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Fish Can't See Water: How National Culture Can Make or Break Your Corporate Strategy

Fish Can't See Water: How National Culture Can Make or Break Your Corporate Strategy

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 30-SEP-2013

Insert Date: 21-MAR-2014

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How national culture impacts organizational culture—and business success Using extensive case studies of successful global corporations, this book explores the impact of national culture on the corporate strategy and its execution, and through this ultimately business success—or failure. It does not argue that different cultures lead to different business results, but that all cultures impact organizations in ways both positive and negative, depending on the business cycle, the particular business, and the particular strategies being pursued. Depending on all of these factors, cultural...

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The classic guide to sustainability strategy and implementation—updated for today's businesses To ensure business success, companies must embrace sustainable management. Firms need to find the overlap between business interests and the interests of society and the environment before they can secure a lasting competitive edge. By making the case for sustainability as a fundamental business practice, The Triple Bottom Line became an instant classic when first published in 2006, showing a generation of business leaders how to find their sustainability sweet spot—where profitability merges...

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Crowdsourcing: One Step Beyond

Crowdsourcing: One Step Beyond

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 19-AUG-2013

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Crowdsourcing is a relatively recent phenomenon that only appeared in 2006, but it continues to grow and diversify (crowdfunding, crowdcontrol, etc.). This book aims to review this concept and show how it leads to the creation of value and new business opportunities. Chapter 1 is based on four examples: the online-banking sector, an informative television channel, the postal sector and the higher education sector. It shows that in the current context, for a company facing challenges, the crowd remains an untapped resource. The next chapter presents crowdsourcing as a new form of...

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A fully updated, step-by-step guide for implementing COSO's Enterprise Risk Management COSO Enterprise Risk Management, Second Edition clearly enables organizations of all types and sizes to understand and better manage their risk environments and make better decisions through use of the COSO ERM framework. The Second Edition discusses the latest trends and pronouncements that have affected COSO ERM and explores new topics, including the PCAOB's release of AS5; ISACA's recently revised CobiT; and the recently released IIA Standards. Offers you expert advice on how to carry out...

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Solo a Los Bebés Les Gusta Que Les Cambien, 3rd edición

Solo a Los Bebés Les Gusta Que Les Cambien, 3rd edición

By: José Manuel Gil

Publisher: LID Editorial

Publication Date: 12-SEP-2013

Insert Date: 28-FEB-2014

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En un entorno en el que lo único constante es el permanente cambio, las organizaciones se enfrentan a la necesidad de afrontar procesos de transformación que les permitan sobrevivir, especialmente en una situación de profunda crisis económica. Frente a las teorías que se centran en la modificación de estrategias, en la implantación de sistemas de base tecnológica, en la transformación organizativa, en nuevos sistemas de calidad, control o producción, este libro defiende que no se producirá el cambio en una organización si no se logra que las personas que la componen varíen su conducta...

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Éxito con o sin crisis

Éxito con o sin crisis

By: Jorge Díaz-Cardiel

Publisher: LID Editorial

Publication Date: 01-OCT-2012

Insert Date: 28-FEB-2014

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En lo bueno y en lo malo. Así es como una empresa demuestra su liderazgo y buena gestión frente a la que es flor de un día. Por ello, Jorge Díaz-Cardiel aprovecha su bagaje como experto en el mundo de la gestión y la economía para hacer un homenaje a todas aquellas compañías que han sabido evolucionar y anticiparse a los tiempos difíciles y, como consecuencia, siguen estando en lo más alto. Además, el autor resalta la importancia que tiene el papel de los responsables de Comunicación en la consecución de tan buenos resultados. Éxito con o sin crisis analiza el recorrido de las compañías...

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Repetibilidad

Repetibilidad

By: Chris Zook; James Allen

Publisher: LID Editorial

Publication Date: 01-OCT-2012

Insert Date: 28-FEB-2014

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Permanecer fieles a sus principios, replicar y adaptar un modelo de negocio a lo largo del tiempo son las claves de las compañías exitosas. Tres principios, a priori sencillos, y que sin embargo solo conseguirán llevar a cabo un 9% de todas las empresas que existen en el mundo y que hayan sido capaces de alcanzar niveles modestos de crecimiento sostenido y rentable a lo largo de la última década.Repetibilidad se convierte en un manual de consulta imprescindible. A través de sus páginas explica la estrategia de negocio que utilizan las empresas con éxito duradero y los errores que han...

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Decisiones Estratégicas

Decisiones Estratégicas

By: José Luis Álvarez

Publisher: LID Editorial

Publication Date: 01-JAN-2009

Insert Date: 19-FEB-2014

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Apenas dos meses después de que Kennedy jurase su cargo como presidente de Estados Unidos, tuvo que enfrentarse a una importante decisión de política exterior: dar el visto bueno o anular un plan en marcha, heredado de la administración de Eisenhower, para la invasión de Cuba. Este episodio, que resultó ser un gran fracaso militar y político, ha pasado a la posteridad con el nombre del fiasco de la bahía de Cochinos. Los numerosos casos empresariales y políticos descritos en este libro demuestran que en la toma de decisiones bajo presión, y en horizontes estratégicos de incertidumbre y...

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Revolutionizing Enterprise Interoperability through Scientific Foundations

Revolutionizing Enterprise Interoperability through Scientific Foundations

By: Yannis Charalabidis; Fenareti Lampathaki; Ricardo Jardim-Goncalves

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 28-FEB-2014

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Organizations and enterprises are becoming more competitive about enlarging their target markets and developing innovative products and services, all the while transforming their business models to better fit the new technological era. Enterprise Interoperability (EI) is an emerging and thriving research domain, but a lack of standardized guidelines inhibit its complete reuse. Revolutionizing Enterprise Interoperability through Scientific Foundations offers information on the latest advancements and research for Enterprise Interoperability knowledge as well as core concepts, theories, and...

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Communicacion De Crisis

Communicacion De Crisis

By: Francisco Marín

Publisher: LID Editorial

Publication Date: 01-APR-2011

Insert Date: 18-FEB-2014

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Hay una vieja reflexión en la disciplina de la comunicación que afirma que hay dos tipos de empresas, las que han pasado una crisis y las que la van a sufrir. Nadie está a salvo de atravesar una coyuntura difícil que pueda enfrentar a la corporación con clientes, proveedores, empleados u otros públicos, y que los medios de comunicación se hagan eco del devenir de los acontecimientos. Por ello, es fundamental saber cómo funciona el dispositivo que vela por la preservación de la imagen corporativa cuando se enciende la señal de peligro, que no es otro que la gestión de la comunicación de...

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What Works

What Works

By: Robert Cornish; Wil Seabrook

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 22-JAN-2013

Insert Date: 31-JAN-2014

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Praise for What Works "What Works is essential reading for any businesspeople who want to improve their organizations and their own abilities. This is not a tome of pie-in-the-sky, fluffy how-to advice but is an easy read, crammed with great advice—from improving sales ability to learning how to manage people. Not to be missed." —SHAUN REIN, founder of China Market Research Group and author of The End of Cheap China "Focus, focus, and more focus. That is the incredible theme here of What Works. Robert Cornish and Wil Seabrook hit a true homerun in their message: knowing what you are...

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Rethinking the Conceptual Base for New Practical Applications in Information Value and Quality

Rethinking the Conceptual Base for New Practical Applications in Information Value and Quality

By: George Jamil; Armando Malheiro; Fernanda Ribeiro

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 30-SEP-2013

Insert Date: 30-JAN-2014

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Information value and quality can be considered an essential factor to evaluate both conceptual and practical contributions in organizational, technical, and scientific tasks and projects. It is important to effectively observe and implement these concepts in real organizational plans and efforts. Rethinking the Conceptual Base for New Practical Applications in Information Value and Quality discusses the re-evaluation of the conceptual base of information value and quality found in different forms of media; and how these concepts can be analyzed in real applications and business scenarios....

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Start Me Up!

Start Me Up!

By: Ebong Eka

Publisher: Career Press

Publication Date: 02-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 29-JAN-2014

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There are four major pitfalls that business owners experience that inevitably lead to failure. Start Me Up! provides strategies to avoid those pitfalls and gives you the powerful ideas you need to build your thriving business. ...

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Data Engineering

Data Engineering

By: Brian Shive

Publisher: Technics Publications

Publication Date: 01-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 28-JAN-2014

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If you found a rusty old lamp on the beach, and upon touching it a genie appeared and granted you three wishes, what would you wish for? If you were wishing for a successful application development effort, most likely you would wish for accurate and robust data models, comprehensive data flow diagrams, and an acute understanding of human behavior. The wish for well-designed conceptual and logical data models means the requirements are well-understood and that the design has been built with flexibility and extensibility leading to high application agility and low maintenance costs. The...

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Acquisition Essentials, 2nd Edition

Acquisition Essentials, 2nd Edition

By: Mr Denzil Rankine; Mr Peter Howson

Publisher: FT Publishing International

Publication Date: 15-JAN-2014

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The comprehensive and crystal-clear companion to making the right acquisition decisions and executing them well: Acquisition is the most powerful corporate development tool available to companies and will therefore always be on the business agenda. Very practical and easy to follow: diagrams, checklists and case studies throughout. The authors have an accessible style and approach The Audience: High level entrepreneurs, senior executives, directors, and business strategists. Updates include: new and updated case studies, analysis of different types of company and how...

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Além do desempenho

Além do desempenho

By:  Scott Keller; Colin Price

Publisher: LID Editorial

Publication Date: 18-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 27-JAN-2014

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Apenas um terço das empresas excelentes mantém a excelência no longo prazo. É menor ainda o número de programas bem-sucedidos de transformação organizacional. Neste livro, Scott Keller e Colin Price recorrem ao mais exaustivo esforço de pesquisa já realizado na área, assim como à experiência de uma impressionante variedade de líderes, para analisar por que é tão difícil alcançar e manter a excelência. Além disso, apresentam ideias inovadoras e conselhos práticos sobre como você e sua empresa podem vencer as adversidades – dando-lhes uma vantagem competitiva fundamental. ...

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Succession Planning and Implementation in Libraries

Succession Planning and Implementation in Libraries

By: Kiyomi Deards; Gene Springs

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 24-JAN-2014

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As the baby boomer generation begins to retire, the focus shifts to the next generation of global leaders in diverse industries. Within the field of library science, succession planning has become a topic of interest to ensure the success of future libraries as the workforce shifts and enable up-and-coming leaders. Succession Planning and Implementation in Libraries: Practices and Resources provides valuable insight into the process of implementing succession planning in libraries. This book delves into the challenges and possibilities of a succession plan’s effect on the success of library...

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Aluminum Versus Plastic: A Life-Cycle Perspective on the Use of These Materials in Laptop Computers

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Aluminum Versus Plastic: A Life-Cycle Perspective on the Use of These Materials in Laptop Computers

By: Matthew J. Drake

Publisher: Pearson FT Press

Publication Date: 16-JAN-2014

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This new business analytics case study challenges readers to help Durable Aluminum build a strategic plan for convincing more laptop computer manufacturers to specific aluminum cases instead of plastic. Readers will be asked to help position aluminum as the preferred choice with regard to the environment, consumer choice, and pricing, focusing on full lifecycle cost compared with plastic. Crystallizing realistic analytical challenges faced by companies in many industries, this case study covers the entire decision-making process, providing opportunities to perform analyses, interpret output,...

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Stranded in the Nyiri Desert: A Group Case Study

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Stranded in the Nyiri Desert: A Group Case Study

By: Matthew J. Drake

Publisher: Pearson FT Press

Publication Date: 16-JAN-2014

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This unique case study challenges readers to use business analytics techniques to survive a bus accident in a remote area of Amboseli National Park in Kenya's Nyiri Desert, without access to communication. Crystallizing several realistic analytical challenges, it exposes readers to the entire decision-making process, providing opportunities to perform analyses, interpret output, and recommend the best course of action. Author: Aimée A. Kane and Mercy Shitemi, Duquesne University....

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PaperbackSwap.com

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PaperbackSwap.com

By: Matthew J. Drake

Publisher: Pearson FT Press

Publication Date: 16-JAN-2014

Insert Date: 19-JAN-2014

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This new case study challenges readers to help a leading online book swap site retool its business model to overcome increased postal costs and the growing popularity of e-books. Crystallizing realistic analytical challenges faced by companies in many industries and markets, it exposes readers to the entire decision-making process, providing opportunities to perform analyses, interpret output, and recommend the best course of action. Author: Brandy S. Cannon and Louis A. Le Blanc, Berry College....