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Improve Your Business Through Kaizen

Understand the essentials of Kaizen (also known as continuous improvement or incremental improvement) in just 50 minutes with this practical and concise book. The Japanese concept of Kaizen  is a form of continuous improvement which is used in business to improve ouput quality in the production line. It has proven to be an extremely effective approach, as it allows companies to improve productivity and product quality by optimizing the production process.

This book will provide you with a handy introduction to the concepts of continuous […]

2017-10-05T08:48:31+00:00

Generation Y in Business

Learn how to work effectively with Generation Y in just 50 minutes with this practical and concise book. The members of Generation Y (also known as millennials) were born between around 1980 and around 2000, meaning that they now make up a significant proportion of workers. They typically share a number of key characteristics, including a willingness to innovate, a desire for work-life balance and a tendency to challenge authority. Workers from Generation Y can be a valuable […]

2017-10-06T14:38:26+00:00

Developing Your Emotional Intelligence

Learn how to harness your emotional intelligence in just 50 minutes with this practical and concise book. Emotional intelligence is linked to our relationships with others, and is a key characteristic of good leaders. It is also associated with personal and social skills such as motivation, communication and empathy, which means that it plays a vital part in professional relationships. Being emotionally intelligent will allow you to work more effectively in teams, minimize stress and frustration, and lead […]

2017-10-06T14:56:50+00:00

Management by Objectives for Your Organisation

Understand the essentials of management by objectives (also known as MBO and management by results) in just 50 minutes with this practical and concise book. MBO is a model which is used in the business world in order to set precise objectives. For examples, managers can establish objectives for upcoming tasks, while employees can set themselves performance goals. This management technique is so effective because it gives managers a framework to negotiate with employees and encourages workers to meet more ambitious targets […]

2017-10-05T08:31:04+00:00

The Pareto Principle for Business Management

Understand the essentials of the Pareto principle for business management (also known as Pareto’s rule, Pareto’s law, the 80/20 rule and the law of the vital few) in just 50 minutes with this practical and concise book. The Pareto principle is a model which can be applied to many different fields, and argues that, in many cases, 80% of the effects are the product of 20% of the causes. It allows businesses to make improvements in a range of areas, […]

2017-10-05T08:38:38+00:00

Benchmarking for Businesses

Understand the essentials of benchmarking  (also known as standardization or comparative analysis) in just 50 minutes with this practical and concise book. Benchmarking is a strategy which is mainly used in business to evaluate a range of elements – including products, the market and competitors – in a given sphere. Benchmarking therefore allows businesses to identify the practices that have been proven to work and adopt them for themselves, in order to increase their performance and re-engineer their products.

This […]

2017-10-05T08:24:08+00:00

Customer Relationship Management

Understand the essentials of customer relationship management (CRM) in just 50 minutes with this practical and concise book. Companies can implement a CRM strategy to gain a better understanding of their customer base through data mining and segmentation, which in turn allows them to attract new clients and increase customer loyalty. In an increasingly competitive business world, leveraging CRM to develop effective approaches to communication and advertising should be a vital part of any company’s strategy.

This book will […]

2017-10-06T16:17:48+00:00

Value Stream Mapping

Understand the essentials of value stream mapping (VSM) in just 50 minutes with this practical and concise book. Value stream mapping is one of the most influential and widely used tools of lean management, and plays a vital role in process improvement analysis and continuous improvement. Its simplicity and versatility mean that it can be applied to virtually any production process in order to identify sources of waste and implement a plan of action to minimise them.

This book will provide […]

2017-10-06T16:07:34+00:00

Stress and Coping Mechanisms

Learn how to master stress and coping mechanisms in just 50 minutes with this practical and concise book. Nowadays, pressure and deadlines are part and parcel of the business world, so learning to cope with stress will allow you to feel in control and preserve a good work-life balance. Understanding the key principles of coping mechanisms will allow you to respond effectively to anxiety, which is vital when you are looking to improve efficiency and overcome stress.

In this […]

2017-10-06T14:41:09+00:00

Michael Porter’s Value Chain

Understand the essentials of Michael Porter’s Value Chain in just 50 minutes with this practical and concise book. Michael Porter’s Value Chain is a series of well-based actions designed to establish and enhance a certain product or service in the market. It is therefore an analytical tool which can be used to give any company which is involved in value creation a competitive advantage in the business world.

This book will provide you with a handy introduction to the value chain […]

2017-10-05T09:02:32+00:00

McKinsey 7S Framework

Understand the essentials of the McKinsey 7S Framework (also known as 7S and the 7-S Framework) in just 50 minutes with this practical and concise book. The 7-S Framework is an organizational diagnosis tool which represents the components of a company visually, in the form of an atom. It is used in particular in the management of medium and large enterprises, and in change management. It is a visual tool that is very easy to use and apply, which […]

2017-10-05T09:17:25+00:00

Capital Asset Pricing Model

Understand the essentials of the capital asset pricing model (also known as CAPM) in just 50 minutes with this practical and concise book. The capital asset pricing model is a mathematical method which is used to estimate the profitability of any financial asset. The CAPM is one of the most popular risk assessment methods and aims to give investors as much information as possible about potential investments, allowing them to create their investment portfolio out of a combination of […]

2017-10-05T08:32:08+00:00

The Key to Managing Stress at Work

Learn how to manage stress at work in just 50 minutes with this practical and concise book. In our modern, fast-paced society, it can be easy to get overwhelmed with tasks and deadlines at work. Managing stress is therefore a valuable asset in the business world, and can help you to ward off depression and burnout. Understanding the key principles of stress management will allow you to react calmly and thoughtfully in important situations, which is vital when you […]

2017-10-06T15:31:18+00:00

Clear Written Communication

Learn how to master effective written communication in just 50 minutes with this practical and concise book. The ability to produce clear and convincing texts is vital in a range of domains, including marketing, public relations and client relationships. Even if you do not work in one of these areas, strong writing skills are a valuable asset: they will enable you to avoid misunderstandings, put your ideas across clearly and convince other people of your point of view.

In this […]

2017-10-06T15:54:35+00:00