Wright Publishers will now place books to read online to be available to you via electronic media. The printed books may also be ordered through the website. There are two new books due for publishing this year.

The blog will publish articles mainly on business management and leadership. You will also find included some book reviews, articles on cities and articles on current affairs.

Neil Wright will also provide a consultancy service on business management through the website. You are welcome to read more about Neil Wright and apply for advice on management here.

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Numbers in Time in World History

2016 23rd June, the day the British Public voted by a simple majority of 52% in a turnout of 72% to leave the European Union. EU.

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Miscellaneous Numbers and Myths about Numbers

26 Jul 2016

Box Office Top Earners , their accumulative earnings

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Numbers in Time in World History

09 Sep 2016

2016 23rd June, the day the British Public voted by a simple majority of 52% in a turnout of 72% to leave the European Union. EU.

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Numbers in the Economies of Countries

27 Jul 2016

Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)

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Numbers in Business and Support for Government

14 Jul 2016

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Numbers in Team Sports

27 Jul 2016

UEFA Soccer competition for 2016: telling the final with numbers (portugal1 France 0)

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Numbers in power, transport and travel

27 Jul 2016

Significant Numbers

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Numbers in Nature

14 Jul 2016

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Numbers in Democracy

14 Jul 2016

In the1975 referendum to test United Kingdom membership ,the result 67% in favour, 33% against in a 65% turnout.

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Numbers in Cities

27 Jul 2016

Dangerous cities of the world (study produced by Mexico City Council for Public Security and Criminal Justice (done for 20).

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Numbers in Communication

14 Jul 2016

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South African Dates

14 Jul 2016

3 August 2016 – National municipal elections for ward councillors.

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Education

14 Jul 2016

Overall pass rate: 70.7% for 2015, lower than 75.8%% for 2014.

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Individual Sports

27 Jul 2016

COMRADES MARATHON BY NUMBERS

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Number in money and personal finance

14 Jul 2016

Berkshire Hathaway (BH) the investment corporation managed by Warren Buffett as CEO and Charlie Munger as Chairman. Some interesting numbers:

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Personal Numbers

14 Jul 2016

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Healthcare, the Body and related numbers

27 Jul 2016

Drinking limit recommendations are slashed in UK (see book for explanation of unit).

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Geography

13 Jul 2016

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Numbers in Basic Measurement

19 Jul 2016

A fun exercise. Think of a three-digit number:

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Some co-Incidences

09 Dec 2015

Opposites having the same numbers of letters.

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Numbers Individual Sports Quiz

09 Dec 2015

Quiz on chapter Six: Numbers Individual Sports.

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Pre-Breakfast Habits of Highly Successful People

08 Dec 2015

Many people think squeezing in breakfast before work is a feat in itself. However, research from the World Economic Forum (WEF) states that successful people make the most of their mornings.

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Sustainable development goals (SDG)

09 Dec 2015

On 25 September 2015, the 193 countries of the UN General Assembly adopted the 2030 Development Agenda titled Transforming our world'.'

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Top five companies for 2015

08 Dec 2015

The Top 100 Companies published by The Business Times at the end of October each year. The above table gives the first five.

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Free Marketers under threat from the left

08 Dec 2015

Numbers that are likely to change in the world in the light of rapid change (Taken from The Economist 3 – 9 October 2015 in the Schumpeter column headed “Capitalism and its Discontents”).

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The Greek Bailout Numbers

08 Dec 2015

Brussels EU Bank provided €86 billion (or $96 billion) over three years from 13 July 2015.

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Numbers in Money and Personal Finance (Quiz)

07 Sep 2015

Quiz on chapter Five: Numbers in Money and Personal Finance.

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The cost to the economy of the electricity crisis

07 Sep 2015

Dawie Roodt, Chief Economist of Efficient Group, estimates the economy to be 13% less for 2014 than if the electricity crisis had been avoided. Business Day comments that the above amounted to a loss of R350 billion worth of business activity, jobs, wage

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Fraser Institute of Canada Analysis of Economic Freedom

07 Sep 2015

In monitoring these areas the Fraser Institute divided countries into four quartiles ranging from the least economically free to the most economically free in terms of these five criteria.

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Electric Cars

07 Sep 2015

A brief account of Edison and Tesla from Wikipedia ….these two contributed enormously to numbers in the field of electricity.

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5G Networks Proposed for 2020 (estimate)

07 Sep 2015

1G started + 1980 – used analogue; wireless networks became digital in 2001. 3G was born in 2010 and later 4G providing mobile devices with broadband access. 4G is based on standards called Long Term Evaluation (LTE).

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Tourism – Boom in Air Travel

07 Sep 2015

Numbers of outbound travelers globally has increased from 25 million in 1950 to 1.087 billion in 2013.

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Renewable Energy in Africa

07 Sep 2015

It could be boom times for renewable energy in Africa.

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Numbers in Our Lives Promo

08 Apr 2015

A book for businesses, including the corporate sector…what are business doing about raising numeracy levels? Ordering this book for the staff room or company library could open new worlds to staff…..including spreading the love of numbers..numeracy.

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Harmony in the work place

08 Apr 2015

"Goodwill is the mightiest practical force in the universe" quote from Charles Dole. "Be kind. Remember everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle". By T.H Thompson Building goodwill by being kind and understanding will go a long way to improve harmony.

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AdNUMBERS IN OUR LIVES Part One and Two

30 Sep 2014

“It is full of interesting facts about numbers and people love lists of things. You have added information that I have not seen before….. Every number you could ever want is in one book”.

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Instinctual Leadership

19 Jun 2014

Instinctual Leadership would come under “self development” if we are looking for an overall heading. The brain is the centre of where all this takes place. There has been detailed research as to just where and how in the brain all this happens –

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Government to Government (G2G) trading

27 May 2014

Government to Government trade is an opportunity that is growing worldwide.....SA should also evaluate some options.

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Compliance

23 May 2014

We start off 2014 with an article on compliance. In business circles around the world " Compliance" is the buzz word. We have regulations and rules and these are for the long term health of the organisations, but somehow short cuts are taken and this gets

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Seven Habits of highly successful people

19 Nov 2013

“The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People” by Steven Covey has sold in excess of 15 billion copies worldwide and has been translated into many different languages. Steven Covey is following in an American tradition of producing authors that have

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AdNumbers In Our Lives Book Launch

19 Jun 2014

“Numbers fascinate most of us.” For Volume One Wright concentrates on some basics, describing the origin of numbers themselves; then the use of numbers in measurements – many items are measured. Numbers are often associated with science.

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AdExecution and Implementation of Strategy

19 Jun 2014

"At most companies, strategy is a highly abstract concept – often confused with vision or aspiration – and is not something that can be easily communicated or translated into action."

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