Generation Rent: Rethinking New Zealand’s Priorities
Book review by Reg Birchfield New Zealand’s over-heated housing market is a source of serious economic, financial, political and social concern. There is both local and global agreement that this is so.
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Total Leadership
There’s nothing new about this latest edition of Total Leadership other than a new preface by its author Stewart D. Friedman and the fact that it’s now published in paperback.  The book, first published six years ago, still claims to help its readers “be a better leader” and “have a richer life”.
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Why Culture & Leadership Matter: Proving the People - Performance Connection
Of course organisational culture and leadership matter. This promotional catalogue of research undertaken by Human Synergistics researchers parades a regiment of graphs to make the case for their particular approach improving organisational performance.
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The Piketty Phenomenon: New Zealand Perspectives
The Piketty Phenomenon is another of BWB's accessible texts on a big topic – this time Thomas Piketty's globally important economic “bombshell”, Capital in the Twenty-First Century.
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The Naked CEO
I must admit, I found opening up to nine pages of promotional blurbs from a disparate array of luminaries including Jeffrey Archer and Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton, off-putting. Get over it, was my second thought, and read the god-damned book.
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The Digital Economy (20th Anniversary Edition)
In 1994 Don Tapscott released The Digital Economy – arguably the first best-selling book about the Internet. The book hit the charts quickly and lasted, for example 7 months on the BusinessWeek best sellers list.
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This Changes Everything
Capitalism vs. the Climate With strong first-hand reporting and an original, provocative thesis, Klein returns with a must-read on how the climate crisis must spur transformational political change.
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Big Data, Big Innovation: Enabling Competitive Differentiation through Business
US publishing house, Wiley and Company, have released a third book by Evan Stubbs, the chief analytics officer with SAS Australia and New Zealand and a board member of the Institute of Analytics Professionals of Australia.
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Leadership 2030
ISBN: 978-0-8144-3275-4 The Six Megatrends You Need to Understand to Lead Your Company into the Future
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Lean in - Women, work, and the will to lead
“A truly equal world would be one where women ran half our countries and companies and men ran half our homes,” wrote Sheryl Sandberg in her book, Lean In. Some new research by global workplace provider, Regus, suggests mindsets are changing.
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