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Siege - Trump Under Fire (Paperback): Michael Wolff Siege - Trump Under Fire (Paperback)
Michael Wolff
R325 R219 Discovery Miles 2 190 Save R106 (33%) In stock

Michael Wolff, author of the bombshell bestseller Fire And Fury, once again takes us inside the Trump presidency to reveal a White House under siege.

With Fire And Fury, Michael Wolff defined the first phase of the Trump administration; now, in Siege, he has written an equally essential and explosive book about a presidency that is under fire from almost every side.

A stunningly fresh narrative that begins just as Trump's second year as president is getting underway and ends with the delivery of the Mueller report, Siege reveals an administration that is perpetually beleaguered by investigations and a president who is increasingly volatile, erratic and exposed.

Applied Questions On Auditing (Paperback, 8th Edition): B.M. Barnard, B. Marx, A. van der Watt, P.A. Lansdell Applied Questions On Auditing (Paperback, 8th Edition)
B.M. Barnard, B. Marx, A. van der Watt, P.A. Lansdell
R912 R750 Discovery Miles 7 500 Save R162 (18%) In stock

The questions in this book are grouped according to the various topics covering the different stages of the audit process.

To enhance the value of the book and to make it more useful, it was decided to include answers to all the questions in the text.

Companies and Other Business Structures in South Africa (Paperback, 4 Revised Edition): Tshepo Mongalo Companies and Other Business Structures in South Africa (Paperback, 4 Revised Edition)
Tshepo Mongalo; Edited by Dennis Davis, Walter Geach
R600 R508 Discovery Miles 5 080 Save R92 (15%) In stock

Companies and other Business Structures in South Africa, fourth edition, offers a clear and practical introduction to the law relating to companies, close corporations, business trusts, partnerships and financial markets.

The fourth edition is comprehensively revised and updated to address the extensive development of common law jurisprudence that has emerged in the recent period. In particular, the text succinctly analyses the complex body of case law developments within the spheres of corporate governance, insider trading and business rescue, and provides a chapter that addresses the winding up and deregistration of companies.

The text explains the law relating to corporate finance with an interdisciplinary (legal, accounting and management accounting) approach, and situates discussion of the recently promulgated Financial Markets Act 19 of 2012 within the context of insider trading and financial markets.

Valuations, Mergers & Acquisitions (Paperback): Greg Beech, Dave Thayser Valuations, Mergers & Acquisitions (Paperback)
Greg Beech, Dave Thayser
R750 R575 Discovery Miles 5 750 Save R175 (23%) In stock

Valuations, Mergers & Acquisitions deals with the valuation of businesses for the purpose of mergers and acquisitions transactions, shareholder exits, capital raising and initial public offerings and covers the key principles involved in valuing businesses as going concerns.

Features:

  • Critical thinking boxes commenting on the consequences of market events or the actions of specific companies which help students to get to grips with the uncertainties and complexities of valuations.
  • The gaps between financial regulations and actual business practices are highlighted, such as IFRS 3 in Chapter 19.
  • A variety of end-of-chapter and self-assessment questions and tasks allows readers to apply what they are learning as well as to develop their professional confidence.

Valuations, Mergers & Acquisitions is relevant to senior undergraduate students taking modules in Valuations and Mergers and Acquisitions as part of Financial Management courses, MBA and MBL students, and SAICA seminar students. The book is also of practical use to corporate financiers and company executives who wish to clarify or research particular areas of concern in valuing a business in practice.

Third Year Monetary Economics for Unisa - Custom Edition (Paperback, 1st Edition): Third Year Monetary Economics for Unisa - Custom Edition (Paperback, 1st Edition)
R864 R717 Discovery Miles 7 170 Save R147 (17%) Shipped within 4 - 9 working days
Research Methodology For The Economic & Management Sciences (Paperback, 8th ed): L. E. van Zyl Research Methodology For The Economic & Management Sciences (Paperback, 8th ed)
L. E. van Zyl 1
R582 R491 Discovery Miles 4 910 Save R91 (16%) In stock
Being Boss - How To Avoid The Knock Out And Survive Your First 1000 Days In Business And Beyond (Paperback): Jess Mouneimne Being Boss - How To Avoid The Knock Out And Survive Your First 1000 Days In Business And Beyond (Paperback)
Jess Mouneimne 1
R218 Discovery Miles 2 180 In stock

The first 1 000 days of running your own business are a little like raising a child: it needs to be nurtured, fed, mollycoddled and disciplined if it is to survive and grow. No-one knows this more than Jess Mouneimne, a young entrepreneur and marketing agency owner plus mom-of-two.

Having established and run three successful SMEs, Jess has faced adversity, failure, betrayal and personal demons. But she has managed to beat them all and lived to tell the tale. A keen boxer, Jess likens business to a bout in the ring. You need to know how to roll with the punches, avoid those left hooks and above all, have someone in your corner to advise and encourage you throughout the fight. If you have your own small or medium enterprise, or if you are thinking about starting a new venture of this kind, then you need to read this book.

In her own inimitable, humorous way, Jess offers practical advice on:

  • How to survive as an entrepreneur
  • Personal branding
  • Selling yourself and your company
  • Building social capital
  • Finding strategic partners
  • Establishing your dream team
  • How to work ON your business and not IN it

This is not just another generic business book. Through Jess’s personal experience and stories, you will learn about establishing and running an SME specifically in the South African market. Just like the wealth of this country, the content of the book is gold-dust – it’s worth sifting through to find the invaluable nuggets that will enable you to find personal wealth and professional success.

Being Boss will teach you how to be just that – the head of your own company without going insane or broke in the process.

Is your thinking keeping you poor? (Paperback): Douglas Kruger Is your thinking keeping you poor? (Paperback)
Douglas Kruger 4
R230 R181 Discovery Miles 1 810 Save R49 (21%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Being rich is not normal: most people never achieve wealth in their lifetime. The very word ‘rich’ describes a state beyond the median, and therein lies an important lesson.

To become rich, your thinking has to be radically different from that of the people around you. Do you know what those specific differences may be?

Business and wealth guru Douglas Kruger strips away the feel-good hype and gets right down to the practical principles. He leads you through the types of thinking that hold individuals, families and businesses in generational cycles of poverty. He explores the dramatically different approaches of the self-made rich and super-rich, showing you which behaviours to begin practising and which behaviours are traitorous to your wealth potential.

Escape poverty. Raise your value. Change the trajectory of your story.

It all begins with the way you think.

Reeds Sea Transport - Operation and Economics (Paperback, 6th Revised edition): Patrick M. Alderton Reeds Sea Transport - Operation and Economics (Paperback, 6th Revised edition)
Patrick M. Alderton
R370 R350 Discovery Miles 3 500 Save R20 (5%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

This book gives a complete picture of the Maritime Transport Industry so that those involved with shipping can see their own specific field of interest in perspective and understand how the basic model of this mode of transport operates. The sixth edition of Reeds Sea Transport has been updated throughout to take account of changes in the industry. It includes new data and statistics, new advice on safety, a review of ship types including the growth in tonnage and the increase in container ship sizes, as well as the effect of the 'depression' over recent years, all of which make esssential reading for professionals as well as students on courses concerned with Shipping Ports and Transport. Modern transport professionals must be able to adapt to and anticipate the implications of changes in their industry; this book gives an insight into how management has coped with change over the last century, and enables the reader to see how this essential commercial activity has developed. `It is a book that should be owned and read by everyone who makes his or her living from the shipping industry' Ships and Ports

Consumer Behaviour - Global and Southern African Perspectives (Paperback): L Schiffman, L Kanuk, S Brewer Consumer Behaviour - Global and Southern African Perspectives (Paperback)
L Schiffman, L Kanuk, S Brewer
R642 R539 Discovery Miles 5 390 Save R103 (16%) In stock

This is the first South African adaptation of the tenth edition of Schiffman and Kanuk's seminal Consumer Behavior.

Continental Shift - A Journey Into Africa's Changing Fortunes (Paperback): Kevin Bloom, Richard Poplak Continental Shift - A Journey Into Africa's Changing Fortunes (Paperback)
Kevin Bloom, Richard Poplak
R265 R217 Discovery Miles 2 170 Save R48 (18%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Africa is falling. Africa is succeeding. Africa is betraying its citizens. Africa is a place of starvation, corruption, disease. African economies are soaring faster than any on earth. Africa is squandering its bountiful resources. Africa is a roadmap for global development. Africa is turbulent. Africa is stabilising. Africa is doomed. Africa is the future.

All of these pronouncements prove equally true and false, as South African journalists Richard Poplak and Kevin Bloom discover on their 9-year roadtrip through the paradoxical continent they call home. From pillaged mines in Zimbabwe to the creation of an economic marketplace in Ethiopia; from Namibia’s middle class to the technological challenges facing Nollywood in the 21st Century; from China’s investment in Botswana to the rush for resources in the Congo; and from the birth of Africa’s newest country, South Sudan, to the worsening conflict in CAR, here are eight adventures on the trail of a new Africa.

Part detective story, part report from this economic frontier, Continental Shift follows the money as it flows through Chinese coffers to international conglomerates, to heads of state, to ordinary African citizens, all of whom are intent on defining a metamorphosing continent.

The Evolution of Economic Thought (Paperback, International Edition): Ralph Taggart, Christine Evers, Randy R. Grant, Stanley... The Evolution of Economic Thought (Paperback, International Edition)
Ralph Taggart, Christine Evers, Randy R. Grant, Stanley L. Brue
R710 R607 Discovery Miles 6 070 Save R103 (15%) Shipped within 8 - 13 working days

In this scholarly and timely presentation of the history of economic thought, you'll see how new ideas, evidence, problems and values can be used to reconsider basic disputes and major contributions of the past. THE EVOLUTION OF ECONOMIC THOUGHT, 8e covers the history of economics, the philosophies that drive the economic way of thinking, the ideas of the great economic thinkers and their logical connections to the world. You'll see how Robert Solow's pioneering model can be used to discuss recent renewed emphasis on growth theory and technological change and will explore antitrust perspectives and game theory.

How Much Is Enough? - Maximising Wealth And Well-Being (Paperback): Andrew Bradley, Arun Abey, Andrew Ford How Much Is Enough? - Maximising Wealth And Well-Being (Paperback)
Andrew Bradley, Arun Abey, Andrew Ford 2
R150 R118 Discovery Miles 1 180 Save R32 (21%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Wealth is about more than just money. But how can we come to grips with our financial situation at a time when no one seems to have enough? The authors of this book believe that the answer lies beyond the balance sheet, in the mind, heart and spirit of the individual investor.

How Much Is Enough? provides a framework for the reader to find the right balance between their time, money and happiness in order to achieve financial security and personal well-being. Through a holistic approach to wealth management, based on the premise that money is only one element in the overall chemistry of a happy life, readers will learn how to: overcome the challenges that the brain’s hard-wiring and the environment place on personal health and well-being; plan and invest to achieve personal goals and aspirations; become happier and avoid wealth-destroying behaviour to improve investment results; and help their kids achieve financial security and assume financial responsibility.

Combining the latest economic theory and behavioural research with compelling stories of those who have found peace beyond their bank accounts, including Warren Buffett, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, Raymond Ackerman, Bill Gates and Patrice Motsepe, How Much Is Enough? is the perfect antidote to our acquisitive, materialistic times and a must-read for anyone who wants both financial wealth and personal well-being. Find happiness, and wealth will follow…

Business Management - A Contemporary Approach (Paperback, 2nd ed): Jessica Nel, Andreas de Beer Business Management - A Contemporary Approach (Paperback, 2nd ed)
Jessica Nel, Andreas de Beer
R1,558 Discovery Miles 15 580 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

No business exists in a vacuum - it is impacted on by a constantly evolving world which presents new challenges and opportunities every day. To cope with these dynamic challenges and opportunities, a business should be proactive and adaptive - not just at an operational level, but at a functional and strategic level as well. Business management: a contemporary approach focuses specifically on the functions of the organisation and how to respond to changes in the micro-, market-, and macro-environment. The book orientates the reader with an introduction into the field of business management, followed by general management principles applicable to any business manager. The book goes on to cover the various functions of the organisation: financial management; credit management; information management; public relations; operations management; marketing management; human resource management; and, lastly, purchasing management in supply chain management.

Rich Dad Poor Dad - What the Rich Teach Their Kids About Money That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not! (Paperback, 2nd Edition):... Rich Dad Poor Dad - What the Rich Teach Their Kids About Money That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not! (Paperback, 2nd Edition)
Robert T. Kiyosaki 1
R155 R110 Discovery Miles 1 100 Save R45 (29%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

April 2017 marks 20 years since Robert Kiyosaki’s Rich Dad Poor Dad first made waves in the Personal Finance arena.

It has since become the #1 Personal Finance book of all time... translated into dozens of languages and sold around the world.

Rich Dad Poor Dad is Robert's story of growing up with two dads — his real father and the father of his best friend, his rich dad — and the ways in which both men shaped his thoughts about money and investing. The book explodes the myth that you need to earn a high income to be rich and explains the difference between working for money and having your money work for you.

20 Years... 20/20 Hindsight

In the 20th Anniversary Edition of this classic, Robert offers an update on what we’ve seen over the past 20 years related to money, investing, and the global economy. Sidebars throughout the book will take readers “fast forward” — from 1997 to today — as Robert assesses how the principles taught by his rich dad have stood the test of time.

In many ways, the messages of Rich Dad Poor Dad, messages that were criticized and challenged two decades ago, are more meaningful, relevant and important today than they were 20 years ago.

As always, readers can expect that Robert will be candid, insightful... and continue to rock more than a few boats in his retrospective.

Will there be a few surprises? Count on it.

Rich Dad Poor Dad...

• Explodes the myth that you need to earn a high income to become rich

• Challenges the belief that your house is an asset

• Shows parents why they can't rely on the school system to teach their kids about money

• Defines once and for all an asset and a liability

• Teaches you what to teach your kids about money for their future financial success

When to Rob a Bank - And 147 More Warped Suggestions and Well-Intentioned Rants from the Freakonomics Guys (Paperback): Steven... When to Rob a Bank - And 147 More Warped Suggestions and Well-Intentioned Rants from the Freakonomics Guys (Paperback)
Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner 2
R260 R205 Discovery Miles 2 050 Save R55 (21%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Why don't flight attendants get tipped? If you were a terrorist, how would you attack? And why does KFC always run out of fried chicken? Over the past decade, Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner have published more than 8,000 blog posts on Freakonomics.com. Now the very best of this writing has been carefully curated into one volume, the perfect solution for the millions of readers who love all things Freakonomics. Discover why taller people tend to make more money; why it's so hard to predict the Kentucky Derby winner; and why it might be time for a sex tax (if not a fat tax). You'll also learn a great deal about Levitt and Dubner's own quirks and passions. Surprising and erudite, eloquent and witty, When to Rob a Bank demonstrates the brilliance that has made their books an international sensation.

The Business And Office Environment (Paperback, 2nd ed): A.A. de Beer, A.W. Erasmus The Business And Office Environment (Paperback, 2nd ed)
A.A. de Beer, A.W. Erasmus
R229 R194 Discovery Miles 1 940 Save R35 (15%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days
Employee Engagement In A South African Context (Paperback): Hester Nienaber, Nico Martins Employee Engagement In A South African Context (Paperback)
Hester Nienaber, Nico Martins
R328 Discovery Miles 3 280 Shipped within 10 - 15 working days

Employee engagement is at the forefront of business agendas as it facilitates organisational performance. Engaged employees result in delighted customers, which in turn contribute to improved financial results.

The book address the following issues:

  • What is “employee engagement” – different levels i.e. organisational, department/team, individual?
  • Why is employee engagement important?
  • Measuring employee engagement; the different instruments available; the different national and international approaches in measuring employee engagement; why is it important to account for context in measuring?
  • High level overview of the Nienaber and Martins employee engagement framework and measurement instrument (including trust)
  • The current state of employee engagement in SA
  • Engagement and related human resource concepts/constructs (eg. organisational culture, commitment, citizen behaviour).
The Economics of European Integration 6/e (Paperback, 6th edition): Richard Baldwin, Charles Wyplosz The Economics of European Integration 6/e (Paperback, 6th edition)
Richard Baldwin, Charles Wyplosz
R1,348 Discovery Miles 13 480 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
Turning Point - South Africa At A Crossroads (Paperback): Theuns Eloff Turning Point - South Africa At A Crossroads (Paperback)
Theuns Eloff
bundle available
R280 R241 Discovery Miles 2 410 Save R39 (14%) In stock

Living in South Africa isn’t easy – with crime, unemployment, poverty, racism, state capture, unrest at our universities… Tempers flare. People take their anger to the streets. As a country we are at a crossroads and the future is uncertain. How do we make sense of what is happening around us, and how can we help build the society we would like?

Theuns Eloff’s fresh, fact-based analysis tells us how South Africa really works – and how we can all pitch in to make it better.

Dangerous Hero - Corbyn's Ruthless Plot for Power (Hardcover): Tom Bower Dangerous Hero - Corbyn's Ruthless Plot for Power (Hardcover)
Tom Bower 1
R476 R331 Discovery Miles 3 310 Save R145 (30%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

‘THE BOOK EVERY VOTER MUST READ’ Mail on Sunday

‘Meticulous and highly readable … Funny and devastating’ Daily Telegraph

‘The most compelling in-depth study so far’ Guardian

A gripping expose of the man, his politics and what Corbyn in Downing Street could mean for Britain

After four unremarkable decades in politics, Jeremy Corbyn stands on the brink of power. Until his surprise election as leader of the Labour Party in 2015, this seemingly unelectable oddball had not been a major political player. Since then, Corbyn has survived coup attempts and accusations of incompetence that would have felled most politicians, including grave charges of anti-Semitism, bullying and not being the master of his brief. Despite these shortcomings, as the Conservatives rip themselves apart over Europe, he is likely soon to become Britain's prime minister.

Yet this hero of the far left has done his best to conceal much of his past and personal life from public scrutiny. In this book, best-selling investigative biographer Tom Bower reveals hidden truths about Corbyn's character, the causes and organisations he espouses, and Britain's likely fate under the Marxist-Trotskyist society he has championed since the early 1970s.

Based on eyewitness accounts from those who have known Corbyn throughout his life, the book asks whether a Labour government led by Corbyn would transform the country for the better. Has capitalism, as he argues, run its course, and would our lives be improved by socialism? If so, what is Corbyn's brand of socialism? The same as that experienced under successive Labour governments since 1945, or something more extreme? Will his advocacy of more debt, tax hikes and renationalisation reproduce the fate of Venezuela as championed by his own hero Hugo Chávez? Is he a reformer or a revolutionary? Will he deliver a glowing new era or catastrophe?

His supporters damn every opponent and critic, calling them 'traitors' or worse. Does this aggression, and the accusations that paint Corbyn as an entrenched anti-Semite and misogynist, override his image as an authentic 'good bloke'?

Many are excited by the prospect of Corbyn’s arrival in Downing Street. Others believe that Corbyn as prime minister will prove to be a dangerous hero.

Factfulness (Paperback): Hans Rosling, Ola Rosling, Anna Rosling Ronnlund Factfulness (Paperback)
Hans Rosling, Ola Rosling, Anna Rosling Ronnlund 1
R242 R200 Discovery Miles 2 000 Save R42 (17%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

*the #1 Sunday Times bestseller * instant New York Times bestseller * an Observer 'best brainy book of the decade' * #1 Wall Street Journal bestseller * Irish Times bestseller * Audio bestseller * Guardian bestseller *

* Endorsed by Barack Obama, Bill and Melinda Gates and Tom Harford, and Longlisted for the 2018 Financial Times/McKinsey Business Book of the Year*

The international bestseller by legendary statisticians Hans, Ola and Anna Rosling: inspiring and revelatory, filled with lively anecdotes and moving stories, Factfulness is an urgent and essential book that will change the way you see the world, and make you realise things are better than you thought.

The New Silk Roads - The Present and Future of the World (Hardcover): Peter Frankopan The New Silk Roads - The Present and Future of the World (Hardcover)
Peter Frankopan
R494 R392 Discovery Miles 3 920 Save R102 (21%) In stock
Economics (Paperback, 11th edition): David Begg, Gianluigi Vernasca, Stanley Fischer, Rudiger Dornbusch Economics (Paperback, 11th edition)
David Begg, Gianluigi Vernasca, Stanley Fischer, Rudiger Dornbusch
R1,567 R1,325 Discovery Miles 13 250 Save R242 (15%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Economics affects almost everything we do: from our decisions at work to our shopping habits, voting preferences and social attitudes. This new edition of the popular text by David Begg and Gianluigi Vernasca enables the reader to understand today's economic environment by examining the underlying theory and applying it to real-world situations. Economics surveys the latest ideas and issues, such as the role of regulation in banking, the consequences of globalization and monetary union, and the efficacy of our current economic models. This coverage, combined with a rich array of pedagogical features, encourages students to explore our economic past and present, and to think critically about where this might lead us in the future. The new edition is updated to provide a comprehensive analysis of the financial crash: its causes, consequences, and possible policy responses, from fiscal stimulus to quantitative easing.

The Hour Between Dog and Wolf - Risk-Taking, Gut Feelings and the Biology of Boom and Bust (Paperback): John Coates The Hour Between Dog and Wolf - Risk-Taking, Gut Feelings and the Biology of Boom and Bust (Paperback)
John Coates 1
R259 R163 Discovery Miles 1 630 Save R96 (37%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Now shortlisted for the 2012 Financial Times Business Book of the Year Award and the Wellcome Trust Book Prize, The Hour Between Dog and Wolf is a resonant exploration of economic behaviour and its consequences. Shortlisted for the 2012 Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award and the Wellcome Trust Book Prize, this startling and unconventional book from neuroscientist and former Wall Street trader John Coates shows us the bankers in their natural environment, revealing how their biochemistry has a lasting and significant impact on our economy. We learn how risk stimulates the most primitive part of the banker's brain and how making the deals our bank balances depend on provokes an overwhelming fight-or-flight response. Constant swinging between aggression and apprehension impairs their judgment, causing economic upheaval in the wider world. The transformation between each split-second decision is what Coates calls the hour between dog and wolf, and understanding the biology behind bubbles and crashes may be the key to stabilising the markets.

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