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Family Business

Wise Family Business

By Joachim Schwass with Anne-Catrin Glemser. - 31/10/2016

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 practi ...

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Competitiveness

World Competitiveness Yearbook 2016

01/07/2016

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 m ...

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General Management

Execution and Change Fieldbook

By Bettina Büchel - 26/06/2016

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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Innovation

Digital Vortex

By Michael R. Wade with Jeff Loucks, James Macaulay, Andy Noronha. - 25/06/2016

"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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Value Chain

Strategy is Digital

By Carlos Cordon with Pau Garcia-Milà, Teresa Ferreiro, Pablo Caballero. - 23/06/2016

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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Leadership

Inspiring Stewardship

By Didier Cossin with Ong Boon Hwee. - 01/06/2016

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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Competitiveness

Are You a Tiger, a Cat or a Dinosaur?

By Stéphane Garelli - 12/04/2016

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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Innovation

Created in China

By Georges Haour with Max Von Zedtwitz. - 13/01/2016

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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Political Economy

New Realities

Edited by: Jean-Pierre Lehmann, Carlos A. Primo Braga. 01/12/2015

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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Strategy

Your Strategy Needs a Strategy

By Knut Haanaes with Martin Reeves, Janmejaya Sinha. - 09/06/2015

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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Innovation

From Coal to Biotech

By Jean-Pierre Jeannet - 21/05/2015

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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Organizational Behavior

Changing Employee Behavior

By Shlomo Ben-Hur with Nik Kinley. - 28/04/2015

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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Finance

Private Equity 4.0

By Benoit F. Leleux with Hans van Swaay, Esmeralda Megally. - 30/03/2015

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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Sustainability

Thriving in the Future

By Allen J. Morrison, Heidi Strebel - 30/01/2015

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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General Management

The Halo Effect

By Philip Rosenzweig - 17/06/2014

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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General Management

The Global Trends Fieldbook

By Thomas W. Malnight with Tracey S. Keys. - 27/05/2014

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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Innovation

A Social Strategy

By Mikolaj Jan Piskorski - 25/05/2014

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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Value Chain

The Value Chain Shift

By Carlos Cordon with Teresa Ferreiro. - 07/05/2014

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 f ...

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Governance

Innovation Governance

By Jean-Philippe Deschamps with Beebe Nelson. - 21/04/2014

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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Strategy

Strategies for e-Business (3rd ed.)

By Tawfik Jelassi, Albrecht Enders with Francisco J. Martínez López. - 03/04/2014

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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Finance

Finance for Executives

By Nuno Fernandes - 22/02/2014

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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Innovation

Quest

By Anand Narasimhan with Jean-Louis Barsoux. - 11/02/2014

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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Leadership

Left Brain, Right Stuff

By Philip Rosenzweig - 06/02/2014

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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Family Business

Governance in Family Enterprises

By Denise H. Kenyon-Rouvinez with Alexander Koeberle-Schmid, Ernesto Poza. - 06/01/2014

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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Career Development

Talent Intelligence

By Shlomo Ben-Hur with Nik Kinley. - 24/06/2013

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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Innovation

Ready?

By Thomas W. Malnight with Tracey S. Keys, Kees Van der Graaf. - 16/05/2013

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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Career Development

The First 90 Days

By Michael D. Watkins - 14/05/2013

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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Innovation

Reinventing Giants

By William A. Fischer with Umberto Lago, Fang Liu. - 15/04/2013

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 j ...

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Executive Education

The Business of Corporate Learning

By Shlomo Ben-Hur - 14/03/2013

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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General Management

The Global Trends Report 2013

By Thomas W. Malnight with Tracey S. Keys. - 14/11/2012

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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Information Management

Information Systems Theory vol. 2

By Michael R. Wade with Yogesh Dwivedi, Scott Schneberger. - 21/09/2012

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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Information Management

Information Systems Theory vol. 1

By Michael R. Wade with Yogesh Dwivedi, Scott Schneberger. - 21/09/2012

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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Innovation

Leading Culture Change in Global Organizations

By Robert Hooijberg, Daniel R. Denison with Nancy Lane, Colleen Lief. - 26/07/2012

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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Leadership

Care to Dare

By George Kohlrieser, Duncan Coombe with Susan Goldsworthy. - 15/06/2012

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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Entrepreneurship

In the Shadow of the Dragon

By Winter Nie with Abraham Hongze Lu, William Dowell. - 01/06/2012

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 glo ...

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Value Chain

Strategic Supply Chain Management

By Carlos Cordon, Ralf W. Seifert with Kim Sundoft Hald. - 16/04/2012

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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Strategy

Smarter Execution

By Bettina Büchel, Xavier Gilbert with Rhoda Davidson. - 01/10/2011

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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Innovation

The Idea Hunter

By William A. Fischer with Andrew C. Boynton. - 06/05/2011

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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Family Business

Wise Wealth

By Joachim Schwass with Colleen Lief, Håkan Hillerström, Holger Kück. - 01/01/2011

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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