The Unauthorized Guide To Doing Business the Alan Sugar Way

10 Secrets of the Boardroom's Toughest Interviewer

The Unauthorized Guide To Doing Business the Alan Sugar Way

Alan Sugar is a business legend. When it comes to business, Sugar is both feared and fearless. Shrewd businessman, inspirational figure and sweet-talking star of The Apprentice, this man knows how to strike a deal. The Unauthorized Guide to Doing Business the Alan Sugar Way draws out the universal lessons from Alan Sugar's remarkable success and identifies 10 strategies that can be applied to any business or career: Don't push or shove Start a revolution Know your customer Stay true to your values Learn from your mistakes Drive a hard bargain Invest in the right people Lead from the front Win as a team Hire in haste, repent at leisure Want to be the best? The secrets of phenomenal success are in your hands. Check out the other Unauthorized Guides in this series: Richard Branson; Duncan Bannatyne; Jamie Oliver; Bill Gates; and Philip Green.

The Unauthorized Guide To Doing Business the Philip Green Way

10 Secrets of the Billionaire Retail Magnate

The Unauthorized Guide To Doing Business the Philip Green Way

Philip Green, retail's most colourful figure, is widely regarded as the finest retailer of his generation and one of the best business brains in the UK. He made his first million at 33, and now owns the Arcadia Group, running about an eighth of the UK clothing retail market. So how did a man who just fell into the industry by accident go on and build this business empire? The Unauthorized Guide to Doing Business the Philip Green Way draws out the universal lessons from Philip Green's remarkable success and identifies 10 strategies for building a business empire that can be applied to any business or career: Do it your way Make the business run as efficiently as possible Keep the customer satisfied Whatever you do, don't break the supply chain People matter - you can't run an empire without them Spot the money-making opportunity When the going gets tough - work harder! Aim high and keep trying Stay private but enjoy the publicity Give something back Want to be the best? The secrets of phenomenal success are in your hands. Check out the other Unauthorized Guides in this series: Richard Branson; Duncan Bannatyne; Alan Sugar; Jamie Oliver; and Bill Gates.

The Unauthorized Guide To Doing Business the Bill Gates Way

10 Secrets of the World's Richest Business Leader

The Unauthorized Guide To Doing Business the Bill Gates Way

Mega-mogul Bill Gates is quite simply the richest and most successful businessman of all time. His remarkable vision and obsessive desire to win have created a leadership style radically different to anything the business world has seen before. The Unauthorized Guide to Doing Business the Bill Gates Way draws out the universal lessons from Bill Gates' phenomenal success and identifies 10 secret leadership strategies that can be applied to any business or career: Be in the right place at the right time Fall in love with technology Take no prisoners Hire very smart people Learn to survive Don't expect any thanks Assume the visionary position Cover all the bases Build a byte-sized business Never ever take your eye off the ball Want to be the best? The secrets of phenomenal success are in your hands. Check out the other Unauthorized Guides in this series: Richard Branson; Jamie Oliver; Duncan Bannatyne; Alan Sugar; and Philip Green.

The Unauthorized Guide To Doing Business the Jamie Oliver Way

10 Secrets of the Irrepressible One-Man Brand

The Unauthorized Guide To Doing Business the Jamie Oliver Way

Love him or loathe him, Jamie Oliver is one of the best-known and richest celebrity chefs in the world. But there is more to the man than his linguine. He towers over a business empire that comprises restaurants, shops, cookware, food, magazines, books, DVDs and television production. So how does he maintain his brand name and values across such diverse interests? The Unauthorized Guide to Doing Business the Jamie Oliver Way draws out the universal lessons from Jamie Oliver’s remarkable success and identifies 10 secret strategies for business growth and branding that can be applied to any business or career: Be yourself, but more so Extend the brand Build on what you’re good at Remember the social dimension Become the face of a supermarket Deal with adversity Go international Protect the brand Be controversial Be bold Want to be the best? The secrets of phenomenal success are in your hands. Check out the other Unauthorized Guides in this series: Richard Branson; Duncan Bannatyne; Alan Sugar; Bill Gates; and Philip Green.

The Unauthorized Guide To Doing Business the Duncan Bannatyne Way

10 Secrets of the Rags to Riches Dragon

The Unauthorized Guide To Doing Business the Duncan Bannatyne Way

Straight-talking Dragons' Den star, Duncan Bannatyne, started it all with a single ice cream van and now manages a portfolio of leisure businesses and a high profile media career. So how did one of the UK's most successful serial entrepreneurs go from trouble-making schoolboy to OBE; from unemployment benefit claimant to multi-millionaire? The Unauthorized Guide to Doing Business the Duncan Bannatune Way draws out the universal lessons from Duncan Bannatyne's remarkable success and identifies 10 strategies for running a business that can be applied to any business or career: Anyone can do it Know yourself and fill in the gaps The right ideas are everywhere you look Don't skimp on the research Plan your enterprise Never mind the atrium! Have the right people by your side Make money, expand rapidly, then make more money Put your name over the door Give it all away before you die Want to be the best? The secrets of phenomenal success are in your hands. Check out the other Unauthorized Guides in this series: Richard Branson; Alan Sugar; Jamie Oliver; Bill Gates; and Philip Green.

The Unauthorized Guide to Doing Business the Richard Branson Way

10 Secrets of the World's Greatest Brand Builder

The Unauthorized Guide to Doing Business the Richard Branson Way

Richard Branson, the international powerhouse entrepreneur, is an opportunist with an uncanny knack of sniffing out great deals where others hesitate or fear to tread. Branson is the ultimate brand builder and never before has a single brand been so successfully deployed across such a diverse range of goods and services. So how does he do it? The Unauthorized Guide to Doing Business the Richard Branson Way draws out the universal lessons from Richard Branson's remarkable success and identifies 10 strategies that can be applied to any business or career: 1. Pick on someone bigger than you 2. Do the hippy, hippy shake 3. Haggle: everything's negotiable 4. Make work fun 5. Do right by your brand 6. Smile for the cameras 7. Don't lead sheep, herd cats 8. Move faster than a speeding bullet 9. Size does matter 10. Never lose the common touch Want to be the best? The secrets of phenomenal success are in your hands. Check out the other Unauthorized Guides in this series: Jamie Oliver; Duncan Bannatyne; Alan Sugar; Bill Gates; and Philip Green.

The Unauthorized Guide to Doing Business the Simon Cowell Way

10 Secrets of the International Music Mogul

The Unauthorized Guide to Doing Business the Simon Cowell Way

From a job in the mail room at EMI Music Publishing Cowell rose through the ranks swiftly and after becoming a record producer at the firm, left to set up his own company. Following the collapse of his first business and a time at BMG, Cowell went on to pioneer the Popstars TV talent show, and subsequently co-produce Pop Idol and more recently The X Factor. As a music producer he has achieved sales of over 25 million albums, over 70 top 30 records, and 17 Number 1 singles. His band 'Westlife' has achieved an impressive 10 Number 1 hits alone. The Sunday Times Rich List recently estimated that he earned £33.5m in one year alone, thanks to the global success of the 'Pop Idol' brand. The 10 Secrets of the International Music Mogul are: Work Your Way Up – get to know your industry Don’t Be Defeated – how to overcome set backs in business Grab Opportunities – respond to the market Know Your Market – and consistently produce the product they want Think Differently – take your product and spin it in different formats Get Your Name on the Credits – and reap the rewards Don’t Look Back – learn from missed opportunities but keep moving forwards Say it How It Is – straight talking saves time in business Build a Personal Brand – and be respected for what you do well if nothing else Use Your Contacts – there is no shame to pulling strings in business

Entrepreneurship

The Practice and Mindset

Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship: The Practice and Mindset by Heidi M. Neck, Christopher P. Neck, and Emma L. Murray catapults students beyond the classroom by helping them develop an entrepreneurial mindset so they can create opportunities and take action in uncertain environments. Based on the world-renowned Babson Entrepreneurship program, this text emphasizes practice and learning through action. Students learn entrepreneurship by taking small actions to get feedback, experiment, and move ideas forward. They will walk away from this text with the entrepreneurial mindset, skillset, and toolset that can be applied to startups as well as organizations of all kinds. Whether your students have backgrounds in business, liberal arts, engineering, or the sciences, this text will take them on a transformative journey and teaches them crucial life skills. The Second Edition includes a new chapter on customer development, 15 new case studies, 16 new Mindshift Activities and 16 new Entrepreneurship in Action profiles, as well as expanded coverage of prototyping, incubators, accelerators, building teams, and marketing trends. Also available as a digital option (courseware). Learn more about Entrepreneurship: The Practice and Mindset, Second Edition - Vantage Digital Option.

Organizational Behavior

A Critical-Thinking Approach

Organizational Behavior

Organizational Behavior: A Critical-Thinking Perspective, by Christopher P. Neck, Jeffery D. Houghton, and Emma L. Murray, provides insight into OB concepts and processes through a first-of-its kind active learning experience. Thinking Critically challenge questions tied to Bloom’s taxonomy appear throughout each chapter, challenging students to apply, analyze, and create. Unique, engaging case narratives that span several chapters along with experiential exercises, self-assessments, and interviews with business professionals foster students’ abilities to think critically and creatively, highlight real-world applications, and bring OB concepts to life.

Entrepreneurship Interactive EBook

The Practice and Mindset

Entrepreneurship Interactive EBook

This Interactive eBook is FREE when bundled with the print version! Instructors: Bundle the Interactive eBook with its print version and your students get the eBook for free! Order using bundle ISBN: 978-1-5063-7615-8 Contact your Sales Representative for more information. Students: Still need to purchase an Access Code? Just select the "BUY NOW" button on this page to purchase your interactive eBook and obtain your individual access code. This dynamic Interactive eBook version of the First Edition of Neck, Entrepreneurship goes way beyond highlighting and note-taking! Read your mobile-friendly eBook anywhere, anytime with easy access across desktop, smartphone, and tablet devices. Using the VitalSource Bookshelf� platform, download your book to a personal computer and read it offline, share notes and highlights with instructors and classmates who are using the same eBook, and "follow" friends and instructors as they make their own notes and highlights. Simply click on icons in the eBook to experience a broad array of multimedia resources as well as get access to academic and professional articles. VIDEO: Relevant interviews, lectures, personal stories, inquiries, animated graphics, and other clips bring deeper learning and understanding as you explore key topics. AUDIO: Engaging podcasts and audio resources supplement and enrich key points within the text. REFERENCE AND JOURNAL ARTICLES: Access to articles from SAGE's influential journals, handbooks, and encyclopedias offer important background and exposure to seminal work in your field of study.