| || Best Practice |
A practical primer for every manager to implement Best Practice models
Author: Richard Ilsley
Paperback - A5 - 210pp - £14.99 - ISBN 1-85252-466-9 - 2004
This informative and helpful book looks closely at Best Practice - what it is and how to implement it. Written by a leading practitioner, it is an easy-to-read book that contains a concise summary of everything you need to know about developing and implementing Best Practice models in any organisation. It summarises the lessons learned from working with a hundred major organisations over a ten year period. Best Practice is a popular topic but what exactly is it? Here are the answers and the means to instal and develop a really effective Best Practice philosophy and operation. Find out how to out-perform the others, learn from the successes and fly with the high flyers.
| || Counting Chickens |
Author: Phil Olley
Paperback 210 x 148mm 218pp £14.99 1-85252-425-1 2003
A dynamic book written by a man with a passion for personal and professional development, which takes the reader through the activities necessary to turn dreams into reality - as Phil Olley says, that is what business is all about, isnt it?
The Nexus Principles are a toolkit designed to dramatically transform performance on a daily basis. By developing a results-based regime, breakthroughs in the critical business areas are combined with ongoing improvements.
Phils unique Stratagrams (strategic diagrams) translate business and personal development concepts and ideas into visual and highly practical levers for peak performance. The techniques in the book produce a powerful cocktail for business people to generate real breakthroughs, reach their full potential and stay on top of their game.
| || The Creative Age |
Insights into a Changing Workplace
Author: Tim Lewis
Paperback - A5 - 160pp - £14.99 - ISBN 1-85252-473-1 - 2005
This fascinating and illuminating book suggests that every job needs three creative elements: knowledge of the sources of ideas and how to stimulate them; understanding how free will works in people and companies; and an awareness of the changing conditions and world events.
| || How to Double Your Profits Within the Year |
Author: John Fenton
Paperback A5 224pp £12.99 1-85252-279-8 1999
In How to Double Your Profits Within the Year John Fentons radical and highly practical style gets to the heart of the matter and provides a plan of action for any manager to follow which will boost profits by improving efficiency, performance and morale. He shows how profits can be doubled by small allocations of time and energy on specific areas of the company which are normally neglected in the hurly burly of everyday business.
| || Performance Management |
It's all you need
Author: Bob Kent
Paperback - A5 - 180pp - £14.99 - 1-85252-449-9 - 2004
Here is a book which takes an alternative view of people performance management, by focusing on simplicity, common sense and clarity of understanding. It challenges the need for the conveyor belt of latest fads from Academialand. It will prove a comfort for those in fear of constant learning for learning's sake. Getting shot of all the hype, the book approaches people performance management by starting with a suggestion that we are pressured into conforming to unnatural standards: there is a need to get back to a solid foundation.
| || Sound Business |
Author: Julian Treasure
Paperback A5 276pp £14.99 ISBN 9781852526689 2011
The first book ever to investigate the use, and abuse, of sound in business. Sound can change people's behaviour in any commercial environment - including offices, shops, showrooms, hotels, bars and restaurants. Research shows that appropriate sound can increase retail sales by over 30% and triple productivity for some workers. This book shows how.
| || Think, Learn, Improve |
Turn your vision into reality
Author: Dave King
Paperback - 190mm x 245mm - 200pp - £21.99 - ISBN 1-85252-514-2
The pressure to dramatically improve business performance and effectiveness in business organisations, in both public and private sectors, has never been greater. Success comes from knowing how to turn your organisation's business vision into reality, through a carefully designed, integrated programme of projects. This is rarely achieved without exerting a significant degree of strategic vision, and careful management of the steps is needed to realise your strategic goals.
This book is a practitioners Masterclass in business programme design. It will help you to understand how to apply systems thinking and utilise practical tools and techniques for translating business strategy and vision into a complete and integrated programme of development and implementation projects.