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Intelligent Organizations

Markus Schwaninger

This is not a book about how to run a company. It is about how to look at the world differently. Ultimately, this will help the reader to deal with complexity more effectively. The market today is flooded with books which claim to show paths to higher organizational effectiveness. Most of these recommendations are given as “recipes for success” and on pragmatic grounds. 

This book, however, is targeted at all those who want access to the powerful models of systemic manageme nt in order to improve their skills in coping with complexity. The contents are of interest to people who deal with organizations – as leaders and mana gers or specialists, or as advanced students. 


Shape your organization and stay ahead of change

Günter Müller-Stewens

As organizations face an unprecedented rate of change, how should the role of the strategist adapt to address new challenges? Based on original research and consulting projects from the Institute of Management and Strategy, University of St. Gallen, The New Strategist is a practical guide which explains how to execute strategy, not just think about the theory. It examines day-to-day strategy work, explores the competences required by strategic leaders, and maps out the strategist’s tools of the trade, including processes, initiatives and discourse.

The Invincible Company

Alexander Osterwalder | Yves Pigneur | Alan Smith | Frederic Etiemble

Alex Osterwalder and Yves Pigneurs’ Business Model Canvas changed the way the world creates and plans new business models. It has been used by corporations and startups and consultants around the world and is taught in hundreds of universities. After years of researching how the world’s best companies develop, test, and scale new business models, the authors have produced their definitive work. The Invincible Company explains what every organization can learn from the business models of the world’s most exciting companies.

The book explains how companies such as Amazon, IKEA, Airbnb, Microsoft, and Logitech, have been able to create immensely successful businesses and disrupt entire industries. At the core of these successes are not just great products and services, but profitable, innovative business models–and the ability to improve existing business models while consistently launching new ones.

The Dynamic Enterprise

Lisa Friedman

Here, authors Lisa Friedman and Herman Gyr, internationally respected organizational change consultants, define the Dynamic Enterprise as one whose people can look into the future, see the big picture, and create the right changes.Friedman and Gyr describe how the Dynamic Enterprise empowers its people to build clear, collaborative strategies and translate them into action. And they present tools and strategies for making critical decisions in the midst of chaos, as well as for creating an environment that enables people to effect coordinated change at every organizational level.This comprehensive guide presents a compelling, integrated change model – The Enterprise Development framework – that can be used with a wide range of change initiatives such as strategic business planning, organization, redesign, new technology integration, culture change, team building, and leadership development.

Managing Performing Living

Effective Management for a New World

Fredmund Malik

Managing Performing Living is a classic in the field of management. Fredmund Malik reveals everything that all executives and experts in leading positions need to know, anytime and anywhere. He provides readers with the universal principles, tasks and tools of effective management and self-management.

The new, completely revised and updated edition is tailored to a new generation of managers, to whom effectiveness is the key to success. It shows the way to turn knowledge, personal strengths, talent, creativity and innovative thinking into results. Managing Performing Living helps readers to cope with the „Great Transformation21”, as Malik calls the ongoing centennial change in business and society. It is a book on how to create functioning organizations in a viable society.


Christian Abegglen

200 pages provide the tools to put the St. Gallen management concept into practice. The first part contains the basic extract of integrated management, true to the “St. Gallen School”, but enriched by three surprising dimensions as eye-openers: TIME, PEOPLE and SPACE.

The author divides the book into two practical parts. Into a reading room with a “blueprint” and into a workroom that invites the reader to pick up a pen. Fold-out cheat sheets help you keep track of yourself during an iterative process. Christian Abegglen’s St. Gallen thought and knowledge navigator and digital bonus material in the start box guarantee high utility. For all executives who want to shape corporate strategy actively rather than reactively.

Das Konzept Integriertes Management

Knut Bleicher | Christian Abegglen

The holistic approach of the St. Gallen management concept has had a lasting influence on the thoughts and actions of countless managers over the past 30 years.
In this standard work  of management theory from the St.Gallen school, companies find the design framework for securing the future – proven and at the same time more up-to-date than   ever Reader benefits. With the proven  St. Gallen thought and knowledge navigator and the St. Gallen management HAUS by Christian Abegglen, the reader is guided through the  10th fully updated edition. The new, practical structure helps with looking up, skimming and deepening and thus provides concrete instructions for the successful application of integrated corporate development.

Managing in a Complex World

Johannes Rüegg-Stürm | Simon Grand

The St. Gallen Management Model (SGMM) is not simply a collection of conceptual schemes, but also a scientific book that presents two complementary perspectives on the interplay of environment, organization, and management in the form of an integrated model:

– The task perspective discusses the design fields of an integrative management practice in the interplay of environment, organization, and management.

– The practice perspective illuminates the prerequisites for effective and responsible management practice.

Business model navigator

Der st. Galler

The Business Model Navigator aims to better understand the key drivers of business model success, as well as fostering business model innovation via a structured approach. The research program on business model innovation, lead by Prof. Dr. Oliver Gassmann and Prof. Dr. Karolin Frankenberger, has been running since 2010. Dozens of PhD and Master thesis have been contributing to the program. The book “Business Model Navigator” became a global bestseller, translated in many languages and applied in hundreds of companies.

The Business Model Navigator

The Strategies Behind The Most Successful Companies 

Oliver Gassmann | Karolin Frankenberger | Michaela Choudury

A strong business model is the bedrock to business success. But all too often we fail to adapt, clinging to outdated business models that are no longer promising the results we need.

This new edition builds on the well-known methodology of the first edition to allow you to innovate, test and implement new business models within your industry.

The Future Is Faster Than You Think

How Converging Technologies Are Transforming Business, Industries, and Our Lives

Peter H. Diamandis | Steven Kotler

In their book Abundance, bestselling authors and futurists Peter Diamandis and Steven Kotler tackled grand global challenges, such as poverty, hunger, and energy. Then, in Bold, they chronicled the use of exponential technologies that allowed the emergence of powerful new entrepreneurs. Now the bestselling authors are back with The Future Is Faster Than You Think, a blueprint for how our world will change in response to the next ten years of rapid technological disruption.

The Year in Tech 2022

The Insights You Need from Harvard Business Review

Review, Harvard Business | Downes, Larry | Meister, Jeanne C. | Yoffie, David B. | Gavet, Maelle

Harvard Business Review is the leading destination for smart management thinking. Through its flagship magazine, 12 international licensed editions, books from Harvard Business Review Press, and digital content and tools published on, Harvard Business Review provides professionals around the world with rigorous insights and best practices to lead themselves and their organizations more effectively and to make a positive impact.

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