Books

Explore topics in depth through this range of books.

These publications, from current and past members of the Capgemini Consulting community, offer in-depth thinking on the major issues facing the world economy. Business leaders will find a range of concepts and practical tools to help them drive better performance from their businesses.

Creating an Environment for Successful Innovation»

30 January 2013 | Books
Capgemini Consulting's Koen Klokgieters and Robin Chu have contributed to the book Evolution of Innovation Management: Trends in an International Context, with a chapter on "Creating an Environment for Successful Innovation - A Management Consultant's Perspective". The book, published by Palgrave Macmillan, is edited by Alexander Brem, Professor of Idea and Innovation Management at the University of Erlangen–Nuremberg; and Éric Viardot, Professor of Marketing and Strategy at EADA Business School in Barcelona, Spain. The book is available on Amazon, here.

Wealth: How the World's High-Net-Worth Grow, Sustain, and Manage Their Fortunes»

6 June 2011 | Books
It is true that the rich do get richer, and more plentiful. Around the world, there are almost 10 million millionaires, who together control an enormous pool of assets totalling $37 trillion USD. Just how do the very rich acquire their wealth, and how do they manage and grow it at a faster rate than the average investor? In Wealth, Merrill Lynch and Capgemini present a readable guide on what drives the success of high net worth investors, as well as the trends, growth, increased complexity and competitiveness of the global wealth management market, all based on over a decade of research.

Transformer l'entreprise: de la decision a l'action / Transforming Enterprise: From decision to action »

6 June 2011 | Books
Transformation has become an imperative for companies and political institutions. But is any change a transformation? Is restructuring enough? Above all, why is it so difficult? What are the problems that transformation poses to the leader and to the company as a whole? What factors must be taken into account when considering a transformation? This book offers readings, benchmarks and a comprehensive approach to better understand the transformation process.

The Retail Value Chain: How to Gain Competitive Advantage Through Efficient Consumer Response (ECR) Strategies»

6 June 2011 | Books
Business Model Generation is a handbook for visionaries, game changers, and challengers striving to defy old business models and design tomorrow's enterprises. This book will help you more profoundly understand your customers, distribution channels, partners, revenue streams, costs, and core value proposition. Designed for doers, it is for those ready to abandon outmoded thinking and embrace new models of value creation: for executives, consultants, entrepreneurs, and leaders of all organizations. If you're ready to change the rules, you belong to "the business model generation!"

Triggers : Transformer l'entreprise pour prendre un temps d'avance »

6 June 2011 | books
Triggers follows on an earlier work by Capgemini Consulting teams published in 2008 by Odile Jacob on the theme of "Transforming the Enterprise: From Decision to Action." This next work, written in the context of the global economic crisis, is based on the collective experience and perspectives of consultants, leaders, academics and experts on why and how companies must evolve differently today than in the past. This rich discussion paints a new picture of the enterprise and how it must function today in the context of a rapidly-evolving global context.

Transforming the Organization »

6 June 2011 | Books
Transformation is more than the latest buzzword. It is an essential process for the success of every globally-challenged organization. That's why an impressive list of companies such as British Telecom, DuPont, Bell Atlantic and Rolls Royce have sought out leading business healers James Kelly and Francis Gouillart to diagnose, treat and cure the diseases that were infecting their operations. Here, for the first time, these influential authors reveal their revolutionary prescription for corporate metamorphosis. Radical in vision, dramatic in scope, resounding in impact, this progressive methodology helps ailing firms tap new sources for business growth through well-orchestrated, all-encompassing change.

Mesh collaboration »

6 June 2011 | Books
Creating business value in the network of everything. Mesh Collaboration helps companies understand how to thrive and grow in a fast, ultracompetitive and globalized world. Continuing a story begun in Mashup Corporation, the book further explores how Jane Moneymaker, CEO of the fictional Vorpal Inc., tackles the enormous opportunities and challenges of the Web 2.0.

Business Model Generation: A Handbook for Visionaries, Game Changers, and Challengers »

6 June 2011 | Books
Business Model Generation is a handbook for visionaries, game changers, and challengers striving to defy old business models and design tomorrow's enterprises. This book will help you more profoundly understand your customers, distribution channels, partners, revenue streams, costs, and core value proposition. Designed for doers, it is for those ready to abandon outmoded thinking and embrace new models of value creation: for executives, consultants, entrepreneurs, and leaders of all organizations. If you're ready to change the rules, you belong to "the business model generation!"

The Transformation of management »

6 June 2011 | Books
There are no simple solutions anymore. We have to learn how to manage complexity. The Transformation of Management describes how to tackle this challenge in the context of a new global economy. The major nations of the world are undergoing massive changes in what drives their economies. The winners will be the few who are successful in bringing about a transformation in the way they confront our new global context..

Mashup corporations: the end of business as usual »

6 June 2011 | Books
Mashup Corporations: The End of Business As Usual tells the tale of Vorpal Inc., a fictional company that pioneers the implementation of service-oriented architecture to transform its business model. CEO Jane Moneymaker believes in her marketing manager's idea of creating a new market using non-traditional mashup-based methods, but struggles to achieve this vision. The story illustrates what it takes to achieve cultural change and overturn the established business and IT structures.

Me the Media - Rise of the Conversation Society »

6 June 2011 | BOOKS
Me the Media explores the multimedia web-based age that we live in. The old, trusted mass media have been absorbed by a new media mass in which we can all participate as individuals and consumers. After the development of the printing press and the emergence of mass media such as radio and TV, the internet is the Third great Media Revolution undergone by humanity. This sweeping wave has far-reaching consequences: for business, society, technology, and for ourselves.

Customer Connections: New Strategies for Growth »

6 June 2011 | BOOKS
Customer Connections gives managers a new strategic framework for linking what they know about their customers to how they can leverage that information to create value. The authors reveal a comprehensive system that places customer relationships at the center of your business and shows you how to use this system to discover and tap into new sources of value to improve your firm's profitability and growth.