From leadership strategies in emerging markets in Asia to China’s lead in the race to secure world resources, we take a look back at our Speaker’s works published in the month of June.

Leadership in Asia: Challenges, Opportunities and Strategies from Top Global Leaders
Author: Dave Ulrich
Publication Date: 1st June 2010

Synopsis: In Leadership in Asia, Dave Ulrich assembles valuable insight from those leaders and industry experts who have first-hand experience of the unique and emerging markets in Asia, with key areas of focus including the development of human capital into effective leaders. From Unilever FoodSolution Asia to Microsoft Singapore current practices and theories are explored within the book with contributions from J. Stewart Black, Director of the INSEAD Center for Human Resources in Asia, Gerald Chan, Country Head and CEO of UBS Singapore, Liak Teng Lit, CEO of Alexandra Hospital, President and CEO of CapitaLand Limited Liew Mun Leong and Girija Pande, Executive VP and Head of the Asia Pacific Operations of Tata Consultancy Services amongst others.

Brand Building on the Internet
Author: Martin Lindstrom and Tim Frank Andersen
Publication Date: 2 June 2000

Synopsis: At the time of this publication it was recognised that it was not enough to simply have a website in order to remain competitive in the on-line environment, here Martin and Tim present their findings having examined over 70 international websites and explore the online presence of some of the biggest leaders in industry providing readers with the tools to create a brand strategy, understand how to measure brand effectiveness and how to encourage and improve consumer interaction online.  As well as providing insight into how to create and maintain site traffic, case studies including Lego, Visa and Pepsi are also detailed.

Management in 10 Words
Author: Terry Leahy
Publication Date: 7th June 2012

Synopsis:  Terry Leahy is renowned for his involvement in turning Tesco into the largest UK supermarket chain as well as a global enterprise during his 14 years as CEO.  In Management in 10 Words Leahy enlightens readers in how to succeed in business, and details the 10 attributes which play a crucial role in the success and effectiveness of managers and their organisations. With Truth, Values, Trust, Courage and Loyalty all featuring on the list, Terry expertise and personal experiences prove insightful and practical, with the book recommended as a must read for any manager seeking to lead effectively, motivate and inspire the workforce and deliver breakthrough performance for their organisation.

The Quantum Universe: Everything That Can Happen Does Happen
Author: Brian Cox and Jeff Forshaw
Publication Date: 21st June 2012 (Paperback)

Synopsis: A wondrous publication from Professor Brian Cox and Jeff Forshaw takes us on a remarkable journey through the quantum universe.  On a mission to uncover the answers to questions such as What is Quantum Physics?, this collaboration also explores What is a Particle? The Music of the Atom and Why Everything That Can Happen Does Happen allowing the reader to discover more about the amazing world we live in and the place quantum mechanics takes alongside Einstein’s theories.

Winner Take All: China’s Race for Resources and What it Means for the World
Author: Dambisa Moyo
Publication Date: 28th June 2012

Synopsis:  The world’s changing commodity dynamics and rising concerns regarding ever decreasing resources and rapid population growth has seen China on a mission to become a global leader in securing precious commodities from mining and minerals to oil, gas and water.  Dambisa discusses the implications of China’s actions and strategies for securing such commodities and its effect on the rest of the world, the challenging times that lay ahead and the potential issues surrounding supply and demand that we may experience as resources dwindle.

Mind the Gap
Author: Graeme Codrington & Sue Grant Marshall
Publication Date: 30th June 2011 (Paperback)

Synopsis: Own Your Past, Know Your Generation and Choose Your Future is a fascinating read of generational behaviour and divides, and seeks to provide the reader with an understanding of the complexities of the parent child relationship whilst exploring the level of influence our parents have over us.  As we learn more about the subjects covered in the book we also gain a greater understanding of ourselves in the process, with generational insight also proving extremely useful in managing a range of relationships both professional and personal.

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