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Green Manufacturing (Paradigm Shift to Sustainable Capitalism) By Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
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Green Manufacturing (Paradigm Shift to Sustainable Capitalism) So, what are companies doing in the way of green manufacturing? Historically when people think of manufacturing they do not think of... More > green manufacturing because the thought of manufacturing is large companies, putting numerous emissions into the air to manufacture their products; this thought is changing and changing fast. By reading this book, you as the consumer will realise that you have the power to make companies more eco-friendly through your individual stance; for manufacturers are now realising that people respect eco-friendly companies, preferring to spend their money on them rather than a company without any green policies. Companies will learn the value of being greener and the benefits this brings to a more sustainable future.< Less
Lean Implementation (Why Lean Fails and how to Prevent Failure) By Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
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A friend of mine asked a great question in response to one of my recent Lean books. His question was in essence how do you keep Lean initiatives moving ahead and not going the way of another flavour... More > of the month program. We have all seen managers with the best intentions launch new initiatives that were supposed to be the wave of the future only to see them fizzle out after a few weeks or months. Lean initiatives are no different. Many organizations have tried Lean and either abandon it completely or don’t take it very far. So what makes the difference between companies that tried Lean and those that are leading the pack? A successful launch of Lean is in some respects like getting lean with one’s weight. There are no quick fixes. There are no easy solutions and it takes work. You cannot make a New Year’s resolution to lose weight then go back to your old habits after a few weeks or months and expect to stay Lean. It takes discipline over the long haul.< Less
CEO Guide to Doing Business in Russia By Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
Paperback: $21.44
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Key part of CEO Guide to Doing Business in Russia is to make sure we realise a business legacy for companies all over the world before, during and after 2014 Winter Olympics and 2018 FIFA World... More > Cup. CEO Guide to Doing Business in Russia will enable companies and individuals to build their networks, understand how to do business in Russia and connect with business partners worldwide, this book will increase your opportunities to meet and engage with potential partners during both Russia 2014 Winter Olympics and 2018 FIFA World Cup< Less
CEO Guide to Doing Business in Brazil By Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
Paperback: $19.00
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Sportsmen and women will descend on the Brazil in search of glory in both the 2014 FIFA World Cup and the 2016 Olympic and Paralympics Games and, like its sporting counterpart, business networking... More > events will not all take place in Brazil's capital city, hundreds of business summits, conferences will be hosted across Brazil. CEO Guide to Doing Business in Brazil, is a book that provide business guide to Brazil’s 2014 FIFA World Cup and the 2016 Olympic and Paralympics Games for those wanting to make the most of this opportunity. CEO Guide to Doing Business in Brazil will enable companies and individuals to build their networks, understand how to do business in Brazil and connect with business partners worldwide, this book will increase your opportunities to meet and engage with potential partners during and after Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup and the 2016 Olympic and Paralympics Games.< Less
CEO Guide to Doing Business in South Korea By Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
Paperback: $19.01
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South Korea has a motivated and highly educated workforce that leads the world in a range of high-tech disciplines. Seven per cent of the country’s GDP is spent on education and 74 per cent of... More > South Koreans undertake post graduate-level education. You will find workers in South Korea to be disciplined, hard working and keen to undergo training. South Korea greatly values its workforce highly and is keen to attract high-quality skills from overseas. It has recently relaxed restrictions on visas for overseas workers. The organisation Contact Korea has Korean Business Centres in 29 countries around the world, dedicated to attracting talented people to work in South Korea.< Less
Supply Chain Management for Competitive Advantage By Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
Paperback: $20.43
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Supply chain competence affects your bottom-line in more direct ways than you might realize. In this book we reviewed the role of controlling cost of sales through supply chain competencies and its... More > effect on the corporate financial statements. The balancing act of maintaining a high level of service and low costs is becoming harder for supply chain managers as businesses try to meet the growing customer mantra of “more for less.” This pressure comes at a time when business is becoming more global, supply chains are lengthening, and competition is on the rise. Although this challenge is not new, the outlook is that it will intensify as a number of factors; economic, regulatory and market-driven become more acute. Consequently, supply chain performance will have increasingly significant impact on overall business success.< Less
Lean Procurement and Supply Chain Management (Key to Reducing Costs and Improving Profitability) By Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
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Lean Procurement and supply chain management is for many companies. It is not just for manufacturers who practice lean management. It is also for non-manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors,... More > retailers and others. During the past few years, companies have focused on supply chain improvements with initiatives centred on operational excellence and cost cutting. But have they worked? In today’s on-demand environment, companies are facing growing challenges around market volatility, costs, long lead times and unpredictable forecasts. Your inventory management decisions can make or break your firm’s financial bottom line. You will find strategies in this book that will let your company meet these daily challenges and optimize working capital efficiency.< Less
Lean Startup (Key to a Better Chance of Successful Startup) By Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
Paperback: $17.84
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Have you ever thought about creating your own business startup? Perhaps you are a great programmer with an idea for the next Twitter or Facebook. Maybe you have an itch you need to scratch. Or maybe... More > you just want to learn what it feels like to be an entrepreneur. Go for it! This is a great time to build a startup, and there is no substitute for just doing it. If you are thinking about creating a startup, do your homework and learn about lean startup. Don't spend six months coding a product; prove that people want to buy it first. The most important business question is whether or not people will buy your product; so instead of building it, make a webpage with a "click here to buy" button and see if you can get people to click on it. If people click the button, then you ask for their email address to let them know when the product will be ready. If nobody clicks on it, then are you not happy that you did not build the product?< Less
Agile and Lean Office (Key to Increasing Profit and Employee/Customer Satisfaction) By Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
Paperback: $17.02
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Agile and lean office are so deeply interwoven that if you are doing agile you are doing lean, and vice-versa. Those considering process change will likely find the description of the... More > interrelatedness interesting and enlightening. The question should I use Lean office instead of Agile office is based on a false premise because office environments are complex systems. There can be thousands of integration points as information flows along a value stream. As a result it is almost impossible to understand in detail how a change to one part of a value stream will impact the rest of the system-wide value streams of the organization. The Agile and Lean office approach use a program of continuous performance improvement. This approach does not try to accomplish too much at once and risk complete failure, but to make an incremental change to a value stream, wait for the system to settle down, fully understand the system-wide impact of the changes, and then decide what new change to make.< Less
CEO Guide to Doing Business in Middle East (United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain and Qatar) By Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
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The UAE is situated in the southeast of the Arabian Peninsula on the Persian Gulf, bordering Oman and Saudi Arabia. The UAE is a federation of seven Emirates each with its own Ruler. Saudi Arabia's... More > command economy is petroleum-based; roughly 75% of budget revenues and 90% of export earnings come from the oil industry. Kuwait's economy is heavily dependent on oil revenues. The Kuwait government is keen on reducing the dependence on crude oil revenue. Bahrain is a small island with a population of just over 1 million people. Bahrain’s total area covers 770 sq km; it is the smallest of the six Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member states and consists of 33 islands. The main source of Qatar’s wealth is its vast reserves of oil and natural gas (it has the world’s 3rd largest natural gas reserves) which have made it one of the richest countries in the world.< Less