Developing Business Ethics In China by Lu Xiaohe; Georges Enderle (Eds.)
In an attempt to investigate business ethics in China, Lu and Enderle, go beyond sound bites and analyse multiple challenges for the years to come. This book explores the role of different ethical traditions, the creation of ethical corporate cultures, corruption and the lack of confidence, consumption patterns and income distribution, globalization, WTO, information technology, and more. Nearly two dozen scholars and business leaders from China, South Africa, Japan and the United States investigate these issues, taking the first steps for a desperately needed dialogue for China as well as for the world community.
China Cmo - Best Practice In Marketing Effectiveness & Efficiency In The Middle Kingdom by Paull, Greg; Goh Shufen
China is now the world's second largest locale for branded marketing. Marketing in China of course offers many challenges to Western marketers. This study is based on 2012 interviews with successful and significant marketers in China. Among the aspects discussed are: how to engage Chinese consumers; building brand equity; and identifying opportunities for business growth. The conclusions draw on the experience of well-known brands including: AB InBev, the Bank of Communications, adidas, Coca Cola, Ferrero, IKEA, Johnson & Johnson, Kimberley-Clark, Mondelez, Lenovo, Nestle, Philips, Starbucks, Visa and Volkswagen. Photosets and glossary.
Dynamics Of International Business: Asia-Pacific Business Cases by Ramburuth, Prem; Cristina Stringer Et Al.
These 24 real-life case presentations for senior business students illustrate some of the fundamental economic, social, political and intercultural issues which impact on today's international business. Discussion topics and questions relevant to business development are highlighted. The case studies are clearly set out and highlight aspects of the current environment of international business including the political, economic, social and cultural diversity of today's rapidly changing Asia Pacific region. With graphics, reference and reading lists, and discussion topics.
Salesman's Lessons, A: What I Studied Is What I Failed To See by Jena, C.R.
What is the ground reality for a Salesman? Do the various laws, theories, hypotheses, anecdotes and sayings of science, mathematics, literature, engineering, management, history in fact, everything that we painstakingly read and absorb in order to gain our college degrees before we start working, equip us for field situations when we actually go into the all too real world of Sales? Can we really use the academic learning we struggled with and paid so much for, to sell better? Are there certain factors (which do not appear in the pages of any college or business school text), that are crucial to success in Sales? In an engaging narrative based on his own 15 years in the field, the Author explores the answers to just these questions. The book is light reading and fun but the lessons it contains are both down to earth and serious.
Zense For An Evolved Leadership by Ugesh A. Joseph
Zense is the essence of Zen for an individual's positive transformation into a holistic and effective Leader and Manager. This book takes a refreshing new look at the principles and practices of Zen and Meditation, that have growing even critical, relevance today in the spheres of Leadership and Management. Contemporary research and management literature reiterates what Zen Masters and adepts have been telling us for years-how to create a stress-free environment where synergy and innovation happens and people s potentialities come to fruition. These principles are now being recognized and incorporated into best management practice.
Singapore Business Gurus 2013: The First Chair Success Stories From Entrepreneurs Who Made It Happen by Dove, Angela; Jeff R. Cuellar (Eds.)
The First Chair features the success stories of 30 entrepreneurs from 30 different industries in Singapore. It is packed with valuable experiences and tips on starting and building businesses, and will be a source of inspiration for young adults and aspiring entrepreneurs. Featured entrepreneurs include: Jean Soh of Aamor; Mohd Nor of Amani Weddings; J.S. Gill of Gill Capital; Eldwin Chua of Paradise Group; Vincent Ng of R.J. Crocker Consultants; and others.
Will To Win: Igniting The Entrepreneurial Passion Within by
The 10th anniversary of Singapore's non-profit Spirit of Enterprise is celebrated in this illustrated volume. Part 1 recounts the story of SOE's first ten years of development. Part 2 looks at the achievements and working principles of 10 award-winning entrepreneurs. Part 3 gives summary profiles of the 60 very different entrepreneurs of diverse experiences who were nominated for consideration by the adjucators.
Building Your Real Estate Riches by Ku Swee Yong
Intended for the individual and relatively inexperienced investor these articles are by a local property expert. In Part 1, eleven articles ruminate on the property scene and Singaporeans' approaches to it. Part 2 looks at pricing, overpricing, and other aspects of residential property largely in the Outside Central Region. In Part 3 the place and potentials of commercial and industrial property investment are discussed. A final look is taken at the government's October 2012 cooling measures. Graphics and black-and-white photographs.
Give And Take: A Revolutionary Approach To Success by Grant, Adam
Adam Grant, a professor at Wharton Business School, illuminates how successful networking, negotiating, and leadership skills share an increasingly important factor--the Giver reciprocity style, when exchanging value with others. "Give and Take" changes our fundamental understanding of why we succeed and offers a new paradigm for our relationships with colleagues, clients, and competitors. It demolishes the "me-first" worldview and shows that the best way to get to the top is to focus not on your solo journey but on bringing others with you.
Think Like A Sage, Work Like A Fool, Act Like A Criminal by Phooi, Mark; Jeannie Chia
The author, a leading and award-winning Singapore "designpreneur", writes of his life and ideas and experiences which have brought him public recognition and personal satisfaction. In concise style he sets out aphorisms and principles by which his ideas, ideals and methods are and can be put into action. With graphics and black-and-white photographs.
Making Extraordinary Things Happen In Asia: Applying The Five Practices Of Exemplary Leadership by Kouzes, James M.; Barry Posner
The Americans Kouzes and Posner have expounded their Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership for some 25 years. Here they draw on case material and other experience to discuss and demonstrate how their ideas have been successfully applied in Asian companies and other contexts. Reading list.
Reinventing Giants: How Chinese Global Competitor Haier Has Changed The Way Big Companies Transform by Fischer, Bill; Umberto Lago; Fang Liu
This book provides an exclusive look within the Haier Corporation and shows how managerial accountability and responsibility have been respositioned at every level in the organization, with the core value of market-centricity while aligning strategy on each level of management. It insights on how Haier has repeatedly reinvented its business model and corporate culture in an effort to sustain its success.
Rough Diamonds: The Four Traits Of Successful Breakout Firms In Bric Countries by Seung Ho Park; Gerardo R. Ungson & Nan Zhou
Discover the four traits of the best performing, but least known, breakout firms in BRIC countries. This book outlines who these firms are and explains their exemplary performance: Capitalizing on late development; Creating Market Inclusive Niches; Crafting Operational Excellence; and Cultivating Profitable Growth.
Confucius On Leadership by Adair, John
Here, John Adair, the celebrated expert on leadership training, shows how Confucian philosophy can help you become a better leader. He demonstrates how, far from merely being interesting ideas from centuries ago, Confucius's sayings, or Analects, will help you to develop the confidence, characteristics and skills you need to be the best leader you can be.
Business Brilliant by Schiff, Lewis
For decades, the middle class has believed that the road to success meant working hard and playing by the rules. But as the 2008 economic crisis has made clear, the old rules no longer apply-that particular road to prosperity has become a road to nowhere. Lewis Schiff explodes commonly held myths about wealth and explains how successful entrepreneurs such as Richard Branson, Suze Orman, Steve Jobs, Warren Buffett, and Cirque de Soleil founder Guy Laliberte, subscribe to a set of priorities completely different from those in the middle class. The book reveals how these self-made excel in areas of team building, risk management, and leadership development to accumulate their wealth.
Yes! 50 Secrets From The Science Of Persuasion by Goldstein, Noah; Steve Martin; Robert Cialdini
Yes! is full of practical tips based on recent academic research that shows how the psychology of persuasion can provide valuable insights for anyone interested in improving their ability to persuade others - whether in the workplace, at home or even on the internet.
What Got You Here Won't Get You There: How Successful People Become Even More Successful! by Goldsmith, Marshall
Perhaps one small flaw - a behaviour you barely even recognise - is the only thing that's keeping you from where you want to be. It may be that the very characteristic that you believe got you where you are - like the drive to win at all costs - is what's holding you back. As this book explains, people often do well in spite of certain habits rather than because of them - and need a "to stop" list rather than one listing what "to do".
Let's Create A Secondary Income Stream Together... Through Long Term Share Investing! by Chua I-Min
This is a manual of practical advice on creating a secondary income stream (later perhaps a main income) from planned investing. The explanation of the approach advised includes information on investment methods and markets, investors' shortterm and longterm strategies, and measurement techniques.
Changing Lanes, Changing Lives - How Leaders Made A Meaningful Career Switch From Corporates To Non-Profits by Hartung, Richard
How does leadership in the non-profit world compare with highflying in the corporate world? Here 13 leaders of non-profit organisations who have switched from corporate achievement to leadership of charitable or non-profit activity write about negative and positive impacts of the switchover. Some of these were unexpected, but they each found principles of good management apply in both spheres. Black-and-white photographs.
Inside Out - Conversations About Leadership And Innovation In A New Global Economy by Kang So-Young
Conversations and black-and-white photoportraits introduce twelve Singaporeans who are leaders in different dimensions of the country's life and economy. Motivation and dynamism in public and private life is the guiding theme although the interviews range widely.