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The importance of workplace design on productivity and health is as strong as ever. Great spaces encourage improved employee satisfaction, engagement and morale.
BDG isa team of architects, designers and creative thinkers, who believe that architecture is most successful when it is able to connect people and spaces, and create a positive work environment. This book is a collection of short stories surrounding the design and construction of 22 different BDG projects from all over Europe.
Author:Â BDGPublisher: LID Publishing ISBN:Â 978-1-911498-63-6 FORMAT: 265x200mm Bookbinding: Hardback
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How to create positive change and outcomes by "shifting" our attitudes. The definition of attitude: an expression of favour or disfavour toward a person, thing or event. As human beings, we often find ourselves locked into certain habits, patterns and behaviours. However, that is not to say we do not have a choice, especially when it comes to our attitude toward people, situations and outcomes.
In this original and engaging book, a leading business coach demonstrates how we can shift our attitudes to create positive change and outcomes in our work and personal lives. In doing so, he helps us to reassess our current habits and behaviours, and makes us realize the wider choices we have in coping and dealing with people, issues and problems in our everyday lives. Part of the bestselling Concise Advice series - stylishly presented and easy to understand and apply.
Author:Â Simon TylerPublisher: LID Publishing ISBN:Â 978-1-910649-88-6 FORMAT: 180x120 mm Bookbinding: Hardback Number of pages: 128
In 2012, the Chinese company Huawei Technologies overtook Ericsson to become the worldâ€™s largest telecommunications equipment manufacturer, firmly establishing itself on the world business map. Today, it has over 180,000 employees worldwide and achieved record profits in 2014 of $7.3 billion. This book provides a deep and clear understanding of Huaweiâ€™s management philosophy and strategy. Central to this is the companyâ€™s orientation towards customers â€“ that customer satisfaction is the base criterion for measuring Huaweiâ€™s work. The author also examines Huaweiâ€™s strategy for long-term growth, and especially the principles related to organizational design and operations, the constant improvement of end-to-end procedures, and the management of change. In short, the book reveals how to manage and grow a world-class high-tech company.
Author:Â WeiWei HuangPublisher: LID Publishing ISBN:Â 978-1-911498-71-1 FORMAT: 234x156 mm Bookbinding: Hardback Number of pages: 424
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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:Â Â Katherine Xin,Â Dr. Ding Yuan,Â Chen WeiruPublisher: LID Publishing ISBN:Â 978-1-911498-72-8 FORMAT: 234x156 mm Bookbinding: Hardback Number of pages: 288
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Target presents a unique approach to business and life, taking inspiration from the wisdom of the ancient Japanese martial art of archery - Kyudo. Kyudo has a particular teaching: Right shooting always results in a hit . This means that you shouldn t worry about simply hitting the target; instead, you should calmly focus your energy and willpower on proper mindset and form. In doing so, this right-minded shooting will naturally result in a hit. In the business world, we are all under the pressure of hitting sales targets, improving profit margins, increasing efficiency and maintaining relationships. The philosophy of Kyudo gives new perspectives and solutions to the struggles and opportunities that anyone may encounter in their business and career. Target stands as a relevant guide to our modern times. The Kyudo aphorisms have been passed from Japanese masters directly to the author, and have been put into practice for professional and personal situations.Author:Â JÃ©rÃ´meÂ Chouchan Publisher: LID Publishing ISBN:Â 978-1-911498-73-5 FORMAT: 216x138 mm Bookbinding: Hardback Number of pages: 192
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The best leaders and managers create change. They are able to create a vision, communicate an idea and, in particular, encourage action from others. What is it about these leaders and managers that makes others want to follow, engage and to act?
The term ÍšimpactÍ› describes the effect we have on those around us. Having impact expresses the collective impression left by our visual appearance, our presence, the way we connect with others and the lasting effect we have on people when we have left the room. This book provides 50 short but powerful ways to raise your impact level in business. Taken together, it forms a code to enable you to create response in others and to ensure that every encounter (within your company and outside of it) has the potential to bring something to you, whether that be financially, professionally or personally.Author:Â Simon TylerÂ Publisher: LID Publishing ISBN:Â 978-1-911498-69-8 FORMAT: 180x120 mm Bookbinding: Hardback Number of pages: 128
You may well be reading this at work. Look around you I am sure you will agree your workplace could be significantly better. Do you tolerate a mediocre, uninspiring and dysfunctional environment, because that s the way it s always been? It doesn t have to be. Everyone deserves a fantastic workplace a positive environment in which to live, learn, grow, share and contribute. Yet it need not be difficult to create if you follow this simple and intuitive framework. An Elemental Workplace is a standard that everyone can attain, not an elite pipedream for the privileged few.
This book is intended for all, whether managing a property portfolio or a project, managing people, owning or running a business, or just taking an interest in the workplace to which they are treated, or subject and want to get something done about it. Free of corporate bullsh*t, buzzwords and excuses for inaction, it offers a practical and accessible approach that will stand the test of time. It is sharp, funny, and gets to the point... your workplace can be fantastic.Author:Â Neil Usher Publisher: LID Publishing ISBN:Â 978-1-911498-64-3 FORMAT: 216x138mm Bookbinding: Paperback Number of pages: 216
The world is changing. The world has changed already. But have you changed with it? The change in technology in the last century has driven a massive development in organizations and in society. The so-called Fourth Industrial Revolution demands new approaches to leaders and to leadership. A paradigm shift is emerging, putting engagement, relations, inclusion, freedom, and engagement in the centre; both towards employees and customers. We need to be responsive in order to be relevant to employees and to customers, and in order to adapt to a changing world. We need to be The Responsive Leader. Erik Ostergaard introduces a proven model for engaging in the transformation, covering: purpose and direction, innovation, culture, organizing, and leadership.Author:Â Â Erik Korsvik Ostergaard Publisher: LID Publishing ISBN:Â 978-1-911498-53-7 FORMAT:Â 220 x 115mm Bookbinding: Paperback Number of pages: 216
What if you could get people to listen to you in every situation? And in addition, get them to want to listen? Would that make life easier? Rhetoric is not the art of speaking - it is the art of getting others to listen.This book does not deal with the history of rhetoric - nor is it a book that teaches you how to 'talk nicely' - as many people might think when they hear the word 'rhetoric'. This book will teach you to speak effectively and increase the motivation of your listeners. Teaching you how to be professional and personal, without being private. Elaine shares her own experiences, and suggests with humour and warmth how to tackle difficult situations. Selling 60,000 copies in Sweden, this revised edition boasts completely new examples and rhetorical tricks.Author:Â Elaine Eksvard Publisher: LID Publishing ISBN:978-1-911498-43-8 FORMAT:Â 216 x 138mm Bookbinding: Paperback Number of pages: 240 pp
From Brexit to Trump, communication has never clearly been so influential, continually centre stage in influencing our hearts, minds and essentially the narrative of our civilisation. We are surrounded by the impact of good and bad communication, both in our own lives and in the world stage. And we are swayed, even against better judgement by persuasive communicators. This book will give people simple usable tools to improve and enrich their communication in 5 key areas, so they feel more confident and effective in meetings, presentations, interviews, social situations and can even have arguments more effectively! For the very first time, readers will be able to read about and apply a unique methodology that has been taught successfully to hundreds of happy clients since 2008 - and the opportunity to experience gems from that method at a fraction of the price of a session.Author: Emma Serlin Publisher: LID Publishing ISBN:978-1-911498-41-4 FORMAT: 180x120mm Bookbinding: Hardback Number of pages: 128 pp
We are witnessing the new age of empowered customers, armed with online reviews, five-star ratings and social media, never has it been more important to manage your reputation and referrals.This book is for anyone who wants to systematically build their reputation and increase their referral sales whilst delivering a consistent and continually improving customer experience. Put together in a simple, clear, no nonsense way, with step by step instructions on what to do along the journey. The information is based on over 10 years coaching, advisory and training experience in the area of feedback, customer experience and referrals, and all the advice is underpinned by real life experience and examples ...and continued doses of common sense!Author:Â Guy Arnold & Russell Wood Publisher: LID Publishing ISBN:978-1-911498-40-7 FORMAT: 180x120mm Bookbinding: Hardback Number of pages: 128 pp
All organizations are on a trajectory to a future: their default future. This is where they will end up if they take no action other than that currently planned. Leaders are accountable for confronting this default future and taking the actions needed to set a trajectory to an improved future. Sounds easy, but the challenge lies in understanding the forces both internal and external that determine the current trajectory. Only then can strategic opportunities be explored, a trajectory of strategic intent defined and the conditions for turning strategic intent into operational reality put in place. This book won t tell you what your strategy should be, nor does it present a multi-step approach to developing strategy. What it will do is help you understand why developing and executing strategy remains such a challenge. It will also help readers understand the role they need to play at a personal level if they are passionate about leading their organization beyond its default future.Author:Â David Trafford & Peter Boggis Publisher: LID Publishing ISBN:978-1-911498-44-5 FORMAT: 234x156mm Bookbinding: Hardback Number of pages: 256 pp
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