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    Pocket World in Figures 2017 (Hardback) The Economist

    * More than 200,000 copies sold worldwide each year* For more than 25 years, Pocket World in Figures has been informing and entertaining readers around the world with its blend of the serious, the quirky and the downright surprising. Where else would you find out, in a single volume, that a Big Mac will cost you twice as much in Israel as one in South Africa, that Rwanda, Bolivia and Cuba have...

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    The Economist Pocket World in Figures 2016 (English, Hardback) The Economist

    The 25th annual edition of this perennial favourite has been completely updated, revised and expanded with many new features, including a section exploring the huge global changes since its inception in 1991. Full of facts and figures about the world today - on subjects as diverse as geography, population and demographics, business, finance and the economy, transport, tourism and the environment,...

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    The Economist Numbers Guide (Paperback) The Economist, Richard Stutely

    How to improve your head for figures: the concepts and techniques that are crucial for every aspiring manager to know.

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    Frugal Innovation (English, Paperback) Navi Radjou, Jaideep Prabhu

    Winner of the CMI Management Book of the Year 2016Frugal innovation is a way that companies can create high-quality products with limited resources. Once the preserve of firms in poor markets, Western companies are now seeking ways to appeal to cost-conscious and environmentally-aware consumers at home. With an estimated trillion-dollar global market for frugal products, and with potentially huge...

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    Business Strategy (English, Paperback) The Economist, Jeremy Kourdi

    The effectiveness of a good strategy well implemented determines a business' future success or failure. Yet history is full of strategic decisions, big and small, that were ill-conceived, poorly organized and consequently disastrous. This updated guide looks at the whole process of strategic decision-making, from vision, forecasting, and resource allocation, through to implementation and...

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    Guide to Analysing Companies (English, Paperback) The Economist, Bob Vause

    In today's volatile, complex and fast-moving business world, it can be difficult to gauge how sound a company really is. An apparently strong balance sheet and impressive reported profits may be hiding all sorts of problems that could even spell bankruptcy. So how do you:Know whether a company is well run and doing well?Decide which ratios and benchmarks to use to assess performance?Work out if a...

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    Numbers Guide (English, Paperback) The Economist

    The Economist: Numbers Guide is invaluable for everyone who has to work with numbers, which in today's commercially focused world means most managers. In addition to general advice on basic numeracy, the guide points out common errors and explains the recognized techniques for solving financial problems, analyzing information of any kind, forecasting and effective decision making. Over 100 charts,...

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    Economics (English, Paperback) Richard Davies, The Economist

    The world of economics is changing. Years of turmoil in the global economy mean that nothing will ever be quite the same again.This is the starting point and theme of this radically revised Economist books classic, now available for the first time in America.Richard Davies, economics editor of The Economist, takes us on a journey through the paper's own analysis of the state of the world's...

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    The Economist: Megachange (Paperback) The Economist

    Suitable for those who want to know what the next four decades hold in store, this title charts the rise and fall of fertility rates across continents; how energy resources will change in light of new technology, and how different nations will deal with major developments in science and warfare.

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    The Economist Guide to Investment Strategy (English, Paperback) The Economist, Peter Stanyer

    Supported by numerous charts and detailed analysis, The Economist Guide to Investment Strategy outlines how to construct investment strategies appropriate for individual investors.It looks at the risks and opportunities of uncomplicated strategies and it comes with wealth-warnings for those who wish to explore more sophisticated and fashionable investment approaches. It emphasizes the importance...

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    The Fate of the West (English, Hardback) Bill Emmott, The Economist

    The West has long been a font of stability, prosperity, and security. Yet when faced with global instability and economic uncertainty, it is tempting for states to react by closing borders, hoarding wealth, and solidifying power. We have seen it in Japan, France, and Italy in the past, and today it is infecting all of Europe and also the United States. This rigidity, together with income...

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    Pocket World in Figures 2018 (Hardback) The Economist

    For more than 25 years, Pocket World in Figures has been informing and entertaining readers around the world with its blend of the serious, the quirky and the downright surprising. Where else would you find out, in a single volume, that 98% of Suriname is forest, that Switzerland sells the most expensive Big Macs or that the UK spends the most per person on music downloads? The 2018 edition...

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    Why Deals Fail (English, Paperback) Anna Faelten, Michel Driessen

    The combined value of all M&A deals from 1980 to the end of 2015 was almost $65 trillion?bigger than the current annual world economy value outside the US. In that same period, almost 900,000 deals were announced. Many were questionable, as Why Deals Fail shows. With companies expected to continue to merge in record numbers, it is time to learn some critical lessons from those deals.In 2014 the...

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    Economics: An A-Z Guide (English, Paperback) Matthew Bishop, The Economist

    Economics is all around us, crucial to every aspect of our lives. But how many of us know what an absolute advantage or a zero-sum game really is?The Economist's A-Z guide to economics explains the most important economic terms and concepts. Written with the clarity and wit for which the newspaper is renowned, it features bite-sized overviews of essential economic ideas.If you need to...

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    Business Strategy (English, CD-Audio) The Economist, Jeremy Kourdi

    A business's overall strategy may be set at board level, but many people throughout the organisation will be involved in deciding that strategy and implementing it—making decisions that are strategic in nature.On these decisions hangs the future of the business: how successful it is, even whether it is successful. Yet business history is full of strategic decisions, both big and small, that were...

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    The Great Disruption (English, Paperback) The Economist, Adrian Wooldridge

    The Great Disruption is a collection drawn from Adrian Wooldridge's influential Schumpeter columns inThe Economist addressing the causes and profound consequences of the unprecedented disruption of business over the past five years.The Great Disruption has many causes. The internet is spreading faster than any previous technology. Emerging markets are challenging the west’s dominance of...

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    Guide to Organisation Design (English, Paperback) Naomi Stanford, The Economist

    Business failure is not limited to start ups. Industry Watch (published by BDO Stoy Hayward, an accounting firm) 'predicts that 17,043 businesses will fail (in the UK) in 2006, a further 4 per cent increase from 2005'. In America between 1990 and 2000, there were over 6.3 million business start-ups and over 5.7 million business shut-downs.Risk of failure can be greatly reduced through effective...

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    Guide to Country Risk (English, Paperback) The Economist, Mina Toksoz

    Country risk explains the things that can go wrong when business is conducted across borders. It's not just multinational companies, with factories worldwide and complex operations, that need to understand sudden changes in business conditions. These can affect any small firm that may be looking to expand sales abroad or work with a foreign supplier. The 2008-09 global financial crisis and the...

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    The Economist: Megachange (Hardback) The Economist

    What will the world look like in 2050, and how will we get there? This guide to the twenty-first century captures the sweeping, fundamental trends that are changing the world faster than at any time in human history.

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    The Columbia Dictionary of Political Biography (English, Paperback) The Economist

    Provides information on over 2,000 key political players such as heads of state, heirs apparent, party leaders, dissident group leaders, trade unionists, and leading lobbyists and campaigners

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