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Humanitarian Logistics

The scope and complexity of humanitarian disasters have greatly increased over the past years. The book 'Humanitarian Logistics', which was published in February, gives a clear overview of the challenges and developments in humanitarian logistics. …

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Think Again

Even top managers with a proven reputation of intelligence can make fatal mistakes. How does that happen, and how can it be prevented? The book 'Think Again. Why Good Leaders Make Bad Decisions and How …

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Mastering the Hype Cycle

The two Gartner technology analysts Jackie Fenn and Mark Raskino make a convincing argument with their book ‘Mastering the Hype Cycle’, using the stock market graphs for Amazon and investments in China, namely that the …

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The new age of innovation

This book provides a sound framework for retaining competitive advantages now that the market demands a unique customer experience at the lowest price and the global application of necessary means. The guru C.K. Pralahad and …

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Silicon Dragon

China is currently at the centre of attention, not only due to the Olympics but also on account of the country’s incredible economic growth. Two books recently appeared about the role of China in realising …

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Supply Chain Analysis

Academic research results in the field of supply chain management were often obtained from ideal circumstances with generic conditions. Supply chain professionals, on the other hand, developed cost-effective strategies on the basis of local and …

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Cradle to cradle

‘From grain to drink’ and ‘from sand to customer’ are familiar slogans in the total overview of a supply chain that certainly appeals to the imagination. Architect William McDonough and chemist Michael Braungart are now …

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How Countries Compete

The global competition between countries and companies is increasing proportionally to the rapid globalisation. More than ever before, governments of different countries are competing with one another. The title ‘How Countries Compete’ by Richard H.K. …

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Dragons at Your Door

The book ‘Dragons at Your Door’ by Ming Zeng and Peter J. Williamson gives a surprising, fascinating insight into the ways in which Chinese companies, innovatively and successfully, compete in the world market. The two …

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The Definitive Drucker

Peter Drucker is, even after his death in 2005, perhaps the most important management guru of all times. Some of his famous sayings include: ‘Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things’, …

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