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Fixing Britain, The Business of Reshaping Our Nation

Digby Jones with Michael Wilson

Published by Wiley, UK, 2011
ISBN 10: 0470977639 / ISBN 13: 9780470977637
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Title: Fixing Britain, The Business of Reshaping ...

Publisher: Wiley, UK

Publication Date: 2011

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

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Reprinted May 2011. Inscribed by the author. Slight wear to DJ edges. Bookseller Inventory # 106902

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Synopsis: No nonsense solutions from the straight-talking face of British business.

IF FUNDAMENTAL REFORM DOES NOT TAKE PLACE THEN WE ARE DEAD IN THE WATER.

GLOBALISATION DOES NOT TAKE PRISONERS. BRITAIN MUST BECOME FIT FOR PURPOSE IN THE 21ST CENTURY.

This is the explosive, first book from 'the face of British business', Lord Digby Jones. With a renowned, no-nonsense, straight-talking approach, he is one of the world's most acclaimed business commentators.

In his candid and forthright style Fixing Britain puts the spotlight on critical national and international business issues and lays out the essential reform urgently needed for the growth of our nation. Knowledgeable, authoritative and independent, Digby highlights how untenable the status quo is in the UK, and sets out how Britain can get back in ? and stay in ? the globalised race.

Sending a clear message to government, business leaders, strategists and the media, Fixing Britain explores the effective linkage of change at all levels, from Westminster to education, the public and private sectors, our social cohesion and our sense of common purpose.

Digby is never afraid to say what others are thinking - this is the most explosive examination of the state of British business in years.

From the Back Cover: If Fundamental Reform Does Not Take Place Then We Are Dead in the Water.

Globalisation Does Not Take Prisoners. Britain Must Become Fit for Purpose in the 21st Century.

Digby Jones, ?the face of British business?, is one of the world?s most acclaimed business commentators. With a renowned, no-nonsense, straight-talking approach, he has held some of the highest positions in British business and works tirelessly to promote the UK on the international stage.

In his candid and forthright style, Fixing Britain puts the spotlight on critical national and international issues and lays out the essential reform urgently needed for the growth of our nation. Knowledgeable, authoritative and independent, Digby highlights how untenable the status quo is in the UK, and sets out how Britain can get back in ? and stay in ? the globalised game.

Sending a clear message to government, business leaders, strategists and the media, Fixing Britain explores the effective linkage of change at all levels, from Westminster to education, the public and private sectors, out social cohesion and out sense of common purpose.

  Never afraid to say what others are thinking, Digby Jones presents some stark truths and some plain common sense answers.

?One of the Most Remarkable People I Have Ever Come Across, His Commitment, His Dedication and His Enthusiasm are Quick Extraordinary. He is a Great British Patriot.? -- Tony Blair, as Prime Minister CBI Annual Dinner, May 2006

?They Broke the Mould When He Was Made.? -- Sir John Sunderland Chairman Cadbury PLC, March, 2006 

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