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June 2017

By Francisco Szekely with Zahir Dossa.

Many recent books make the case for businesses to become more sustainable, but few explain the specifics. In this book, Francisco Szekely and Zahir Dossa offer a pragmatic new business model for...

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October 2016

By Joachim Schwass with Anne-Catrin Glemser.

Wise Family Business aims to help families in business to identify new and better ways of achieving longevity, sustainability and performance. The book presents ground-breaking new insights and...

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July 2016

The IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook is the leading annual report on the competitiveness of nations and has been published by IMD since 1989. It benchmarks the performance of 62 countries based on...

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June 2016

By Bettina Büchel

The goal of this fieldbook is to provide you with support in executing and ensuring change around the initiative that you or your team is in charge of. Over the last couple of years of our work with...

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June 2016

By Michael R. Wade with Jeff Loucks, James Macaulay, Andy Noronha.

"Digital disruption" sounds like another business buzzword - until it happens to your company. Seemingly out of nowhere, startups and other tech-savvy disruptors attack. Your customers bolt for the do...

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June 2016

By Carlos Cordon with Pau Garcia-Milà, Teresa Ferreiro, Pablo Caballero.

This book presents strategies and practices to allow everyday companies to cope with the fundamentally changing landscape of business models and to take advantage of the huge business opportunities...

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June 2016

By Didier Cossin with Ong Boon Hwee.

Inspiring Stewardship helps leaders drive sustainable development and growth by balancing short- and long-term objectives amidst competing interests. By examining a range of exceptional individual and...

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April 2016

By Stéphane Garelli

Competitiveness, like social networks, sustainable development or climate change, is a topic that has captured the world. Politicians, businessmen and media constantly refer to it. What does it mean?...

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January 2016

By Georges Haour with Max Von Zedtwitz.

Undisputedly, China has become the world's manufacturing powerhouse, accounting for around half of all personal computers, digital cameras and kitchen appliances. However, the country is fast...

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December 2015

The book New Realities: Business Dynamics at the Frontiers of Globalization presents a series of assessments of where the global economy may be headed. It builds upon business cases from companies in...

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June 2015

By Knut Haanaes with Martin Reeves, Janmejaya Sinha.

Executives are bombarded with bestselling ideas and best practices for achieving competitive advantage, but many of these ideas and practices contradict each other. Should you aim to be big or fast?...

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May 2015

By Jean-Pierre Jeannet

This management book documents the remarkable transformation of DSM, first from a coal mining company to a commodity chemicals producer and then in the last two decades to the life sciences & material...

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April 2015

By Shlomo Ben-Hur with Nik Kinley.

An important part of every manager's job is changing people's behavior: to improve someone's performance, get them to better manage relationships with colleagues, or to stop them doing something. Yet,...

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March 2015

By Benoit F. Leleux with Hans van Swaay, Esmeralda Megally.

Private Equity 4.0 provides an insider perspective on the private equity industry, and analyzes the fundamental evolution of the private equity asset class over the past 30 years, from alternative to...

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January 2015

By Allen J. Morrison, Heidi Strebel

Sustainability and responsible leadership are more than hot boardroom topics. They are the key to a successful future for every company, large or small, across the globe. But do the enormous technical...

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June 2014

By Philip Rosenzweig

Too many of the most prominent management gurus today make steel-clad guarantees, based on claims of irrefutable research, promising to reveal the secrets of why one company fails and another succeeds...

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May 2014

By Thomas W. Malnight with Tracey S. Keys.

Game changing trends, including the increasing power of the crowd, disruptive technologies and demands for responsible capitalism, are redefining our work, lives, societies and planet. As Paul Polman,...

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May 2014

By Mikolaj Jan Piskorski

What makes social media so different from traditional media? Answering that question is the key to making social media work for any business, argues Mikołaj Piskorski, one of the world's leading exper...

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May 2014

By Carlos Cordon with Teresa Ferreiro.

Value chains today have a huge impact on multinational corporations’ right to exist and the way they compete. The future challenges associated with value chains are also huge and include new demands...

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April 2014

By Jean-Philippe Deschamps with Beebe Nelson.

Innovation governance is a hot topic in the business world. In a fast-paced business environment, the ability of corporate leaders to build purpose, direction, and focus for innovation is more importa...

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April 2014

By Tawfik Jelassi, Albrecht Enders with Francisco J. Martínez López.

Strategies for E-Business provides realistic and compact coverage of the key concepts linking strategy and e-business, illustrated by original case studies. Ideal for MBA students and upper level...

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February 2014

By Nuno Fernandes

The book Finance for Executives: A Practical Guide for Managers meets the needs of global executives, both finance as well as non-financial managers. It is a practical and fundamental finance referenc...

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February 2014

By Anand Narasimhan with Jean-Louis Barsoux.

This book identifies and addresses the seven transformation journeys that are reshaping corporations today. It integrates and builds on the collective experience and learning of IMD's professors, who...

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February 2014

By Philip Rosenzweig

Dozens of books have been published recently on the errors and biases that affect our judgments and choices. Drawing on cognitive science, their lessons are excellent for many kinds of decisions -...

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January 2014

By Denise H. Kenyon-Rouvinez with Alexander Koeberle-Schmid, Ernesto Poza.

Governance in Family Enterprises provides a highly comprehensive and global look at family business governance, incorporating financial, emotional, cultural, and family aspects, to achieve overall...

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June 2013

By Shlomo Ben-Hur with Nik Kinley.

Much has been written about best practices for measuring talent and which tests and tools to use, however there is little written that explores what businesses need to do to ensure that these measures...

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May 2013

By Thomas W. Malnight with Tracey S. Keys, Kees Van der Graaf.

What do Indian tractors and iconic America ice-cream companies have in common? Why are leaders of Unilever, Nestlé, and many other global companies redefining their futures? Why does this matter to yo...

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May 2013

By Michael D. Watkins

Transitions are a critical time for leaders. In fact, most agree that moving into a new role is the biggest challenge a manager will face. While transitions offer a chance to start fresh and make need...

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April 2013

By William A. Fischer with Umberto Lago, Fang Liu.

Chinese firms are reinventing their business models, their corporate cultures, and themselves, becoming global competitors who increasingly offer knowledge rather than cheap labour in their quest to...

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March 2013

By Shlomo Ben-Hur

Corporate learning functions are now an established part of many of the world's leading multinational firms. In this book, Shlomo Ben-Hur demonstrates how corporate learning can and should have an...

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November 2012

By Thomas W. Malnight with Tracey S. Keys.

The Global Trends Report 2013: Towards a Distributed Future , is an invaluable guide to the global trends that are reshaping the world in which we will live and operate in the future. Businesses today...

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September 2012

By Michael R. Wade with Yogesh Dwivedi, Scott Schneberger.

This book contributes to our understanding of a number of theories and models. The theoretical contribution of this book is that it analyzes and synthesizes the relevant literature in order to enhance...

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September 2012

By Michael R. Wade with Yogesh Dwivedi, Scott Schneberger.

This book contributes to our understanding of a number of theories and models. The theoretical contribution of this book is that it analyzes and synthesizes the relevant literature in order to enhance...

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July 2012

By Robert Hooijberg, Daniel R. Denison with Nancy Lane, Colleen Lief.

Filled with case studies from firms such as GT Automotive, GE Healthcare China, Vale, Dominos, Swiss Re Americas Division, and Polar Bank, among others, this book combines twenty years of research and...

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June 2012

By George Kohlrieser, Duncan Coombe with Susan Goldsworthy.

Have you ever been led by someone who cared for you like family, and dared you to achieve more than you ever thought possible for yourself, your organization, and even society? Award-winning author of...

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June 2012

By Winter Nie with Abraham Hongze Lu, William Dowell.

The "made in China" label has long dominated the lower end of the US manufacturing industry, effectively squeezing it out of existence. That’s old news. What most people don’t know is that China’s...

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April 2012

By Carlos Cordon, Ralf W. Seifert with Kim Sundoft Hald.

The supply chain is at the heart of every successful business organization's decision-making process. This textbook explains how to create a winning supply chain management strategy by spotlighting ho...

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October 2011

By Bettina Büchel, Xavier Gilbert with Rhoda Davidson.

Two strategic initiatives out of three fail. They are actually a huge challenge for "more-of-the-same, better-and-better", companies. Indeed, their cross-organization scope violates all principles of...

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May 2011

By William A. Fischer with Andrew C. Boynton.

Jack Welch once said, "Someone, somewhere has a better idea." In this myth-busting book, the authors reveal that great business ideas do not spring from innate creativity, or necessarily from the...

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March 2011

By Kees Van der Graaf

" Defining Moments is a deeply honest, personal and at times moving account of one man's voyage of self-discovery. Through a series of defining moments, Kees shows how personal crises and professional...

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March 2011

By Seán Meehan

Strong customer-focused companies have a clear, relevant promise which they obsessively deliver day-in, day-out. At the same time, they relentlessly drive the market by evolving the offer in the face ...

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January 2011

By Denise H. Kenyon-Rouvinez with Gordon Adler.

A collection of personal family letters written from great entrepreneurs to their family members about business, success and life. In Sharing Wisdom, Building Values we learn directly through their ow...

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January 2011

By Joachim Schwass with Colleen Lief, Håkan Hillerström, Holger Kück.

Creating wealth is difficult. So is managing wealth effectively. Losing wealth is the easiest part. It takes an enlightened approach to understand the future issues and to prepare and plan for the...

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