Saturday March 9, 2013
Compiled by THEAN LEE CHENG
Market Sense and Nonsense: How the markets really work (and how they donít)
Author: Jack D. Schwager
Publisher: Wiley & Sons
The author takes a swipe at the most pervasive market precepts, money management misconceptions, and irrational investor behaviours and challenges some of the most cherished assumptions that the markets are efficient. He draws upon his years as an asset manager and gives a sobering insight into investing. He shares lessons on hedge fund investing, investment timing and selection and risk assessment.
Creative Conspiracy: The new rules of breakthrough collaboration
Author: Leigh Thompson
Publisher: Harvard Business Review
The keys to collaboration is teamwork and teams that organise themselves, motivate one another, and combine their talents to meet creative challenges are the hallmark of the most successful. She combines research and real-life examples to offer strategies and practises designed to help teams capitalise on what works.
HBR Guide to Project Management: Motivate your team
Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press
Part of a series of books, this guide zooms in on project management and delves into motivation, scope of work and delivering results. It engages readers on a number of issues when it comes to project management. Some of the issues include the importance of creating a strong and focused team, monitoring progress and managing stakeholdersí expectations.