Biz 4.0: 83 resources to transform your business

I recently published my latest book, Biz 4.0: An anthropological blueprint for business in the digital age. Here is a list of resources, comprising books and online articles I have used directly and indBiz 4.0: An anthropological blueprint for business in the digital ageirectly in the book. Along with my book they will help you transform your business.

The List

Books

McCormack, A. 2017. Attention Dynamics: High personal performance in the digital age. Auridian Press.

McCormack, A. 2015. Beyond Nine to Five: Your career guide for the digital age. Auridian Press.

Csikszentmihalyi, M. 2013. Flow: The psychology of happiness. Ebury Digital.

Levitt, S. 2007. Freakonomics: A rogue economist explores the hidden side of everything. Penguin.

Ries, E. 2011. The Lean Startup: How constant innovation creates radically successful businesses. Portfolio Penguin.

Blawatt, K. 2016. Narconomics: How to run a drug cartel. Emerald Group Publishing.

Ericsson, A. and Pool, R. 2016. Peak: How all of us can achieve extraordinary things. Vintage Digital.

Tzu, S. 2010. The Art of War. Capstone.

Gratton, L. and Scott, A. 2016. The Hundred Year Life: Living and working in an age of longevity. Bloomsbury Information.

Peppers, D. 1998. The One to One Future: Building relationships one customer at a time. Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group.

Maister, D. and Green, C. 2002. The Trusted Advisor. Simon and Schuster.

Junger, S. 2016. Tribe: On homecoming and belonging. Fourth Estate.

Thiel, P. and Masters, B. 2014. Zero to One: Notes on Start Ups, or how to build the future. Virgin Digital.

Online

10 most innovative organisations:

http://www.industryweek.com/innovation/10-most-innovative-companies-world

Adaptability:

http://anthro.palomar.edu/adapt/adapt_2.htm

Adaptability: The new competitive advantage:

http://www.themanager.org/2015/01/adaptability-new-competitive-advantage/

Artistry and skills:

http://www.survivalinternational.org/galleries/ingenious

Analytics 3.0:

https://hbr.org/2013/12/analytics-30

Apple – A simple product line:

http://www.edibleapple.com/2009/02/03/why-a-simple-product-line-is-integral-to-apples-success/

Augmented humanity:

http://www.forbes.com/sites/sap/2016/12/01/idc-2017-predictions-birth-of-augmented-humanity/

Automation and the future of work:

http://www.mckinsey.com/global-themes/employment-and-growth/automation-jobs-and-the-future-of-work

Automation of knowledge jobs:

https://hbr.org/2016/06/the-knowledge-jobs-most-likely-to-be-automated

Best places to work:

http://fortune.com/best-companies/

Better decisions:

http://www.mckinsey.com/business-functions/strategy-and-corporate-finance/our-insights/strategic-principles-for-competing-in-the-digital-age

Big data:

https://hbr.org/2012/10/big-data-the-management-revolution

Big data: A retail gamechanger:

http://www.forbes.com/sites/bernardmarr/2015/11/10/big-data-a-game-changer-in-the-retail-sector/

Branding:

https://hbr.org/2010/12/branding-in-the-digital-age-youre-spending-your-money-in-all-the-wrong-places

CEO tenure:

http://fortune.com/2015/05/06/ceo-tenure-cisco/

Change v transformation:

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/20140714023453-85816712-the-difference-between-change-and-transformation

Changing nature of work:

https://hbr.org/2013/12/the-peer-economy-will-transform-work-or-at-least-how-we-think-of-it

Co-bots:

https://www.ft.com/content/6d5d609e-02e2-11e6-af1d-c47326021344

Cognitive fitness:

https://hbr.org/2007/11/cognitive-fitness

Cognitive reserve:

https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2015/12/what-is-cognitive-reserve-and-how-do-we-increase-it/

Collective ambition:

https://hbr.org/2011/12/the-power-of-collective-ambition

Data capital:

https://www.technologyreview.com/s/601081/the-rise-of-data-capital/

Data driven business:

https://www-ssl.intel.com/content/www/us/en/big-data/building-a-data-driven-business.html

Death of a car salesman:

http://www.economist.com/news/business/21661656-no-one-much-likes-car-dealers-changing-system-will-be-hard-death-car-salesman

Decentralised leadership:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Starfish_and_the_Spider

Digital competition:

http://www.mckinsey.com/business-functions/strategy-and-corporate-finance/our-insights/strategic-principles-for-competing-in-the-digital-age

Digital defined:

http://www.mckinsey.com/industries/high-tech/our-insights/what-digital-really-means

Digital globalisation

https://hbr.org/2016/03/globalization-is-becoming-more-about-data-and-less-about-stuff

Digital leadership:

http://www.mckinsey.com/business-functions/digital-mckinsey/our-insights/adapting-your-board-to-the-digital-age

Digital strategy:

http://www.mckinsey.com/business-functions/strategy-and-corporate-finance/our-insights/the-economic-essentials-of-digital-strategy

Emerging markets middle class

http://www.ey.com/gl/en/issues/driving-growth/middle-class-growth-in-emerging-markets

Energy and natural resources:

http://www.mckinsey.com/mgi/our-research/natural-resources

Globalisation:

https://hbr.org/topic/globalization

Happiness and the hunter gatherer:

https://www.quora.com/Were-people-in-hunter-gatherer-societies-generally-happier-than-modern-people

Human organisation:

http://www.strategy-business.com/article/03309

Hunter gatherer economics:

https://www.quora.com/Which-economic-system-did-the-hunter-gatherer-societies-use

Hunter gatherer life:

http://www.h2g2.com/approved_entry/A2054675

Hunter gatherer to digital native:

http://information-revolutions.com/chapter01/

Incomplete leadership:

https://hbr.org/2007/02/in-praise-of-the-incomplete-leader

Intellectual capital:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2017/02/13/companies-failing-see-value-intellectual-property/

Internet of Things:

http://www.bain.com/publications/articles/internet-of-things-the-future-is-here-business-standard.aspx

Leadership guts:

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/8017237-head-heart-and-guts

Leaderless organisations:

http://www.forbes.com/sites/drewhansen/2016/03/08/leaderless-management/

Managing talent in the digital age:

http://www.mckinsey.com/industries/high-tech/our-insights/managing-talent-in-a-digital-age

Marginal gains:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/olympics/19174302

Motivation:

https://hbr.org/topic/motivating-people

http://www.ted.com/talks/dan_pink_on_motivation

Netflix: Reinventing HR:

https://hbr.org/2014/01/how-netflix-reinvented-hr

Oxford study on people entering workplace 50% robots

https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/the-future-of-robot-labour-has-everything-to-do-with-capitalism

Product development:

http://tomtunguz.com/mckinseys-3-horizons/

Robots and marriage:

http://fortune.com/2016/12/26/human-robot-love-marriage-relationships/

Robots in the boardroom:

http://www.livemint.com/Consumer/zoYuqJV5VMA8XFcW5Nl3mO/Robots-in-the-boardroom-could-soon-be-a-reality-says-WEF-su.html

Sales transformation:

https://www.bcg.com/expertise/capabilities/marketing-sales/sales-channel-transformation.aspx

Satisfying work:

http://uk.businessinsider.com/malcolm-gladwell-on-great-jobs-satisfying-work-2014-11

Sense of purpose:

http://www.smartcompany.com.au/people-human-resources/leadership/34233-six-business-management-lessons-from-the-english-premier-league/

Servant leader:

https://hbr.org/2015/09/new-managers-need-a-philosophy-about-how-theyll-lead

Skills:

http://www.survivalinternational.org/articles/3380-tribal-conservation

Smart cities:

http://www.information-age.com/intelligent-streetlamps-and-intelligent-city-gartner-123458507/

Smart connected products:

https://hbr.org/2014/11/how-smart-connected-products-are-transforming-competition

Talent and leadership:

https://www.bcgperspectives.com/content/articles/leadership_talent_human_resources_global_leadership_talent_index/

Talent management:

http://futurestatetalent.com/ceos-prepare-for-talent-churn-in-the-digital-age/

Tesla strategy:

https://hbr.org/2015/05/teslas-new-strategy-is-over-100-years-old

The centre for collective intelligence:

http://cci.mit.edu/

The need for dreamers:

http://tompeters.com/pdfs/Tomato101804.pdf

Tom Peters – reimagine:

http://tompeters.com/pdfs/Tomato101804.pdf

Value creation:

https://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2013/03/26/why-disruptive-sustainability-new-leadership-framework

Virgin culture:

https://www.ukessays.com/essays/business/virgin-organizational-culture-and-history.php

Virgin: Talent attraction:

https://www.virgin.com/entrepreneur/richard-branson-how-to-attract-the-right-employees

Vision and purpose:

https://hbr.org/2014/09/your-companys-purpose-is-not-its-vision-mission-or-values

Wired: Long tail:

https://www.wired.com/2004/10/tail/

  

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