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Problem Solving , Thinking , Decision Making

Problem Solving , Thinking , Decision Making

The Thinker's Toolkit: 14 Powerful Techniques for Problem Solving

An invaluable resource for any manager or professional, this book offers a collection of proven, practical methods for simplifying any problem and making faster, better decisions every time.From the Hardcover edition.

Back of The Napkin: Solving Problems and Selling Ideas with Pictures

"BusinessWeek"'s best innovation book of the year A "Fast Company" best business book of the year The ("London") "Times" business creativity book of the year "A must read for younger generation managers." -"BusinessWeek" "Roam shows that even the most analytical right-brainers can work better by thinking visually."

Information is Beautiful

'Unbelievably brilliant' - Vogue '(a) terrific compendium of visual information' - Shortlist 'thought-provoking, lovingly crafted and informative; a handsome book that anyone would be grateful to receive' - The Independent on Sunday 'In this intriguing book, David McCandless presents a cavalcade of compelling and colourful graphics, each one innovative in

The Basics of Process Mapping, 2nd Edition

The bestselling first edition of this influential resource has been incorporated into the curriculum at forward thinking colleges and universities, a leading vocational technical institute, many in-house corporate continuous improvement approaches, and the United Nations' headquarters. Providing a complete and accessible introduction to process maps, The Basics of Process Mapping, Second Edition raises the bar on what constitutes the basics.

Thinking in Systems: A Primer

'The publication of Thinking in Systems is a landmark ... This book is destined to shape our understanding of socio-ecological systems in the years to come in much the same way that Silent Spring taught us to understand the nature of ecosystems in the 1960s and 1970s.' Oran R.

The Fifth Discipline Fieldbook: Strategies and Tools for Building a Learning Organization: Strategies for Building a ...

Peter Senge's international bestseller, The Fifth Discipline, revolutionized the practice of management by introducing the theory of learning organisations. Now Dr Senge moves from the philosophical to the practical by answering the first question all lovers of the learning organisation ask: What do they do on Monday morning?

Sources of Power: How People Make Decisions

"Most studies of decision-making treat humans like rats in a laboratory.

Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking

For Blink, Malcolm Gladwell, author of the bestselling The Tipping Point explores the extraordinarily perceptive and deceptive power of the sub-conscious mind. Gladwell's major claim is that decisions made very quickly can be every bit as good as a decision made cautiously and deliberately. What we are actually doing is what Gladwell calls 'thin-slicing'.

Thinkertoys: A Handbook of Creative-Thinking Techniques

Thinkertoys: A Handbook of Creative-Thinking Techniques: Amazon.co.uk: Michael Michalko: Books

Water Logic

Water Logic: Amazon.co.uk: Edward De Bono: Books

Parallel Thinking: From Socratic Thinking to De Bono Thinking

Parallel Thinking: From Socratic Thinking to De Bono Thinking: Amazon.co.uk: Edward De Bono: Books

Systems Thinking in the Public Sector: The Failure of the Reform Regime.... and a Manifesto for a Better Way

This waste of our money is just madness. Do you ever wonder how the Government came to make such a pig's ear of running the public services...? The argument compellingly made in this book...is that the Government has designed failure into almost everything it does on our behalf...

Thinking in Systems: A Primer

'The publication of Thinking in Systems is a landmark ... This book is destined to shape our understanding of socio-ecological systems in the years to come in much the same way that Silent Spring taught us to understand the nature of ecosystems in the 1960s and 1970s.' Oran R.

Seeing the Forest for the Trees: A Manager's Guide to Applying Systems Thinking

Dennis Sherwood was for twelve years a consulting partner with Coopers & Lybrand and was subsequently an Executive Director at Goldman Sachs in London, a partner in Bossard Consultants, and Vice President of SRI Consulting.

Growing Wings on the Way: Systems Thinking for Messy Situations

A Systems Thinking primer! This easy-to-read book makes systems theory accessible to those who do not have time for intensive study but need help in structuring and solving complex problems - richly illustrated with thought-provoking quotations, easy-tounderstand diagrams and practical real-life examples. A resource masterpiece!A" Mike Haynes, Consultant and Practitioner ...

The Decision Book: Fifty Models for Strategic Thinking

The 6th bestselling business book of 2011 - a smart, fun, bestselling guide to making the right choices

Smart Choices: A Practical Guide to Making Better Decisions

John S. Hammond is an internationally known decision-making consultant specializing in negotiation and corporate strategy, and a former professor at Harvard Business School.

Decision Traps: Ten Barriers to Brilliant Decision-Making and How to Overcome Them

Decision Traps: Ten Barriers to Brilliant Decision-Making and How to Overcome Them: Amazon.co.uk: J.Edward Russo, Paul J. H. Schoemaker: Books

The Lean Toolbox for Service Systems

The Lean Toolbox for Service Systems: Amazon.co.uk: John Bicheno: Books

Lean Thinking: Banish Waste And Create Wealth In Your Corporation

Following on from their book, The Machine that Changed the World, Womack and Jones have developed their ideas further with Lean Thinking. This book is aimed at any manager interested in sustaining growth within their industry.

The Lean Startup: How Constant Innovation Creates Radically Successful Businesses

Every so often a business book comes along that changes how we think about innovation and entrepreneurship. Eric Ries's The Lean Startup has the chops to join this exalted company. (Philip Delves Broughton Financial Times )Mandatory reading for entrepreneurs...

The Mind Map Book: Unlock Your Creativity, Boost Your Memory, Change Your Life

The Mind Map is the most effective thinking tool of our time. It will dramatically improve your intelligence, creativity, communication, concentration and memory - every aspect of your performance. It is the key to unlocking your power and potential.

Thinking, Fast and Slow

There have been many good books on human rationality and irrationality, but only one masterpiece. That masterpiece is Daniel Kahneman's Thinking, Fast and Slow.Kahneman, a winner of the Nobel Prize for economics, distils a lifetime of research into an encyclopedic coverage of both the surprising miracles and the equally surprising mistakes of our conscious and unconscious thinking.

Leapfrogging: Harness the Power of Surprise for Business Breakthroughs

""Leapfrogging" challenges its readers to break out of conventional thinking by employing a few simple notions: know who you are, stay true to your purpose, and enjoy the journey along the way. By showcasing examples of challenging conventional thinking, embracing surprise, and welcoming failure as a learning exercise, Kaplan invites readers to learn from the stories of others.

The Visual Display of Quantitative Information

The Visual Display of Quantitative Information: Amazon.co.uk: Edward R. Tufte: Books