Business books

Senior management

This extensive new reference work covers every topic of relevance for the Company Secretary and Company Director. It provides structured answers and expert guidance on a vast range of frequently asked – and less frequently asked – questions.

£29.00 / €41.00

This book explains how to start or buy, then develop and sell, a business in order to realise capital and personal wealth.

£19.99 / €23.99 / $38.95

Positive, provoking and profit-driven, here are over 100 ideas to challenge your preconceptions and to help you build your business to be stronger, fitter and quicker.

£14.99 / €17.99 / $29.00

Trade secrets of how to achieve a golden goodbye. This book is a clear and canny explanation of all the steps required to maximise your profit on selling all or part of your business: grooming the business, choosing the right time and advisers and negotiating the sale.

Exit Right

Hardback

Also available as: Paperback

£35.00 / €41.99

A one-stop guide to the world’s key writers on leadership, their thoughts and contributions.

Gurus on Leadership

eBook

Also available as: Paperback

£6.39

Managers have to manage people. It is the most difficult and yet the most rewarding function. This is a one-stop guide to the world’s most important writers on managing people, summarising all the key concepts and the contribution of each.

Gurus On People Management

eBook

Also available as: Hardback

£6.34

This key text provides a practical understanding of the skills required to become a high-performance internal consultant, whatever your own area of expertise.

High Performance Consulting Skills

eBook

Also available as: Paperback

£7.71

Who are the great leaders in history and what have they got to teach us today about the nature and practice of leadership? A wide range of inspiring leaders, from Lao Tzu and Machiavelli, to Thatcher and Mandela.

Inspiring Leadership - Learning from Great Leaders

eBook

Also available as: Paperback

£7.71

Based on extensive research, this book challenges accepted ‘norms’ and establishes the 7 key competencies required for successful leadership today

Leadership for Leaders

eBook

Also available as: Hardback

£6.24

Practical techniques for profiling your business and the competition, analysing the market, mastering strategic thinking, positioning for marketplace success, option appraisal and strategic decision-making, as well as implementing and managing change.

Mastering Business Planning and Strategy

eBook

Also available as: Paperback

£6.26

A concise guide on how to master the essential techniques: financial accounting, budgetary control and management accounting, sources of capital, financial analysis, principles and structure of financial management and techniques for strategic and tactical decision-making.

£16.99 / €20.99 / $27.95

Without a grasp of what true leadership implies you cannot hope to develop a really effective team. The this book shows what distinguishes truly high-achieving teams from the rest of the pack.

Mastering Leadership

eBook

Also available as: Paperback

£7.31

All the skills and techniques you need to stay one step ahead: the book provides a clear framework for effective negotiation and shows you how to develop your negotiating skills to achieve the best possible results and profitable agreements that stick.

£16.99 / €20.99 / $27.95

How to build and develop a successful team by motivating, empowering and leading people. Based on in-depth experience of developing people and initiating change within many organisations, Mark Thomas provides a shrewd, practical guide to mastering the essential techniques of people management.

Mastering People Management

eBook

Also available as: Paperback

£6.29

A master-class in how to achieve your full potential which takes a practical approach to managing change, personal development, achievement and fulfilment.

Navigating the Rivers of Cash is a practical business book in which the author seeks to inspire ambitious business leaders and entrepreneurs to create and build exceptional businesses with a sustainable purpose in society.

Navigating the Rivers of Cash

Paperback

Also available as: eBook

£19.99 / €28.00 / $31.00

Accessible, practical guidance and techniques for negotiating, including useful skills for the negotiator, dealing with ‘people issues’ and negotiation in practice.

£14.99 / €18.99 / $29.00

Punch above your weight! addresses the important idea that in reality each one of us can be thought of as a business. This inspirational book gives you a route-map to success.

PUNCH above your WEIGHT!

Paperback

Also available as: eBook

£14.99 / €18.99 / $22.99

If you are an owner, a director or you manage a sales team, this book will help you learn more about how to manage the sales operation of your business. It will make it easier to get first-class out of your sales people which will increase your company’s sales and profitability!

Sales Strategy for Business Growth

eBook

Also available as: Paperback

£6.58

Contains six psychometric assessment profiles covering the key aspects of leadership and a leadership 360 degree profile. It explains how to employ the profiles and then how to analyse and evaluate the results.

£65.00 / €78.99

This book aims to provide a simple but valuable framework the 2-by-2 matrix which can be used by any manager or executive in varied situations in business to resolve such issues and problems.

The 2x2 Manager

Paperback

Also available as: eBook

£12.99

This book fills an important gap with expert, practical advice.
“His experience in the cut and thrust of business has given him great understanding and balance.” John Craen, previously MD, ITT Defence

The Commercial Manager

eBook

Also available as: Ring-bound

£14.41

This new 14th edition of the best-selling Company Director’s Desktop Guide provides an indispensable guide to the key issues and liabilities faced by all company directors. Fully revised and updated to reflect the latest changes in legislation, it includes checklists, charts and summaries throughout.

The Company Director's Desktop Guide

Ring-bound

Also available as: Download (PDF)

£95.00

This new edition is fully up-to-date with all the latest law and practice. An expert and accessible guide to the complex duties, rights and responsibilities of this crucial role, packed with valuable checklists, summaries and do’s and don’ts.

The Company Secretary's Desktop Guide

Ring-bound

Also available as: Download (PDF)

£95.00

An expert guide written in plain English on everything you need to know about using the legal system to recover debts – quickly, efficiently and with no complications.

£14.99 / €17.99 / $25.00

The 3rd edition of this essential book gives a clear explanation of the principles of International Financial Reporting Standards and the accounting and disclosure requirements, and provides a clarification of practical problems of compliance.

The Complete Guide to International Financial Reporting Standards

Download (PDF)

Also available as: Ring-bound

£29.00 / €41.00

Encapsulates John Adair’s writing on the art and skills of effective communication. You will find it equally valuable whether you are beginning your career or looking for an expert refresher course.

£11.99

The Concise Adair on Leadership encapsulates his writing on how to develop your own leadership potential, to motivate your colleagues and to build a creative and high-performing team.

The Concise Adair on Leadership

eBook

Also available as: Paperback

£7.34

This book develops John Adair’s classic theory on Team, Task and individual, and summarises all his thoughts and writing on leaders and motivation and getting the best from people.

The Concise Adair on Teambuilding and Motivation

eBook

Also available as: Paperback

£7.42

Valuable ideas on how to establish clear long-term goals and link your daily action planning to their achievement. It provides you with the tools, techniques and framework needed for continuing personal development.

The Concise Time Management and Personal Development

eBook

Also available as: Paperback

£6.17

The new edition of this Desktop Guide provides a clear, practical guide to all aspects of accountancy, financial and business literacy. It includes changes to accounting standards and the move to IFRS and is packed with examples, checklists, summaries and special tips.

The Finance and Accounting Desktop Guide

Download (PDF)

Also available as: Ring-bound

£29.00 / €41.00

An insightful and amusing book about management fads – past and present.

The Handbook of Management Fads

eBook

Also available as: Paperback

£6.11

This unique book brings together the most valuable management theories and tools in one volume.

£12.99 / €15.99 / $25.00

The Mobile Boardroom looks at all the key elements required when setting up your own business, running it successfully and making it grow.

The Mobile Boardroom

Paperback

Also available as: eBook

£14.99

Far too many pension trustees – even in large funds – have an inadequate understanding of investment and financial markets. This book – tailored specifically for pension fund trustees – fills an important knowledge gap.

£20.00 / €23.99 / $48.95

Pension trustees face a maze of legislation and regulations as never before. The need for expert, accessible advice has never been greater.

The Pension Trustees Handbook

eBook

Also available as: Download (PDF)

£7.31

This empowering work by Eddie Davies for Project Managers’ conveys a ‘checklist’ approach to indicate the essential qualities and attributes needed in order to achieve project managerial success.

£65.00 / €78.99

This practical, pithy book presents all the essential theory, practice and techniques taught to MBA students and is ideal for the busy practising executive. The book is divided into three main parts: personal development, management skills and business development.

The Shorter MBA

eBook

Also available as: Paperback

£6.58

This inspirational book provides a refreshing approach to making the decisions that affect both your business and personal life and your level of success.

Working Smarter

Paperback

£14.99 / €17.99 / $29.00

This book provides a framework for understanding any culture in the world, offering strategies and tactics for getting people from different countries on your side, and detailing the knowledge you need to make the right impression and avoid giving offence.

World Business Cultures - A Handbook

eBook

Also available as: Paperback

£7.37