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Special Display – The future of Europe

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In conjunction with the Rome Summit of 25 March that will mark the 60th anniversary of the European Union, the Doriot Library is hosting a special display on the future of Europe.

See also The Economist’s special report.

On the ground floor of the Library from Friday 24 to Sunday 2 April.

March 23, 2017 at 3:57 pm Leave a comment

INSEAD Book in the spotlight

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The Doriot and Tanoto Libraries are hosting a display on the following INSEAD book: Riding the leadership rollercoaster: an observer’s guide
by Manfred Kets de Vries

From Monday 13 to Sunday 26 March.

March 10, 2017 at 5:49 pm Leave a comment

New Books in March-April

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The business blockchain:

promise, practice and application of the next internet technology

William Mougayar

HG1710 .M68 2016

The definitive pioneering blueprint covering the what, why and how of the blockchain.

Blockchains are new technology layers that rewire the Internet and threaten to side-step older legacy constructs and centrally served businesses. At its core, a blockchain injects trust into the network, cutting off some intermediaries from serving that function and creatively disrupting how they operate. Metaphorically, blockchains are the ultimate non-stop computers. Once launched, they never go down, and offer an incredible amount of resiliency, making them dependable and attractive for running a new generation of decentralized services and software applications.

The Business Blockchain charts new territory in advancing our understanding of the blockchain by unpacking its elements like no other before. William Mougayar anticipates a future that consists of thousands, if not millions of blockchains that will enable not only frictionless value exchange, but also a new flow of value, redefining roles, relationships, power and governance.

Drawing on 34 years of technology industry experience as an executive, analyst, consultant, entrepreneur, startup mentor, author, blogger, educator, thought leader and investor, William Mougayar describes a future that is influenced by fundamental shifts brought by blockchain technology as the catalyst for change.

 Book review cited from: http://eu.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-1119300312.html

Please click here for the complete new acquisitions list.

March 6, 2017 at 4:19 pm Leave a comment

New Business Best Sellers

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Come and check our latest business best sellers, now available on Doriot Library first mezzanine.

January 23, 2017 at 4:49 pm Leave a comment

New Books in January-February 2017

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Martketing:

the heart and the brain of branding

Javier Sanchez Lamelas

Doriot and Tanoto Libraries

HF5415.3 .S36 2016

Secrets, lessons and insights from the frontline of world-class branding and marketing. This book exposes the marketing secrets and lessons learnt from one of the world’s most exciting global brands-Coca Cola-and how you can apply them to your own brand. It explores the core beliefs and principles that were needed to evolve one of the most powerful marketing machines on the planet that worked successfully across cultures and fast-changing environments.

The author was part of a team of outstanding individuals and agencies that generated better, faster and more effective marketing on an unprecedented level. Through a combination of research, theory and real-life experience, Lamelas explains why and how marketing works, and offers a proven framework to help you master your own marketing strategy.

Please click here for the complete new acquisitions list.

January 5, 2017 at 12:56 pm Leave a comment

Special Book Display – Riccardo Petrella

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In conjunction with the third Conférence de l’INSEAD 2016-2017, “L’humanité a besoin d’une révolution : comment construire un monde différent?” on Thursday 5 January, the Doriot library is presenting the speaker’s book « Au nom de l’humanité : l’audace mondiale » . The speaker, Riccardo Petrella, is a political economist, Emeritus Professor at the UCL in Louvain, co-founder of the Lisbon Group and Founder of the University of the Common Good. The showcase will be on from Tuesday 3 to Sunday 10 January on the ground floor of the Doriot library.

January 3, 2017 at 6:17 pm Leave a comment

Special Book Display – Benoît Chantre

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In conjunction with the second Conférence de l’INSEAD 2016-2017, “Face au déferlement de la violence terroriste, quel devenir pour la démocratie ?” on Thursday 1 December, the Doriot library is hosting a special display of books written by Benoît Chantre. The speaker is President of the Association Recherches Mimétiques and a fellow of the Imitatio Foundation in the United States. His last book “Les derniers jours de René Girard” was published in 2016 by the Grasset edition. Also on display the DVD of the Conférence de l’INSEAD “Passions, violence et croyance : l’homme est-il maître de son devenir

November 28, 2016 at 11:15 am Leave a comment

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