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RRP: £9.16   Paperback: 240 pages   Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing Co (20 July 2017)   ISBN: 1603580557 Thinking in Systems is a concise and crucial book offering insight for problem-solving on scales ranging from the personal to the global. This essential primer brings systems thinking out of the realm of computers and equations and into the tangible world, showing readers how to develop the systems-thinking skills that thought leaders acr... Read more
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RRP: £27   Paperback : 240 pages   ISBN : 1412969255   Publisher : Corwin; 1st edition (1 Oct. 2008)   Language: : English Coaching is one of the hottest topics in education today. Yet many educators are confused about the roles and responsibilities of coaches. This handbook will gather together the leading experts in coaching and provide a snapshot of the current coaching landscape. Key features: Includes chapters on the different types ... Read more
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OOP available £2+   Paperback : 224 pages   ISBN : 0955008182   Publisher : Triarchy Press; First Edition (11 April 2008)   Language : English With the UK's public sector in crisis, John Seddon's fiercely outspoken new book is already causing a stir. Wrong-headed, ill thought-out reform from a succession of monetarist governments has led to unwieldy systems of mass production that do little for the people they are supposed to serve. Hospita... Read more
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RRP: £56   Paperback: 720 pages   Publisher: John Wiley & Sons (7 Dec. 2007)   ISBN: 0470060670 Award winning author Kim Warren presents his new book: Strategic Management Dynamics - a complete framework in the field of Strategic Management. Strategic Management Dynamics builds on, and goes substantially beyond the existing strategy textbooks with its focus on understanding and managing how organisations perform over time. Based on simple bu... Read more
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RRP: £35   Paperback : 466 pages   ISBN : 0470012862   Publisher : Wiley; Pap/Cdr Edition (8 Aug. 2007)    Language: : English "John Morecroft′s book is an ideal text for students interested in system modelling and its application to a range of real world problems. The book covers all that is necessary to develop expertise in system dynamics modelling and through the range of applications makes a persuasive case for the power and scope of t... Read more
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RRP: £123  Hardcover: 538 pages  Publisher: John Wiley & Sons (8 May 2007)  ISBN: 0471740632   This book presents two recently developed knowledge areas that can significantly improve the management and the performance of business enterprise: System Science and Cybernetics and Key Performance Areas. Included in this book are advanced (and evolving) methods and technologies for planning and budgeting, creating and keeping customers, quality an... Read more
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RRP: £34  Paperback: 226 pages  Publisher: John Wiley (23 Mar. 2007)  ISBN: 0470025549 From the father of Soft Systems Methodology (SSM), Peter Checkland, comes a new, accessible text which clearly and concisely looks at SSM. The book leaves out all of the development detail and historical/intellectual material which can be found in Checkland's other classic works, but contains the practical essentials that will allow teachers to teach SSM accur... Read more
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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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