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What Great Brands Do: The Seven Brand-Building Principles that Separate the Best from the Rest

What Great Brands Do: The Seven Brand-Building Principles that Separate the Best from the Rest

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Publisher: Jossey-Bass

Publication Date: 07-JAN-2014

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Discover proven strategies for building powerful, world-class brands It's tempting to believe that brands like Apple, Nike, and Zappos achieved their iconic statuses because of serendipity, an unattainable magic formula, or even the genius of a single visionary leader. However, these companies all adopted specific approaches and principles that transformed their ordinary brands into industry leaders. In other words, great brands can be built—and Denise Lee Yohn knows exactly how to do it. Delivering a fresh perspective, Yohn's What Great Brands Do teaches an innovative brand-as-business...

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The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership - United Kingdom

The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership - United Kingdom

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Publisher: Pfeiffer

Publication Date: 24-FEB-2014

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This 20-page article is perfect for leaders with limited time and budget. It provides a concise overview of Kouzes and Posner's model and overall thoughts on leadership in The United Kingdom. Ideal for orienting readers to the Five Practices model at the beginning of a workshop or coaching session, the piece contains two Leadership Challenge case studies drawn from UK nationals, a short description of the Five Practices, a section on "Learning to Lead", and background information on the Leadership Practices Inventory (LPI). ...

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Ready to Be a Thought Leader?: How to Increase Your Influence, Impact, and Success

Ready to Be a Thought Leader?: How to Increase Your Influence, Impact, and Success

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Publisher: Jossey-Bass

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The how-to guide to becoming a go-to expert Within their fields, thought leaders are sources of inspiration and innovation. They have the gift of harnessing their expertise and their networks to make their innovative thoughts real and replicable, sparking sustainable change and even creating movements around their ideas. In Ready to Be a Thought Leader?, renowned executive talent agent Denise Brosseau shows readers how to develop and use that gift as she maps the path from successful executive, professional, or civic leader to respected thought leader. With the author's proven...

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This book is written for human resource, organization development, and training professionals who need real-world best practices that show who actual workplace learning approaches work and how they can be applied. Co-published with the acclaimed Center for Creative Leadership, this important book offers a compendium of best practices, tools, techniques, processes, and other resource resources to harness the developmental power of work experiences for leadership development. In addition the book includes illustrative case studies of leadership approached that have worked in such forward...

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The Art of Membership: How to Attract, Retain and Cement Member Loyalty

The Art of Membership: How to Attract, Retain and Cement Member Loyalty

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Publisher: Jossey-Bass

Publication Date: 13-JAN-2014

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Member engagement, recruitment, and retention are fundamental activities that all membership organizations must master to ensure the growth and viability of their organizations over the long term. The Art of Membership by Sheri Jacobs, CAE, provides associations and membership organizations with the practical tools they need to build a loyal and diverse membership base over the long term. Readers will be able to put the tools to work immediately regardless organization size, budget, culture, type, or environment. The recommendations are concrete, irrefutable and backed by data derived from...

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Offering a new framework for nonprofit brand management, this book presents the Brand IDEA (Integrity, Democracy, and Affinity). The framework eschews traditional, outdated brand tenets of control and competition largely adopted from the private sector, in favor of a strategic approach centered on the mission and based on a participatory process, shared values, and the development of key partnerships. The results are nonprofit brands that create organizational cohesion and generate trust in order to build capacity and drive social impact. The book explores in detail how nonprofit...

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Telecommunication Network Economics

Telecommunication Network Economics

By: Patrick Maillé; Bruno Tuffin

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 28-FEB-2014

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Presenting a balance of theory and practice, this up-to-date guide provides a comprehensive overview of the key issues in telecommunication network economics, as well as the mathematical models behind the solutions. These mathematical foundations enable the reader to understand the economic issues arising at this pivotal time in network economics, from business, research and political perspectives. This is followed by a unique practical guide to current topics, including app stores, volume-based pricing, auctions for advertisements, search engine business models, the network neutrality...

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Project Workflow Management

Project Workflow Management

By: Daniel Epstein; Rich Maltzman

Publisher: J. Ross Publishing

Publication Date: 20-NOV-2013

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F oreword by industry legend Harold Kerzner! This book describes a completely unique step-by-step, workflow-guiding approach to project management which simplifies activities by enforcing execution of all required processes on time, and redirecting to an alternative path in the event of project issues. Since compliance with all project management processes is enforced by the workflow, product quality is significantly improved and life cycle errors are almost eliminated. Project Workflow Management: A Business Process Approach  is the first and only book in the marketplace which...

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Analytical Approaches to Strategic Decision-Making

Analytical Approaches to Strategic Decision-Making

By: Madjid Tavana

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 30-APR-2014

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Using interdisciplinary approaches to strategic management can strengthen the decision making process. Incorporating various methods will also encourage productivity, expand knowledge of participants, and increase technical proficiency. Analytical Approaches to Strategic Decision-Making: Interdisciplinary Considerations aims to integrate different techniques into the world’s fast-changing and dynamic society to better equip all readers and practitioners with the most effective knowledge. Managers, CEOs, researchers, and academics in the fields of business and leadership will all benefit from...

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Impacts of the Knowledge Society on Economic and Social Growth in Africa

Impacts of the Knowledge Society on Economic and Social Growth in Africa

By: Lloyd Adu Amoah

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-MAR-2014

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In a world that is essentially digitizing, some have argued that the idea of the knowledge society holds the greatest promise for Africa’s rapid socio-economic transformation. Impacts of the Knowledge Society on Economic and Social Growth in Africa aims to catalyze thinking and provide relevant information on the complex ways in which the information age is shaping Africa and the implications that this will have for the continent and the world. This premier reference volume will provide policy analysts, policymakers, academics, and researchers with fresh insights into the key empirical and...

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Electronic Payment Systems for Competitive Advantage in E-Commerce

Electronic Payment Systems for Competitive Advantage in E-Commerce

By: Francisco Liébana-Cabanillas; Francisco Muñoz-Leiva; Juan Sánchez-Fernández; Myriam Martínez-Fiestas

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 28-FEB-2014

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Recent innovations in the field of information technology and communications are radically changing the way international organizations conduct business. In this competitive environment, having the necessary tools to streamline business transactions and secure digital payments is crucial to business success. Electronic Payment Systems for Competitive Advantage in E-Commerce provides relevant theoretical frameworks and the latest empirical findings on electronic payment systems in the digital marketplace. Focusing on the importance of e-commerce in business development, including the...

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Handbook of Research on Strategic Business Infrastructure Development and Contemporary Issues in Finance

Handbook of Research on Strategic Business Infrastructure Development and Contemporary Issues in Finance

By: Nilanjan Ray; Kaushik Chakraborty

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 28-FEB-2014

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The dynamic economic climate invites participants who are grounded in strategic financial management and infrastructure development. Thus, a lack of sufficient infrastructure, in both quality and quantity, often disqualifies developing countries from being key players in the global economy and influences other socioeconomic problems like unemployment, quality of work life, and quality of life. Handbook of Research on Strategic Business Infrastructure Development and Contemporary Issues in Finance discusses the efficiency of good infrastructure and its impact on socioeconomic growth and...

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Sustainability Science for Social, Economic, and Environmental Development

Sustainability Science for Social, Economic, and Environmental Development

By: Nilanjan Ghosh; Anandajit Goswami

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-JAN-2014

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While the effects of climate change become ever more apparent and pressing, the discussion of sustainable practices and environmental protection is a common overture among the academic and scientific communities. However, in order to be truly effective, sustainable solutions must be tested and applied in real-world situations. Sustainability Science for Social, Economic, and Environmental Development investigates the role of sustainability in the everyday lives of ordinary citizens, including issues of economy, social interaction, exploitation of natural resources, and sources of renewable...

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Approaches and Processes for Managing the Economics of Information Systems

Approaches and Processes for Managing the Economics of Information Systems

By: Theodosios Tsiakis; Theodoros Kargidis; Panagiotis Katsaros

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-JAN-2014

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Advancements of information systems are rapidly altering both the economy and society. This progression of information creates operational and strategic advantages which is important to the success of organizations and firms. Approaches and Processes for Managing the Economics of Information Systems explores the value of information and its management by highlighting theoretical and empirical approaches in the economics of information systems. By providing insight into how information systems can generate economic value for businesses and consumers, this book is essential for professors,...

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Best Practices and New Perspectives in Service Science and Management

Best Practices and New Perspectives in Service Science and Management

By: Patricia Ordóñez de Pablos; Robert Tennyson

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 30-APR-2013

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Within global commerce, services and management play a vital role in the economy. Service systems are necessary for organizations, and a multi-disciplinary approach is ideal to establish full understanding of these systems. Best Practices and New Perspectives in Service Science and Management provides original research on all aspects of service science, service management, service engineering, and its supporting technology in order to administer cutting-edge knowledge to encourage the improvement of services. This book is essential for researchers and practitioners in the fields of computer...

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ePedagogy in Online Learning

ePedagogy in Online Learning

By: Elspeth McKay

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-MAR-2013

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ICT tools and the digital age continue to redefine teaching strategies for both the corporate sector and educational institutions. These teaching environments have enabled openness and interaction in order to teach communities to flourish. ePedagogy in Online Learning: New Developments in Web Mediated Human Computer Interaction provides approaches on adopting interactive web tools that promote effective human-computer interaction in educational practices. This book is a vital tool for educational technology practitioners and researchers interested in incorporating e-learning practices in the...

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Human-Centered System Design for Electronic Governance

Human-Centered System Design for Electronic Governance

By: Saqib Saeed; Christopher G. Reddick

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-MAR-2013

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As e-government policies and procedures become widely practiced and implemented, it is apparent that the success of technology in e-government hangs on its consistentency with human practices. Human-Centered System Design for Electronic Governance provides special attention to the most successful practices for implementing e-government technologies. This highly regarded publication highlights the benefits of well designed systems in this field, while investigating the implications of poor practices and designs. This book is beneficial for academics, researchers, government officials, and...

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Research Perspectives and Best Practices in Educational Technology Integration

Research Perspectives and Best Practices in Educational Technology Integration

By: Jared Keengwe

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 28-FEB-2013

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With advancements in technology continuing to influence all areas of society, students in current classrooms have a different understanding and perspective of learning than the educational system has been designed to teach. Research Perspectives and Best Practices in Educational Technology Integration highlights the emerging digital age, its complex transformation of the current educational system, and the integration of educational technologies into teaching strategies. This book offers best practices in the process of incorporating learning technologies into instruction and is an essential...

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Enterprise Development in SMEs and Entrepreneurial Firms

Enterprise Development in SMEs and Entrepreneurial Firms

By: Nelson Ndubisi; Sonny Nwankwo

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 28-FEB-2013

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In order to increase the economic opportunities available, enterprise development plays a crucial role in the progression of socio-economic development for small and medium enterprises. Enterprise Development in SMEs and Entrepreneurial Firms: Dynamic Processes explores the process of enterprise development and its reconstruction of entrepreneurial identities, critical competencies as well as market turnaround for SMEs. This book aims to be a critical resource in the understanding of enterprise strategies adopted and lessons learned for management development. It is a successful resource for...

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Business Innovation, Development, and Advancement in the Digital Economy

Business Innovation, Development, and Advancement in the Digital Economy

By: Ionica Oncioiu

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 28-FEB-2013

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Digital technologies maintain an important tool in today’s business economy. As the economy continues to change, businesses seek out solutions in order to enhance and develop their organization. Business Innovation, Development, and Advancement in the Digital Economy highlights the competitive advantages on the emerging digital economy. Bringing together the classic economy theory and the developments of new technology, this book provides research on current innovations in the digital economy. It is vital resource for practitioners, researchers as well as graduate and undergraduate students....