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RRP: £9.04   Paperback: 448 pages   Publisher: Penguin (7 Sept. 2006)   ISBN: 9780141020440 Why do we try to use military force to solve our political problems? And why, when our forces win the military battles does this still fail to solve those problems? It is because the force lacks utility. From Iraq to the Balkans, and from Afghanistan to Chechneya, over the past fifteen years there has been a steady stream of military interventions that hav... Read more
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RRP: £25   Paperback: 464 pages   Publisher: Random House Business; 2Rev Ed edition (6 April 2006)   ISBN: 9781905211203 Peter Senge, founder and director of the Society for Organisational Learning and senior lecturer at MIT, has found the means of creating a 'learning organisation'. In The Fifth Discipline, he draws the blueprints for an organisation where people expand their capacity to create the results they truly desire, where new and expan... Read more
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RRP: £43.58   Hardcover: 287 pages   Publisher: Wiley VCH; 3rd ed. edition (4 April 2006)   ISBN: 3527501177 This book is for everyone who doubts the correctness of current management practices and is looking for alternatives. Here, Professor Malik develops a radical opponent view, placing the company center stage rather than the group interests. This allows a valid logic to be developed for correct and good management – an approach aimed at the ... Read more
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RRP: £12.61   Paperback : 86 pages   ISBN : 1576753565   Publisher : Berrett-Koehler Publishers; 1st edition (30 Oct. 2005)   Language: : English Written by the originators and leaders of the Appreciative Inquiry (AI) movement itself, this short, practical guide offers an approach to organizational change based on the possibility of a more desirable future, experience with the whole system, and activities that signal ""something different i... Read more
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RRO: £10.83   Paperback : 368 pages   ISBN : 193149858X    Publisher : Chelsea Green Publishing Co; Illustrated Edition (1 Jun. 2004)   Language: : English 'If you only read one book ... make this it!' L. Hunter Lovins, co-author of Natural Capitalism 'It is time for the world to re-read Limits to Growth! The message of 1972 is more real and relevant in 2004, and we wasted 30 valuable years of action by misreading the message of the first b... Read more
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RRP: £39.31    Paperback : 292 pages   ISBN : 0415335116   Publisher : Routledge (6 Nov. 2003)   Language : English Action learning is a continued process of learning and reflection with the support of a group of colleagues, working on real issues. The action learning method is increasingly used to bring innovation to many different fields of work. The principles of action learning can achieve improvement and transformation in a wide range ... Read more
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RRP: £44   Hardcover: 378 pages  Publisher: John Wiley & Sons (23 Oct. 2003)   ISBN: 0470845228     Too often, today's managers are sold simple solutions to complex problems. But as many soon discover, simplicity is rarely effective in the face of complexity, change and diversity. Despite apparent promise, quick-fix panaceas fail because they are not holistic or creative enough. They focus on parts of the organization rather than the whole, t... Read more
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RRP: £47.30   Paperback: 386 pages   Publisher: Wiley; 2nd edition (17 Oct. 2001)   ISBN: 0471495239 Now, more than ever, planning and managing in the real world is beset by change and uncertainty. Knowledge is incomplete, values are in dispute, decisions of others are often unpredictable. Sheathed in opaque technicalities, inflexible and over--ambitious, the highly mathematical methods of analysing problem situations are no longer considered ac... Read more
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RRP: £56   Hardcover: 284 pages   Publisher: John Wiley & Sons (12 Jun. 2001)   ISBN: 9780471894896 Conceptual model building is accepted as a key phase in Soft Systems Methodology. Despite the recognition of the importance of the SSM, students are still experiencing difficulty with the basic process of conceptual model building. This book addresses that issue.
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RRP: £45.30   Hardcover: 768 pages   Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (16 Dec. 2000)   ISBN: 0071179895 Today’s leading authority on the subject of this text is the author, MIT Standish Professor of Management and Director of the System Dynamics Group, John D. Sterman. Sterman’s objective is to explain, in a true textbook format, what system dynamics is, and how it can be successfully applied to solve business and organizational problems. System... Read more
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