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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 ...

Yocal 07.07.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Organizational Behaviour: An Introductory Text - David Buchanan & Andrzej Huczynski

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Virgin Dick says 'Screw it'

Advantages: A highly interesting, frank and motivational read
Disadvantages: Sometimes Branson's over enthusiasm becomes annoying

I will readily admit that I have never been what you could call a fan of Richard Branson, with his outrageous self publicity and his record attempts I have often found him rather annoying. But then part of me admires him, as anyone who can create such a h ...

christianfilmcritic 11.11.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Screw It, Let's Do It: Lessons in Life - Sir Richard Branson

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Leader of the pack

Advantages: Beautifully written, clear and full of common sense
Disadvantages: Slightly outdated in parts

One of the nice things about following cricket is that a reasonable number of its participants are able to write their own books, rather than relying on ghost-written pap that you'd be hard pressed to keep in your mind for more than about four seconds bef ...

davidbuttery 28.06.2010 · Read full review
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Review of The Art of Captaincy - Mike Brearley

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Principles of Marketing

Advantages: Very easy to read, good examples
Disadvantages: heavy!!

I bought this book in 2003 for a Foundation course in Business. I only studied one unit in Marketing but had to write a marketing report for a company of my choice and this book was priceless. This book in my opinion is aimed at Foundation and Degree ...

kags1971 24.07.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Principles of Marketing - Frances Brassington, Stephen Pettitt

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