Business (60)

Graphic Recording

ISBN: 9783899556568

Author: Anna Lena Schiller    Publisher: Gestalten

To see the big picture, draw it first. Graphic recording is the rapidly growing practice of visualizing the content of a presentation or meeting by drawing it l...


To see the big picture, draw it first. Graphic recording is the rapidly growing practice of visualizing the content of a presentation or meeting by drawing it live with markers and a large sheet of paper. Hand-drawn cartoons and diagrams entertainingly represent key messages, ideas, goals, and results, ensuring high engagement and retention.§This book is the first how-to guide for creating graphic recordings and using them to make meetings and workshops more effective. Expert graphic recorder Anna Lena Schiller reveals the essential tools and techniques with examples and helpful visuals.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 176


Dimensions: 240 x 280 mm


Publication Date: 08-08-2016


$120.00
The Business Insider's Guide to Silicon Valley

ISBN: 9783899556889

Authors: Business Insider, Christoph Keese    Publisher: Gestalten

Location, conglomerate, network: Silicon Valley is where futures are made and start-ups flourish. A Carefully curated guide to the most interesting start-ups on...


Location, conglomerate, network: Silicon Valley is where futures are made and start-ups flourish. A Carefully curated guide to the most interesting start-ups on the Silicon Valley scene created in collaboration with Business Insider, The Business Insider's Guide to Silicon Valley Invites readers to engage with over 1,000 handpicked examples. The profiles serve to cut through the fog and extract essential knowledge that is beneficial for potential partners, employees and collaborators. All are invited to celebrate the buzz of Silicon Valley: from its humble beginnings to its identity today as an unapologetically innovative hub of commerce and creativity.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 480


Dimensions: 210 x 260 mm


Publication Date: 01-08-2017


Tags: Coming Soon   Business
$135.00
Logo Decode

ISBN: 9788416504169

Author: Wang Shaoqiang    Publisher: Prestel Publishing

Branding and visual identity in business can be a powerful marketing tool and logo is an absolute essential. It not only plays an important role in presenting t...


Branding and visual identity in business can be a powerful marketing tool and logo is an absolute essential. It not only plays an important role in presenting the philosophy of a company, but also attracts the consumers by its particular form. Logo Decode focuses on "how a logo comes into being," taking you through some of the decisions designers made and why they made them. It will be a invaluable guide for people engaged in graphic design and marketing, and even brand owners.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 240


Dimensions: 210 x 285 mm


Publication Date: 28-06-2016


$110.00
101 Essential Rock Records

ISBN: 9781584236405

Author: Jeff Gold    Publisher: Gingko Press

A passionate tribute to vinyl, spotlighting rock’s most influential records — from The Beatles’ 1963 debut Please Please Me, through the Sex Pistols’ Ne...


A passionate tribute to vinyl, spotlighting rock’s most influential records — from The Beatles’ 1963 debut Please Please Me, through the Sex Pistols’ Never Mind the Bollocks (1977) — 101 Essential Rock Records celebrates the “Golden Age.” A thoughtful essay on each album accompanies the original vinyl cover artwork, with rare variations from around the world. Also included are provocative interviews with musicians discussing the albums and artists who changed their lives. David Bowie speaks eloquently about the Velvet Underground’s influence, noting his band, Buzz, performed “I’m Waiting For The Man” at their last gig, and that “it was the first time a Velvet song had been covered by anyone, anywhere in the world. Lucky me.” Susanne Vega, Peter Buck (REM), Johnny Marr (The Smiths), Nels Cline (Wilco), Devendra Banhart, Robyn Hitchcock and more contribute original texts. Pictorial explorations of Jimi Hendrix’s personal record collection, and a survey of censored album covers from throughout the rock era are also featured. The sales of vinyl LPs have been growing rapidly while other physical mediums continue to wither, a trend driven in no small part by classic re-issues and the advent of record store day in 2008. 101 Essential is the perfect accompaniment and guide to digging in the bins for that quintessential vinyl experience.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 260


Dimensions: 250 x 300 x 30 mm


$69.99
The Business of Portfolio Management

ISBN: 9781628253726

Author: Iain Fraser    Publisher: The Project Management Institute

Today there is a gap between organizational strategy and day-to-day management activities. To capitalize on new opportunities, or "getting ahead" rather than ju...


Today there is a gap between organizational strategy and day-to-day management activities. To capitalize on new opportunities, or "getting ahead" rather than just "staying in business," most workplaces need a radical transformation. This transformation can begin with how organizations devise and manage their portfolios. Long underutilized as a mechanism to provide value, portfolio management is now being recognized as an effective approach to bridging these critical business elements. The Business of Portfolio Management offers keys to adopting a new approach to portfolio management that boosts organizational value. A veteran in the field, author Iain Fraser proposes a solution that lies in using the value management framework to link organizational strategy to portfolio content and to delivery mechanisms. In this expansive guide, case study examples illuminate in-depth discussions explaining the value management framework, implementation and delivery techniques, portfolio leadership qualities, key roles and professional development, and change management. Also included is an overview of organizational maturity models to evaluate project, program, and portfolio performance as well as tools and techniques to implement, execute, and measure their benefits and value contribution. To capture success, every organization should ultimately thrive in a culture that embraces its purpose, people, and performance (or the "3Ps to success"), so that aligned activity and empowered people can achieve the confidence to deploy true portfolio management, which is how The Business of Portfolio Management does business that adds value to any organization.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 158


Dimensions: 153 x 230 mm


Publication Date: 17-07-2017


Tags: June 2017   Business
$95.00
Porsche

ISBN: 9783848011414

Author: Rainer W. Schlegelmilch    Publisher: h f Ullmann

The cult brand and the "Made in Germany" car has stood for strength and elegance alike for over eighty years. Rightly so, as around 70% of all Porsche cars ever...


The cult brand and the "Made in Germany" car has stood for strength and elegance alike for over eighty years. Rightly so, as around 70% of all Porsche cars ever built are still being driven today, and continue to turn heads all around the world. The small group continues to hold its top position through their quality, and a constant and passionate striving for perfection. They do not build sports cars to win races, but use the races to improve their sports cars. This magnificent, updated volume documents Porsche's unique success stories in the motor sports arena and the design history of the Zuffenhausen sports car dealership. The complete and updated edition is packed with hundreds of stunning photos, high-quality texts, and specs from the most influential models. This book is a must-have for those with an avid interest in cars of the highest quality.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 464


Dimensions: 241 x 281 mm


Publication Date: 14-11-2017


$89.99 $45.00
Revenge of the Rich

ISBN: 9781927145975

Author: Austin Mitchell    Publisher: Canterbury University Press

In his down-to-earth and lively style, Mitchell, who experienced politics first-hand as a long-serving Labour MP for Grimsby, denounces the economic policy of t...


In his down-to-earth and lively style, Mitchell, who experienced politics first-hand as a long-serving Labour MP for Grimsby, denounces the economic policy of the last three decades as “a long march down Dead-End Street” – a neoliberal experiment that has benefitted the rich and eroded the “good society” with its welfare state and governments’ commitment to the betterment of the people. He charts the development of a neoliberal creed, market-driven and with governments devoted instead to efficiency, cost-cutting and austerity at the people’s expense, and draws parallels between Thatcherism in the United Kingdom, Rogernomics in New Zealand, and all that came after them. Mitchell observes how neoliberalism has failed to deliver on its promises, including that of the “trickle-down” effect, resulting in much greater inequality in both countries. Ultimately, he finds useful lessons in its failure and possible pointers to a fairer society for all.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 116


Dimensions: 210 x 270 mm


Publication Date: 01-06-2017


$25.00
Constant Radical: The Life and Times of Sue Bradford

ISBN: 9780994136008

Author: Jenny Chamberlain    Publisher: Fraser Books

Sue Bradford is half American and sixth generation Kiwi on her father’s side -- her European missionary genes date from 1820s Northland. Despite her grassroot...


Sue Bradford is half American and sixth generation Kiwi on her father’s side -- her European missionary genes date from 1820s Northland. Despite her grassroots New Zild twang, she was raised in Auckland by middle class, bohemian intellectuals and survived a childhood made difficult by her brilliant but domineering father. Fast forward through the tumultuous Vietnam War protest era, the 1981 Springbok Tour and 16 years in the invisible community sector where she became, with husband Bill, a loud voice and a highly effective organiser for society’s marginalised, and Sue suddenly and unexpectedly found herself in Parliament. From December 1999, as a hardworking, and much admired Green MP she managed a hefty portfolio and succeeded in getting three member’s bills into legislation, including her contentious bill to amend section 59 of the Crimes Act. Her mainstream political career ended, abruptly and disappointingly, five months after she lost the May 2009 Green Party co-leadership contest. Subsequently she achieved a PhD and transformed herself into Dr Sue Bradford -- activist and academic. Her readable thesis on the need for a major left wing think tank in Aotearoa has been downloaded in full almost 3,000 times and Economic and Social Research Aotearoa (ESRA), the infant left think tank she set up as a result, is growing lustily. Sue Bradford is still evolving but in terms of what matters most, her core social justice principles, she remains constant. -----------------Quotes from Review by Bronwyn Elsmore, Flaxroots Productions - "Jenny Chamberlain’s writing is fluent, polished, and definitely not dry to read.... It needed all those pages to give a full appreciation. Having read them, it leaves me wondering how one woman has fitted so much into her life. My respects to both the subject and the author".


Bind: paperback


Pages: 400


Dimensions: 170 x 240 x 25 mm


Publication Date: 03-07-2017


$39.50
Artisan Public Relations

ISBN: 9781935879299

Author: Paul Wagner    Publisher: Independent Publishers Group

Over the past twenty-five years, the world of artisan food and beverages has evolved from a few interesting point-of-sale items to huge sponsorships of everythi...


Over the past twenty-five years, the world of artisan food and beverages has evolved from a few interesting point-of-sale items to huge sponsorships of everything from the Academy Awards and NASCAR to breast cancer research and public television. It used to be that a nice press kit and a smiling face could usually get you some coverage. Now we see celebrity chefs, podcasts, and concert tour logistics have all become part of the package. Artisan food and beverage has become big business, and at least some of the public relations programs have grown up alongside the industry. But for most producers, the challenges still remain, as they do for all small businesses: you don't have the dollars to compete on a national scale, and your only hope for success in the world of public relations is to be more costs effective, more targeted, and smarter than their competition. From wine producers and brewers to bakers and breakfast bar makers, smart, effective, and focused are the bywords of success. Making sure that's how you approach your public relations effort is what this book is all about.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 240


Dimensions: 153 x 230 mm


Publication Date: 14-08-2017


$65.00
DUE > 31st Oct 2017
Schön!

ISBN: 9783791382340

Author: Prestel    Publisher: Prestel Publishing

Schön! Magazine has been at the forefront of contemporary fashion, beauty and still life photography since its launch in 2009. Its team crosses boundaries to p...


Schön! Magazine has been at the forefront of contemporary fashion, beauty and still life photography since its launch in 2009. Its team crosses boundaries to present outstanding talent, from iconic photographers to the newest and most exciting young creatives, and prides itself in the originality of its content. This is the first curated anthology featuring the best from its pages from over seven years. Included in this superb assemblage are legendary faces from supermodels Iman, Tony Ward, Gigi Hadid, Sean O’Pry, Isabeli Fontana, Rob Evans and Meghan Collision, to the stars Pamela Anderson, Adam Lambert, Iggy Azalea, Maddie Ziegler, Olga Kurylenko, Karrueche Tran as well as the fashion icons Iris Apfel and the writer and creative director Tony Glenville, who wrote the foreword to this timeless compilation.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 256


Dimensions: 215 x 280 mm


Publication Date: 01-05-2016


Tags: Business   Fashion
$125.00
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