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  • Saturday, 21 Apr 2012

The End of Cheap China: Economic and cultural trends that will disrupt the world

Author: Shaun Rein

Publisher: Wiley & Sons

CHINA'S days as a low-cost production centre are numbered. Author Shun Rein examines the changes and focuses on the country's transformation as it moves up the value chain. This spells the end of cheap consumption from Asia to America, which is expected to add pressure to the global commodities market.

Think Smart, Work Smarter

Author: Tremaine du Preez

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish Business

OUR mind produces up to 60,000 thoughts a day. Most of these are responsible for the decisions we make. These decisions determine our success or failure, both professionally and personally. Throughout our lives, we are taught what to think, not how to think. Author Tremaine du Preez writes about dealing with information overload, harnessing emotions in decision-making, challenging popular thinking and other thought processes.

88 Essential Secrets for Achieving Greater Success at Work

Editor: Shirley Taylor

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish Business

A COMPILATION of various aspects of personal and career development. These include increasing productivity, speaking with confidence, the power of influence and delivering a presentation. Contributors include members from Asia Professional Speakers Singapore, and experts from across a variety of industries and disciplines.

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