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The 2000 Percent Solution: Free Your Organization &hellip by Donald Mitchell
"The 2,000 Percent Solution" is one book whose problem-solving setting was designed to ensure better corporate management. The theme of this book is efficiency. It is versatile, and bore expressive evidence of refined methodologies. Those involved in organizational management would value its aiding range. Of interest to the double-minded is how the first part of this book, (that is, chapters one to eight), used practical examples to encourage change.
And, as corporate norms continue to evolve rapidly, "The 2,000 Percent Solution" welcomed all, but is bold enough to warn that 'all that glitters may not be gold'. One thing I like about this book is that it did not… Read more
Managers Handbook by Robert Heller
Managers Handbook by Robert Heller
Robert Heller's "Manager's Handbook" used few words to explain a lot of things. Its coverage is broad; and include creative thinking, public relations, partnerships, staff appraisal, and project evaluation.
It also touched on the interdependence between managers and other members of the staff. Of particular interest in this regard are the areas that dealt with collective output, professional ethics, prioritizing aims, and meeting objectives and responsibilities.
Designed to save time without running short of vital information, the 250 pages of this book constitute a handy reference, which busy people should appreciate. Having assimilated the concise ideas in this book,… Read more
Lonely Planet Italy by Damien Simonis
Lonely Planet Italy by Damien Simonis
3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
With close to a thousand pages, this edition of "Lonely Planet Italy" may be a heavyweight to lug around, but its information is complete. It explained Italy: one bit at a time. But, for a traveller who is more interested in hopping around than in devouring endless pages, this book may become a burden. I would suggest that intending travellers (and holiday-makers) should regard it as a home reference, while embarking on their trip with a lighter text.
This book is generous with all that concerned Italy: from the ancient Roman Empire to the Renaissance, and down to twentieth century secular state. It provided sumptuous info on the 'dolce vita' lifestyle of the 'Azzuri':… Read more