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icon book Impact of Business Excellence/Quality Awards on Enterprises
©APO 2011, ISBN: 978-92-833-2417-1
by Dr. Robin Stephen Mann, New Zealand
icon book APO Productivity Databook 2011
©APO 2011, ISBN: 92-833-7091-0
International and regional comparative analysis of labor productivity
icon book Practical Knowledge Management Guide for SME Owners and Managers
©APO 2010, ISBN: 92-833-7096-1
by Naoki Ogiwara, Ron Young, Serafin Talisayon and Boondee Bunyagidj
icon book Knowledge Management Tools and Techniques Manual
©APO 2010, ISBN: 92-833-7093-7
Dr. Ronald Young, United Kingdom, served as the volume editor.


Powerpoint slides for APO KM tools & Techniques
icon book Top Management Forum: Environmental Management for Sustainable Productivity Enhancement
©APO 2010, ISBN: 92-833-7049-5
Report of the APO Top Management Forum on Environmental Management for Sustainable Productivity Enhancement (10-RP-05-GE-FRM-A)
icon book APO Productivity Databook 2010
©APO 2010, ISBN: 92-833-7071-0
International and regional comparative analysis of labor productivity
icon book Knowledge Management: Case Studies for Small and Medium Enterprises
©APO 2009, ISBN: 92-833-7088-0
This casebook is an accompaniment to the Facilitators’ Guide. It describes real-time experiences of SMEs that have successfully implemented KM to provide guidance and inspiration to SME owners and managers and stimulate them to follow these exemplary cases.
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  • Japanese version available here.
icon book Knowledge Management: Facilitators’ Guide
©APO 2009, ISBN: 92-833-7087-2
This book provides easy-to-follow instructions on delivering training in the APO KM framework, including detailed notes on the key messages of each slide, trainer’s notes, and making the transition to the next slide.
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icon book Mergers and Acquisitions: Issues and Perspectives from the Asia-Pacific Region
©APO 2009, ISBN: 92-833-7031-3
Selected papers from the APO Study Meetings on Mergers and Acquisitions for Higher Corporate Value held in Malaysia, 31 July–3 August 2007, and in Indonesia, 19–22 August 2008
icon book Top Management Forum: Management Innovation for Productivity Improvement in the Service Sector
©APO 2009, ISBN: 92-833-7083-X
Report of the APO Top Management Forum on Management Innovation for Productivity Improvement in the Service Sector (09-RP-05-GE-FRM-A)
icon book Innovation Framework and Strategies: An APO Perspective
©APO 2009, ISBN: 92-833-7082-1
An outcome report of the Expert Group on Innovation & Competitiveness (07-RP-24-GE-RES-C)
icon book APO Productivity Databook 2009
©APO 2009, ISBN: 92-833-7079-1
International and regional comparative analysis of labor productivity
icon book From Productivity to Innovation: Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Technology and Innovation for Knowledge Management
©APO 2009, ISBN: 92-833-7074-0
Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Technology and Innovation for Knowledge Management, India, 12–14 February 2008.
icon book Longevity and Productivity: Experiences from Aging Asia
©APO 2008, ISBN: 92-833-7071-6
Selected papers of the APO Study Meeting on Productivity in Aging Societies held in the Republic of China, 17–20 July 2007 (07-RP-16-GE-STM-B)
icon book Top Management Forum: Innovative Corporate Strategy in Global Competition
©APO 2008, ISBN: 92-833-7072-4
Report of the APO Top Management Forum on Innovative Corporate Strategy in Global Competition (08-RP-16-GE-FRM-A)
icon book Knowledge Management in Asia: Experience and Lessons
©APO 2008, ISBN: 92-833-7065-1
Report of the APO Survey on the Status of Knowledge Management in Member Countries (06-RP-GE-SUV-31-B)
icon book Social Capital and Business Transformation in Asia
©APO 2008, ISBN: 92-833-7064-3
Report of the APO Basic Research XIII on Social Capital and Its Impact on Productivity (Phase II) [05-RP-GE-SUV-03-B]
icon book APO Productivity Databook 2008
©APO 2008, ISBN: 92-833-7068-6
International and regional comparative analysis of labor productivity
icon book Strategic Management of Technology and Innovation
©APO 2007, ISBN: 92-833-7063-5
Report of the APO Top Management Forum on Strategic Management of Technology and Innovation
icon book Entrepreneurship Development for Competitive Small and Medium Enterprises
©APO 2007, ISBN: 92-833-7061-9
Report of the APO Survey on Entrepreneur Development for Competitive SMEs (05-RP-GE-SUV-41-B).
icon book Knowledge Management: From Brain to Business
©APO 2007, ISBN: 92-833-7062-7
Proceedings of the International Productivity Conference 2007, Thailand, 18–19 January 2007, jointly organized by the Asian Productivity Organization and the Foundation for Thailand Productivity Institute
book_icon Compendium of Best Practice Case Studies in Asia, Volume III
©APO 2007, ISBN: 92-833-7060-0
a publication of the APO Best Practice Network
Niche Marketing: 60 Success Stories
©APO 2007, ISBN: 92-833-7059-7
Productivity Series 33
Solid Waste Management: Issues and Challenges in Asia
©APO 2007, ISBN: 92-833-7059-8
Report of the APO Survey on Solid-Waste Management 2004–05
Socially Sensitive Enterprise Restructuring in Asia: Country Context and Examples
©APO 2007, ISBN: 92-833-7057-0 (joint ILO/APO publication)
Report of the Joint APO/ILO Survey on Socially Sensitive Enterprise Restructuring — Asian Experiences
(05-RP-GE-SUV-37-B)
Best Practices in Asian Corporate Governance
©APO 2007, ISBN: 92-833-7056-2
A sequel to Impact of Corporate Governance on Productivity: Asian Experience
Compendium of Best Practice Case Studies in Asia, Volume II
©APO 2007, ISBN: 92-833-7053-8
a publication of the APO Best Practice Network
Top Management Forum: Corporate Brand Management
©APO 2007, ISBN: 92-833-7055-4
Report of the APO Top Management Forum on Corporate Brand Management
Top Management Forum: Corporate Social Responsibility
©APO 2006, ISBN: 92-833-7049-X
Report of the APO Top Management Forum on Corporate Social Responsibility
Social Capital in Asia: An Exploratory Study
©APO 2006, ISBN: 92-833-7048-1
Edited by Prof. Tan Wee-Liang
Report on the APO Basic Research XII on Social Capital and Its Impact on Productivity [Phase I].
(03-RP-GE-SUV-02-B/ 04-RP-GE-SUV-12-B)
Regulatory Architecture for Microfinance in Asia
©APO 2006, ISBN: 92-833-7043-0
Report of the APO Survey on Micro-Financing 2003/2004
Creative Entrepreneurship in Asia
©APO 2005, ISBN: 92-833-7035-X
Report of the Study Meeting on Creative Entrepreneurship held in Taipei, Republic of China, 18–21 May 2004
Benchmarking Training Manual
©APO 2005, ISBN: 92-833-7036-8, Revised Edition 2005, Second Printing 2005
a publication of the APO Best Practice Network
Compendium of Best Practice Case Studies in Asia
©APO 2004, ISBN: 92-833-7034-1
a publication of the APO Best Practice Network
Training Knowledge Workers
©APO 2004, ISBN: 92-833-7029-5
(02-RP-GE-SUV-02) Report of the APO Survey on In-Company Training Strategies for Knowledge Workers
Intellectual Property Rights
©APO 2004, ISBN: 92-833-7020-1
(03-RP-GE-SYP-03-B) Report of the APO Symposium on Intellectual Property Rights, 11–14 November 2003, Bangkok, Thailand
Total Factor Productivity Growth: Survey Report
©APO 2004, ISBN: 92-833-7016-3
Report of the APO Survey on Total Factor Productivity 2001/2002
Impact of Corporate Governance on Productivity: Asian Experience
©APO 2004, ISBN: 92-833-7030-9
Report of the APO Basic Research XI on Impact of Corporate Governance on Productivity
Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the Knowledge-based Economy: Challenges and Strategies
©APO 2003, ISBN: 92-833-7023-6
Report of the APO Symposium on Entrepreneurship in Knowledge-based Industry, Taipei, Republic of China, 23–26 July 2002
Multimedia and e-Learning: A New Direction for Productivity Promotion and Enhancement
©APO 2003, ISBN: 92-833-2344-0
Report of the APO Seminar on Multimedia for Productivity Promotion and Enhancement (With Special Focus on e-Learning), Republic of China, 25–29 March 2002
New Currents in Productivity Analysis: Where To Now?
©APO 2002, ISBN: 92-833-1721-0
Productivity Series 31
Six Sigma for Quality and Productivity Promotion
©APO 2003, ISBN: 92-833-1722-X
Productivity Series 32
Asian Cases on Supply Chain Management for SMEs
©APO 2002, ISBN: 92-833-2319-X
(SYP-SY4-01) Report of the Symposium on Supply Chain Management for Small and Medium Enterprises, Taipei, Republic of China, 11–14 December 2001
The Quest for Global Competitiveness Through National Quality and Business Excellence Awards
©APO 2002, ISBN: 92-833-2332-7
(SYP-23-01) Report of the Symposium on Quality and Business Excellence Awards, Nadi, Fiji, 18–20 September 2001
Productivity Measurement in the Service Sector
©APO 2001, ISBN: 92-833-2283-5
(SYP-12-00) Report on the APO Symposium on Productivity Measurement in the Service Sector, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 1–4 August 2000