Recent Books

  • Cleared for Take-Off: Structure and Strategy in the Low Fare Airline Business Thomas C. Lawton
    Ashgate Publishing Ltd., 2002

    The author describes the low cost airline model, specifically covering the differences of mostly European low-cost airline models. An overview of this industry is given after which an extensive case study of low-cost airline Ryanair is discussed at a more detailed level.

  • The Many Facets of Leadership Marshall Goldsmith, Vijay Govindarajan, Beverley Kaye, Albert A. Vicere (editors)
    Financial Times Prentice Hall, 2002

    The Many Facets of Leadership brings together new essays by world-renowned contributors on leading change, on dealing with complexity and ambiguity, on building learning organizations, and promoting innovation. In addition, it illustrates the new constellation of skills required to manage knowledge workers in today’s global organizations.

  • The Power of Corporate Communication: Crafting the Voice and Image of Your Business Paul A. Argenti, Janis Forman
    McGraw-Hill Trade, 2002

    With strategies for clear communication in today’s muddled corporate environment, Argenti’s book shows how to communicate effectively with fellow employees at all levels, between organizations and across industries. Fully accessible, with workplace-tested approaches toward common challenges, the text analyzes real-world examples and case studies from leading organizations such as Sony, Coca-Cola, and GE.

  • The Fast Forward MBA Pocket Reference (second edition) Paul A. Argenti
    John Wiley & Sons, 2002

    An authoritative resource that covers all the corporate bases: communications, management, economics, strategy, accounting, finance, marketing, and more. This second edition offers concise coverage in a handy format.

  • Globalization and the Perceptions of American Workers Matthew Slaughter, Kenneth F. Scheve
    Institute for International Economics, 2001

    While concerns about the impact of globalization on the environment, human rights, and other issues are an important part of the politics of globalization, the authors of this book argue that it is the link between policy liberalization, worker interests, and individual opinions that forms the foundation for the backlash against liberalization in the United States.

  • Guide to Presentations Mary Munter, Lynn Russell
    Prentice Hall Series in Advanced Business Communication Prentice Hall, 2001

    A concise, practical book for those who give professional presentations. It shows you how you can: relax and enhance your credibility before, during, and after your presentation; design slides to highlight key data and hold your audience’s interest; improve your nonverbal image (gestures, voice, stance); make sure your audience remembers the main points of your presentation; and become a more persuasive presenter.