Management: perspective and practice
Management: perspective and practice

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Management: perspective and practice

Further reading

You can read Emeric Miszti’s take on the role of a CISO: ‘Last word: Today’s CISO can sink or swim [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] ’ (Miszti, 2010) in the June 2010 issue of SC Magazine.
If you would like to read more about the rich picture process in thinking about your work context you can read a practical guide: ‘Methods & tools: the rich picture: a tool for reasoning about work context’ (Monk and Howard, 1998).
This video presents a rich picture about how emergency systems responded to a huge fuel depot fire in the UK in 2005. www.youtube.com/ watch?v=8TfRiC0ty8s
See here for a news story on this fire: How Buncefield fire unfolded (BBC News, 2006).
Additional information on diagramming and other ways that illustrations are used to describe complex issues can be found on this blog: picture it solved (2009).
The Back of the Napkin (Roam, 2010) is a website that discusses using illustrations to solve problems.
Other resources related to culture
WorldBusinessCulture.com (2010) describes business practices, customs and tips for 38 countries. Please note, however, some of these tips may be considered generalisations, and there are always specific particularities of culture that generalisations may overlook.
The Handy Guide to the Gurus of Management (BBC, 2010) is a series of audio clips developed by the BBC with Charles Handy. Although developed for the BBC’s ‘Learning English’ programme, these audios focus on business management practices and offer interesting views from leading thinkers in management. An excellent audio by Fons Trompenaars and Charles Hampden-Turner (BBC, 2010) is available in this series.
You can visit the Trompenaars Hampden-Turner consultancy website (THT Consulting, 2010) for more information on their ideas and work.
Related to the set of online ‘Learning English’ resources, the BBC provides a Working Abroad information site (BBC, 2010).
Geert Hofstede’s consultancy website (2009) also provides more information on his views on national culture.
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