Learn about concepts, management, and commerce in The Business Book.
Part of the fascinating Big Ideas series, this book tackles tricky topics and themes in a simple and easy to follow format. Learn about Business in this overview guide to the subject, great for beginners looking to learn and experts wishing to refresh their knowledge alike! The Business Book brings a fresh and vibrant take on the topic through eye-catching graphics and diagrams to immerse yourself in.
This captivating book will broaden your understanding of Business, with:
- Up to 100 quotations from the great business thinkers and gurus
- Packed with facts, charts, timelines and graphs to help explain core concepts
- A visual approach to big subjects with striking illustrations and graphics throughout
- Easy to follow text makes topics accessible for people at any level of understanding
The Business Book is the perfect introduction the to key theories that have shaped the world of business, management, and commerce, aimed at adults with an interest in the subject and students wanting to gain more of an overview. Here you’ll discover every facet of business management, including alternative business models, with real life examples from the marketplace. If you’ve ever wondered about the stages of business strategy, from start-up to delivering the goods, this is the perfect book for you.
Your Business Questions, Simply Explained
This book introduces the would-be entrepreneur and general reader to the work of great commercial thinkers, leaders, and gurus. Learn about the hurdles facing every new business, such as finding a gap in the market, securing finance, employing people, and creating an eye-catching brand. If you thought it was difficult to learn about the world of commerce, The Business Book presents information in an easy to follow layout. Learn the ideas of seminal business thinkers, such as Malcolm Gladwell's "tipping point", Michael Porter's "five forces", and Meredith Belbin's theories on effective teamwork, with fantastic mind maps and step-by-step summaries.
The Big Ideas Series
With millions of copies sold worldwide, The Business Book is part of the award-winning Big Ideas series from DK. The series uses striking graphics along with engaging writing, making big topics easy to understand.
About the Author
DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world leading illustrated reference publisher and a member of the Penguin Random House division of Bertelsmann. DK publishes highly visual, photographic non-fiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 100 countries and over 60 languages, with offices in the UK, India, US, Germany, China, Canada, Spain and Australia.
DK's aim is to inspire, educate and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivalled clarity to a wide range of topics, with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect. We have a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products.
Our adult range spans travel, including the award-winning DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, history, science, nature, sport, gardening, cookery and parenting.
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"Business is fascinating, made even more so by the 360-degree view offered [in The Business Book] on leadership, history, marketing, manufacturing, and all the other disciplines that comprise modern-day corporations." – Booklist
"[The Business Book] is definitely a title worth having in the collection." – Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA) Magazine
"More than a well-designed cheat sheet, The Business Book is a title that a young entrepreneur can dive into for valuable factoids to impress a potential investor, keeping the conversation going at a networking event or to simply fill in some knowledge gaps." – Success.com