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Knot Cannot (Hardcover): Tiffany Stone Knot Cannot (Hardcover)
Tiffany Stone
R422 R343 Discovery Miles 3 430 Save R79 (19%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

A pun-packed look at friendship, jealousy, and being yourself Knot is a piece of rope who longs to do the same things as Snake. Snake can slither and swim and hiss. Sadly, Knot cannot! But when Snake finds herself in a pickle, Knot discovers there's one thing he can do that Snake cannot. Knot can knot--a lot! With wordplay a-plenty, this uproarious read-a-loud encourages readers to find--and celebrate!--whatever it is they do best.

Power Moves - How Women Can Pivot, Reboot, and Build a Career of Purpose (Hardcover): Lauren Mcgoodwin Power Moves - How Women Can Pivot, Reboot, and Build a Career of Purpose (Hardcover)
Lauren Mcgoodwin
R674 R531 Discovery Miles 5 310 Save R143 (21%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

From the founder of the influential website Career Contessa, an invaluable career resource for women feeling stuck or unfulfilled that combines actionable advice, learning tools to make impactful life changes, and an in-depth discussion of how to build a meaningful career on your terms. With her popular website Career Contessa, Lauren McGoodwin built an audience of ambitious, professional, millennial women who thought they did everything right-they got the degree, the internship, and even the promotion-but still wondered why they felt stuck and unfulfilled. The first site of its kind to focus on the unique, complex aspects of women's careers, Career Contessa offers women the smart advice they deserve, in a voice that resonates. Drawing on the insights and lessons developed from Career Contessa, Power Moves is the essential handbook that helps professional women truly feel understood so they can bypass perfection and planning and head straight to evolving. McGoodwin addresses young professionals' number-one concern: career transitions and growth, and engages them with specific goals, including: What is a Power Move and why they matter Cutting out comparison, shame, and self-loathing How to abandon the elusive "dream job" Embracing your inner questioner, your inner quester, and your inner-quitter Making money moves and taking control of your financial future Tuning out from the noise and tuning into your voice Power Moves is filled with the information, guidance, advice, and essential tools, (including helpful graphics) that can help women take decisive, bold steps without self-doubt and fear, Power Moves shows women how to build a successful career on their own terms.

Business management - An introduction (Paperback, 2nd ed): L.R.J. Van Rensburg Business management - An introduction (Paperback, 2nd ed)
L.R.J. Van Rensburg
R420 R372 Discovery Miles 3 720 Save R48 (11%) Ships in 7 - 10 working days
Managing in the Next Society (Paperback, Rev Ed): Peter Drucker Managing in the Next Society (Paperback, Rev Ed)
Peter Drucker
R726 Discovery Miles 7 260 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Divided into four parts, the book offers searching analysis of the 'information revolution' and the knowledge society it has created. It goes to scrutinize the unprecendented demographic, economic and sociological transforms of recent times to present an outline of 'The Next Society' - which in turn points to a challenging, provocative and at times disturning view of the future. Managing in the Next Society is a collection of Peter Drucker's most strikingly prescient articles. Salient and incisive as ever, Drucker ranges widely over the most critical issues facing business and society today to offer advice, admonition and instruction for proactive executives.

The Real Life MBA - The No-Nonsense Guide To Winning The Game, Building A Team And Growing Your Career (Paperback): Jack Welch The Real Life MBA - The No-Nonsense Guide To Winning The Game, Building A Team And Growing Your Career (Paperback)
Jack Welch; As told to Suzy Welch
R380 R299 Discovery Miles 2 990 Save R81 (21%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

Business authors Jack and Suzy Welch return, nearly a decade after publishing their international bestseller, Winning, to tackle the most pressing business challenges in the modern world. From creating winning strategies to leading and managing others The Real Life MBA acts as an essential guide for every person in business today - and tomorrow.

You can talk about theories, concepts, and ideologies all you want, but when it gets right down to it, winning in business is all about mastering the gritty, inescapable, make-or-break, real-life dilemmas that define the new economy, the old economy, and everything in between:

  • My boss is unbearable.
  • I'm stuck in career purgatory.
  • My team lacks enthusiasm.
  • Our IT department is incompetent.
  • Our strategy is outdated.
  • We don't understand our Chinese partners.
  • We're just not growing.

This is the real stuff of work today.

In the decade since their international best-seller Winning was published, Jack and Suzy Welch have dug deeper into the world of business than ever before, travelling the world consulting to businesses of every size and in every industry, working closely with entrepreneurs from Mumbai to Silicon Valley, starting their own company, and owning and managing more than 40 companies through private equity. Coupled with Jack's 20 years of iconic leadership at GE and Suzy's tenure as editor of the Harvard Business Review, their new database of knowledge infuses the pages of The Real Life MBA with fresh, relevant stories and equally powerful solutions.

Safety Management In The Workplace (Paperback): Francois van Loggerenberg Safety Management In The Workplace (Paperback)
Francois van Loggerenberg 1
R435 R367 Discovery Miles 3 670 Save R68 (16%) Ships in 4 - 8 working days

Health and safety management is a key responsibility of organisations. This edition of Safety Management in the Workplace aims at highlighting certain aspects regarding health and safety in the workplace.

The book highlights: occupational health and safety from a global perspective, legislation and competency requirements, the difference between responsibility and accountability, occupational hygiene, first-aid, risk assessment, etc.

Organization Theory & Design - An International Perspective (Paperback, 4th edition): Richard L. Daft, Jonathan Murphy, Hugh... Organization Theory & Design - An International Perspective (Paperback, 4th edition)
Richard L. Daft, Jonathan Murphy, Hugh Willmott
R997 R851 Discovery Miles 8 510 Save R146 (15%) Ships in 15 - 25 working days

The fourth edition of Organization Theory & Design provides students with an understanding of the different approaches to designing and managing an organization. Illustrated with many enlightening global examples drawn, this book combines classic ideas and contemporary theories to reflect the challenges faced by managers. Developed for students in the UK, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, it provides an up-to-date, international perspective to Richard L. Daft's landmark text.

Becoming Bulletproof - Protect Yourself, Read People, Influence Situations, and Live Fearlessly (Hardcover): Evy Poumpouras Becoming Bulletproof - Protect Yourself, Read People, Influence Situations, and Live Fearlessly (Hardcover)
Evy Poumpouras
R636 R506 Discovery Miles 5 060 Save R130 (20%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
The Essentials of Management - Everything you need to succeed as a new manager (Paperback, 2nd New edition): Andrew Leigh The Essentials of Management - Everything you need to succeed as a new manager (Paperback, 2nd New edition)
Andrew Leigh
R220 R186 Discovery Miles 1 860 Save R34 (15%) In stock

Distilling years of hard-won success, experience, lessons and management wisdom, this book will help new and aspiring managers be the best they can be. For new and aspiring managers this exciting book will enable you to quickly learn all the clever and powerful tips, tricks, advice andknow-how that seasoned and experienced managers already know.You will pick up effective ideas and learn powerful, practical skills that will help you become a better, more successful manager who really delivers results.

Wildplaasbestuur (Afrikaans, Paperback, 4th ed): J. Du P. Bothma Wildplaasbestuur (Afrikaans, Paperback, 4th ed)
J. Du P. Bothma
R1,200 R1,001 Discovery Miles 10 010 Save R199 (17%) Ships in 7 - 10 working days

Hierdie uitgawe van die titel bevat riglyne vir elke komponent van ekstensiewe wildboerdery. Dit is omvattend herstruktureer en bygewerk om die nuutste beskikbare inligting weer te gee. Daarby is daar etlike nuwe hoofstukke, onder andere oor bemarking, boogjag, groensafari's en nog meer. Die titel is reeds gevestig as die primere handleiding vir studente en wildboere. Daarbenewens is dit 'n uitstekende algemene inligtingsbron oor talle wildsoorte in Suid-Afrika.

Pricing Management (Paperback, Second Edition): Mike Cant Pricing Management (Paperback, Second Edition)
Mike Cant; Contributions by Annekie Brink, Ricardo Machado
R355 R315 Discovery Miles 3 150 Save R40 (11%) Ships in 7 - 10 working days

Pricing management forms part of a series of books specially written for South African undergraduate marketing students. The other titles in the series deal with distribution management, product management, marketing research and integrated marketing communications. The objective of the series is to place specific marketing topics in perspective. Pricing decisions impact on other elements of the marketing mix in numerous ways. The price of a product, for example, influence customers' perception of the product and affect how the product is promoted. Pricing management concentrates on the essentials of pricing decisions in marketing management and does so in a comprehensive, practical and extremely accessible manner.

Diversity management - For business success (Paperback): L. Human Diversity management - For business success (Paperback)
L. Human
R485 R426 Discovery Miles 4 260 Save R59 (12%) Ships in 7 - 10 working days

Exactly what diversity management is, why it makes business sense and how it can be measured are questions that cause confusion among managers and learners alike. Moreover, the way in which diversity management is conceptualised and managed in some local and international companies seems to make matters worse. This title aims to address these issues in a practical and sensible way.

Fundamentals of sales and marketing (Paperback): Eugene Engelbrecht Fundamentals of sales and marketing (Paperback)
Eugene Engelbrecht
R395 R350 Discovery Miles 3 500 Save R45 (11%) Ships in 7 - 10 working days

The lifeblood of any business is sales and marketing. Selling and marketing skills are essential for a business to succeed. A person's ability to market a product or service assists in the development of entrepreneurial flair, a much-needed attribute for people either seeking employment, or currently employed, in the southern African business environment. Fundamentals of sales and marketing - Discuss the development of sales and marketing skills in the southern African business environment; is unique as it presents the theory on both sales and marketing in one concise book; provides southern African examples and case studies; is written in simple, clear language which makes it easy to read an accessible to business; management students and practitioners in the sales and marketing fields.

Leadershift - 11 Essential Changes Every Leader Must Embrace (Paperback): John C. Maxwell Leadershift - 11 Essential Changes Every Leader Must Embrace (Paperback)
John C. Maxwell
R320 R264 Discovery Miles 2 640 Save R56 (18%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Internationally recognized leadership expert John C. Maxwell teaches readers how to shift their leadership to keep innovating, improving, and influencing others in today's fast-paced world.

Change is so rapid today that leaders must do much more than stay the course to be successful. If they aren't nimble and ready to adapt, they won't survive. The key is to learn how to leadershift.

In Leadershift, John C. Maxwell helps leaders gain the ability and willingness to make leadership changes that will positively enhance their organizational and personal growth. He does this by sharing the eleven shifts he made over the course of his long and successful leadership career. Each shift changed his trajectory and set him up for new and exciting achievements, ultimately strengthening and sustaining his leadership abilities and making him the admired leadership expert he is today.

Among those leadershifts are the Adaptive Shift from Plan A to Option A, the Production Shift from Ladder Climbing to Ladder Building, and the Influence Shift from Positional Authority to Moral Authority. Maxwell gives specific guidance to readers about how to make these shifts in their own lives. Each one requires them to change the way they think, act, and ultimately lead so they can be successful in a world that never remains the same.

Finance for Non-Financial Managers (Paperback): Johan Marx Finance for Non-Financial Managers (Paperback)
Johan Marx
R230 R204 Discovery Miles 2 040 Save R26 (11%) Ships in 7 - 10 working days

This title deals with: Creating the long-term goal of value and the short-term goal of profitability, liquidity and solvency; analysing and interpreting financial statements; using a financial calculator to perform financial calculations. Managing cash flow (liquidity), accounts receivable and inventory (stock). The title has been written for managers involved in marketing, human resources (HR), information technology (IT), procurement and materials management (MM), as well as professionals such as architects, attorneys, engineers, doctors and other medical practitioners in private practice. This book is ideal for anyone who has little or no prior knowledge of accounting or financial management.

The Connector Manager - Why Some Leaders Build Exceptional Talent - and Others Don't (Paperback): Jaime Roca, Sari Wilde The Connector Manager - Why Some Leaders Build Exceptional Talent - and Others Don't (Paperback)
Jaime Roca, Sari Wilde 1
R340 R267 Discovery Miles 2 670 Save R73 (21%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

The best managers work smarter, not harder

After conducting a unique global study of over 9,000 people, analysts at the world-leading sales research firm Gartner identified four distinct types of manager. Incredibly, they found one type consistently performs far better than the rest, and it wasn’t the one they were expecting.

Connector Managers understand that it’s not enough for managers to just encourage and teach employees themselves, and that providing constant coaching to employees can actually be detrimental to their independent development. Instead, by connecting employees to others in the team or organisation, Connector Managers can help their employees develop a range of skills beyond their own areas of expertise.

Although the four types of managers are more or less evenly distributed, employees with Connector Managers perform significantly better than others. Employees with Always-on Managers who provide constant feedback and coaching perform significantly worse.

Drawing on their ground-breaking data-driven research, as well as in-depth case studies and extensive interviews with thousands of managers, you’ll discover what behaviours define Connector Managers and how you can use them yourself to build brilliant, powerhouse teams.

Peter F. Drucker on Economic Threats (Hardcover): Peter F. Drucker Peter F. Drucker on Economic Threats (Hardcover)
Peter F. Drucker
R702 R553 Discovery Miles 5 530 Save R149 (21%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Evaluating Empowerment - Reviewing the concept and practice (Paperback): Peter Oakley Evaluating Empowerment - Reviewing the concept and practice (Paperback)
Peter Oakley
R190 Discovery Miles 1 900 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The fourth book in a series based on International Workshops on the Evaluation of Social Development and is based on the Fourth International Workshop held in Oxford in April 2000. It includes a number of commissioned papers by Anisur Rahman, Musimbi Kanyoro, Frits Wils and Peter Oakley as well as papers presented by participants. It also includes both regional presentations from Southern Africa, Asia, Central America and the Middle East as well as institutional statements by DFID, SIDA, Action Aid and Cordaid. The book concludes by drawing together participants' perceptions in terms of the current state of the practice of the M&E of empowerment.

Global Strategic Management, International Edition (Paperback, 3rd edition): Mike W. Peng Global Strategic Management, International Edition (Paperback, 3rd edition)
Mike W. Peng
R1,228 R1,036 Discovery Miles 10 360 Save R192 (16%) Ships in 15 - 25 working days

Discover both sides of international business and how to prepare for the future. GLOBAL STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT, 3E, International Edition doesn't just show you what it's like for foreign businesses entering a new market; it reveals what domestic companies must do to survive foreign competition. Easy to read and full of study tools, GLOBAL STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT, 3E, International Edition, helps you prepare for your exams and for your career.

Find Your Thing - How to Discover What You Do Best, Own It and Get Known for It (Paperback): Lucy Whittington Find Your Thing - How to Discover What You Do Best, Own It and Get Known for It (Paperback)
Lucy Whittington 1
R309 R233 Discovery Miles 2 330 Save R76 (25%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Finding it, refining it, loving it, and actually getting out there and doing it Don't waste your life not doing something you aren't brilliant at, not setting the world on fire with your ideas, your thinking, your inventions, your words it doesn't matter how you do your Thing, what matters is that you DO IT! And how about turning that Thing into your business too? Lucy Whittington is on a mission she wants everyone in the world to do what they're brilliant at and not just what they're 'good' at. Having done what she was 'good' at for a long time (marketing), and getting overqualified with an MBA, Lucy realized that her 'Thing' was finding other people's Thing and helping them turn it into a great business that they love. In this book, Lucy uses her proven five-step process to help even more people find what they are brilliant at. * Find out what you should be doing and how to make a living from it * Take advantage of Lucy's expertise and follow her five-step process for success * Be inspired and gain real practical advice * Receive guidance on taking your new business to the next level by creating your "Star Plan" * Become famous for what you do Imagine being so gifted that the work you are paid to do comes as naturally as breathing, and is so enjoyable that you would do it for free. It can happen. You're gifted at something, and that something is marketable. You can put yourself on the path to your ideal life, but first you have to Find Your Thing.

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team - An Illustrated Leadership Fable Manga Edition (Paperback, Manga Ed): Patrick M. Lencioni The Five Dysfunctions of a Team - An Illustrated Leadership Fable Manga Edition (Paperback, Manga Ed)
Patrick M. Lencioni; Illustrated by Kensuke Okabayashi
R527 R387 Discovery Miles 3 870 Save R140 (27%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Think back to a time when you experienced the satisfaction of being part of a world-class team. Whether on a sports field or in a corporate setting, that feeling of unstoppable momentum is both satisfying and energizing. It's the way teams should work, after all.

Unfortunately, the magic that accompanies a well-functioning team is often derailed by the natural human behaviors of team members and their leaders. The good news is that the dysfunctions that often trip up a well-intentioned team can be avoided.

Based on Patrick Lencioni's extraordinarily successful leadership fable The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, this Participant Workbook outlines Lencioni's powerful model and the actionable steps that can be used to overcome five common problems that may prevent your team from performing at its best: Absence of Trust Fear of Conflict Lack of Commitment Avoidance of Accountability Inattention to Results

As you work through the pages of this workbook with your team, you will find your team taking its first steps toward greater cohesiveness and productivity. The unique, field-tested exercises and process will set you and your team members on a path to becoming that world-class team that you know can be so remarkable.

"Lencioni's approach to team development is refreshing--practical, extremely engaging, and not touchy-feely. I would recommend this experience to any team wanting to excel."
--Vern L. Toland, managing director, Hilton Grand Vacations Company

Trump: The Art of the Deal (Paperback): Donald Trump Trump: The Art of the Deal (Paperback)
Donald Trump 3
R230 R181 Discovery Miles 1 810 Save R49 (21%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

______________________________ THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER FROM THE 45th PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES 'I like thinking big. I always have. To me it's very simple: If you're going to be thinking anyway, you might as well think big.' - Donald J. Trump Here is Trump in action - how he runs his business and how he runs his life - as he meets the people he needs to meet, chats with family and friends, clashes with enemies, and changes the face of the New York City skyline. But even a maverick plays by the rules, and Trump has formulated eleven guidelines for success. He isolates the common elements in his greatest deals; he shatters myths; he names names, spells out the zeros, and fully reveals the deal-maker's art. And throughout, Trump talks - really talks - about how he does it. Trump: The Art of the Deal is an unguarded look at the mind of a brilliant entrepreneur and an unprecedented education in the practice of deal-making. It's the most streetwise business book there is - and the ultimate read for anyone interested in making money and achieving success, and knowing the man behind the spotlight.

How to Plan and Execute Strategy (Paperback): Wallace Stettinius How to Plan and Execute Strategy (Paperback)
Wallace Stettinius
R296 R238 Discovery Miles 2 380 Save R58 (20%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Life's Great Question - Discover How You Contribute To The World (Hardcover): Tom Rath Life's Great Question - Discover How You Contribute To The World (Hardcover)
Tom Rath 1
R470 R421 Discovery Miles 4 210 Save R49 (10%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Life is not what you get out of it . . . it's what you put back in. Yet our current means for summarizing life's work, from resumes to salaries, are devoid of what matters most. This is why the work we do is often bad for our wellbeing, when it should be making us happier and healthier. What are the most meaningful contributions we can make? This is Life's Great Question. Life is about what you do that improves the world around you. It is about investing in the development of other people. And it is about efforts that will continue to grow when you are gone. Life's Great Question will show you how to make your work and life more meaningful, and greatly boost your wellbeing. In this remarkably quick read, author Tom Rath describes how finding your greatest contribution is far more effective than following talent or passion alone. More than a book, each copy includes a code for an online program that identifies the most significant contributions you can make. This deeply practical book will alter how you look at your work and change the way you live each day.

Broken Business - Seven Steps to Reform Good Companies Gone Bad (Hardcover): Jose R Hernandez Broken Business - Seven Steps to Reform Good Companies Gone Bad (Hardcover)
Jose R Hernandez
R548 R409 Discovery Miles 4 090 Save R139 (25%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

How to prevent corporate scandals and fix good companies that do wrong The news media is replete with stories of corporate scandal, corruption and misdeeds. The need for effective crisis management and corporate governance strategies has never been greater. Broken Business explains why corporate scandals happen, what to do when scandals arise in your company, and how to prevent their future occurrence. Offering real-world anecdotes and solutions, this book details how corporations can mitigate the risk of scandal, reform corporate image and install structures to create a more ethical and profitable company. This insightful resource dispels common misconceptions of corporate misconduct and its causes through fascinating research into human nature, and compelling storytelling that demonstrates fundamental flaws in corporate culture. Author Jose Hernandez draws on decades of experience working with high-profile global corporations to present seven essential steps for transforming a company, including building a better culture, more effective compliance systems and re-focusing the strategy. This book allows you to: Examine current and highly publicized cases of corporate scandal and their impact on corporate credibility Employ practical methods to rehabilitate your corporation's public image Implement managerial frameworks to quickly address cases of misconduct Promote a culture of compliance and integrity to encourage good conduct in your corporate environment At its core, this book is a simple, engaging "how to" guide that offers practical advice on institutionalizing integrity in any organization. Broken Business: Seven Steps to Reform Good Companies Gone Bad is an essential text for leaders seeking a concise review at how things can go wrong, how to deal with scandal fallout and how to ultimately become a better company.

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