is those organizations who increase their care for humans that will thrive. Let Steven and Rory take you on a journey, interwoven with their own stories, experiences and travels, that will allow the right questions to be considered instead of always jumping straight to the answer. Because the future of work is now. Authors:¬†¬† Steven P. MacGregor, Rory Simpson Publisher: LID Publishing ISBN:¬†978-1-911498-77-3 FORMAT: 216x138 mm Bookbinding: Softback Number of pages: 256
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Peter Drucker is known worldwide as "The Father of Modern Management." But he was also the world's most famous and successful independent consultant. The methods developed by Drucker remain highly relevant and continue to be used in today's organizations. This book, written by Drucker's first executive PhD graduate of the program he developed, is the first book to reveal in detail Drucker's methods and ideas as a consultant.
Jack Welch noted that his success at GE was based on Drucker's consulting advice. Bill Bartmann became the 25th wealthiest man in America at one point. He, too, credits Drucker's advice in helping with his success. This book is an encyclopedia of Drucker's consulting approaches and how and when to apply them. Any consultant will find this book invaluable. However, executives and managers will also gain new insight into Drucker's thinking and methods, and why they continue to have such tremendous influence over today's organizations.
Author:¬† William CohenPublisher: LID Publishing ISBN:¬†978-1-911498-67-4 FORMAT: 216x138 mm Bookbinding: Paperback Number of pages: 320
In 1962, Masahiro Shima founded Shima Seiki, with the aim of developing a fully automated seamless glove-knitting machine. Following this success, the company expanded into flat knitting machines. However, the age of the computer brought a whole new era for Shima Seiki. By committing to computerization in its mainstream products, Shima Seiki gradually began to stand apart from its competitors. Shima Seiki's focus on computer-aided knit design and programming, in fact led to a revolution in the fashion industry.
Written by the inventor himself, this book looks at how Masahiro Shima developed both the technology and philosophy to enable his company to be market leaders in industrial knitting machines - and fundamentally change the fashion industry. This culminated in the launch of the company's Wholegarment knitting machine in 1995, which altered forever the way knitted garments are produced, and which today is used by fashion manufacturers across the world
Author:¬† Masahiro ShimaPublisher: LID Publishing ISBN:¬†978-1-911498-82-7 FORMAT: 234x156 mm Bookbinding: Hardback Number of pages: 224