From The Death of Inflation to Reverse Innovation, we reflect below on our Speakers’ works published in the month of April.

Leadership Sustainability – Seven Disciplines to Achieve the Changes Great Leaders Know They Must Make
Author: Dave Ulrich and Norm Smallwood
Publication Date: 1st April 2013

Synopsis: BusinessWeek referred to Dave Ulrich as #1 Management Educator and Guru, and in this book together with Norm Smallwood the pair provide advice, ideas and tools for mastering crucial disciplines that allow for Leadership Sustainability.  With Simplicity, Time, Accountability, Resource, Tracking, Melioration and Emotion all explored, valuable insight is also provided into why leaders often fall short and ways this can be remedied.  

Reverse Innovation – Create Far from Home and Win Everywhere
Author: Vijay Govindarajan and Chris Trimble
Publication Date: 10th April 2012

Synopsis: Pioneers of this important strategic initiative, Vjiay and Chris explain exactly what reverse innovation involves, and in doing so the ways in which organisations can benefit from developing in emerging markets first.  A must read for any organisation looking for methods to ensure long-term value from emerging markets, with examples from GE, P&G, Logitech and EMC on their methods in identifying and addressing the needs and opportunities of the developing world.

The Death of Inflation – Surviving and Thriving in the Zero Era
Author: Roger Bootle
Publication Date: 18th April 1996

Synopsis: In the Death of Inflation, Roger explores the effects on consumers and businesses that the Zero Era of inflation could bring, from the world of investment to the housing market, both the positive and negative implications are examined in factors such as interest rates, pay, cost of goods and also the potential consequences we face with threat of deflation.

Living Strategy, Putting People at the Heart of the Corporate Purpose
Author: Lynda Gratton
Publication Date: 19th April 2000

Synopsis: A compelling view as to the value of an organisation’s people is put forward by Lynda in Living Strategy, examining the central role that a company’s most important asset can play in wealth creation and its ultimate success. Focussing on 3 main beliefs that differentiate people from money and technology, Lynda shares how to design and implement effective strategies for organisations involving their people, allowing for inspired, motivated, talented and appreciated employees.

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Apr 2, 2014 By Lucy Thorpe