The End Of Business As Usual

Author: Brian Solis
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118077555
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It's a new era of business and consumerism—and you play a role in defining it Today's biggest trends—the mobile web, social media, real-time—have produced a new consumer landscape. The End of Business As Usual explores this complex information revolution, how it has changed the future of business, media, and culture, and what you can do about it. "To be successful in business, you need to see what others don't. Start with this book. Someone's going to do it, why not you?" —Mark Cuban, owner of the Dallas Mavericks and Chairman of HDNet "Innovation has always changed the business landscape. People expect to access information anywhere, anytime, and on any device. Collaborative, cloud, and video technologies are leading this change. As Mr. Solis correctly writes, companies have to lead this change, not follow." —John Chambers, CEO of Cisco Systems, Inc. "Winning the hearts and minds of customers with new media experiences will turn them into your most valuable sales force. Solis's book is the map to unleash this treasure." —Peter Guber, author of Tell to Win: Connect, Persuade, and Triumph with the Hidden Power of Story "Your customers will share their experiences both good and bad. Now that everyone is connected, it's amplified and incredibly influential. This book will help you rethink your vision and mission to survive in a new era of digital Darwinism." —Mark Burnett, Television Executive Producer

The Cluetrain Manifesto

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Business As Usual

Author: Craig Calhoun
Editor: NYU Press
ISBN: 081477279X
Size: 10,16 MB
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Situates the current crisis in the historical trajectory of the capitalist world-system, showing how the crisis was made possible not only by neoliberal financial reforms but by a massive turn away from manufacturing things of value towards seeking profit from financial exchange and credit. Much more basic than the result of a few financial traders cheating the system, this is a potential historical turning point. In original essays, the contributors establish why the system was ripe for crisis of the past, and yet why this meltdown was different. The volume concludes by asking whether as deep as the crisis is, it may contain seeds of a new global economy, what role the US will play, and whether China or other countries will rise to global leadership. Contributors include: Immanuel Wallerstein, David Harvey, Saskia Sassen, James Kenneth Galbraith, Manuel Castells, Nancy Fraser, Rogers Brubaker, David Held, Mary Kaldor, Vadim Volkov, Giovanni Arrighi, Beverly Silver, and Fernando Coronil. The three volumes can purchased individually or as a set.

Business As Usual

Author: Deepak Chawla
Editor: The Write Place
ISBN: 9383952229
Size: 17,95 MB
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The Cluetrain Manifesto

Author: Rick Levine
Editor: Pitman Pub Limited
ISBN: 9780273650232
Size: 18,84 MB
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Expanding on ideas and insights first nailed up on the Web, The Cluetrain Manifesto both signals and explores a sea change already nearing flood tide in today's wired world. Through the Internet, people are discovering new ways to share relevant knowledge with blinding speed. As a result, markets are getting smarter than most companies. Whether management understands it or not, networked employees are an integral part of these borderless conversations. Today, customers and employees are communicating with each other in language that is natural, open, direct and often funny. Companies that aren't listening to these exchanges are missing a dire warning. Companies that aren't engaging in them are missing an unprecedented opportunity.

Oecd Yearbook 2016

Author: OECD
Editor: OECD Publishing
ISBN: 9264530045
Size: 11,72 MB
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The Offshore Imperative

Author: Tyler Priest
Editor: Texas A&M University Press
ISBN: 9781603442725
Size: 13,95 MB
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After World War II, the discovery and production of onshore oil in the United States faced decline. As a result, offshore prospects in the Gulf of Mexico took on new strategic value. Shell Oil Company pioneered many of the early moves offshore and continues to lead the way into "deepwater." Tyler Priest's study is the first time the modern history of Shell Oil has been told in any detail. Drawing on interviews with Shell retirees and many other sources, Priest relates how the imagination, talent, and hard work of personnel at all levels shaped the evolution of the company. The narrative also covers important aspects of Shell Oil's corporate evolution, but the company's pioneering steps into the deepwater fields of the Gulf of Mexico are its signature achievement. Priest's study demonstrates that engineers did not suddenly create methods for finding and producing oil and gas from astounding water depths. Rather, they built on a half-century of accumulated knowledge and improvements to technical systems. Shell Oil's story is unique, but it also illuminates the modern history of the petroleum industry. As Priest demonstrates, this company's experiences offer a starting point for examining the understudied topics of strategic decision-making, scientific research, management of technology, and corporate organization and culture within modern oil companies, as well as how these activities applied to offshore development.

Vertical Disintegration In The Corporate Hotel Industry

Author: Angela Roper
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 9780367362317
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This book evaluates how and why vertical disintegration has occurred in the global corporate hotel industry, as it undergoes a structural transformation. It provides a unique insight into the new competitive landscape. Underpinned by academic literature, it includes first-hand accounts from the most eminent senior executives of firms in and around the industry. It provides an in-depth perspective of a modern industrial phenomenon and makes observations as to the profitable way forward for the industry. This text is an important read for those working, advising and investing in the sector as well as for students, graduates and researchers.

Business As Usual

Author: Katherine Blue Carroll
Editor: Lexington Books
ISBN: 9780739105054
Size: 12,30 MB
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Katherine Blue Carroll explores the dynamic link between Jordan's business community and the state between 1983 and 2000.

Digital Aboriginal

Author: Mikela Tarlow
Editor: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0759527652
Size: 13,25 MB
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The Aborigine's view of the world suggests that all things are interconnected. Every relationship in turn influences every other relationship. Along these same lines, this book reveals how the modern-day business world organizes this unlimited range of possibilities and how readers can reorganize and redirect business plans merely by shifting marketing beliefs.