In November 2018, the New York Times published a bombshell in-depth investigation that exposed, with disturbing insider detail, how leadership decisions at Facebook enabled, and then tried to cover up, massive privacy breaches and Russian meddling in the 2016 election. The story quickly shot to the top of the paper's most emailed list. It would earn the team of Times reporters a prestigious Loeb award, the George Polk award, and a spot on the Pulitzer short list. But it only skimmed the surface
At Amazon, 'Day One' is code for inventing like a startup with little regard for legacy. Day Two is, in Jeff Bezos's own words, is 'stasis, followed by irrelevance, followed by excruciating, painful decline, followed by death.'
Most companies today are set up for Day Two. They build advantages and defend them fiercely rather than invent the future. But Amazon and fellow tech titans Facebook, Google, and Microsoft are operating in Day One: they prioritize reinvention over tradition and collabor
Agile Strategy is a practical guide for managers responsible for setting the strategic direction of their organisations in increasingly dynamic markets. Through its frameworks, tools and real-world examples, it explains how to transform business performance through greater organisational agility.
LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT
Why do we need a new book on strategy?
The pace of change is increasing, and strategic management is not keeping up. More than one
Aimed at Hospitality Students, Shuters Applied Management N4 is based on the latest NATED syllabus. It contains South African based examples and activities to engage hospitality students with all aspects of Management in that environment.
A resource to help understand, evaluate, and use agile and hybrid agile approaches. This practice guide provides guidance on when, where, and how to apply agile approaches and provides practical tools for practitioners and organisations wanting to increase agility.
Be bold. Be brave. Embrace your ambition. Ever have that nagging feeling that you are better than the sum of your current achievements? Do you have a secret desire to be achieving much more, to change the world or to reach the top of your game? Then it is time to use your ambition to your advantage.
Agile Project Management in easy steps, now in its second edition, explains the key principles, techniques, and processes to ensure your agile project is a success. This edition of the book has been updated to reflect progress and refinement of agile methods over the past few years. It includes additional coverage of business analysis, user experience, feature-driven development and agile projects in large programmes and enterprises. Chapters: Agile Projects; Agile Project Management; Scrum; DSD
How do you take an underperforming unit - team, department, office or company - that has run aground and get it moving forward? In ALL HANDS ON DECK, Peter J. Boni shows any leader or aspiring leader exactly what to do. Following his advice, recognition and rewards come quickly. It even allows leaders without an MBA or Oxbridge education to leapfrog over those who have superior credentials or stronger ties to the old boys' network. Peter's own career is the best illustration of his methods. A f
Insurers: use analytics to drive far more value from your most important asset -- data! Today, many insurers radically underutilize their data, leaving them vulnerable to traditional and non-traditional competitors alike. Now, drawing on 25 years of industry experience, Patricia Saporito shows how to systematically leverage analytics to improve business performance and customer satisfaction throughout any insurance business.
Applied Insurance Analytics demonstrates how to use analytic
The series is designed to meet the needs of students and lecturers working with the National Certificate Vocational (NCV) Curriculum. These books contain a variety of user-friendly activities which are workplace oriented.