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Asset Protection through Security Awareness

Asset Protection through Security Awareness

By: Tyler Speed

Publisher: Auerbach Publications

Publication Date: 20-DEC-2011

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Supplying a high-level overview of how to protect your company’s physical and intangible assets, this book explains how to enlist the assistance of your employees as the first line of defense in safeguarding company assets and mitigating security risks. It reviews key topics surrounding computer security and provides detailed instruction on how to put together an effective security awareness team. Requiring no previous networking or programming experience, the book specifies managers’ and employees’ roles in establishing a company-wide culture of security awareness. ...

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Improving Business Process Performance: Gain Agility, Create Value, and Achieve Success

Improving Business Process Performance: Gain Agility, Create Value, and Achieve Success

By: Joseph Raynus

Publisher: Auerbach Publications

Publication Date: 22-JUN-2011

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With an abundance of improvement methodologies and frameworks quickly gaining momentum, many question where to begin. This book surveys and integrates the quantitative improvement approaches gaining popularity—including Goal Driven Measurements (GQM), Business Process Management (BPM), Lean Methodology, and the Balanced Score Card—to show you exactly where to begin. It details a practical methodology for building a measurements framework with the ability to monitor events and provide a feedback loop for analysis, goal, and strategy adjustments. ...

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Comparative Emergency Management: Examining Global and Regional Responses to Disasters

Comparative Emergency Management: Examining Global and Regional Responses to Disasters

By: DeMond Miller; Jason Rivera

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 16-JUN-2011

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Bringing together the contributions of international experts, this book demonstrates ways to recognize and reduce regional infrastructure vulnerability by building secure networks of collaboration within different areas of the world. With sections on the Americas, Africa and the Middle East, Europe, Asia, and the Pacific Rim, it examines the various ways different societies have responded to environmental threats. The book presents a multifaceted study to foster dialogue among policymakers to reduce social vulnerability and build local and regional capacities to withstand environmental...

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Statistical Techniques for Project Control

Statistical Techniques for Project Control

By: Adedeji Badiru; Tina Agustiady

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 18-JAN-2012

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A project can be simple or complex. In each case, proven project management processes must be followed. In all cases of project management implementation, control must be exercised in order to assure that project objectives are achieved. This book fills the void that exists in the application of statistical techniques to project control. Although designed as a practical guide for project management professionals, the book will also benefit students, researchers, and instructors. ...

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Information Security Governance Simplified: From the Boardroom to the Keyboard

Information Security Governance Simplified: From the Boardroom to the Keyboard

By: Todd Fitzgerald

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 20-DEC-2011

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Security practitioners must be able to build a cost-effective security program while at the same time meet the requirements of government regulations. This book lays out these regulations in simple terms and explains how to use the control frameworks to build an effective information security program and governance structure. It discusses how organizations can best ensure that the information is protected and examines all positions from the board of directors to the end user, delineating the role each plays in protecting the security of the organization. ...

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Loss Control Auditing: A Guide for Conducting Fire, Safety, and Security Audits

Loss Control Auditing: A Guide for Conducting Fire, Safety, and Security Audits

By: E. Dunlap

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 15-APR-2011

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A comprehensive resource for those developing and executing a loss control audit program, this book comes at the material from three perspectives: Workplace safety, physical security, and life safety and fire service. Written for professionals in loss prevention and safety management as well as those studying the field, this reference includes core auditing issues that are addressed in the mainstream by loss control professionals and provides insight on the implementation of an auditing program within organizations. It illustrates audit scoring methodologies and presents sample audit...

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Challenge the Ordinary

Challenge the Ordinary

By: Linda D. Henman

Publisher: Career Press

Publication Date: 19-MAY-2014

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Challenge the Ordinary will help managers and executives at all levels: *Avoid the traps of traditional strategy formulation and decision-making. *Discover what a leader can do to build a culture that defines ‘legacy.’ *Find out what leaders must do to attract, retain, and develop stars. *Identify a clear path for organizational success. ...

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The Basics of Line Balancing and JIT Kitting

The Basics of Line Balancing and JIT Kitting

By: Beverly Townsend

Publisher: Productivity Press

Publication Date: 20-APR-2012

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Accessible to the Lean novice and shop floor employee, this book explores line balancing and the pre-assembly of components into a finished product in a just-in-time fashion (JIT Kitting). It explains how to make proper use time studies, develop yamazumi charts, discover and eliminate waste, balance your line, and create new standard work content for the shop floor. It facilitates a clear understanding of the seven deadly wastes as well as what you need to do to eliminate them from your facility. ...

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Ethics and Project Management

Ethics and Project Management

By: PMP, Kliem

Publisher: Auerbach Publications

Publication Date: 14-OCT-2011

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Written for project managers who may encounter ethical dilemmas, this book considers typical and atypical ethical issues that may occur in each phase of the project life cycle. Exploring the consequences of those issues and challenges on project performance, it examines the contents of the Project Management Institute’s code of ethics. The text covers key laws and regulations and explains how to: balance the right level of control, promote progress of projects, and ensure lapses in ethical behavior are not encouraged or permitted. ...

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New Horizons in Standardized Work: Techniques for Manufacturing and Business Process Improvement

New Horizons in Standardized Work: Techniques for Manufacturing and Business Process Improvement

By: Timothy Martin; Jeffrey Bell

Publisher: Productivity Press

Publication Date: 24-JAN-2011

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This all-inclusive guide facilitates an understanding of standardized work principles and the logic behind their development. In a step-by-step format, it discusses the relationship of the work period and the takt time, as well as the importance of the three main worker interface levels in job design. It includes an array of examples that demonstrate how the concepts discussed can be applied across a wide range of industries—including health care, construction, business processes, and food services. ...

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Courage to Execute: What elite U.S. military units can teach business about leadership and team performance

Courage to Execute: What elite U.S. military units can teach business about leadership and team performance

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 28-JAN-2014

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How to build a culture of high performance within your organization The U.S. military in general, and its many elite organizations in particular, possesses a culture of high performance. Courage to Execute outlines the six basic principles that operate at the foundation of high performance, which include leadership, organization, communication, knowledge, experience, and discipline, known together as LOCKED. When all are practiced effectively, teamwork emerges. But the most elusive quality that exists at the heart of all elite military teams, the element that organizations and businesses...

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Managing All-in-One For Dummies

Managing All-in-One For Dummies

By: Consumer Dummies

Publisher: For Dummies

Publication Date: 21-JAN-2014

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Your all-encompassing guide to managing people, projects, and teams Being a manager can be an intimidating and challenging task. Managing involves teaching new skills to employees, helping land a new customer, accomplishing an important assignment, increasing performance, and much more. The process of management can be very challenging at times, but it can also bring you a sense of fulfillment that you never imagined possible. Managing All-In-One For Dummies is the practical, plain-English guide that covers all the basics of business management, helping you to navigate today's most...

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Functional Materials for Sustainable Energy Applications

Functional Materials for Sustainable Energy Applications

By: J Kilner; S Skinner; S Irvine; P Edwards

Publisher: Woodhead Publishing

Publication Date: 28-SEP-2012

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Global demand for low cost, efficient and sustainable energy production is ever increasing. Driven by recent discoveries and innovation in the science and technology of materials, applications based on functional materials are becoming increasingly important. Functional materials for sustainable energy applications provides an essential guide to the development and application of these materials in sustainable energy production. Part one reviews functional materials for solar power, including silicon-based, thin-film, and dye sensitized photovoltaic solar cells, thermophotovoltaic device...

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Seven Trends in Corporate Training and Development: Strategies to Align Goals with Employee Needs

Seven Trends in Corporate Training and Development: Strategies to Align Goals with Employee Needs

By: Ibraiz Tarique

Publisher: Pearson

Publication Date: 12-MAY-2014

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Understand, anticipate, master, and leverage the seven powerful trends that are transforming workplace training and development! In Seven Trends in Corporate Training and Development, pioneering innovator Ibraiz Tarique offers actionable thought leadership on all seven trends, helping you address the new challenges they present, and leverage new opportunities they offer. Tarique focuses on strategic directions for training and development, while offering tangible and specific recommendations for addressing and anticipating all seven trends. His example-rich, best-practice coverage...

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The Effective Security Officer's Training Manual, 3rd Edition

The Effective Security Officer's Training Manual, 3rd Edition

By: Ralph Brislin

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

Publication Date: 22-MAR-2014

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The Effective Security Officer's Training Manual, Third Edition teaches today’s security officers the most important aspects of performing the job of a security officer professionally and effectively. Training is the most important element in becoming a professional security officer, but it is also often overlooked or underutilized. This straightforward, easy-to-follow, and well-organized text covers the essentials that security officers need as they face issues of growing technology and an emphasis on proactiveness and vigilance. The Effective Security Officer's Training Manual, Third...

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Optimizing Decision Making in the Apparel Supply Chain Using Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Optimizing Decision Making in the Apparel Supply Chain Using Artificial Intelligence (AI)

By: W. K. Wong; Z. X. Guo; S Leung

Publisher: Woodhead Publishing

Publication Date: 24-JAN-2013

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Practitioners in apparel manufacturing and retailing enterprises in the fashion industry, ranging from senior to front line management, constantly face complex and critical decisions. There has been growing interest in the use of artificial intelligence (AI) techniques to enhance this process, and a number of AI techniques have already been successfully applied to apparel production and retailing. Optimizing decision making in the apparel supply chain using artificial intelligence (AI): From production to retail provides detailed coverage of these techniques, outlining how they are used...

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Quality Assurance

Quality Assurance

By: G Welty

Publisher: Woodhead Publishing

Publication Date: 30-JUN-2013

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Quality assurance is necessary to maintain quality and services in the pharmaceutical and life science industries. Quality assurance demonstrates that the logic and practice of problem solving can integrate both program efficacy and regulatory compliance. This title is divided into three parts; the first part discusses the process by which a problem in regulated industry is identified, for example a manufacturing deviation that leads to an adulterated drug product, and reviews the decision-making steps involved in remedying the problem. The second part delves into the staff training...

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The Funding of Biopharmaceutical Research and Development

The Funding of Biopharmaceutical Research and Development

By: D. R. Williams

Publisher: Woodhead Publishing

Publication Date: 31-OCT-2013

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The funding of biopharmaceutical research and development provides a comprehensive critical review of the funding of research and development (R&D) in the human biopharmaceutical market sector. It addresses both private and public funding sources available in the US and internationally. The biopharmaceutical market is among the most research-intensive market sectors globally. Clinical researchers face a multitude of public and private funding options with respect to bringing their idea or innovation to market. These funding options are continually changing and complex, and are expected to...

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Trade Secret Theft, Industrial Espionage, and the China Threat

Trade Secret Theft, Industrial Espionage, and the China Threat

By: Carl Roper

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 10-DEC-2013

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This book provides an overview of economic espionage as practiced by a range of nations from around the world—focusing on the mass scale in which information is being taken for China's growth and development. It supplies an understanding of how the economy of a nation can prosper or suffer, depending on whether that nation is protecting its intellectual property, or whether it is stealing such property for its own use. The text concludes by outlining specific measures that corporations and their employees can practice to protect information and assets, both at home and abroad. ...

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Beyond Knowledge Management: What Every Leader Should Know

Beyond Knowledge Management: What Every Leader Should Know

By: Jay Liebowitz

Publisher: Auerbach Publications

Publication Date: 11-NOV-2011

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This concise and easy-to-read book examines 10 areas where Knowledge Management can help an organization gain a competitive advantage. Each chapter opens with an introduction to one of these promising areas, followed by case studies from industry, government, and not-for-profits. The case studies demonstrate how leaders at organizations such as The Coca-Cola Company, e-Bay, PricewaterhouseCoopers, University of Maryland University College, Northrop Grumman, and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services have used the concepts discussed to improve decision making. ...