Beyond measure : the big impact of small changes / Margaret Heffernan. “A powerful manifesto for CEOs and employees alike: Influential and award-winning business leader Margaret Heffernan reveals how organizations can build ideal workplace cultures and create seismic shifts by making deceptively small changes. By implementing sweeping changes, businesses often think it’s possible to do […]
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Wellington City Libraries has subscribed to Lynda.com . Lynda.com has a wide range of tutorial video courses on a wide range of business topics such as : Leadership Social media marketing Management Business skills Online marketing Project management Not only does Lynda.com have business courses, but it has courses on a large range of subjects […]
Power score : your formula for leadership success / Geoff Smart, Randy Street, and Alan Foster.“Written in an informal, Q & A style, yet backed up with data from more than 15,000 career interviews, Smart, Street, and Foster lay out their formula for running a successful organization – both for-profits and non-profits. P + W […]
The freaks shall inherit the earth : entrepreneurship for weirdos, misfits, and world dominators / Chris Brogan.“Valuable for entrepreneurs and “employeepreneurs”….An easy read with a lot of lessons and practical advice that you can implement right away. Even if you work in a large organization, there is something here for you as you look to […]
From the National Centre for O*NET Development comes this great book (in pdf format) of references entitled Greening of the World of Work. They researched a huge number of resources in order to gather information on the impact of green technology on the world of work. Published in October 2011 this is a massive and impressively […]
Jigsaw, a business information provider has released “Research Tab” a free business resource which uses Web 2.0 tools. You can search companies around the world for contact, financial details, news etc, but to get the full information you have to firstly sign up though (free). It has over 600 New Zealand organisations and companies listed. This […]
From Information Today comes this article by Paula Hanes which mentions two new online resources. Linked-in and Tradevibes (the latter site still in beta but it claims to be “the first structured wiki for company information”. Thanks to Library Stuff
Vietnam is becoming a really popular place to do business. Although this buyusinfo publication on how to do business in Vietnam is primarily for U.S. companies, it still provides a wealth of information valid for New Zealand businesses.
InnovationTools is a interesting site with pithy relevant articles which aims to provide “entrepreneurs and innovators with a focused, growing collection of the best resources on business innovation, creativity and brainstorming.” You can browse through their articles, creativity tools and resource centres. (U.S)
This really interesting site is a searchable archive of “hundreds of hours of direct, unfiltered interviews with today’s leading thinkers, movers and shakers”. There is a great Business and economics section.