The world has changed in the last 50 years than in any previous half century in history. Entire industries have been created or transformed by new business ideas. And the way we all work is utterly different today to 50 years ago.
* Covers existing and forthcoming regulation
* U.S. and EU legislation presented as well as FSA supervision in Britain
* This rapidly changing area is clearly explained
Financial regulations are expanding rapidly, and this book expertly summarizes them for the banker. The principal activities of the bank treasury function are set in the context of all the existing and forthcoming legislation and regulation in the US, Britain, and the EU. After covering risk exposure, this volume presents a legislative overview with in-depth coverage of its impact on the banker. Finally, the author deals with the markets and explains their rules and documentation.
‘’Facebook is changing not only the way people use digital but also the way technology companies pursue impact and scale. Becoming facebook gives an insiders window into the making of this iconic company. It is both fascinating and informative-really a read.’’
John C Maxwell shows that talent is just the starting point for s successful impact in any organization. It is what takes you beyond your talent that matters.
People everywhere are proving him right. Read the headlines, watch the highlights, or just step out your front door. Some talented people reach their full potential, while others self-destruct or remain trapped in mediocrity. What makes the difference? Maxwell, the go to guru for business professionals across the globe, insists that the choices people make not merely the skills they inherit propel them to greatness. Among other truths, successful people know that.
Bubble Man tells the story of the great American stockmarket bubble, its bursting and the role of the man who made it all possible – Alan Greenspan. Peter Hartcher provides a fascinating account of one of the biggest speculative frenzies in history, and how Alan Greenspan has managed to evade the blame for its fall-out. With Greenspan’s public retirement planned for January 2006 this will get a lot of media attention both in the business and general pages.
Business in action looks at a variety of famous companies to find the secrete of their success. Each one reveals a remarkable human story, from which the author draws conclusions about the basic features of any business. He explains the importance of people and products, finance and investments, training and research, advertising and selling and many more concepts in terms that everyone can understand.
Good strategy, well implemented – that is the key to business success. This updated guide looks at the whole process of strategic decision-making, from vision, innovating and allocating resources, through to implementation, competing and leading people through changes in the business.
DRUCKER DID MORE than break the sod for a new field of knowledge: he planted in it ideas that are as fruitful today as they ever were. Each year, managers discover extraordinary and immediate relevance in articles and books he wrote before they were born, or even before their parents were born
Competitive strategy has transformed the theory practice and teaching of business strategy throughout the world. Electrifying in its simplicity like all breakthroughs porter’s analysis of industries captures the complexity of industry competition in five underlying forces. Porter introduces one of the most powerful competitive tools yet developed. His three generic strategies-lowest cost, differentiation and focus which bring structure to the task of strategic positioning.
Business is a game and like any game, you’ve got to keep score to know whether you are winning or losing. Unfortunately, all too many people in business lose track of the scoreboard… which leads to big problems in and around the business.
This book has provided a better understanding of how to set strategic goals and objectives in this transformed environment-and increase both performance and shareholder value. This paperback edition delivers every word, chart, case study, and statistic found in the hardcover in a more convenient format.
Anyone can start a business in Ireland, but it is vital that you know what you are aiming for if you want to make money from your business.
Many self-employed Irish people have a job rather than a business. It’s easy to be seduced into being very busy doing what you do and forgetting about the other aspects of building a business.
This book identifies the difference between a business owner and someone who works for themselves but has a job rather than a business. It offers practical suggestions to move from ‘having a job’ to ‘having a business’ and outlines the basic ingredients needed to run and grow a business in today’s Ireland. You will also find guidance on how to achieve the wealth and freedom you need to live the life you want.
UP’s century-long success is about more than driving trucks and sorting packages and wiring mainframes and flying airplanes. Maybe it’s also about simple values founder Jim Casey embraced, about a singular culture of never being satisfied, about the willingness of tens of thousands of like-minded people to pull together and transform an organization.
Robert Kiyosaki has challenged and changed the way tens of millions of people around the world think about money. With perspectives that often contradict conventional wisdom, Robert has earned a reputation for straight talk, irreverence and courage. He is regarded worldwide as a passionate advocate for financial education
Is your workload slowing you – and your career – down?
Your inbox is overflowing. You’re paralyzed because you have too much to do but don’t know where to start. Your to –do list never seems to get any shorter. You leave work exhausted but have little to show for it.
Masterfully combining his understanding of business and America history, Harvard business school professor Richard S Tedlow illuminates the professional and personal lives of these nineteenth and twentieth century titans, men with penetrating insight whose need to fulfill their destiny outweighed their fear of failure
No company ever shrank to greatness, conclude Dwight Gertz and Joao Baptista. Drawing upon their new study of more than 1000 large companies, the authors argue that managers must move beyond the current wave of downsizing, restructuring and reengineering. Contrary to current management fads, they contend that companies must grow to be great. Managers now involved in downsizing must consider long term goals for growth alongside short term measures for slimming. Gertz and Baptista shatter population corporate myths by revealing that growth opportunities are everywhere across all business sectors even in stable industries and in companies too big to grow.
Lots of us have ideas we think would make great businesses, yet most of us never do anything about these ideas. Probably because we just wouldn’t know where to start. But what if you took the first step? Where could it lead?
Influence the classic book on persuasion, explains the psychology of why people say yes and how to apply these understandings. Dr Robert B Cialdini is the seminal expert in the rapidly expanding field of influence and persuasion.