Every month, new books are released, and we’d like to share the ones with you we think should not be missed. This time, we’re focussing on Processes and Infrastructure. Please let us know what you think, and happy reading!
Best Upcoming Processes and Infrastructure Books of July 2017
Perennial Seller: The Art of Making and Marketing Work that Lasts
Bestselling author and marketer Ryan Holiday calls such works and artists perennial sellers. His fascinating examples include: • Rick Rubin, producer for Adele, Jay-Z, and the Red Hot Chili Peppers, who teaches his artists to push past short-term thinking and root their work in long-term inspiration. Holiday reveals that the key to success for many perennial sellers is that their creators don’t distinguish between the making and the marketing.
The New Rules of Marketing and PR: How to Use Social Media, Online Video, Mobile Applications, Blogs, News Releases, and Viral Marketing to Reach Buyers Directly
The international bestseller—now in a new edition When it comes to marketing, anything goes in the Digital Age, right. ‘ The New Rules of Marketing & PR is an international bestseller with more than 375,000 copies sold in twenty-nine languages. In The New Rules of Marketing & PR, you’ll get access to the tried-and-true rules that will keep you ahead of the curve when using the latest and greatest digital spaces to their fullest PR, marketing, and customer-communications potential.
Analytics: How to Win with Intelligence
Learn how big data and other sources of information can be transformed into valuable knowledge – knowledge that can create incredible competitive advantage to propel a business toward market leadership. John Swainson, former President, Dell Software Group John and Shawn bring decades of hands on experience helping clients understand where and how data and analytics can deliver business value and market differentiation. Like I ask my clients, “How effective is your organization at leveraging data and analytics to power your business.
Reframing Organizations: Artistry, Choice, and Leadership
Set aside trends to focus on the fundamentals of great leadership Reframing Organizations provides time-tested guidance for more effective organizational leadership. Combining the latest research from organizational theory, organizational behavior, psychology, sociology, political science and more, the model detailed here provides real guidance for real leaders. Reframing Organizations provides clear guidance and up-to-date insight for anyone facing the challenges of contemporary leadership.
Higher Education Governance in the Arab World: Exploring the Challenges of the Education Sector and Social Realities
This book offers an insight into the complications higher education is currently facing in the Arab world. It discusses whether governance in international higher education is of particular importance in Arab countries when considering their difference in political systems, cultures, interests, concerns and numerous conflicts. Arab society needs more than ever to strengthen its higher education governance in order to meet current challenges and demands.
Teeming: How Superorganisms Work Together to Build Infinite Wealth on a Finite Planet (and your company can too)
Evolutionary biologist Woolley-Barker weaves poetic vision and deep scientific expertise to illustrate how flat, agile, and adaptive societies like ants, termites, and underground fungal networks self-organize for resilience and value. Earth’s most ancient and successful societies – the ants and termites, and vast fungal networks underground – have already solved the problem. With just four simple principles ― Collective Intelligence, Distributed Leadership, Swarm Creativity, and Regenerative Value ― Teeming shows how these simple individuals pool their diverse and independent experiences to create rich hotspots of abundance and exquisite resilience to change.
The Day after Tomorrow: How to Survive in Times of Radical Innovation
Peter Hinssen has done it again. Costas Markides, Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at London Business School. Eddie Obeng, Professor at Pentacle The Virtual Business School.
Porsche 70 Years: There Is No Substitute
Porsche is one of the most important and iconic automotive manufacturers in history. From its first 356 to today’s technical tour de force, the 918, Porsche has advanced from strength to strength for nearly seven decades. There’s something for every Porsche enthusiast, whether rear-engine 911 loyalist, race fan, or follower of contemporary vehicles such as the Cayman and Boxster.
The Toyota Engagement Equation: How to Understand and Implement Continuous Improvement Thinking in Any Organization (Business Books)
The formula for Lean success. Toyota veterans reveal how to build continuous improvement into your company’s DNA Ever since Toyota introduced the revolutionary Toyota Production System (TPS), businesses have tried to replicate Toyota’s success. As the authors see it, TPS has now evolved to the “Thinking People System.
The Anticipatory Organization: Turn Disruption and Change into Opportunity and Advantage
The Anticipatory Organization teaches you how to separate the Hard Trends that will happen, from the Soft Trends that might happen, allowing you to jump ahead with low risk and the confidence certainty can provide. Using the principles of this proven model, you will learn how to elevate planning, accelerate innovation, and transform results by pinpointing and acting upon enormous opportunities waiting to be discovered. Readers will learn how to: • Separate the Hard Trends that will happen from the Soft Trends that might happen • Anticipate disruptions, problems, and game-changing opportunities • Identify and pre-solve predictable problems • Accelerate innovation (both everyday innovation and exponential innovation) • Pinpoint and act upon enormous untapped opportunities • Skip problems and barriers to succeed faster.