How a Single Organizing Idea can Change Business for Good
Drawing on stories and case studies, this book examines how businesses can align operations with a core ethos, or 'Single Organizing Idea', to realise profound benefits at both a commercial and societal level.
Reframing Governance for Directors and Politicians
This book continues and widens the debate generated by Garratt’s long-selling success, The Fish Rots from the Head. It suggests, at the corporate and national level, how our concepts of leadership and governance can be reframed, developed and improved.
Sense Making, Calling and Meaning within Organizations
This book addresses important issues such as: finding meaning in life and work; how to develop a sense of calling; how to maximize your true potential; and how to have a great impact in wider communities by becoming service leaders.
Using evidence from neuroscience and business research, this book demonstrates how meditative practice can transform businesses into sustainable and flourishing enterprises. It also challenges many pre-conceived ideas about what a sustainably successful organization is and how it should be run.
Designing Business for a Crowded Planet
"Frugal Value" contests the notion that the answer to our socio-economic and environmental crises lies in existing “sustainable business” practices, which too-often mean business-as-usual. This book re-thinks the fundamental purpose and role of business to understand how commercial firms might help address the great challenges of our time.
The Path to a More Sustainable Enterprise
This book demonstrates that it is possible to improve productivity AND make a shift toward sustainability for the organization, its employees and its stakeholders.
How Purpose-Driven Enterprises Create Real Value
Digging Deeper reveals an alternative to a myopic capitalism. Remarkable examples from around the world vividly demonstrate how enterprises can create real value through focusing on the 6 Ls, long-term orientation, lasting relationships, local roots, limits recognition, developing a learning community and taking leadership responsibility seriously.
Accountants Can Save the Planet
This book firmly places the accountant in the position of changemaker. It encapsulates the essential reasons for adopting integrated reporting, explains its application and proposes the next steps of developing the role of Chief Finance Officer to Chief Value Officer.
How to Build a Sustainable Brand
This easy-to-read and engaging book is an introduction to how to build a sustainable corporate brand. Intended as a roadmap, the book includes interviews from business leaders, including Paul Polman of Unilever, and Jonas Prising of ManpowerGroup.
Leaders of the Emerging Corporate Renaissance
Industrial capitalism is broken. This book tells how transformation is taking root in the corporate world. It tells the stories of seven exceptional companies that have out-performed their competitors. Instead of modeling themselves on the assumed efficiency of machines – a thought process that emerged during the industrial age – these firms model themselves on living systems.
How to Bring Values to Life in Your Business
There is no one right or wrong set of values, but there is power and potential in making the most of the right values for your business. Ed Mayo, Secretary General at Co-operatives UK, presents how they can become a natural part of commercial life. With a range of case studies, this book offers practical approaches to make a success of values.
A Guide for Leaders and Change Makers
A manifesto for Social Value Creation, a strategy combining corporate assets (innovation capacities, marketing skills, managerial acumen, employee engagement, scale) with those of other sectors and firms to co-create breakthrough solutions to complex economic, social and environmental issues.