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Bring 'em back alive

Advantages: Simple, easy to understand, makes some good points & is very readable
Disadvantages: A bit overpriced

It always helps to know the bias of anyone reviewing a book for you, so cards on the table: I am something of a "self-help" / "self-improvement" junkie. I use both expressions because it's often difficult to know where the boundary between management te ...

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Review of The Commando Entrepreneur - Damian McKinney

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Adding Fool to the Flame

Advantages: Stimulates debate
Disadvantages: Too ambiguous, stats are not relevant

Jonathon Porritt (1950 - ) Edge Futures - A six part series Black Dog Publishing 2008 By reading Porritt, this doesn’t make me bow to his environmentalism, views on man-made greed or his prophecies of alarming global choices. I read Porritt t ...

1st2thebar 09.10.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Globalism and Regionalism - Jonathan Porritt

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The fall and rise of our favourite brick

Advantages: Searching, well-documented analysis
Disadvantages: For a very specialist business-orientated readership

There can be few of us whose lives have not been untouched at some stage by a phase of building things out of LEGO bricks. These little wonders have comprised a time-honoured toy for children of all ages which weathered many a storm ever since Ole Kirk C ...

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Review of Brick by Brick How LEGO Rewrote the Rules of Innovation and Conquered the Global Toy Industry - David Robertson, Bill Breen

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How does an organisation behave!!!

Advantages: Great cartoons :), Good cross referencing with various organisational theorists
Disadvantages: Little expensive

Having just completed a FdA Contact Centre Management course, the book I found I referred to this book the most as it provides a multidisciplinary approach to organisational behaviour. This is done through explaining various theories, models and concep ...

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Review of Organizational Behaviour: An Introductory Text - David Buchanan & Andrzej Huczynski

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Swim with the sharks

Advantages: Reads at a great pace
Disadvantages: A little too much technical detail

Michael Lewis, the author, was once a trader in the 1980s and made a fortune out of the investment banking arena. This story is his real life account of what it was to be a trader in London and New York and become one with the shark, in the deep murky wa ...

aitchison21 09.02.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Liar's Poker - Michael Lewis

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