INTHEBLACK November 2023 - Magazine - Page 12
Words Beth Wallace
Our top reads for accountants and finance professionals
TO THE TOP: HOW WOMEN IN
CORPORATE LEADERSHIP ARE
REWRITING THE RULES
TECHNOLOGY FOR BUSINESS:
APPLICATION OF THE ADVANCES
IN INDUSTRY 4.0 TO SMALL AND
MEDIUM SIZED ENTERPRISES
Jenna C. Fisher
Jenny Stanford Publishing
Flexible work and the
proliferation of digital
collaboration tools have created
an opportunity for female
leaders in the workplace.
Leadership adviser Jenna Fisher
encourages women – and
organisations – to seize the moment.
Leveraging research and the experiences of
successful female leaders, Fisher lists the most
sought-after leadership skills and offers guidance
for breaking through systemic biases. This is a
powerful call-to-arms for decision-makers to clear
obstacles for the next generation of female leaders.
Many small and medium-sized
businesses (SMEs) think that
Industry 4.0 are reserved
for the big end of town.
book debunks this
notion and explains how
sensorisation, the Internet of Things,
robotics and other big ideas in tech can
help SMEs stay competitive today.
Blakemore also outlines different
leadership and cultural approaches to digital
transformation, with SMEs in mind.
A MODERN APPROACH TO
Association for Talent Development
feedback is essential to
and is one of the best things
a leader can offer their team.
Yet delivering feedback can be
challenging, particularly if the
recipient interprets it as criticism.
This 20-page guide shares practical strategies
and tools to help managers navigate feedback
discussions more effectively.
It covers how to personalise feedback
and measure its impact, as well as common
tripping points to avoid. This is a useful guide
for leaders looking to steer employees towards
Robo-advisors are giving
individuals the option of
managing their investment
portfolios without professional
human support. Robo-advisors
also allow financial institutions
to build their own automated
platforms for digital wealth
Robo-advisor platform pioneer Aki
Ranin outlines their history, their purpose
and what they do. He also provides
step-by-step instructions for building a
robo-advisor in Python, as well as how to
license and operate it.
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