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Presents marketing principles including organization of intelligence - know your market as well as you know yourself, and a secure position - occupy a position that cannot easily be taken by your opponent. This book also presents the principle of surprise - gain psychological dominance and deny the initiative to you opponent.
Using the research in medicine, psychology and social science, this book offers guidelines to the reader and also interesting exercises, quizzes and checklists to...
Explores how the internet affects culture and social life, particularly the psychological, emotional and social cost of high-tech solitude. Arguing that the internet's widespread anonymity eliminates boundaries and encourages otherwise polite people to be downright abusive, this book discusses the half-fantasy, half-realism of online personae.
Aims to help you formulate the best plan for you - one that allows you to achieve your financial goals. This book provides readers with the information about investment fundamentals, mutual funds, and investment psychology. It covers the pros and cons of investment in actively managed mutual funds, individual securities, and index products.
Life is about getting what you want, and sales skills can improve your life. Most people resist spelling out what they want, but those who know what they want and know how to ask for it are far more successful in all aspects of life. This book highlights the psychology behind getting people to do what you want.
Looks at the theory and practice of negotiating and provides insights into the skills and psychology of negotiation that can make all the difference to how successful you are. This book covers avoidance-avoidance model, Bagatelle, compromise agreement, dirty tricks, expectations, frontal assault, Guanxi, and Hooker's principle.
Every bit as good as the beer itself.| |http://www.pickabook.co.uk/bookdetails.aspx?ISBN=9781841127262|http://www.pickabook.co.uk/CoverImages/March2007/0AF95656.JPG| |1-28| | | |GBP|10.49|14.99| |0|1|1|2| EN|9781841127279|9781841127279|The Puzzle Addict's Book of Codes|PUZZLES & QUIZZES|John Wiley and Sons Ltd| |The Puzzle Addict's Book of Codes by Philip J. Carter|The Puzzle Addict's Book of Codes is part of a new series of fun books aimed at puzzle fans of all ages who need a fresh challenge after Su Doku and the rest. If you ever fancied being an expert code-breaker or indeed code-maker, this is the book for you.| |http://www.pickabook.co.uk/bookdetails.aspx?ISBN=9781841127279|http://www.pickabook.co.uk/CoverImages/Feb2007/0AF95657.JPG| |1-28| | | |GBP|4.19|5.99| |0|1|1|2| EN|9781841127286|9781841127286|The Complete CEO|MANAGEMENT & MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES|John Wiley and Sons Ltd| |The Complete CEO by Mark Thomas, Gary Miles, Peter Fisk|Success as a business leader can be judged in a number of ways. So how do leaders know how they're really doing? The Complete CEO gives leaders a comprehensive and objective framework through which they can assess their abilities, strengths, and weaknesses.| |http://www.pickabook.co.uk/bookdetails.aspx?ISBN=9781841127286|http://www.pickabook.co.uk/CoverImages/Sep2006/0AF95658.JPG| |1-28| | | |GBP|10.49|14.99| |0|1|1|2| EN|9781841121406|9781841121406|John Adair's 100 Greatest Ideas for Effective Leadership and Management|MANAGEMENT & MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES|John Wiley and Sons Ltd| |John Adair's 100 Greatest Ideas for Effective Leadership and Management by John Adair|Successful management and leadership has never been a greater challenge. Time is stretched, your people are highly motivated but can be highly demanding and business is competitive. Whether you are a first--time manager or experienced leader, straightforward, practical advice on best practice can be hard to find.| |http://www.pickabook.co.uk/bookdetails.aspx?ISBN=9781841121406|http://www.pickabook.co.uk/CoverImages/0af9/0af9540c.JPG| |1-28| | | |GBP|9.09|12.99| |0|1|1|2| EN|9781841121185|9781841121185|Living on the Fault Line|BUSINESS COMPETITION|John Wiley and Sons Ltd| |Living on the Fault Line by Geoffrey A. Moore|Best-selling author Geoffrey A. Moore, turns his attention to the most important business question for the early twenty-first century, the age of the Internet. How can companies living on the fault line of rapid discontinuous, disruptive technological change be managed successfully? Moore shows us that the old management truths are dead.| |http://www.pickabook.co.uk/bookdetails.aspx?ISBN=9781841121185|http://www.pickabook.co.uk/CoverImages/0af9/0af953f6.JPG| |1-28| | | |GBP|12.6|18| |0|1|1|4| EN|9781841120843|9781841120843|Cannibals with Forks|BUSINESS ETHICS|John Wiley and Sons Ltd| |Cannibals with Forks by John Elkington|Cannibals with Forks passionately demonstrates how all businesses can and must help society achieve the three inter--linked goals of economic prosperity, environmental protection and social equity, issues which are already at the top of the corporate agenda.| |http://www.pickabook.co.uk/bookdetails.aspx?ISBN=9781841120843|http://www.pickabook.co.uk/CoverImages/0af9/0af953d4.JPG| |1-28| | | |GBP|9.09|12.99| |0|1|1|5| EN|9781841120751|9781841120751|The Ultimate Business Guru Book|MANAGEMENT & MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES|John Wiley and Sons Ltd| |The Ultimate Business Guru Book by Stuart Crainer, Des Dearlove|A seemingly endless parade of consultants, academics and journalists continue to pontificate about management, leadership and the dream of the perfect organization. But only a tiny fraction have really changed the way business works. These are the gurus.| |http://www.pickabook.co.uk/bookdetails.aspx?ISBN=9781841120751|http://www.pickabook.co.uk/CoverImages/0af9/0AF953CB.JPG| |1-28| | | |GBP|11.19|15.99| |0|1|1|2| EN|9781841127330|9781841127330|Don't Wait for Your Ship to Come in... Swim Out to Meet it||John Wiley and Sons Ltd| |Don't Wait for Your Ship to Come in... Swim Out to Meet it by Gary Wood|For those battle-scarred veterans of self-help books, psychologist Dr Gary Wood has answers that actually work. He argues that for real changes in the life of real people we need real psychology. In Don't Wait for Your Ship to Come In, Swim Out to Meet It, he presents an end to 'yo-yo self helping.| |http://www.pickabook.co.uk/bookdetails.aspx?ISBN=9781841127330|http://www.pickabook.co.uk/CoverImages/Oct2006/0AF9565D.JPG| |1-28| | | |GBP|9.48|12.99| |0|1|1|1| EN|9781841127392|9781841127392|Mind Games|BUSINESS & MANAGEMENT|John Wiley and Sons Ltd| |Mind Games by Jeff Grout, Sarah Perrin, Clive Woodward (Foreword)|Life is a mind game. All your aspirations are played out in your head. All your relationships are shaped in your head. Even your career progression depends on your mental approach to the world. Your mind dictates whether you fulfil your potential or live your life dreaming. In sport it can make the difference between winning and losing.| |http://www.pickabook.co.uk/bookdetails.aspx?ISBN=9781841127392|http://www.pickabook.co.uk/CoverImages/Feb2007/0AF95663.JPG| |1-28| | | |GBP|6.29|8.99| |0|1|1|3| EN|9781841127415|9781841127415|Business Coaching|PERSONNEL & HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT|John Wiley and Sons Ltd| |Business Coaching by Peter J.A. Shaw, Robin Linnecar|The aim of this book is primarily to enable those wanting to invest in coaching to be able to do so in the most effective way whether they are doing this as an organisation or as an individual. It illustrates the impact coaching can have and identifies changes in leadership and management demands and expectations.| |http://www.pickabook.co.uk/bookdetails.aspx?ISBN=9781841127415|http://www.pickabook.co.uk/CoverImages/2008_2_22_151/9781841127415.jpg| |1-28| | | |GBP|10.49|14.99| |0|1|1|2| EN|9781841127439|9781841127439|SUMO Your Relationships|ADVICE ON CAREERS & ACHIEVING SUCCESS|John Wiley and Sons Ltd| |SUMO Your Relationships by Paul McGee|When it comes to relationships, reality rules. We'd all like to think of ourselves as everyone's best friend, but what's the truth? Are you a hero or a zero to other people? Do you see yourself as others really see you? Do you need to make a fresh deposit into your relationship account before you go overdrawn? S.U.M.O.| |http://www.pickabook.co.uk/bookdetails.aspx?ISBN=9781841127439|http://www.pickabook.co.uk/CoverImages/March2007/0AF95667.JPG| |1-28| | | |GBP|9.09|12.99| |0|1|1|2| EN|9781841127453|9781841127453|The 60 Second Leader|MANAGEMENT & MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES|John Wiley and Sons Ltd| |The 60 Second Leader by Phil Dourado|This book is the distillation of 30 essential elements of leadership into 60 second digestible chapters. There are also 30 true 60 Second Leader Tales in between the chapters to help bring some of the leader leraning points to life. PRAISE FOR THE 60 SECOND LEADER A good prescription for all of us! Hope the book does well.
Analysing the psychologically complex characters of "Dexter", the hit US show, this book is aimed at "Dexter" devotees and armchair psychologists. It takes on the psychological complexities of the popular series. What makes Dexter tick? And what makes a show about a serial killer so appealing to those of us at home?
The Enneagram is a psychological system for determining personality types as a path for self-improvement. This book offers instruction for using this tool in the workplace. It includes techniques for bringing out your leadership skills, improving your weaker areas, and preventing conflict. It can help you build relationships with your co-workers.
Kanzi offers any number of crucial insights into the workings of the mind.| |http://www.pickabook.co.uk/bookdetails.aspx?ISBN=9780471159599|http://www.pickabook.co.uk/CoverImages/2008_2_22_40/9780471159599.jpg| |1-28| | | |GBP|10.49|14.99| |0|1|1|2| EN|9780471159629|9780471159629|Inevitable Illusions|SOCIAL, GROUP OR COLLECTIVE PSYCHOLOGY|John Wiley and Sons Ltd| |Inevitable Illusions by Massimo Piattelli-Palmarini|Fascinating and insightful... I cannot recall a book that has made me think more about the nature of thinking. " -- Richard C. Lewontin Harvard University Everyone knows that optical illusions trick us because of the way we see.
Provides information about depression and depressive disorders in children and adolescents. This book gives parents the tools to identify when their child is troubled and how to go about finding the right help. It also includes information on psychological treatments, medications, and family relationships.
Every year an average of 1000 Tibetan children risk their lives to escape from a system of education that is almost entirely Chinese. This book seeks answers to questions such as: what leads parents to expose their children to these risks? How many flee? What is the journey like? What are the psychological consequences? And more.
Including 125 effective marketing weapons, this book takes the proven methods, strategies and weapons of Guerrilla Marketing and intertwines these with advanced psychology and Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP). It also offers a structured approach to consistent marketing success.
The 20th century saw unprecedented growth in population, food production and energy consumption. As the population shifted from rural areas to urban cities, the human impact on the environment increased dramatically. This book addresses various cultural, psychological and practical changes we need to make as nature rapidly dictates our new limits.
Although Reminiscences. was first published some seventy years ago, its take on crowd psychology and market timing is a s timely as last summer's frenzy on the foreign exchange markets.| |http://www.pickabook.co.uk/bookdetails.aspx?ISBN=9780471770886|http://www.pickabook.co.uk/CoverImages/July2006/02CFDD80.JPG| |1-28| | | |GBP|10.49|14.99| |0|1|1|16| EN|9780471770893|9780471770893|Where Are the Customers' Yachts?|INVESTMENT & SECURITIES|John Wiley and Sons Ltd| |Where Are the Customers' Yachts? by Fred Schwed, Peter Arno (Illus), Jason Zweig|Once I picked it up I did not put it down until I finished... What Schwed has done is capture fully-in deceptively clean language-the lunacy at the heart of the investment business. " -- From the Foreword by Michael Lewis, Bestselling author of Liar's Poker "... one of the funniest books ever written about Wall Street.
In The Little Book of Behavioral Investing, expert James Montier takes you through some of the most important behavioral challenges faced by investors. Montier reveals the most common psychological barriers, clearly showing how emotion, overconfidence, and a multitude of other behavioral traits, can affect investment decision-making.
This book aims to synthesize research from a number of related disciplines, including social psychology, communication science, sociolinguistics and discourse analysis. It begins with an examination of theoretical issues, and proceeds to a consideration of actual contexts where language and social forces interact. This particular copy is in very good condition. Its exterior has only slight signs of wear - scuffs to its edges from shelf storage. As for the interior, its pages are clean and free of any writing, highlighting or markings. Overall, this book deals with contexts that bear on matters such as ethnolinguistic identity, bilingualism, health and ageing. It will be of interest to all linguists.