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RRP: £25.17   Paperback : 286 pages   ISBN : 978-0199565269   Publisher : Oxford University Press (30 Sept. 2015)   Language: : English The book describes what it means to say the world is complex and explores what that means for managers, policy makers and individuals. The first part of the book is about the theory and ideas of complexity. This is explained in a way that is thorough but not mathematical. It compares differing approaches, a... Read more
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RRP: £45.72   Paperback : 508 pages  ISBN : 1137432683   Publisher : Red Globe Press (17 Jun. 2015)   Language: : English What is Soft Systems Methodology? How can it help make sense of complex business scenarios, providing solutions to challenging problems? Soft Systems Thinking, Methodology and the Management of Change identifies the challenges encountered by practitioners of SSM and provides the means of overcoming them. Featuring a uniq... Read more
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RRP: £10   Paperback : 174 pages   ISBN : 1505809053   Publisher : CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (12 May 2015)   Language: : English In this book Kim provides the reader with a reliable method to develop “joined up” strategies and plans for common business situations – a powerful addition to current tools and frameworks. The initial focus is on the core “strategic architecture” of the business, which explains how performance a... Read more
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RRP: £22.85   Paperback : 482 pages   ISBN:  1614275335   Publisher : Martino Fine Books; Illustrated Edition (2 Dec. 2013)   Language: : English 2013 Reprint of 1961 First Edition. Full facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. This work has been cited as one of the most seminal works of the era. Forrester outlines industrial dynamics as an experimental, quantitative philosophy for designing corpor... Read more
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RRP: £79   Hardcover   Publisher: Campus Verlag (30 Oct. 2012)   ASIN: B00L6YXQB4 The Right Corporate Governance The rapidly increasing complexity of societal systems increases the need for professionalism in management - one must be able to function reliably regardless of increasing management complexity in the twenty-first century. This book is written for practitioners who bear responsibility for overall governance of their organizations.
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RRP: £48   Paperback: 390 pages   Publisher: Icp (8 April 2011)   ISBN: 1848165285 A major challenge of our times is to understand and manage the increasing complexity of socio-economic reality. This has immediate relevance for sustainable development. The impact of recent contributions from systems and complexity sciences in addressing this issue has not filtered down into effective practice - notably, there remain problems caused by the legacy... Read more
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RRP: £14.79   Paperback : 245 pages   ISBN : 1573244988   Publisher : Conari Press; 2nd ed. edition (1 May 2011)   Language: : English Some people appear more gifted than others. NLP, one of the fastest growing developments in applied psychology, describes in simple terms what they do differently, and enables you to learn these patterns of excellence. This book offers the practical skills used by outstanding communicators. Excellent commun... Read more
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RRP: £110   Hardcover : 278 pages   ISBN : 3642191088   Publisher : Springer (2 April 2011)   Language: : English, Bulgarian Organizational Systems clarifies the application of cybernetic ideas, particularly those of Beer's Viable System Model, to organizational diagnosis and design. Readers learn to appreciate the relevance of seeing the systemic coherence of the world. The book argues that many of the problems we experience today are rout... Read more
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RRP: £54   Paperback: 324 pages   Publisher: Springer; 2010 edition (15 Mar. 2010)   ISBN: 184882808X This compilation of readings is a practical guide for practitioners involved with managing complex and uncertain situations. At a time when the media continually tells of a world facing many crises, it provides an opportunity to gain understanding of robust approaches to managing complex and ever-changing situations more effectively. The Reader ... Read more
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RRP: £1;  Hardcover: ‎ 358 ppp; Publisher: ‎ Wiley;1st edition; Language: ‎ English; ISBN ‎ 978-0470747056 The recent crisis in the financial markets has exposed serious flaws in management methods. The failure to anticipate and deal with the consequences of the unfolding collapse has starkly illustrated what many leaders and managers in business have known for years; in most organizations, the process of forecasting is badly broken. For th... Read more
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