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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 […]

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The elephant that became a tiger

From the Cato Institute this is report looks at how with twenty years of economic reform India has risen to become a potential superpower and  has achieved dramatic growth recently.   However, it still has a long way to go, with the World Bank’s Doing Business report ranking India just 134th of 183 countries in how easy it is do […]

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This is a great article which shows how librarians are still relevant in the age of the internet. The Bivings Report: How Librarians offer plenty in a social media world was published today and discusses tagging and classifying (is there a difference), how to search better and to find less accessible information.  If you are a […]

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The latest issue is now available to read online using your library card.  This month’s cover stories include: The Execution Trap (why employees fail) Empowered (how companies can use social media for innovation) How hierarchy can hurt strategy execution Stop the innovation wars (why companies shouldn’t resist innovation) Interested? Enter your library card details here, […]

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Search engine marketing

The U.K.’s Internet Advertising Bureau  have produced a great resource which “contains best practice information for all basic and advanced search marketing techniques. Explanations of the key similarities between search engine policies are also included for trademarks, copyright, privacy, invalid clicks and intellectual property in campaigns”.  Some of the topics covered are campaign research, demographic […]

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Twitter for business

At Mashable they have put up a “twitter guide book” which includes Twitter for business.  All explained clearly and logically

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In February and March 2009, consulting Firm Watson Wyatt talked to leaders of 181 companies to get their opinions regarding the use of social networking, blogs and webcasts.  The report’s findings found that since the onset of  worsening global economic conditions, companies are making much more use of Web 2.0 technology Thanks to Resourceshelf

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Although this is a company website ( Project Management Consultants UK) it is a very useful site with lots of free information written in a pithy style and incorporating useful diagrams.  It is designed as a resource for  anyone involved in project management whether they are new-comers or experienced.   The examples are based on the automotive […]

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If you have a Wellington City Libraries’ card you can read the latest HBR, NZ Management, NZ Business, Australian Journal of Management, to just mention a few of the magazines available,  in full online, by visiting www.wcl.govt.nz/mygateway and choose Business Source Elite.  Or,  visit www.wcl.govt.nz/business and choose online databases.    Just enter your library card details and surname. 

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Working knowledge is a great site which regularly produces high quality working papers on a variety of topics including leadership and change, globalisation.  You can keep up-to-date by  by linking up to their daily rss feed. Another good business school is the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and you can also subscribe to their rss […]

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